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Coltrane And Staunton Honoured By Queen

HARRY POTTER giant ROBBIE COLTRANE and VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON will both receive honours from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Coltrane, who plays Potter's over-sized friend HAGRID in the boy wizard series, is being...

Ure Gets Second Degree

Poverty campaigner MIDGE URE will be made an honorary Doctor of Music by Edinburgh University this summer (JUN06). It will be the Live 8 organiser and former ULTRAVOX singer's second honorary award - he received...

Sharon Osbourne Unites With Prince Charles

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has joined forces with British royal PRINCE CHARLES in a bid to inspire young people to transform their lives. The former reality TV star, whose husband OZZY once played a...

Prince William Building Lovenest

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM and his girlfriend KATE MIDDLETON will soon have their own private lovenest - built on QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Balmoral estate in Scotland. The former rabbit-trapper's cottage, which is surrounded by...

The Beatles Voted Iconic Brits

THE BEATLES have been voted Britain's most iconic image, while soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM and his wife VICTORIA represent the worst of British. Users of the internet search engine Seekport rated the Fab Four...

Aerosmith's Perry Wants To Play In Space

AEROSMITH guitarist JOE PERRY is eyeing up a new venue to make the band's next live show stratospheric - outer space. The veteran rocker feels he has to top OZZY OSBOURNE's legendary 2002 performance...

Mckellen To Entertain Friends

SIR IAN McKELLAN will host a one-man Georgian style recital at the home of his friend LORD ROGERS and his wife RUTH. The veteran actor, who was knighted for his outstanding work and contribution...

Queen Mother Memorial Planned

A permanent memorial to late British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER will be erected in London next year (07). The mother of current monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II died in March 2002 at the...

Mirren Worries About Her Damehood

Veteran actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is terrified of offending QUEEN ELIZABETH II by her portrayal of the British royal in new movie THE QUEEN. Mirren, who was made a Dame Commander Of The British...

New Play To 'Ridicule' British Royal Family

A new play is set to make a mockery of the British royal family when it opens in London in the spring (06). The new work created by theatre critics TOBY YOUNG and LLOYD...

Jones Knighted In New Year Honours List

Welsh singer TOM JONES has been awarded a knighthood for services to music in British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's annual New Year Honours list. The 65-year-old, from Pontypridd in Wales, began his musical career...

Queen Scraps Traditional Sandringham Christmas

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will abandon the traditional festive royal gathering at her Sandringham residence next year (06), after bowing to pressure from her son PRINCE CHARLES and his children. This Christmas (05)...

Queen Elizabeth Praises Courage And Generosity

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will praise her public's courageous and generous responses to natural disasters and terrorist attacks during her traditional Christmas Day (25DEC05) speech. In 2005 Britain faced terrorist attacks on London's...

Gorillaz Ape Royal Speech

DAMON ALBARN's animated rockers GORILLAZ are set to poke fun at a British festive tradition as they produce an alternative to QUEEN ELIZABETH II's speech this Christmas (05). The comic address - screened on...

Queen Grins And Bears It For 80th Birthday Portrait

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has described a broadly smiling portrait commissioned for her 80th birthday as "very friendly" - despite the painter's admission she almost looked like a "butcher". The work, undertaken by...

Jimmy Page Picks Up Obe

Legendary guitarist JIMMY PAGE received his Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire (OBE) from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II in London today (14DEC05). The LED ZEPPELIN rocker, 61, was honoured by the...

Osbourne Offered Cash To Flash

Hellraiser OZZY OSBOURNE was offered thousands of dollars by former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH to strip off his underwear in front of British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The cheeky rocker admits he was...

Osbourne's Royally Bad Memory

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE's much anticipated meeting with British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II didn't go quite as planned - because he has totally forgotten what they talked about. The BLACK SABBATH star, who performed in...

Lennon's Infamous Mbe Medal Found In Vault

The Member Of The British Empire (MBE) medal JOHN LENNON returned in protest to British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been discovered on the 25th anniversary of the late BEATLE's murder. Lennon and his...

Goldberg Rates Prince Edward

Movie star WHOOPI GOLDBERG has hailed British royal PRINCE EDWARD as "one groovy cat". The GHOST actress has been enjoying a string of dinner dates with QUEEN ELIZABETH II's youngest son during his recent...

Brian May Picks Up Royal Honour

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY received his Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) from QUEEN ELIZABETH II at her London residence today (06DEC05). The WE WILL ROCK YOU star, 58, last visited Buckingham Palace in...

David Jason Knighted And Married

British acting veteran SIR DAVID JASON is having an amazing week after receiving his knighthood from QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (01DEC05), only a day after wedding his long-term love GILL HINCHCLIFFE. The A TOUCH...

Lord Lichfield Dies After Stroke

British royal and famous photographer LORD LICHFIELD has died after suffering a stroke. He was 66. The celebrated Earl - QUEEN ELIZABETH II's first cousin once removed - fell ill yesterday and passed away...

Lord Lichfield Suffers A Stroke

British royal and famous photographer LORD LICHFIELD is "seriously ill" in a London hospital after suffering a stroke while staying with friends this morning (10NOV05). The 66-year-old earl - QUEEN ELIZABETH II's first cousin...

Peta Target Prince Charles

PRINCE CHARLES has been warned he will face protests organised by animal rights activists People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for the duration of his eight-day official visit to the US. The...

Bush Red-faced Over Royal Meeting

Singer/songwriter KATE BUSH is still embarrassed about her 2002 meeting with QUEEN ELIZABETH II, because she "made a complete a**ehole of herself" in front of the British monarch. The WUTHERING HEIGHTS hitmaker met Queen...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Makes Dench A Companion Of Honour

DAME JUDI DENCH has been made a Companion Of Honour by British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II, making the veteran actress one of only 65 people to hold the award. The SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE star...

The Queen Slammed By Rykiel

French fashion designer SONIA RYKIEL has reportedly slammed British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's adventurous sense of style, dismissing her as the "worst dressed" person in the UK. The Queen's love of bright colours came...

Ure Receives Obe

Scottish musician MIDGE URE was presented with his OBE (Order Of The British Empire) by British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (18OCT05). The 52-year-old ULTRAVOX singer, most famous for helping SIR BOB GELDOF organise...

Gervais' Mafia Dreams

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has declared he would rather be made a member of the Mafia than be knighted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The OFFICE star doubts he'll ever be knighted, but he wouldn't...

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