Mohamed Al Fayed offers $1.6 million for information about a mysterious white Fiat that police believe may have glanced against Diana and Dodi's Mercedes as it entered the tunnel. Al Fayed believes the British intelligence services orchestrated the crash because, he says, the monarchy would not want Diana to marry Dodi, a Muslim.
French authorities drop their case against nine photographers and a motorcyclist. The police say there is not enough evidence to charge the group, which had been facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and failure to help crash victims.
The full release of the French investigation concludes the crash was due to Paul driving at high speeds while drunk and on medication. The investigation cleared photographers of involvement and chastised the company that supplied the black Mercedes for not providing a licensed driver. The report said that Paul did not have the type of license needed to drive the car.
Frances Shand Kydd, Diana's mother, reacts angrily to a British Ministry of Defence anti-drunk-driving ad that features a picture of Diana and the message: "Unfortunately, even a Princess isn't safe with a drunk driver." The MoD withdraws the ad and apologizes to Shand Kydd.