The Mirror chose to headline the rest of its coverage with the legend 'Diana: Her Saddest Day'. Arthur Edwards, the Sun's royal photographer, got rather nearer the truth. Recalling that he once advised the Princess, 'Don't let them see you cry, love,' Mr Edwards wrote: 'Today it's a different story. As one of the world's most beautiful women steps from public life, it's the photographers who are crying.'
All newspapers pointed out that the decision was worrying for the 118 charities supported by the Princess. The Daily Mail was particularly concerned for the souvenir industry, already hit by the failure of its pounds 21 commemorative royal separation mug, now selling at half price. It is hard not to feel sorry for all concerned. But we are entirely confident that Fleet Street, at least, will get over - and round - it.
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