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Barbara Windsor Upset By Damehood Criticism

News of the Carry On star's prestigious accolade was leaked last week (ends27Dec15) and some critics suggested she was an "unlikely" choice for the honour, citing her upbringing, past indiscretions, and sexual encounters....

Benedict Cumberbatch Receives Cbe Medal

The Sherlock star was named a recipient of the title on Her Majesty's Birthday Honours List in June (15), and he wore a traditional morning suit to the investiture ceremony at London's Buckingham...

Elton John To Approach Queen Elizabeth Ii In Aids Fight

The Tiny Dancer star has announced a new partnership between his Elton John AIDS Foundation and the U.S. government's President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Both organisations will contribute $5 million...

Duchess Catherine Joins Builders On Tea Breaks

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has been joining builders working on her home for tea breaks. Duchess Catherine - who is also known by her maiden name Kate Middleton - has reportedly been rubbing shoulders with...

The Beckhams Top Queen Elizabeth Ii On New Rich List Study

Researchers at the London School of Marketing have discovered the Beckhams are valued at $752 million (£470 million), easily outpacing the monarch, who is estimated to be worth $544 million (£340 million)....

Paul Mccartney's Daughter Photographs Queen Elizabeth Ii To Mark Reign Record

On Wednesday (09Sep15), the 89 year old broke the record set by her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria by spending 63 years and 216 days on the throne. To mark the occasion, a...

The Specials Star Rico Rodriguez Dies

The Specials confirmed the news of their bandmate's death in a post on Twitter.com on Friday, writing, "Our dear friend Rico passed away today. We offer our deepest condolences to his family. His...

Beverley Sisters Star Joy Dead At 91

The singer, who was the eldest of the sibling trio, passed away on Monday (31Aug15) after suffering a stroke last week (ends30Aug15). Her son Vince Wright says, "We all thought the world...

Intimate Photos Of Princess Diana And Prince Charles Up For Auction

The 14 pictures, taken by official photographer Lord Lichfield, show the royal family in unguarded moments during the celebration. The photographs are to be offered for sale on U.S. auction site RR...

John Hurt Hopeful In Cancer Battle

The Harry Potter star, who was knighted last month (July15) by Queen Elizabeth Ii, announced in June (15) that he had been diagnosed with early-stage pancreatic cancer. However, the 75 year old...

Helen Mirren Meets Three Waxworks

The Oscar-winning actress attended the unveiling of the new show celebrating her recent 70th birthday, which features a model of the star in her famous role as Queen Elizabeth Ii, as well as...

Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Elizabeth Ii Over Nazi Salute Scandal

The Sun published the image on Saturday (18Jul15), showing the future Queen - who was aged six or seven at the time - being taught the gesture in 1933 by her uncle, Edward...

Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Elizabeth Over Nazi Salute Image

Ricky Gervais has defended Queen Elizabeth II after a British tabloid published photographs of the monarch doing a Nazi style salute in 1933, when she was seven years old. Gervais took to Twitter to criticise...

John Hurt Knighted Amid Cancer Battle

The Oscar nominated actor told reporters invited to the royal ceremony his oncologist is "incredibly optimistic" just weeks after Hurt revealed he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The 75 year old,...

Dame Helen Mirren: 'I Love The Queen But Not The Royal Family'

The actress, who has played Queen Elizabeth Ii on the big screen and on the stage, admits she's fond of the monarch but she has no interest in her extended family. In...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Planning Huge Party For 90th Birthday

The monarch hits the milestone on 21 April (16), but her birthday will be officially celebrated in June (16) with a lavish bash on the streets of the British capital for fellow royals...

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...

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