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Stars Gather To Mark The Queen's 90th Birthday

The event, held in the grounds of the British monarch's Windsor Castle residence, included musical and military displays as well as readings telling the story of key moments in her life. Kylie...

Palace Rejects Katherine Jenkins' 'Queen's Speech' Request

The classical music star, 35, has sung for royalty on numerous occasions, and will play at the Queen’s 90th birthday pageant at Windsor Castle, England next month (May16). However a proposal to...

Our Favourite Screen Queens! In Celebration Of Elizabeth Ii's Birthday

Today (April 21st 2016) is the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II; one of England's most remarkable queens. She's been celebrated in numerous ways over the years, not least with several depictions of her in...

Rolf Harris Pleads Not Guilty To Indecent Assault Charges

The former artist entered his not guilty pleas at London's Southwark Crown Court on Thursday (14Apr16). The allegations against the 86-year-old Australian relate to seven people aged between 12 and 27 and...

Blushing Barbara Windsor Receives Damehood

In December last year (15) it was announced the EastEnders star would be named a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), in the Queen's New Year's Honours List....

Rolf Harris Denies Eight Counts Of Indecent Assault

The allegations against the 86-year-old Australian singer/artist relate to seven people aged between 12 and 27 between 1971 to 2004. Harris appeared via video link at the hearing at Westminster Magistrates...

Composer Peter Maxwell Davies Dies

The veteran musician passed away on Monday (14Mar16) after a battle with leukaemia. The celebrated conductor and composer enjoyed a prolific and acclaimed career in classical music, and was most...

Duchess Of Cambridge To Give First Solo Tv Interview - Report

The 34-year-old gave her last televised chat in November 2010, on the day her engagement to Prince William was announced, but on Monday (01Feb16), E! News reported Catherine would be filmed for a documentary to...

Jeremy Piven: 'I Curtsied For Helen Mirren When We Met'

The actress is a national treasure in England, and since playing Queen Elizabeth Ii in 2006's The Queen, many think of Helen as regal. Actress Kristin Scott Thomas has even commented that she's sure some...

Actress Sophie Winkleman Gives Birth To Royal Baby

Winkleman, 35, gave birth to little Isabella Alexandra May Windsor in London on 16 January (16). The newborn is a sister for the couple's two-year-old daughter Maud Elizabeth Daphne Marina and becomes...

James Nesbitt Turned Down Obe By Mistake

The Cold Feet star was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the monarch's 2016 New Year Honours, and he will be presented with the award at a...

Barbara Windsor Upset By Damehood Criticism

News of the Carry On star's prestigious accolade was leaked last week (ends27Dec15) and some critics suggested she was an "unlikely" choice for the honour, citing her upbringing, past indiscretions, and sexual encounters....

Benedict Cumberbatch Receives Cbe Medal

The Sherlock star was named a recipient of the title on Her Majesty's Birthday Honours List in June (15), and he wore a traditional morning suit to the investiture ceremony at London's Buckingham...

Elton John To Approach Queen Elizabeth Ii In Aids Fight

The Tiny Dancer star has announced a new partnership between his Elton John AIDS Foundation and the U.S. government's President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Both organisations will contribute $5 million...

Duchess Catherine Joins Builders On Tea Breaks

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has been joining builders working on her home for tea breaks. Duchess Catherine - who is also known by her maiden name Kate Middleton - has reportedly been rubbing shoulders with...

The Beckhams Top Queen Elizabeth Ii On New Rich List Study

Researchers at the London School of Marketing have discovered the Beckhams are valued at $752 million (£470 million), easily outpacing the monarch, who is estimated to be worth $544 million (£340 million)....

Paul Mccartney's Daughter Photographs Queen Elizabeth Ii To Mark Reign Record

On Wednesday (09Sep15), the 89 year old broke the record set by her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria by spending 63 years and 216 days on the throne. To mark the occasion, a...

The Specials Star Rico Rodriguez Dies

The Specials confirmed the news of their bandmate's death in a post on Twitter.com on Friday, writing, "Our dear friend Rico passed away today. We offer our deepest condolences to his family. His...

Beverley Sisters Star Joy Dead At 91

The singer, who was the eldest of the sibling trio, passed away on Monday (31Aug15) after suffering a stroke last week (ends30Aug15). Her son Vince Wright says, "We all thought the world...

Intimate Photos Of Princess Diana And Prince Charles Up For Auction

The 14 pictures, taken by official photographer Lord Lichfield, show the royal family in unguarded moments during the celebration. The photographs are to be offered for sale on U.S. auction site RR...

John Hurt Hopeful In Cancer Battle

The Harry Potter star, who was knighted last month (July15) by Queen Elizabeth Ii, announced in June (15) that he had been diagnosed with early-stage pancreatic cancer. However, the 75 year old...

Helen Mirren Meets Three Waxworks

The Oscar-winning actress attended the unveiling of the new show celebrating her recent 70th birthday, which features a model of the star in her famous role as Queen Elizabeth Ii, as well as...

Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Elizabeth Ii Over Nazi Salute Scandal

The Sun published the image on Saturday (18Jul15), showing the future Queen - who was aged six or seven at the time - being taught the gesture in 1933 by her uncle, Edward...

Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Elizabeth Over Nazi Salute Image

Ricky Gervais has defended Queen Elizabeth II after a British tabloid published photographs of the monarch doing a Nazi style salute in 1933, when she was seven years old. Gervais took to Twitter to criticise...

John Hurt Knighted Amid Cancer Battle

The Oscar nominated actor told reporters invited to the royal ceremony his oncologist is "incredibly optimistic" just weeks after Hurt revealed he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The 75 year old,...

Dame Helen Mirren: 'I Love The Queen But Not The Royal Family'

The actress, who has played Queen Elizabeth Ii on the big screen and on the stage, admits she's fond of the monarch but she has no interest in her extended family. In...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Planning Huge Party For 90th Birthday

The monarch hits the milestone on 21 April (16), but her birthday will be officially celebrated in June (16) with a lavish bash on the streets of the British capital for fellow royals...

Lewis Hamilton Taught Dining Etiquette By Queen Elizabeth Ii

The sportsman, who previously dated pop star Nicole Scherzinger, revealed that he once dined with the British monarch and attempted to strike up a conversation, only to be scolded for not following proper...

John Hurt Battling Cancer

The 75-year-old Alien star is undergoing treatment and remains optimistic about his future, declaring he hopes to continue working for as long as possible and is to go ahead with plans to record...

Benedict Cumberbatch Is A New Father

The Imitation Game star and his partner Sophie Hunter welcomed a son on Saturday (13Jun15), just a day after the actor landed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire...

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