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Postlethwaite To Hand Back Honour If Power Plant Goes Ahead

Veteran British actor PETE POSTLETHWAITE has threatened to hand back the OBE he was awarded by QUEEN ELIZABETH II if the U.K. government give the green light to build a new coal power station. The Oscar-nominated...

Racing Champ Hamilton Is Honoured By The Queen

British motor racing champion LEWIS HAMILTON has been honoured with an MBE by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Hamilton collected the honour - which makes him a Member of the Order of the British Empire - at Buckingham...

Kennedy Awarded Honorary Knighthood

U.S. Senator EDWARD KENNEDY is to be awarded an honorary knighthood by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The politician, 77, will be designated a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire, for his services to U.S/U.K...

Lennon's Mbe Uncovered In Royal Vault After 40 Years

A medal awarded to JOHN LENNON by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been uncovered in a royal vault - 40 years after the late BEATLE refused the honour as part of an anti-war protest....

Cowell Is More Famous Than God Says New Survey

Music mogul SIMON COWELL is more famous than God and QUEEN ELIZABETH II, according to a new British survey. More than 1,000 kids under the age of 10 were asked to name the individual they...

Mccartney Given Royal Backing

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has been given the royal seal of approval - with a dedication from QUEEN ELIZABETH II's official composer. The Beatles legend has received a prestigious nod from Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who...

Gambon's Royal Joke On Depp

SIR MICHAEL GAMBON once tricked JOHNNY DEPP into thinking he was friends with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - telling the actor he regularly went to her home for a cup of tea. The pair...

Mirren's Queen Meeting

DAME HELEN MIRREN was reduced to a nervous wreck when she finally came face to face with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The actress, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of the royal in...

Mirren: 'Queen Is Remarkable'

DAME HELEN MIRREN is a big fan of QUEEN ELIZABETH II - and is surprised the monarch has remained sane through the pressures of royal life. The actress used to be a supporter of abolishing...

Ramsay Mocks The Queen's Food

TV chef GORDON RAMSAY has criticised British QUEEN ELIZABETH II's daily menu, branding it "prehistoric". The acid-tongued cook tasted the food at Buckingham Palace in London after picking up his OBE (Order of the British...

Hawkins' Royal Inspiration

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS found royal inspiration for his debut track - British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's granddaughter was his muse. Princess Beatrice - daughter of the Queen's son Andrew - inspired the first...

Caine's Joke With The Queen

Veteran actor MICHAEL CAINE cracked jokes with British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II when he was knighted. The 75-year-old was made a Sir in 2000 after winning his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance...

Walters Compares Streep To British Queen

Actress JULIE WALTERS has confessed she was more nervous about meeting her MAMMA MIA! co-star MERYL STREEP than British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The 58-year-old met the royal when receiving her Commander of the Order...

Mckellen Meets Queen For Another Honour

SIR IAN MCKELLEN has received another accolade from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, in recognition of his acting work. The Lord of the Rings star was knighted by the Queen in 1991 for his outstanding...

Lydon Understands The Queen After Watching Mirren's Portrayal

Punk icon JOHN LYDON has a newfound respect for British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II after watching HELEN MIRREN portray her on the big screen. The Sex Pistols star, who once sneered at royalty in the...

Combs Plans Royal Meeting

Rapper SEAN COMBS is devising a plan to meet British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - because he is convinced she is the last celebrity who could render him starstruck. The hip-hop mogul has befriended many...

Weller: 'I'll Never Accept Honour From The Queen'

Rock veteran PAUL WELLER has warned Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II he'll snub future invitations to become a CBE - because he doesn't approve of the monarchy. The Wildwood singer recently turned down the Commander of...

Halliwell: 'The Queen Has Girl Power'

Former SPICE GIRL star GERI HALLIWELL has hailed British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II as a pioneer of the girl power cause. The singer has lavished praise on the 82-year-old, insisting she has "never lost her...

Derby Wins Ratings Race

NBC's coverage of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday earned a 9.5 rating and a 21 share, down an insignificant 3 percent from last year when many viewers likely tuned in to see Queen Elizabeth II,...

Mcfadden Compares Queen To A Sweet

Irish singer BRIAN MCFADDEN was so nervous when he met British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II for the first time, he compared her to a chocolate-covered candy. The former WESTLIFE singer was so overcome by meeting...

Eels Invite The Queen To Gig

THE EELS frontman MARK EVERETT has invited British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II to watch the band perform live in London. The rocker, who is better known by his stage name E, wrote to Buckingham Palace...

British Queen Targetted By Terrorists

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II narrowly avoided an assassination attempt by Al Qaeda terrorists at the Commonwealth summit last year (07), after authorities in Uganda foiled a plot to bomb the meeting of international leaders....

Minogue Claims Obe On Queen's Honours List

KYLIE MINOGUE has a very special reason to celebrate the New Year - she has learned she'll pick up an Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal after landing a place on British monarch QUEEN...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Signs Up To Youtube

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has set up her very own 'Royal Channel' on video-sharing site YouTube.com. Footage available on the channel includes old and recent footage of the British royal family - with the...

Grant's Love For The Queen

Actor HUGH GRANT has a secret crush on British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, according to ex-girlfriend JEMIMA KHAN. The Notting Hill star would often dream about the 80-year-old royal leading to a "stalkerish obsession", according...

Le Bon: 'Knighthood Is Pointless Without Execution Privileges'

British singer SIMON LE BON harbours no dreams of being knighted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - because the honour is pointless if he can't chop people's heads off. The Duran Duran frontman wishes becoming a...

Minogue Humiliated By Racy Waxwork

KYLIE MINOGUE was humiliated after waxwork specialists Madame Tussauds debuted a sculpture of the singer in a racy position. The international museum chain depicted the pop star on all fours with her backside in...

Queen Marks 60th Wedding Anniversary

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II and her husband the DUKE OF EDINBURGH celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on Monday (19Nov07) with a rousing Thanksgiving service in London's Westminster Abbey - the church where they married...

One Takes One's Place At Glamour's Top Table

Queen Elizabeth II has been named in Vogue's list of the world's most glamorous women.A surprise choice, the monarch makes the Top 50 Definitive List of Today's Glamorous Women, with her distinctive style and 'iconic...

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Queen Tours Bond Set

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been treated to an exclusive tour of the new JAMES BOND set. The royal, 86, visited London's Pinewood Studios on Friday (02Nov07), where she watched a live feature film...

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