Floral tributes pour in at Kensington Palace as Princess Diana is remembered 15 years on from her death
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set to visit Singapore's Botanical Gardens where they will see Diana's orchid - and have their own flower named in their honour.
The gates of Kensington Palace disappeared under a growing collection of notes, photographs and bouquets this morning as mourners arrived to pay tribute to Princess Diana on the 15th anniversary of her death.
Diana, who died in a car accident in a Paris underpass along with her lover Dodi Fayed, would be 51 years old had she survived the crash in 1997.
The messages and floral tributes were a poignant reminder of the scenes at Kensington Palace in the days following her death, when a sea of bouquets grew rapidly outside the wrought iron gates.
Although there were echoes of that day 15 years ago, the Palace, now home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they are in London, was today a calmer and more contemplative place.
There was no official ceremony planned to mark the day, and William and Harry were expected to spend the day away from the public eye.
As he mourns the loss of his beloved mother, the Duke of Cambridge is preparing for a trip to Singapore where he will see for the first time an orchid named in Diana's honour.
The Dendrobium Memoria Princess Diana orchid, which grows in Singapore's Botanical Gardens, was named in
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