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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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Barlow Eyes Jay-z And Coldplay For Queen's Party

29th November 2011

British pop star Gary Barlow is eyeing a star-studded line-up for Queen Elizabeth Ii's 85th birthday celebrations - he's planning to include Jay Z, Coldplay and Sir Cliff Richard on the bill.The Take That star...

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Pregnant Una Healy Faked Illness To Avoid Booze At Royal Wedding

8th November 2011

Pregnant The Saturdays star Una Healy refused to drink at the wedding of Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips after finding out she was expecting - and she fooled guests by faking an illness.The pop...

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Rush Embarrassed At Queen Meeting

24th October 2011

Actor Geoffrey Rush was left red-faced at a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii on Sunday (23Oct11) after failing to greet the British monarch.Rush was among 48 notable Australians invited to meet the royal at an...

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Fascinating Fact 12241

15th October 2011

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii is set to become a great-grandmother for the second time - her grandson Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn are expecting another child. The baby, a sibling for nine-month-old Savannah, is...

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Hugh Jackman And Elle Macpherson Join Queen For Aussie Reception

14th October 2011

Hugh Jackman and Elle Macpherson were among the prominent Australians invited to a lavish reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth Ii at Buckingham Palace on Thursday (13Oct11) ahead of her trip Down Under.The British monarch is...

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British Star Bruce Forsyth Knighted

12th October 2011

Beloved British entertainer Bruce Forsyth has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.The 83 year old, who hosts popular U.K. reality show Strictly Come Dancing, was made a...

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Prince William Turned To Queen For Wedding Advice

26th September 2011

Britain's Prince William turned to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth Ii, for advice as he began making preparations for his lavish wedding earlier this year (11).The royal married Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in London in April...

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Helen Mirren Wants James Bond M Spin-off

23rd September 2011

Dame Helen Mirren would like to see a film all about James Bond character M. The Oscar-winning actress thinks it would be "cool" to see Dame Judi Dench reprise her role as the British spy...

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Kristin Chenoweth Embarrassed After Admiral Mix-up At Royal Bash

15th September 2011

Glee star Kristin Chenoweth was left red-faced after ordering a drink from a British Navy admiral at U.S. President Barack Obama's dinner hosted by Queen Elizabeth Ii.The pint-sized musical star provided the entertainment at the...

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Lady Gaga Places High On Forbes Female Power List

25th August 2011

Lady Gaga has been named the most powerful female celebrity in the world by Forbes.The 'Hair' singer has beat Oprah Winfrey to a higher position on the annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women list compiled...

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Zara Phillips Delays Honeymoon To Launch Clothing Line

5th August 2011

Zara Phillips, the former equestrian world champion and daughter of Princess Anne, has delayed her honeymoon to launch a new range of sports clothing, reports the Associated Press. Phillips married England rugby star Mike Tindall...

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Queen's Granddaughter Marries

31st July 2011

Britain's royal family celebrated another wedding on Saturday (30Jul11) as Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips married rugby star Mike Tindall in Scotland.Phillips, daughter of Anne, Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips, exchanged vows with...

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Tom Hanks Embarrassed By Consomme Confusion At Royal Dinner

3rd July 2011

Tom Hanks is still reeling from his first royal state dinner with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii because he feels he made a terrible impression on the English dignitaries seated around the table.The movie star joined...

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Obe Honour Was A 'Magical' Moment For Lennox

29th June 2011

Singer Annie Lennox collected an Order of the British Empire medal (Obe) from Queen Elizabeth Ii on Tuesday (28Jun11).The former Eurythmics star received the medal in recognition of her charitable work and for raising awareness...

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Bush Embarrassed By Queen Meeting

27th June 2011

Kate Bush broke protocol during a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii by asking the British monarch for her autograph.The singer met the royal at a showbusiness reception, and she was so starstruck, she forgot her...

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Twiggy Steps Up Foie Gras Campaign

23rd June 2011

Former supermodel Twiggy has written to the managing director of Queen Elizabeth Ii's favourite British store in a bid to stop the sale of foie gras.The 61-year-old beauty has backed calls from Sir Roger Moore...

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