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Happy Birthday, Your Majesty!

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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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...

Royal Prenup To Be Signed By Middleton?

A Royal Prenup could be signed by Kate Middleton before her wedding to Prince William on 29th April 2011, according to the Associated Press.The couple have dated each other since their university years, but a...

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"I think my grandmother will be there so I have to be selective, as one might say." British royal Prince Harry won't be making any saucy jokes during his best man's speech at his brother...

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Britain's second royal wedding of 2011 has been set for the summer (11). Queen Elizabeth Ii's eldest grand-daughter Zara Phillips will marry rugby player Mike Tindall in Edinburgh, Scotland on 30 July (11). The wedding...

Katie Price Up For Mum Of The Year Award

Katie Price is to battle Victoria Beckham and Dannii Minogue for the title of Celebrity Mum of the Year.The TV star - who has three children, Harvey, eight, Junior, five, and three-year-old Princess Tiaamii, from...

Colin Firth 'Set For Knighthood'

Colin Firth has been tipped for a knighthood in his native Britain after receiving a nomination for Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours list, according to a U.K. report.The actor has flown the flag for Britain...

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"I suppose being an Australian, we do still have the current Queen Elizabeth II as our head of state - I think we should maybe cut the apron strings. I don't mean in a rude...

King's Speech Writer 'Humbled' By Queen's Approval

THE KING'S SPEECH screenwriter DAVID SEIDLER is "humbled" after learning Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II likes his film - because he's waited decades to tell the compelling story.The U.K.'s beloved Queen Mother begged Seidler to wait...

The King's Speech 'Gets Royal Approval'

Britain's monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II was "amused" by COLIN FIRTH's turn as her father GEORGE VI in THE KING'S SPEECH, according to U.K. reports.The Queen enjoyed a private viewing of the Oscar-nominated movie, which features...

Church Apologises For Royal Remarks

CHARLOTTE CHURCH is "deeply sorry" for her derogatory remarks about Britain's monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II in a recent interview - insisting she can't even remember making the comments.The former classical singer revealed in a recent...

Church: 'The Queen Has No Idea What's Going On'

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH sympathises with Britain's monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, because she's an "old woman" who has "no idea what's going on" around her.The former classical singer has met the U.K. ruler on several...

Lennox Lands Obe On Queen's New Year's Honours List

Singer ANNIE LENNOX has been awarded an Order of the British Empire medal (OBE) in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's New Year's Honours list.The former Eurythmics star has been honoured for her longterm charitable work, raising awareness...

Queen Is Great-grandmother

QUEEN ELIZABETH II has become a great-grandmother for the first time - and she's "delighted" with the baby news.The British monarch's grandson Peter Phillips - the son of the Queen's daughter, Anne, Princess Royal and...

Queen's Granddaughter To Wed

Britain's royal family is celebrating another imminent wedding - QUEEN ELIZABETH II's granddaughter ZARA PHILLIPS is engaged to her rugby star boyfriend MIKE TINDALL.The couple, dating since 2003, announced on Tuesday (12Dec10) that Tindall proposed...

Billy Connolly Loved Gulliver's Travels Role

Billy Connolly loved playing the role of a king in 'Gulliver's Travels'. The Scottish actor stars in the upcoming movie adaption of the classic Jonathan Swift-novel as King Theodore, the sovereign of Liliput, a nation...

Neeson's Narnia Premiere Gets Royal Treatment

Actor LIAM NEESON was left stunned at the premiere of his latest CHRONICLES OF NARNIA movie after Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II showed up to greet the cast.The monarch braved chilly temperatures on Tuesday (30Nov10) to...

Diana's Former Butler To Commentate On Prince William's Wedding

Princess Diana's former butler will commentate on the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.Paul Burrell - who was once described by the late British royal as her "rock" - believes his intimate knowledge of...

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"I think there is an inertia, a gravity pulling me towards a knighthood." Comedian RUSSELL BRAND hopes to one day receive the honour from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II.

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British stars CHERYL COLE, TAKE THAT and N-DUBZ have signed up to perform at this year's Royal Variety Performance, in front of CHARLES, PRINCE OF WALES next month (Dec10). Last year's (09) event saw LADY...

Nettles Honoured By The Queen

British actor JOHN NETTLES has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire following a ceremony with QUEEN ELIZABETH II.The TV star, famed for his roles on hit 1980s show Bergerac and...

Spacey Lands Cbe Honour In London

KEVIN SPACEY has been made an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II.The American Beauty star was awarded the honour on Wednesday (03Nov10) for his services to drama...

Firth Nervous About Queen's Reaction To New Movie

British actor COLIN FIRTH felt a huge "responsibility" playing British monarch GEORGE VI in new movie THE KING'S SPEECH - because he was "constantly" worried about the reaction of the late King's daughter, current ruler...

Queen Scraps Christmas Party

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has fallen victim to the global economic downturn - she has cancelled her Christmas party due to budgetary restraints.The royal family hosts a biennial holiday celebration at Buckingham Palace in...

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The world premiere of the third Narnia film THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER will be a royal affair - British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II and her husband PHILLIP, the DUKE OF EDINBURGH will attend...

Rowling & Beckham Are Britain's Most Influential Women

JK ROWLING and VICTORIA BECKHAM have been voted Britain's most influential women, ahead of QUEEN ELIZABETH II.The Harry Potter author came top of the list, which was compiled by the U.K.'s National Magazine Company, which...

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"We've played in front of her at charity concerts, and she said to us once, 'You're really rather good, aren't you?' But I didn't have the heart to tell her that we were miming on...

May Thanks 'Higher Power' For Royal Show

BRIAN MAY is still surprised with his infamous performance on the roof of Buckingham Palace for QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Golden Jubilee party - because he feared his set would be a "train-wreck".The former Queen rocker...

Gervais' Royal Request

RICKY GERVAIS has friends in high places - British royal PRINCE HARRY turned up to his recent stand-up show and asked for an autograph for his grandmother, QUEEN ELIZABETH II.The Office creator performed at London's...

Weller Snubbed Queen's Honours

PAUL WELLER once turned down a notable award from Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II, branding the honour from the royal "silly".The former The Jam frontman has revealed he was to be saluted by Her Majesty for...

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Indie pop duo Twenty One Pilots are celebrating their first ever US Number 1 album...

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