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Gary Barlow Caught Out By Queen Elizabeth Ii Meeting

17th May 2012

British pop star Gary Barlow was left sweating during a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii when the monarch bombarded him with awkward questions about her upcoming Diamond Jubilee concert.The Take That star has been tasked...

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Hadley's Baby Joy

16th May 2012

Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley named his baby daughter after Queen Elizabeth Ii as she was born on the 60th anniversary of the British monarch's reign.The pop star's wife Alison gave birth to his fifth...

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Fascinating Fact 13400

15th May 2012

Artists at Madame Tussauds have unveiled their 23rd waxwork of Queen Elizabeth Ii to mark her Diamond Jubilee celebration next month (Jun12). It took 20 experts four months to make the statue, which was based...

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The Things They Say 25139

10th May 2012

"We've got our thinking caps on for what we could do." Sir Tom Jones is eyeing a duet with Jessie J, his co-judge on the British version of The Voice, at Queen Elizabeth Ii's star-studded...

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Dame Helen Mirren Regrets Snubbing Queen Elizabeth Ii's Silver Jubilee

4th May 2012

Dame Helen Mirren refused to take part in Queen Elizabeth Ii's Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977 because she was a "grumpy anti-monarchist".The veteran British star sneered at the parties marking the 25th anniversary of the...

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Helen Mirren's Stately Plans

4th May 2012

Dame Helen Mirren would ''have a glass of champagne and sit on the throne'' if she was the Queen of England. The British actress - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth...

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Robbie Williams Has Eye On Knighthood After Royal Concert

30th April 2012

Cheeky Robbie Williams is hoping for a knighthood after landing a spot at Queen Elizabeth Ii's star-studded Diamond Jubilee concert.The Take That singer will perform solo at the show at London's Buckingham Palace on 4...

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Queen's Granddaughter Breaks Arm In Horse Fall

12th April 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Lady Louise has broken her arm after falling from a horse on Wednesday (11Apr12).The daughter of the British monarch's youngest son, Prince Edward, was riding her pony at her grandmother's Windsor...

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Fascinating Fact 13202

9th April 2012

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii has appointed Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall to the highest female rank in the Royal Victorian Order. Prince Charles' wife was made a Dame Grand Cross on Monday (09Apr12) - her...

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Adele And Cowell Paint Portraits For Britain's Queen

8th April 2012

Soul star Adele and music mogul Simon Cowell have unveiled self-portraits for a special art project marking Queen Elizabeth Ii's upcoming Diamond Jubilee.Actor Richard E. Grant, boyband The Wanted and singers Bryan Ferry and Sir...

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Queen Elizabeth Is A Great-grandmother Again

30th March 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii is a great-grandmother again.The British monarch's grandson Peter Phillips - the son of the Queen's daughter, Anne, Princess Royal and Mark Phillips - and his wife Autumn welcomed a baby girl at...

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Gary Barlow Visits Kenyan Slum

22nd March 2012

British singer Gary Barlow's quest to find new musicians for Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert has led him to a slum in Kenya.The Take That star is looking for musicians in the Commonwealth for...

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Charlie Watts Upset At Missing Diamond Jubilee Gig

15th March 2012

Rocker Charlie Watts is disappointed the Rolling Stones weren't invited to perform at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert, insisting he would have been honoured to join the line-up.The drummer admits he would have loved...

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Barlow To Sneak Young Acts Past Queen

5th March 2012

Singer Gary Barlow plans to sneak some younger acts onto the bill for British royal Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert while the monarch isn't watching.The Take That star has been tasked with curating the...

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May: 'Queen Weren't Invited To Play Jubilee Gig'

27th February 2012

Rocker Brian May has thanked fans for urging Queen to take to the stage at Queen ELIZABETH II's diamond jubilee concert, but admits the band has not been invited to perform.Sir Paul MCCartney, Sir Elton...

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Gary Barlow To Travel The Commonwealth For Jubilee Song

24th February 2012

British pop star Gary Barlow will travel to Commonwealth countries around the world to find inspiration for a song he has been commissioned to write in honour of Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee.The Take That...

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Vivienne Westwood: 'People Have Ugly Dress Sense'

20th February 2012

Dame Vivienne Westwood believes modern day people have an ''ugly'' dress sense.The 70-year-old designer - who is credited by many as starting the punk scene in the 1970s - thinks historical figures had a better...

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Sir Elton John Added To Royal Gig As Mccartney And Bassey Are Confirmed

7th February 2012

Sir Elton John will perform for Queen Elizabeth Ii at her upcoming Diamond Jubilee concert alongside Sir Paul Mccartney, Dame Shirley Bassey and Sir Cliff Richard.The British monarch marked 60 years on the throne on...

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Sir Paul Mccartney 'Signs Up For Diamond Jubilee Concert'

7th February 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney has signed up to headline Queen Elizabeth Ii's upcoming Diamond Jubilee gig, according to a U.K. report.The British monarch celebrated 60 years on the throne on Monday (06Feb12) and she is set...

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The Queen Thanks Public On 60th Anniversary Of Rule

6th February 2012

Queen Elizabeth Ii has thanked the British public for its "wonderful support" as she celebrates 60 years on the throne on Monday (06Feb12).The British monarch was crowned in 1952 upon the death of her father...

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Geri Halliwell Not Ruling Out Spice Girls Reunion

5th February 2012

Geri Halliwell has refused to rule out another Spice Girls reunion at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee later this year (12) - but only if all of the bandmembers are involved.The pop stars, who split...

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Alfred Hitchcock And Roald Dahl Turned Down Queen's Honours

26th January 2012

Legendary director Alfred Hitchcock, author Roald Dahl and artist Lucian Freud are among the famous faces who have previously rejected honours from British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii.The Queen presents her list of honourees twice every...

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Holly Valance Holding Off On Wedding Plans

22nd January 2012

Australian singer/actress Holly Valance is in no rush to marry her new fiancee, as they both want to enjoy the London Olympics and Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee celebrations this summer (12) without the stress...

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Ronnie Corbett Collapsed After Cbe Honour News

10th January 2012

Veteran British funnyman Ronnie Corbett was hospitalised after collapsing on New Year's Day (01Jan12) as he celebrated his inclusion on Queen Elizabeth Ii's Honours list.As 2011 drew to a close, Corbett found out he was...

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Roach Dressed As Queen For Royal Audition

9th January 2012

Emerging British actress Alexandra Roach was so determined to land the role of Queen Elizabeth Ii in a new movie, she dressed as the monarch for her audition.Roach, who is receiving praise for her portrayal...

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Bonham Carter To Receive Cbe Honour

2nd January 2012

Oscar-nominated actress Helena Bonham Carter has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal (Cbe) in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours list.The Brit, who portrayed the Queen's mother in The...

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Bonham Carter To Receive Cbe Honour

31st December 2011

Oscar-nominated actress Helena Bonham Carter has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal (Cbe) in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours list.The Brit, who portrayed the Queen's mother in The...

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Corbett Set For Cbe Honour

30th December 2011

Veteran British funnyman Ronnie Corbett is to receive a Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal (Cbe) in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours list.The Two Ronnies star will add it to the...

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Walliams' Thrill At Queen Meeting

10th December 2011

British comedian David Walliams was delighted to meet Queen Elizabeth Ii this week (begs05Dec11) after the royal took the time to chat to the funnyman about his recent charity swim.The Little Britain star swam 140...

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Adam Ant Red-faced Over Royal Meeting

30th November 2011

Adam Ant regrets removing his stage outfit and dressing in a formal suit for a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii, because the British monarch failed to recognise him.The '80s icon donned his trademark flamboyant costume...

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