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Fascinating Fact 6871

18th February 2009

Author TERRY PRATCHETT has been knighted by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The writer was honoured for outstanding services to literature during a ceremony on Wednesday (18Feb09). Pratchett, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease...

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Lennon's Mbe Uncovered In Royal Vault After 40 Years

6th January 2009

A medal awarded to JOHN LENNON by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been uncovered in a royal vault - 40 years after the late BEATLE refused the honour as part of an anti-war protest....

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Cowell Is More Famous Than God Says New Survey

16th December 2008

Music mogul SIMON COWELL is more famous than God and QUEEN ELIZABETH II, according to a new British survey. More than 1,000 kids under the age of 10 were asked to name the individual they...

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Mccartney Given Royal Backing

14th November 2008

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been given the royal seal of approval - with a dedication from QUEEN ELIZABETH II's official composer. The Beatles legend has received a prestigious nod from Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who...

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Fascinating Fact 6257

29th October 2008

BOND girl OLGA KURYLENKO has hired the services of hairdresser IAN CARMICHAEL, the former coiffure to British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II, to style her locks for red carpet events....

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Gambon's Royal Joke On Depp

2nd October 2008

SIR MICHAEL GAMBON once tricked JOHNNY DEPP into thinking he was friends with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - telling the actor he regularly went to her home for a cup of tea. The pair...

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Mirren's Queen Meeting

5th September 2008

DAME HELEN MIRREN was reduced to a nervous wreck when she finally came face to face with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The actress, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of the royal in...

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Mirren: 'Queen Is Remarkable'

1st September 2008

DAME HELEN MIRREN is a big fan of QUEEN ELIZABETH II - and is surprised the monarch has remained sane through the pressures of royal life. The actress used to be a supporter of abolishing...

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Ramsay Mocks The Queen's Food

30th August 2008

TV chef GORDON RAMSAY has criticised British QUEEN ELIZABETH II's daily menu, branding it "prehistoric". The acid-tongued cook tasted the food at Buckingham Palace in London after picking up his OBE (Order of the British...

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Hawkins' Royal Inspiration

21st August 2008

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS found royal inspiration for his debut track - British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's granddaughter was his muse. Princess Beatrice - daughter of the Queen's son Andrew - inspired the first...

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Caine's Joke With The Queen

30th July 2008

Veteran actor MICHAEL CAINE cracked jokes with British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II when he was knighted. The 75-year-old was made a Sir in 2000 after winning his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance...

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Walters Compares Streep To British Queen

7th July 2008

Actress JULIE WALTERS has confessed she was more nervous about meeting her MAMMA MIA! co-star MERYL STREEP than British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The 58-year-old met the royal when receiving her Commander of the Order...

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The Things They Say 8759

1st July 2008

"I know she's in her 80s, but I've always been interested in that whole monarchy thing." PHARRELL WILLIAMS confesses he's a fan of QUEEN ELIZABETH II....

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Mckellen Meets Queen For Another Honour

25th June 2008

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has received another accolade from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, in recognition of his acting work. The Lord of the Rings star was knighted by the Queen in 1991 for his outstanding...

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Lydon Understands The Queen After Watching Mirren's Portrayal

13th June 2008

Punk icon JOHN LYDON has a newfound respect for British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II after watching HELEN MIRREN portray her on the big screen. The Sex Pistols star, who once sneered at royalty in the...

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Combs Plans Royal Meeting

10th June 2008

Rapper SEAN COMBS is devising a plan to meet British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - because he is convinced she is the last celebrity who could render him starstruck. The hip-hop mogul has befriended many...

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Fascinating Fact 5402

4th June 2008

Beloved British chat show host MICHAEL PARKINSON has been presented with a knighthood by U.K. monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The TV personality was given the award at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on...

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Weller: 'I'll Never Accept Honour From The Queen'

23rd May 2008

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has warned Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II he'll snub future invitations to become a CBE - because he doesn't approve of the monarchy. The Wildwood singer recently turned down the Commander of...

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Halliwell: 'The Queen Has Girl Power'

8th May 2008

Former SPICE GIRL star GERI HALLIWELL has hailed British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II as a pioneer of the girl power cause. The singer has lavished praise on the 82-year-old, insisting she has "never lost her...

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Derby Wins Ratings Race

5th May 2008

NBC's coverage of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday earned a 9.5 rating and a 21 share, down an insignificant 3 percent from last year when many viewers likely tuned in to see Queen Elizabeth II,...

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The Things They Say 8165

30th April 2008

"I got a letter saying, 'Blah, blah - and the Prime Minister would like to have his photograph taken with you.' I don't want to have my picture taken with a war criminal." PAUL WELLER...

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Mcfadden Compares Queen To A Sweet

29th April 2008

Irish singer BRIAN MCFADDEN was so nervous when he met British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II for the first time, he compared her to a chocolate-covered candy. The former WESTLIFE singer was so overcome by meeting...

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Fascinating Fact 5212

21st April 2008

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II is marking her 82nd birthday on Monday (21Apr08) with a low-key celebration. The Queen will celebrate turning a year older with a quiet dinner at her second London residence Windsor...

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Eels Invite The Queen To Gig

18th February 2008

THE EELS frontman MARK EVERETT has invited British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II to watch the band perform live in London. The rocker, who is better known by his stage name E, wrote to Buckingham Palace...

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British Queen Targetted By Terrorists

13th January 2008

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II narrowly avoided an assassination attempt by Al Qaeda terrorists at the Commonwealth summit last year (07), after authorities in Uganda foiled a plot to bomb the meeting of international leaders....

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Minogue Claims Obe On Queen's Honours List

29th December 2007

KYLIE MINOGUE has a very special reason to celebrate the New Year - she has learned she'll pick up an Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal after landing a place on British monarch QUEEN...

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Queen Elizabeth Ii Signs Up To Youtube

23rd December 2007

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has set up her very own 'Royal Channel' on video-sharing site YouTube.com. Footage available on the channel includes old and recent footage of the British royal family - with the...

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Fascinating Fact 4547

20th December 2007

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will become the country's oldest monarch on Saturday (22Dec07) - overtaking her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria who in 1901 aged 81 years and 243 days.

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Grant's Love For The Queen

17th December 2007

Actor HUGH GRANT has a secret crush on British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, according to ex-girlfriend JEMIMA KHAN. The Notting Hill star would often dream about the 80-year-old royal leading to a "stalkerish obsession", according...

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The Things They Say 6494

12th December 2007

"I can't go on being royal, can I? Have to have a little sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll in my acting life!" DAME HELEN MIRREN, who won an Oscar for her performance as QUEEN ELIZABETH...

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