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Magnus Magnusson Dies

Veteran British TV presenter MAGNUS MAGNUSSON has died. He was 77. Magnusson, who was best known for presenting BBC television show MASTERMIND for 25 years beginning in 1972, announced in October (06) that he had...

Ferguson's Guilt At Queen Screening

Flame-haired royal SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK was wracked by guilt during a screening of acclaimed HELEN MIRREN movie THE QUEEN, because she worried she may have let the British monarch down. The film charts...

Royal Honour For Rod Stewart

Rocker ROD STEWART has been made a Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II in her New Year Honours list. The singer said he was "overjoyed" at the award when he received...

Morrissey Wants An Honour

Singer MORRISSEY accepts he has wrecked his chances of being honoured by QUEEN ELIZABETH II - but he insists he is more deserving of a title than many recipients. The former SMITHS frontman distanced himself...

Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The U2 frontman will be presented the honour by the...

Phillips First Senior Royal On New Year's Honours List

ZARA PHILLIPS is to become the first senior British royal to receive an award in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's new year's (07) honours list. The horsewoman, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, was nominated for the honour...

Queen Invites Cast To Castle

The cast of the critically acclaimed movie THE QUEEN has been given the royal seal of approval from QUEEN ELIZABETH II and have been invited to lunch at Buckingham Palace. Director STEPHEN FREARS, writer PETER...

Mirren And Dench Nominated By London Critics

Fresh from their Golden Globe nominations yesterday (14DEC06), British actresses DAME HELEN MIRREN and DAME JUDI DENCH has received nods in their hometown of London. The London Film Critics Circle have nominated Mirren and Dench...

Prince William Graduates As Army Officer

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM has graduated from Sandhurst military academy toaday (15DEC06) as an officer of the British army. The 24-year-old must now undertake a further four month training course before moving up the ranks...

Brits Ace San Francisco Movie Awards

British stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and SACHA BARON COHEN picked up the top prizes at this year's (06) San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards yesterday (12DEC06). Mirren won the Best Actress gong for her portrayal...

Advertisement Gets Royal Stamp Of Approval

ZARA PHILLIPS has become the first member of the British royal family to appear in an advertisement - starring as the face of 4x4 giant Land Rover in a poster campaign. Wearing a white, mud...

The Queen Tops New York Critics Awards

THE QUEEN is the big winner at this year's (06) New York Film Critics Online Awards, taking home five honours for the DAME HELEN MIRREN-starring drama. Mirren plays British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II during the...

Eastwood's Letters Named Top Movie By La Critics

CLINT EASTWOOD's World War II drama LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA has been named the top movie of 2006 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Eastwood's movie, which is released in the United States on...

Cromwell Begs Queen To Ban Bearskin Hats

THE QUEEN star JAMES CROMWELL has taken aim at the British royal family in an effort to persuade guards to swap hats. The BABE star, who plays PRINCE PHILIP in the hit new movie, is...

Frears: 'Stag Scene Is Packed With Deep Meaning'

Filmmaker STEPHEN FREARS included a touching stag scene in new movie THE QUEEN because the beast should have been "put down" - just like the English monarch. In the director's latest film, HELEN MIRREN portrays...

Frears Considered Nighy As Prince Philip

Director STEPHEN FREARS considered casting LOVE ACTUALLY funnyman BILL NIGHY as British royal PRINCE PHILIP in new movie THE QUEEN, but feared the film would become too much of a comedy if he did. Speaking...

Jackson Too Nervous To Meet Queen

Pop star MICHAEL JACKSON is a huge fan of the JAMES BOND series of movies, but refused to go to the premiere of CASINO ROYALE while he was in London because he was terrified of...

Gallagher Has No Knighthood Ambitions

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has urged British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II not to honour his contribution to the British music industry with a knighthood. The WONDERWALL rocker has no intention of following the footsteps of...

Mirren Wins Variety Club Award

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN garnered yet more acclaim for her portrayal of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II when she was awarded the Outstanding Film Performance Of The Year Award by Britain's Variety Club. The...

Knight Snubs The Queen

R+B star BEVERLEY KNIGHT has been forced to snub a meeting with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II because it reportedly clashes with her forthcoming tour. The MADE IT BACK singer is to be made a...

Charles Dance Awarded Obe

LATEST: Veteran actor CHARLES DANCE was "more nervous than on a first night" when he was awarded the Order Of The British Empire (OBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II at an investiture ceremony earlier today (14NOV06)....

Dance To Be Honoured With Obe

Veteran actor CHARLES DANCE will receive an Order Of The British Empire (OBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II at an investiture ceremony later today (14NOV06). The GOSFORD PARK star will be presented with the honour for...

Harris Receives Third Royal Honour

Australian-born entertainer ROLF HARRIS paid a visit to British royal residence Buckingham Palace to pick up his third regal accolade yesterday (02NOV06). Harris, who famously painted monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's portrait last year (05), was...

Bad Back Prompts Further Royal Cancellations

LATEST: British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been forced to cancel another public appearance due to persistent back trouble. The 80-year-old sovereign, known for her love of equestrian events, missed the annual horse races in...

Ailing Queen Cancels

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been forced to cancel her appearance at the opening of London soccer club Arsenal's new stadium today (26OCT06) after hurting her back The 80-year-old monarch was set to...

Sting To Play Lute Music To Queen Elizabeth Ii

Rocker STING has been invited to perform his "lute renaissance" music for British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II The former POLICE frontman recently released his SONGS FROM THE LABYRINTH album, inspired by the work of...

Princess Margaret's 'Illegitimate Son' Heard In Court

LATEST: A man claiming to be the illegitimate son of late British royal PRINCESS MARGARET appeared in court yesterday (24OCT06) in his bid to prove he is 12th in line to the throne ROBERT...

Royal Reality Show

The British royal family are granting film-makers rare behind-the-scenes access for an upcoming reality TV series. MONARCHY, set to air on UK television network BBC1 next year (07), will feature footage gained after following royals...

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