Diana's stepmother Raine Spencer dies aged 87

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Raine Spencer, the stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, has died aged 87 after a short illness, her family has said.

Countess Spencer died on Friday morning at her London home, her son William Legge, the Earl of Dartmouth and a Ukip MEP, confirmed.

In a short statement the family said: "Raine, Countess Spencer, died peacefully at her home in London on 21st October, 2016, after a short illness."