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Britain's Queen Laid Low By Chronic Back Pain

12th October 2012

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii has pulled out of an official engagement after suffering back pain.The 86-year-old royal was due to hand out more than 90 medals at Windsor Castle in England on Friday (12Oct12) but...

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Daniel Craig Grumpy Before Filming Bond Sketch With Queen Elizabeth Ii

8th October 2012

Daniel Craig was feeling "grumpy" on the day he filmed a JAMES BOND sketch with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii for the Olympics Opening Ceremony because he was using his day off to take part in...

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Sir Roger Moore Applauds Queen Elizabeth Ii For Olympics Bond Stunt

8th October 2012

Sir Roger Moore has heaped praise on Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii for appearing in a JAMES BOND skit during the Olympics Opening Ceremony in July (12), hailing her as "marvellous" for recognising 007 in its...

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Dame Mirren Was Lined Up For Olympic Role

26th August 2012

Dame Helen Mirren was lined-up to portray Queen Elizabeth Ii onscreen once again as part of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games if the monarch refused to take part.The British royal was...

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Duke Of Edinburgh Released From Hospital

20th August 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband the Duke Of Edinburgh has left hospital in Scotland after receiving treatment for a bladder infection.Prince Philip was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary last Wednesday (15Aug12) with a recurrence of the...

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Duke Of Edinburgh Is On The Mend

16th August 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband the Duke Of Edinburgh is "responding well" as he receives hospital treatment for a bladder infection.Prince Philip was admitted to a medical centre in Scotland on Wednesday (15Aug12) with a recurrence...

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Duke Of Edinburgh Hospitalised Again

15th August 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband the Duke Of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital in Scotland as a "precautionary measure" just weeks after suffering a bladder infection.Ailing Prince Philip, 91, was receiving treatment for an undisclosed...

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Prince William And Prince Harry Clueless About The Queen's Olympic Film

4th August 2012

British royals Prince William and Prince Harry were shocked to see their grandmother Queen Elizabeth Ii starring in a James Bond-themed video with Daniel Craig during the London Olympics opening ceremony.The Queen featured in a...

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Queen Elizabeth Ii Enjoyed Filming Scenes For Olympics Opening Ceremony

29th July 2012

British royal Queen Elizabeth Ii enjoyed filming a James Bond-themed sketch for the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, admitting it was "a bit of a laugh".Her Majesty appeared alongside 007 actor Daniel Craig in...

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Queen Elizabeth Enjoyed Her Olympics Cameo, But Didn't Get Chance To Watch It

29th July 2012

Hrh Queen Elizabeth Ii has admitted that she was impressed with her turn as James Bond's escortee at the Olympic ceremony on Sunday.The 86-year-old royal played her part in the ceremony in a pre-recorded segment...

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Olympic Openning Ceremony Lives Up To The Hype

28th July 2012

Danny Boyle 's much-hyped Olympic Openning Ceremony lived up to expectations as it delivered awe, laughter and even a very special entrance from Queen Elizabeth Ii.Masterminded by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, the ceremony has a...

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Paul Mccartney Closes Olympics Opening Event

28th July 2012

Sir Paul McCartney closed the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games last night, encouraging the crowds to sing along.After the British band Arctic Monkeys covered 'Come Together' by his famous band the Beatles, the...

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London Olympics Kick Off With Spectacular Star-studded Show

27th July 2012

Director Danny Boyle kicked off the London 2012 Olympic Games on Friday (27Jul12) with a colourful visual spectacular that included appearances by actor Kenneth Branagh, James Bond star Daniel Craig, author J.K. Rowling and Queen...

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Victoria Beckham Has 'Lost' Spice Girls Spirit

23rd July 2012

Geri Halliwell thinks Victoria Beckham has ''lost'' the spirit of the Spice Girls. The group - made up of Victoria, Geri, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C - are all expected to be on...

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Morrissey Blasts Paul Mccartney Over Knighthood

17th July 2012

Singer Morrissey has taken a swipe at Sir Paul Mccartney for accepting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The famously anti-royal rocker is adamant he would turn down any offer of an official honour from the...

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Gary Barlow And Andrew Lloyd Webber Working Together Again

10th July 2012

British singer Gary Barlow and theatre impresario Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber are making music again following the success of their collaborative track to mark Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee.Take That star Barlow and stage musical...

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Eric Sykes Sad To Have Missed Out On Knighthood

9th July 2012

Late British comedy legend Eric Sykes desperately hoped to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth Ii before he passed away last Wednesday (04Jul12).The funnyman, who died following a short illness, was sad to have missed out...

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Armando Iannucci: 'Obe Won't Silence Me'

2nd July 2012

Veep creator Armando Iannucci has vowed not to tone down his authority-baiting TV shows despite accepting a British Establishment honour from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The satirical writer has penned several comedy series poking fun at politicians...

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90210 Stars Dress Up As Queen And Prince Philip For Magazine Spread

27th June 2012

90210 stars Matt Lanter and Jessica Lowndes have had a taste of royalty after posing as Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth Ii for a magazine photo spread.The TV castmates donned sashes and tiaras to recreate...

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Dame Helen Mirren Reprises Queen Role

22nd June 2012

Dame Helen Mirren has reprised her Oscar-winning role as Queen Elizabeth Ii at a reading of a new play.The actress read the part of the British monarch in The Audience, which focuses on the royal's...

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Kylie Minogue Wants To Open Café With Dannii Minogue

22nd June 2012

Kylie Minogue wants to open up a café with her sister Dannii Minogue.The 44-year-old singer revealed her retired plans on an American talk show.She told Chelsea Handler on 'Chelsea Lately': ''I have joked for a...

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Kate Winslet And Kenneth Branagh Lead Queen's Birthday Honours List

16th June 2012

Oscar winner Kate Winslet, actor/director Kenneth Branagh and singer Gary Barlow have told of their pride after they were named in Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours List on Saturday (16Jun12).The Titanic star has been made...

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Elton John To Headline Peace One Day Concert

14th June 2012

Sir Elton John will headline the Peace One Day concert as part of the London 2012 Festival.The 'Tiny Dancer' singer has been confirmed to perform at Wembley Arena on the last of three Peace Day...

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Simon Le Bon Still Baffled By Jubilee Gig Snub

14th June 2012

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon would rather not speculate about why his band wasn't invited to perform at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in London earlier this month (Jun12), but he's still disappointed...

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Cheryl Cole's 'Fairytale' Chat With Royals

13th June 2012

British singer Cheryl Cole felt like she was in a "fairytale" after performing at the special concert to celebrate Queen Elizabeth Ii's 60 years on the throne after she began chatting to Catherine, Duchess Of...

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Queen's Granddaughter Selected For London Olympics

12th June 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips has been selected to compete at the Olympic Games in London this summer (12).Princes William and Harry's 31-year-old cousin will be a member of Great Britain's equestrian eventing team....

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Artist And Singer Rolf Harris Adds To His Royal Accolades

12th June 2012

Co-hosting Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in London last week (ends08Jun12) has served artist/TV presenter and hitmaker Rolf Harris well - he has been awarded one of Australia's highest honours as part of Her...

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Gary Barlow's Jubilee Track Reigns For Another Week

11th June 2012

Gary Barlow's collaborative track to mark Queen Elizabeth Ii's 60 years on the throne is still reigning over the U.K. singles charts.Sing, which was penned by the Take That star and Lord Lloyd Webber and...

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Kate Winslet Set For Royal Honour

10th June 2012

Actress Kate Winslet is to be given a royal award in Queen Elizabeth Ii's upcoming Birthday Honours List, according to a report.The Titanic star will be handed a Commander of the Order of the British...

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Gary Barlow 'Set For Obe Honour'

9th June 2012

British singer Gary Barlow has landed a top award on Queen Elizabeth Ii's upcoming Birthday Honours List, according to a U.K. report.The Take That star has been heavily involved with the monarch's Diamond Jubilee celebrations...

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