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Netflix Invests In £100m Queen Elizabeth Series 'The Crown'

By Lauren James | 23rd May 2014

Netflix has lined up a new £100 million dollar epic series about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Entitled The Crown, the original programme concept will chart the British figurehead's six decades spent on the...

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Tv Series To Chart Queen Elizabeth Ii's Monarchy

23rd May 2014

A new multi-million dollar Tv epic is to chart the 60-year reign of British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii.The Crown, which has a reported budget of $160 million (£100 million), will chart the Queen's life from...

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Prince Philip Undergoes Minor Hand Procedure

21st May 2014

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband Prince Philip is sporting a small bandage on his hand after undergoing a minor procedure on Tuesday (20May14).A representative for royal residence Buckingham Palace confirmed the news on Wednesday (21May14), after...

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Celebrities Blossom & Bloom At Chelsea Flower Show Vip Preview [Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th May 2014

Following a week of sultry temperate and – for Britain – near tropical climes, the celebrities were out en masse to take in the sights at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday (19th May).Alan Titchmarsh...

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Fascinating Fact: 4162255

21st April 2014

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii has released a new portrait to mark her 88th birthday on Monday (21Apr14). The black and white picture, taken by revered snapper David Bailey, shows the royal smiling for the...

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Ronnie Corbett Recalls Bathroom Mishaps

19th April 2014

British funnyman Ronnie Corbett has detailed his bizarre habit of getting trapped in restrooms, revealing he had to be helped out of toilets at Queen Elizabeth Ii's residences Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.The veteran comedian...

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Angela Lansbury Honoured By The Queen At Windsor Castle

16th April 2014

Beloved British actress Angela Lansbury officially became a Dame on Tuesday (15Apr14) when she received the honour from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The Murder, She Wrote star was named in the British monarch's New Year Honours List,...

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Angela Lansbury "Very Proud" To Be Made A Dame

By Lauren James | 15th April 2014

Angela Lansbury has today been bestowed with the honour of being made a dame by Queen Elizabeth in a special ceremony. The 88 year-old actress, who had previously been known as Angela Lansbury CBE, will...

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Niall Horan Meets The Queen

26th March 2014

One Direction star Niall Horan was given a special audience with Queen Elizabeth Ii on Tuesday (25Mar14) during an event at London's Buckingham Palace.The singer was invited to a reception for the Irish community which...

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Helen Mirren Guides Procession Of Stars To The Queen At Royal Arts Reception

By Lauren James | 18th February 2014

Last night, Buckingham Palace hosted a star-studded reception for some of the world's most talented stars of stage and screen. The Royal Reception for Dramatic Arts celebrated the Queen's 60 years as patron of the...

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Adam Ant Spent $96,000 On Queen Meeting

13th February 2014

British pop star Adam Ant once spent more than $96,000 (£60,000) on a new suit and diamond jewellery to smarten himself up for a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii.The singer was given a brief audience...

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12th February 2014

Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge wowed crowds by wearing Queen Elizabeth Ii's diamonds to a gala dinner in London. She was wearing the Cartier necklace, which was given to the monarch as a wedding gift in...

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Zara Phillips Gives Birth

17th January 2014

Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips has given birth to a baby girl.The British royal welcomed her first child, a daughter, on Friday (17Jan14) at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester, England. The baby, whose...

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Queen's Granddaughter Undergoes Squint Surgery

14th January 2014

Queen Elizabeth Ii's youngest granddaughter Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor has undergone surgery to correct a squint.The 10-year-old daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, has suffered vision problems since birth and underwent her first...

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9th January 2014

Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips is set to become the first member of the royal family to feature in a video game. The equestrian, 32, will appear in an online game for horse lovers,...

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Fascinating Fact: 4014272

8th January 2014

A British father's rights activist has been found guilty of vandalising a portrait of Queen Elizabeth Ii in London's Westminster Abbey. Tim Haries, a member of the Fathers4Justice protest group, appeared in Southwark Crown Court...

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Sir Thomas Allen Awarded Royal Music Honour

7th January 2014

Opera star Sir Thomas Allen has been named as the latest recipient of British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii's Medal for Music honour.The celebrated British baritone will be presented with the accolade for his influence on...

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Penelope Keith Praises Queen For Female-focused Honours List

31st December 2013

Veteran British actress Dame Penelope Keith has praised Queen Elizabeth Ii for including more women than ever before on her 2014 New Year's Honours List.The Good Life star was made a dame when the titles...

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Angela Lansbury Made A Dame In Queen's New Year Honours List

31st December 2013

Beloved British actresses Angela Lansbury and Penelope Keith have landed Dame titles in Queen Elizabeth Ii's annual New Year Honours List.The Good Life star Keith and Murder, She Wrote's Lansbury join fellow thespians Michael Crawford...

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Katherine Kenjins To Become An Obe

29th December 2013

Katherine Jenkins will become an OBE in Queen Elizabeth's New Year Honours.The British monarch will present her annual awards and the singer will be recognised for her work supporting the nation's armed forces and a...

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David Beckham Snubbed For Knighthood - Report

29th December 2013

Sports superstar David Beckham has been snubbed for a knighthood in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours List, according to reports.The soccer icon's name was put forward as a potential candidate in May (13) following...

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George Harrison Turned Down Obe Honour

22nd December 2013

Beatles star George Harrison turned down a special honour from British royal Queen Elizabeth Ii in 2000.The musician was chosen to a receive an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Obe)...

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Adele Receives Mbe From Prince Charles

19th December 2013

Singer Adele beamed with delight as she received a prestigious award in Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours List on Thursday (19Dec13).The Someone Like You hitmaker attended London's Buckingham Palace for the formal ceremony, during which...

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Pj Harvey Receives Royal Honour

10th December 2013

Musician Pj Harvey was honoured by Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at London's Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (10Dec13).The singer/songwriter was presented with a Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Mbe) medal, while...

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23rd November 2013

Welsh funnyman Rob Brydon picked up his Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Mbe) award from Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at Windsor Castle in England on Friday (23Nov13). The...

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Judi Dench Sat On Throne At Buckingham Palace

31st October 2013

Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench fears she accidentally sat on Queen Elizabeth Ii's throne during a visit to Buckingham Palace.The Bond star was attending a function at the royal residence in London with fellow actor...

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Elton John Recalls Royal Dances And Dates

31st October 2013

Sir Elton John has opened up about his close links with Britain's royal family, revealing he has danced with Queen Elizabeth Ii and Princess Anne, and once took Princess Margaret out on a date.The Rocket...

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Knifeman Seized At Buckingham Palace

14th October 2013

A knife-wielding man was arrested on Monday (14Oct13) trying to break in to Queen Elizabeth Ii's official London home Buckingham Palace.The suspect was stopped by police officers as he tried to gain access to the...

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Prince William Hosts Soccer Game At Buckingham Palace

8th October 2013

Prince William opened up the grounds of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth Ii's London residence Buckingham Palace for its first ever soccer match on Monday (06Oct13).The Duke of Cambridge oversaw the game, which was in celebration...

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Derek Jacobi Injured During Dinner With The Queen

15th September 2013

British acting veteran Sir Derek Jacobi sustained a nasty injury during a dinner with Queen Elizabeth Ii when he accidentally burned his hand on a hot plate.The Gosford Park star had to stick his fingers...

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