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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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Owain Yeoman Backs Foie Gras Campaign

15th June 2011

The Mentalist star Owain Yeoman has joined a campaign to pressure Queen Elizabeth Ii's favourite store to stop selling foie gras.Officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) are spearheading calls for bosses...

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Hanks Surprised By 'Informal' Dinner With The Queen

11th June 2011

Tom Hanks was in for a shock when he turned out for dinner with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii at Buckingham Palace, because the event was so "informal".The Forrest Gump star and his actress wife Rita...

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Colin Firth And Bryan Ferry Land Queen's Honours

11th June 2011

Oscar-winner Colin Firth and rocker Bryan Ferry have been named in British Royal Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours List.Firth, who scooped an Academy Award in February (11) for playing the queen's father, King George VI,...

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Prince Philip Receives New Title To Mark 90th Birthday

10th June 2011

Queen Elizabeth Ii has bestowed a new title on her husband Prince Philip to mark his 90th birthday and recognise his years of service in the British navy.The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated the age milestone...

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Fascinating Fact 11584

10th June 2011

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband Prince Philip turns 90 on Friday (10Jun11).

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The Things They Say 21851

3rd June 2011

“Funnily enough she knew I was having a baby in six weeks. It shocked me that she knew. I love the Queen.” David Beckham was stunned to learn British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii knew of...

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Obama Hosts Star-studded Farewell Dinner For Queen

26th May 2011

U.S. President Barack Obama concluded his visit to the U.K. by hosting a star-studded dinner for Queen Elizabeth Ii in London on Wednesday (25May11).Soccer star David Beckham, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson and...

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The Things They Say 21754

25th May 2011

"She has a dry sense of humour. Something fell off my camera, and the queen laughed and said, 'You've dropped something.' I wanted to capture that, so I went all Austin Powers - I was...

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Stars Turn Out For Dinner With Queen And Obama

25th May 2011

Celebrity couples Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson and Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter were among the stars invited to Queen Elizabeth Ii's party for U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday night (24May11).The famous faces,...

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Firth To Dine With Queen And Obama

24th May 2011

Colin Firth is looking forward to a high-profile dinner date this week (beg23May11) with an invitation to Buckingham Palace for a party with Queen Elizabeth Ii and U.S. President Barack Obama.The British actor and his...

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Westlife's Royal Performance

20th May 2011

Westlife welcomed Queen Elizabeth Ii to Ireland in style on Thursday (19May11) by performing at a special concert in her honour.The British monarch was treated to a ceremony featuring some of the country's most famous...

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Fascinating Fact 11441

12th May 2011

Queen Elizabeth Ii has become the second longest-reigning monarch in modern British history after passing King George Iii's 21,644 days on the throne in the 18th and 19th century on Thursday (12May11). Only Queen Victoria...

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Mirren Faces The Queen

10th May 2011

Dame Helen Mirren came face-to-face with the real-life Queen Elizabeth Ii on Monday night (09May11) during a charity event at Buckingham Palace in London.The veteran actress won an Oscar for her portrayal of Britain's monarch...

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Royal Wedding Fascinating Fact:

29th April 2011

Kate Middleton's wedding bouquet contained stems from a myrtle bush planted on Britain's Isle of Wight by Queen Victoria in 1845, as well as a sprig from a plant grown from the myrtle used in...

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Queen Announces William And Kate's New Titles

29th April 2011

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii has announced the new titles which await Prince William and Kate Middleton once they are married - the couple will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.The couple...

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Fascinating Fact 11339

26th April 2011

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii stepped out for another family celebration at the weekend (23-24Apr11) ahead of her grandson Prince William's wedding on Friday (29Apr11) - the christening of her first great-grandchild. Her grandson Peter...

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Tony Danza Shares Birthday With The Queen

21st April 2011

Tony Danza, the Italian-American actor, is celebrating his 60th birthday today, the same day that Queen Elizabeth Ii turns 85. The actor rose to fame playing the cab driver turned part time boxer 'Tony Banta'...

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Queen Formally Approves Prince William's Plans To Wed

21st April 2011

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii has officially given her grandson Prince William her blessing to wed fiancee Kate Middleton by signing a formal declaration of consent.The young couple announced its engagement in November (10) and...

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Fascinating Fact 11313

21st April 2011

Kate Middleton's parents met Queen Elizabeth Ii for the first time on Wednesday (20Apr11), just over a week before their daughter weds the monarch's grandson Prince William in London on 29 April (11). Carole and...

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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty!

21st April 2011

Britain's royal family has another reason to celebrate this month as Queen Elizabeth Ii turns 85 on Thursday (21Apr11) - just a week before the wedding of her grandson Prince William.The monarch has reigned for...

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Fascinating Fact 11219

6th April 2011

British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii will celebrate her diamond jubilee in 2012 with a massive aquatic pageant on London's River Thames. The royal will mark her 60 years on the British throne by sailing down...

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