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Prince Andrew In Spending Scandal

24th January 2005

British royal PRINCE ANDREW is under investigation by the UK government after spending $617,500 (GBP325,000) of taxpayers' money on hiring luxury helicopters and jets. Britain's NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE published extracts from a report on...

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Madonna Wins Top Kids Award

17th January 2005

Pop icon MADONNA has been awarded a prestigious BLUE PETER BADGE by popular British children's TV show BLUE PETER. The MATERIAL GIRL was given the brooch for appearing on the BBC programme to talk...

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Prince Harry's Friend Mocked Queen

13th January 2005

LATEST: British Royal PRINCE HARRY has further disgraced his family - by attending Saturday's (08JAN05) now-infamous fancy dress party with a friend who was dressed as his grandmother QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The third heir...

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Ferguson Determined Not To Offend Queen To 'Nude' Pose

10th January 2005

The DUCHESS OF YORK SARAH FERGUSON decided to keep herself covered up when she posed for SIR ELTON JOHN's new book - because she was determined not to offend Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The...

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Waterman's Son Dies

6th January 2005

Music producer PETE WATERMAN is mourning following the tragic death of his son. PAUL, 33 - who had been in hospital for several months battling a serious mystery illness - died at the Institute...

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Full Monty Star Added To New Year Honours List

4th January 2005

THE FULL MONTY star TOM WILKINSON, broadcaster ALAN WICKER and thespian ANNA MASSEY have joined ROGER DALTREY and British music mogul PETE WATERMAN on QUEEN ELIZABETH II's New Year Honours List. Wilkinson becomes an...

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Waterman Awarded Obe From Queen

3rd January 2005

Music producer PETER WATERMAN has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's annual honours list. The pop svengali, 57, has received the accolade for his...

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Queen Blesses Phillips' Wedding

2nd January 2005

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II has allegedly given her granddaughter ZARA PHILLIPS permission to marry her rugby star boyfriend MIKE TINDALL. As 11th heir to the throne, Phillips officially requires the Queen's blessing before...

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Daltrey Becomes Commander Of The British Empire

31st December 2004

Rock legend ROGER DALTREY was made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (30DEC04) for his services to music, the entertainment industry and charity. The 60-year-old star...

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Simpsons Mocks Beckham In Christmas Speech

20th December 2004

Animated housewife MARGE SIMPSON will mock soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM's alleged infidelity in the eagerly-awaited Christmas episode (25DEC04) of hit TV show THE SIMPSONS. The cartoon mother will compare her solid marriage to HOMER,...

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Rod Leads Knighthood Bets

16th December 2004

ROD STEWART, RINGO STARR and CHARLIE WATTS are the leading rockers expected to land a knighthood in British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's New Year's Honours list, according to British bookmakers. WILLIAM HILL BOOKMAKERS are...

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Prince Charles: 'I'll Soon Be Free To Marry Parker Bowles'

15th December 2004

British royal PRINCE CHARLES is confident he will soon be free to marry his lover CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES. The Prince of Wales is looking forward to next year's (05) conclusion of the inquiry into...

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Hurt Awarded By The Queen

9th December 2004

British actor JOHN HURT was made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II today (09DEC04). The ALIEN star, 64, was awarded the honour for his services to drama at the...

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Franz Ferdinand Snub Palace Performance

5th December 2004

Scottish rock band FRANZ FERDINAND have snubbed British royal PRINCE WILLIAM's request for a royal command performance. The band were to set to be guests of honour at QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Christmas Reception at...

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Zeffirelli To Become First Italian Knight

23rd November 2004

Italian director FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI will become the first Italian to be honoured with a knighthood, at a lavish ceremony tomorrow (24NOV04) at the British Embassy in Rome, Italy. The TEA WITH MUSSOLINI film-maker is...

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Scottish Rock Band To Perform At Buckingham Palace

21st November 2004

Scottish rock band FRANZ FERDINAND are set to play British royal residence Buckingham Palace, at the request of famous fan PRINCE WILLIAM. The 22-year-old future king and student, has asked the TAKE ME OUT...

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Campbell Too Scared To Meet The Queen

15th November 2004

NEVE CAMBPELL was too embarrassed to meet QUEEN ELIZABETH II at a London movie premiere last week (ends12NOV04) - because she plays the monarch as a young woman in a raunchy new spoof movie....

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Prince Charles Snubs Godson's Wedding

3rd November 2004

British royal PRINCE CHARLES will reportedly snub his godson's wedding, because he's been banned from sitting with his longterm lover CAMILLA PARKER-BOWLES. The heir to the throne was allegedly furious he and Parker-Bowles were...

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Princess Alice Dies

1st November 2004

Britain's PRINCESS ALICE, the eldest member of the country's royal family, has died at the age of 102. Princess Alice, also known as the DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER, was the aunt of reigning British monarch...

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Adams Rates Queen Highly After Photo Session

1st November 2004

Singer BRYAN ADAMS considers British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II his favourite model after she posed for him at Buckingham Palace in aid of charity. The SUMMER OF '69 musician, 43, found HER MAJESTY...

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William Will 'Make A Great King'

26th October 2004

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM will make the best king "anyone could hope for", according to his uncle EARL SPENCER. The 22-year-old is currently second in line to the throne and take over the monarchy...

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Soul: 'I Belong In Britain'

20th October 2004

STARSKY AND HUTCH star DAVID SOUL turned his back on America, because he felt he belonged in Britain. The actor moved to London nine years ago and this year (04) became a British citizen,...

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John's Surreal Royal Moment

12th October 2004

Singer SIR ELTON JOHN had one the most surreal moments of his life during a British royal party, when QUEEN ELIZABETH II asked for a dance. The CANDLE IN THE WIND star was dancing...

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The Simpsons' Lesbian Shock

30th September 2004

Hit cartoon series THE SIMPSONS are pushing for gay marriage rights in America with a shocking episode featuring chain-smoking twin PATTY wedding another woman. Animated father HOMER is ordained as a minister and marries...

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Marge Simpson Goes Head-to-head With Queen

29th September 2004

Cartoon matriarch MARGE SIMPSON will deliver a Christmas speech to the British public, which will rival monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's traditional festive message. The blue-haired housewife will talk about family harmony from the living...

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Security Scare For Queen

26th September 2004

A security scare at QUEEN ELIZABETH II's official residence in Scotland was triggered on Thursday (23SEP04) - after a journalist sneaked in posing as a workman. The reporter, from British newspaper THE SUNDAY...

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Depp's Wine Anonymity

8th September 2004

Movie actor JOHNNY DEPP tasted anonymity for a moment recently - when he went unrecognised at an exclusive wine connoisseurs' dinner. The PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL star was...

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Campbell Learns The Queen's English

8th September 2004

Canadian actress NEVE CAMPBELL feared she would never be able to master an upper-class English accent for her role as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in new movie CHURCHILL: THE HOLLYWOOD YEARS. The SCREAM actress was...

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Mirren To Play Queen Elizabeth Ii

30th August 2004

British acting legend DAME HELEN MIRREN will play QUEEN ELIZABETH II in a new movie about the aftermath of the death of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES. HIGH FIDELITY movie maker STEPHEN FREARS will direct...

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Norton Gives Himself A Royal Makeover

15th August 2004

Comedian GRAHAM NORTON stunned fans of his American TV show on Thursday night (12AUG04) when he stepped out dressed as Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II, cracking a flurry of dirty jokes. The Irish comedian, who...

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