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Royal Honour For Rod Stewart

30th December 2006

Rocker ROD STEWART has been made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her New Year Honours list. The singer said he was "overjoyed" at the award when he received...

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Morrissey Wants An Honour

29th December 2006

Singer MORRISSEY accepts he has wrecked his chances of being honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but he insists he is more deserving of a title than many recipients. The former SMITHS frontman distanced himself...

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Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

23rd December 2006

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The U2 frontman will be presented the honour by the...

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Phillips First Senior Royal On New Year's Honours List

22nd December 2006

ZARA PHILLIPS is to become the first senior British royal to receive an award in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's new year's (07) honours list. The horsewoman, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, was nominated for the honour...

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Queen Invites Cast To Castle

18th December 2006

The cast of the critically acclaimed movie THE QUEEN has been given the royal seal of approval from QUEEN ELIZABETH II and have been invited to lunch at Buckingham Palace. Director STEPHEN FREARS, writer PETER...

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Mirren And Dench Nominated By London Critics

15th December 2006

Fresh from their Golden Globe nominations yesterday (14DEC06), British actresses DAME HELEN MIRREN and DAME JUDI DENCH has received nods in their hometown of London. The London Film Critics Circle have nominated Mirren and Dench...

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Prince William Graduates As Army Officer

15th December 2006

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM has graduated from Sandhurst military academy toaday (15DEC06) as an officer of the British army. The 24-year-old must now undertake a further four month training course before moving up the ranks...

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Babel Towers Over Rivals In Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2006

Ensemble drama BABEL leads the nominations at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards, boasting seven nods including Best Dramatic Picture and an acting accolade for star BRAD PITT. The film, spanning several countries telling four...

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Babel Towers Over Rivals In Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2006

Ensemble drama BABEL leads the nominations at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards, boasting seven nods including Best Dramatic Picture and an acting accolade for star BRAD PITT. The film, spanning several countries telling four...

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Brits Ace San Francisco Movie Awards

13th December 2006

British stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and SACHA BARON COHEN picked up the top prizes at this year's (06) San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards yesterday (12DEC06). Mirren won the Best Actress gong for her portrayal...

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Advertisement Gets Royal Stamp Of Approval

12th December 2006

ZARA PHILLIPS has become the first member of the British royal family to appear in an advertisement - starring as the face of 4x4 giant Land Rover in a poster campaign. Wearing a white, mud...

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The Queen Tops New York Critics Awards

11th December 2006

THE QUEEN is the big winner at this year's (06) New York Film Critics Online Awards, taking home five honours for the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring drama. Mirren plays British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II during the...

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Eastwood's Letters Named Top Movie By La Critics

11th December 2006

CLINT EASTWOOD's World War II drama LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA has been named the top movie of 2006 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Eastwood's movie, which is released in the United States on...

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Cromwell Begs Queen To Ban Bearskin Hats

5th December 2006

THE QUEEN star JAMES CROMWELL has taken aim at the British royal family in an effort to persuade guards to swap hats. The BABE star, who plays PRINCE PHILIP in the hit new movie, is...

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Frears: 'Stag Scene Is Packed With Deep Meaning'

4th December 2006

Filmmaker STEPHEN FREARS included a touching stag scene in new movie THE QUEEN because the beast should have been "put down" - just like the English monarch. In the director's latest film, HELEN MIRREN portrays...

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Frears Considered Nighy As Prince Philip

4th December 2006

Director STEPHEN FREARS considered casting LOVE ACTUALLY funnyman BILL NIGHY as British royal PRINCE PHILIP in new movie THE QUEEN, but feared the film would become too much of a comedy if he did. Speaking...

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Jackson Too Nervous To Meet Queen

30th November 2006

Pop star MICHAEL JACKSON is a huge fan of the JAMES BOND series of movies, but refused to go to the premiere of CASINO ROYALE while he was in London because he was terrified of...

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Gallagher Has No Knighthood Ambitions

27th November 2006

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has urged British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II not to honour his contribution to the British music industry with a knighthood. The WONDERWALL rocker has no intention of following the footsteps of...

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Mirren Wins Variety Club Award

20th November 2006

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN garnered yet more acclaim for her portrayal of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II when she was awarded the Outstanding Film Performance Of The Year Award by Britain's Variety Club. The...

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Knight Snubs The Queen

18th November 2006

R+B star BEVERLEY KNIGHT has been forced to snub a meeting with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II because it reportedly clashes with her forthcoming tour. The MADE IT BACK singer is to be made a...

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Fascinating Fact 2437

15th November 2006

QUEEN ELIZABETH II joined JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG and thousands of screaming fans at the UK premiere of new 007 movie CASINO ROYALE in London's Leicester Square last night.

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Charles Dance Awarded Obe

14th November 2006

LATEST: Veteran actor CHARLES DANCE was "more nervous than on a first night" when he was awarded the Order Of The British Empire (OBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II at an investiture ceremony earlier today (14NOV06)....

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Dance To Be Honoured With Obe

14th November 2006

Veteran actor CHARLES DANCE will receive an Order Of The British Empire (OBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II at an investiture ceremony later today (14NOV06). The GOSFORD PARK star will be presented with the honour for...

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Harris Receives Third Royal Honour

3rd November 2006

Australian-born entertainer ROLF HARRIS paid a visit to British royal residence Buckingham Palace to pick up his third regal accolade yesterday (02NOV06). Harris, who famously painted monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's portrait last year (05), was...

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Bad Back Prompts Further Royal Cancellations

28th October 2006

LATEST: British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been forced to cancel another public appearance due to persistent back trouble. The 80-year-old sovereign, known for her love of equestrian events, missed the annual horse races in...

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Ailing Queen Cancels

26th October 2006

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been forced to cancel her appearance at the opening of London soccer club Arsenal's new stadium today (26OCT06) after hurting her back The 80-year-old monarch was set to...

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Sting To Play Lute Music To Queen Elizabeth Ii

26th October 2006

Rocker STING has been invited to perform his "lute renaissance" music for British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II The former POLICE frontman recently released his SONGS FROM THE LABYRINTH album, inspired by the work of...

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Princess Margaret's 'Illegitimate Son' Heard In Court

25th October 2006

LATEST: A man claiming to be the illegitimate son of late British royal PRINCESS MARGARET appeared in court yesterday (24OCT06) in his bid to prove he is 12th in line to the throne ROBERT...

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Royal Reality Show

23rd October 2006

The British royal family are granting film-makers rare behind-the-scenes access for an upcoming reality TV series. MONARCHY, set to air on UK television network BBC1 next year (07), will feature footage gained after following royals...

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'Illegitimate Son' Of Princess Margaret Goes To Court

21st October 2006

A man claiming to be the illegitimate son of PRINCESS MARGARET is taking the British Royal Family to court over his belief he is 12th in line to the throne. ROBERT BROWN, 51, believes...

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