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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...

Royals Turn Out For Queen's Birthday Celebrations

The Duchess, who welcomed her second child, Princess Charlotte, in May (15), attended the Trooping of the Colour parade with her husband Prince William and their son Prince George. The family stood...

Kevin Spacey Awarded Honorary Knighthood In Queen's Birthday Honours List

The American Beauty star has been recognised for his services to British theatre and international culture, after serving as the Artistic Director of London's Old Vic theatre for the past 11 years....

Benedict Cumberbatch To Receive Cbe - Report

The Sherlock star will be named a recipient of a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal when the list is officially released on Friday (12Jun15), according to...

Zara Phillips Launches Line Of Equestrian-inspired Jewellery

Zara Phillips is launching her own line of jewellery.The Olympic equestrian - who is the granddaughter of Britain's Queen Elizabeth - has revealed she's created a range of pieces inspired by her love of horses...

Lenny Henry To Receive Knighthood

Reports suggesting the funnyman would be made a Sir emerged over the weekend (06-07Jun15) and Henry has now confirmed he received the offer and is "chuffed" about being knighted. He says on...

Archie Roach And Peter Coleman-wright Among Stars On Queen's 2015 Birthday Honours List

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Roach, 59, will be made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his services to the performing arts and his efforts in seeking social justice for indigenous...

Pete Townshend: 'Arrest Blew Knighthood Chances'

The Who star was held by police in 2003 for using his credit card to access a child porn website, and he later accepted an official caution and was placed on Britain's sex...

Dame Hellen Mirren Handed First Tony Award

Dame Helen Mirren won Best Leading Actress in a Play at the 69th annual Tony Awards last night (07.06.15).The 69-year-old actress - who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in...

Helen Mirren Wins First Tony Award For The Audience

The Queen star returned to her most famous role for a stint on stage in London in 2013, and she reprised the part in March (15) for the Broadway launch of the Peter...

Prince Harry Knighted By Queen Elizabeth Ii

The army captain was made a 'Sir' on Thursday (04Jun15). A statement issued by a royal spokesperson reads: "The Queen has been pleased to make the following appointment to the Royal Victorian...

Bbc Issues Apology Over Queen Death Scare

BBC reporter Ahmen Khawaja was taking part in a training exercise to teach staff about how to handle a royal death when a series of misleading tweets were accidentally sent out from her...

Helen Mirren Leads Drama Desk Awards

The British star landed the Outstanding Actress in a Play title during the ceremony in New York City on Sunday (31May15), seeing off competition from fellow U.K. star Carey Mulligan, who was nominated...

Taylor Swift Makes Forbes Women Power List

Taylor Swift has been deemed one of the world's most influential ladies after making the Forbes Power Women List for first time.The 'Bad Blood' singer has made her debut in the annual rankings, comprised by...

Sir Ian Mckellen Nearly Turned Down Knighthood

Sir Ian McKellen considered turning down his knighthood as he felt the system is ''a bit unfair''.The 'Lord of the Rings' star was given the honour by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 1991 but he...

Vanessa Hudgens: Broadway Can Make You Crazy

Vanessa Hudgens says Broadway can ''make you feel a little crazy''.The 26-year-old actress - who found fame in the 'High School Musical' movies - is currently starring as the title character in 'Gigi' in her...

Paul Weller Persuaded Cycling Hero To Accept Knighthood

The Olympic gold medallist became a 'Sir' in the Queen's 2013 New Year Honours List for his sporting achievements, but Wiggins admits he was not sure whether to accept the accolade until he...

Ed Miliband Quits With David Cameron On Brink Of Election Win

Miliband was predicted to finish neck-and-neck with his rival David Cameron in the race for Downing Street, leading to a hung parliament, but in a shock result it appears the Labour Party has...

Rupert Everett Convinced Queen Will Blacklist Him After Royal Movie

Everett plays the monarch's father King George VI in A Royal Night Out, which is based on the true story of the night the then-Princess Elizabeth and her sister Princess Margaret sneaked out...

Royal Princess Named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace Announces

The Royal Princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace announced on Monday (4th May). Charlotte, who is fourth in line to the throne, will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of...

Kit Harington Wanted Queen Elizabeth Ii To Sit On Iron Throne

The cast and crew of the hit fantasy series were amazed when the British monarch paid a visit to the set in Belfast, Northern Ireland last year (14), and Harington could not resist...

Kristin Scott Thomas: I Felt Like A 5-Year-old When I Met The Queen

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas felt like a ''jellified five-year-old'' when she received her damehood.The 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' actress has admitted she was so ''overwhelmed'' when she received the honour from Britain's Queen Elizabeth...

Dame Maggie Smith Invited To Dine With The Queen

The beloved actress, who portrays the Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downton Abbey, was among 20 guests invited to the private dinner party. Others included the Governor of the Bank of England,...

Helen Mirren Rules Herself Out Of New Royal Series

The British actress won an Oscar for her portrayal of the British monarch in 2006 film The Queen, and she tackled the role again in West End show The Audience, which she is...

Dame Helen Mirren Keeps Oscar On Stairs

Dame Helen Mirren keeps her Academy Award on the stairs.The 69-year-old actress - who won an Oscar in 2007 for her portrayal of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 movie 'The Queen' - has admitted...

Joan Collins Honoured With Damehood

The former Dynasty star was presented with the prestigious honour by British royal Charles, Prince Of Wales in recognition of her charity work. Speaking after the ceremony, she told Britain's ITV News,...

Kristin Scott Thomas Is Named A Dame Ahead Of Royal Role In 'The Audience'

Kristin Scott Thomas has finally received her long-awaited and very well-deserved Damehood from Queen Elizabeth II at at Buckingham Palace, ahead of her role as the monarch herself in West End stage drama 'The Audience'...

Kristin Scott Thomas Receives Damehood

The Four Weddings and a Funeral star was presented with the honour by Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii, who she is set to depict in forthcoming play The Audience, which chronicles the monarch's weekly...

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