Diana 1961-1997: 'Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve... but for those who love, time is eternity'

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At two minutes past eleven, Diana's coffin is borne into a hushed Westminster Abbey to the sound of a tolling bell. Later, congregation and crowd outside applauded Earl Spencer's address in which he attacked the press Photograph by JOHN REARDON

In bright morning sunlight, Diana's coffin passes the Cenotaph in Whitehall on the final stage of the two-mile journey from Kensington Palace. All along the route, crowds waited in silence to pay their respects Photograph by GLYNN GRIFFITHS

Silent tribute: as dawn breaks, a young member of the crowd in Parliament Square holds up a candle in tribute Photograph by TOM PILSTON

A long day's journey ends: thousands make their way home from Althorp, the Spencer family seat in Northants Photograph by DAVID ROSE