Prince William says he 'found solace' in Scotland

In a speech to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on Saturday (May 22), William recalled the moment he learned of his mother's death in 1997 at the royal holiday home in Balmoral.

But he added Scotland was also the place where he met his future wife 20 years, a moment he recalled with "great joy".

The Duke of Cambridge was giving the opening address of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh.

The speech comes a day after damning revelations of how a bombshell 1995 interview with William's late mother Princess Diana was secured by the BBC.

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