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Margoyles Terrified Of The Queen

15th October 2007

Veteran British actress MIRIAM MARGOYLES is terrified of British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The 66-year-old star once met the monarch at an official engagement, but was reprimanded by the Queen for interrupting a conversation -...

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Bbc Controller Resigns After Queen Row

5th October 2007

BBC One boss PETER FINCHAM has resigned following the row over manipulated footage on a documentary on QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The BBC was forced to apologise to the Queen earlier this year (Jul07) after it...

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Mirren Sought The Queen's Permission

2nd October 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN wrote to QUEEN ELIZABETH II to seek her blessing before embarking on her Oscar-winning role in THE QUEEN. Mirren wowed critics, film fans and lifted the Best Actress Academy award for her...

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Caine Entertains The Queen

7th September 2007

SIR MICHAEL CAINE entertained QUEEN ELIZABETH II during a royal dinner by telling her rude jokes. The monarch asked the actor to make her laugh - and he recited his favourite gags, made famous by...

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Prince Williams Cries At Diana Memorial

31st August 2007

A tearful PRINCE WILLIAM, PRINCE HARRY, PRINCE CHARLES, QUEEN ELIZABETH II and SIR ELTON JOHN were among those who gathered to pay tribute to the late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES at a memorial service in...

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Fascinating Fact 3671

2nd August 2007

VINNIE JONES' son AARON is set to guard British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The 16-year-old army recruit has signed up to the Grenadier Guards - the force which protects the Queen outside her London residence,...

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Queen Asks That Documentary About Her Be Killed

30th July 2007

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has asked the BBC not air a controversial documentary about her after a promo of the film turned out to have contrived scenes to make it appear that she had stormed...

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'Queen' Production Company Apologises To Bbc

17th July 2007

LATEST: The production company responsible for footage showing British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II allegedly storming out of a photo shoot has admitted the series of events were manipulated. The BBC was forced to apologise to...

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The Queen Receives Bbc Apology

12th July 2007

LATEST: British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has received an apology from the BBC after she was accused of storming out of a photo shoot. It was claimed the Queen had taken objection to removing her...

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Queen Storms Out Of Photo Shoot

12th July 2007

QUEEN ELIZABETH II stormed out of a recent photo shoot when acclaimed photographer ANNIE LEIBOVITZ asked the British monarch to take off her crown. The royal was posing for a series of official photos at...

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Queen Will Not Be Called As A Witness To The Diana Inquest

10th July 2007

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will not be called upon to give evidence in the inquest into the 1997 death of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, because her involvement is "unnecessary". Coroner Lord Justice Scott-Baker, who...

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Nutini Nearly Misses Queen's Party

6th July 2007

PAOLO NUTINI was nearly turned away from the door from a party thrown by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - because he forgot to bring photo identification. The Scottish musician was invited to the British monarch's...

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Rooney Wants A Knighthood

26th June 2007

Veteran star MICKEY ROONEY has lavished praise on the British Isles, and admits he's desperate to be knighted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The Oscar-winning actor, whose father was Scottish, insists the U.K. is a "special...

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Writers Speak Out Over Rushdie's Knighthood Controversy

20th June 2007

LATEST: SALMAN RUSHDIE's controversial knighthood is dividing opinions in the literary world as well as political sphere, with MARTIN AMIS and WILL SELF debating the honour. Rushdie was included in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's...

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Pakistan Sides With Iran Over Rushdie's Knighthood

18th June 2007

LATEST: Pakistan has waded into the controversy surrounding author SALMAN RUSHDIE's knighthood, joining neighbour Iran in pouring scorn on the British government. The writer was included in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Honours List on...

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Iran Slams Rushdie's Knighthood

17th June 2007

LATEST: Celebrated author SALMAN RUSHDIE's knighthood has been condemned by the country that issued a fatwa against him in 1989. The writer was feted in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Honours List last week (ends15Jun07)...

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Honours For Cocker, Humphries, Rushdie And Sallis

16th June 2007

Rocker JOE COCKER, comedian BARRY HUMPHRIES, author SALMAN RUSHDIE and WALLACE AND GROMITT star PETER SALLIS have all been named in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Honours List. The With A Little Help From My Friends rocker...

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Jazz Pianist Receives Knighthood

14th June 2007

English jazz pianist GEORGE SHEARING is now a Sir after accepting a knighthood from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The veteran musician, who has been blind all his life, brought his wife Lady Eleanor to...

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Mirren Denies Royal Snub

22nd May 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN has hit out at reports she shunned invitations from Buckingham Palace following her hugely successful role in THE QUEEN. The actress won an Academy Award for her portrayal of British monarch QUEEN...

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Fascinating Fact 3243

16th May 2007

Buckingham Palace is to stage an exhibition commemorating the 60th wedding anniversary of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II and PRINCE PHILIP. The Queen's pearl and crystal encrusted gown will be on display to the public,...

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Mirren 'Mortified' By Queen Snub Reports

11th May 2007

LATEST: Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is horrified by reports she 'snubbed' British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II after prior commitments forced her to turn down a dinner invitation to Buckingham Palace. Mirren - who won the...

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Queen's South Park Suicide Shocks Viewers

29th March 2007

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II was killed off in an episode of satirical US cartoon series SOUTH PARK last night (27MAR07), shocking viewers when she was depicted committing suicide. The monarch - who appears as...

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Leibovitz To Snap The Queen

28th March 2007

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will pose for celebrated photographer ANNIE LEIBOVITZ ahead of her state visit to the United States. The 80-year-old royal will be photographed by the 57-year-old at her London residence Buckingham...

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Moon Enjoyed Dressing As The Queen

12th March 2007

Late THE WHO drummer KEITH MOON enjoyed a bizarre pastime of dressing up as British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - and greeting fans from a specially adapted vehicle. According to pal and fellow rocker ALICE...

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Adams' Camera Career

11th March 2007

Singer BRYAN ADAMS is getting serious about photography - he's snapped a new advertising campaign with some of his most famous musical friends for a British clothes shop. The star is no stranger to celebrity...

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Diana Inquest Postponed Until October

7th March 2007

LATEST: The inquest into the 1997 death of tragic British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES has been postponed until October (07), to give her late boyfriend's father more time to prepare for the case. Egyptian...

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Knight Made Mbe

1st March 2007

Soul singer BEVERLEY KNIGHT was made a Member Of The Order Of The British Empire (MBE) yesterday (28FEB07) for her services to music. The COME AS YOU ARE star, who is also an ambassador for...

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Mirren Laughs Off Royal Invitation Rumours

27th February 2007

LATEST: DAME HELEN MIRREN has categorically dismissed reports she's been invited to visit QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace in the wake of her success in the movie THE QUEEN. Oscar-winner Mirren was said to...

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Mirren: 'I Want To Play Royal Camilla'

27th February 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN would love to play British royal CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL in a new biopic. Fresh from her Best Actress Academy Award win as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in THE QUEEN on Sunday (25FEB07)...

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Scorsese Finally Scores An Oscar

26th February 2007

After being nominated six times for a best director Oscar, Martin Scorsese finally held the award in his hands Sunday night. Moreover, The Departed, the film that he won it for, also was awarded the...

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