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Rowling More Powerful Than The Queen

HARRY POTTER creator JK ROWLING has been voted more influential than British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II in a poll of the world's most powerful women. The Scottish author came 40th in a survey compiled...

Osbourne Planning Museum

OZZY OSBOURNE has decided to open a museum dedicated to his illustrious career. The royalist rocker was inspired during a tour around British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's residence BUCKINGHAM PALACE and thought it...

Carl Davis Made A Cbe

Movie composer CARL DAVIS has been made an honorary Commander Of The British Empire (CBE) by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. Davis has been recognised for composing the scores to numerous UK TV shows and films...

Prince William Makes Solo Debut

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM carried out his first solo royal engagement on behalf of his grandmother QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (03JUL05) - a stark contrast to his vocation as a student at Scotland's St Andrews...

Prince William 'Delighted' By Graduation

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM was awarded his 2:1 master of arts degree in geography at Scotland's St Andrews University yesterday (23JUN05) - but he will be sad to leave the education establishment where he was...

Mayall Gets Obe

British blues legend JOHN MAYALL has become the latest celebrity named in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's birthday honours list. The guitar great, who was a mentor to PETER GREEN and ERIC CLAPTON, has been named...

Dench Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

British actress DAME JUDI DENCH has been made a Companion of Honour in British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Birthday Honours list. The OSCAR-winning star - who was made a Dame of the British...

Queen Rocker May Honoured By Queen

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) award in British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Birthday Honours list. The WE WILL ROCK YOU musician, joins other music...

Attenborough Receives Order Of Merit

British TV naturalist DAVID ATTENBOROUGH received the prestigious Order of Merit award from QUEEN ELIZABETH II on Friday (10JUN05). The conservationist, who was knighted 20 years ago (85), admitted at the Buckingham Palace ceremony...

Queen Cancels Edinburgh Visit Fearing Geldof's G8 Chaos

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has abandoned her yearly holiday at her palace in Edinburgh, Scotland because it clashes with rocker SIR BOB GELDOF's plans to stage a massive protest outside the capital's G8 Summit...

Boy George Laughs Off Obe

Eighties pop icon BOY GEORGE has laughed off his chances of ever receiving another OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE) from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The former CLUB CULTURE singer...

Paltrow And Martin Snub Royal Invite

OSCAR-winning actress GWYNETH PALTROW and her husband CHRIS MARTIN have turned down an invitation from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace this summer (05). The high-profile couple,...

Mccartney's Royal Gaffe

One of rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY'S bandmembers committed a royal faux-pas at QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Jubilee concert in London in 2003. The former BEATLE was among a number of rock legends invited to...

Oasis Snub Royal Invite

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has revealed he turned down the chance to visit British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II at Buckingham Palace last year (04), because he has no respect for the royal family. The...

Jaxx Video Of Riotous 'Queen' Barred From Daytime Tv

Dance act BASEMENT JAXX's new video has been banned from British daytime broadcast - because it features a QUEEN ELIZABETH II lookalike groping a lapdancer. In the promo for U DON'T KNOW ME, the...

Rolf Harris To Paint The Queen

Australian entertainer ROLF HARRIS has been commissioned to paint British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's portrait for her 80th birthday in 2006. The artist and pop star-turned-TV presenter will be filmed capturing the Queen, who...

Cullum Refuses To Play Queen's Inferior Piano

British jazz prodigy JAMIE CULLUM was thrilled to be invited to play British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's golden piano - but had to jettison the impromptu performance because the antique was in such bad condition....

Ozzy Only Wants A Knighthood For Sharon

OZZY OSBOURNE is pleading with British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II for a knighthood - so his wife SHARON can be a lady. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman isn't bothered by the Sir title himself,...

Sting Fears He'll Never Be A Sir

Rock legend STING would love to be knighted, but fears he will be overlooked because British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II isn't a fan. The singer was optimistic he may be considered after being awarded...

Diana Drama To Shed Light On Queen And Blair Relationship

A new British TV drama focusing on the tragic death of the late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES will provide viewers with an unmatched insight into the relationship between QUEEN ELIZABETH II and Prime...

Sir John Mills Dies

Legendary actor SIR JOHN MILLS has died following a battle with a chest infection. He was 97. The British star of over 100 films passed away at his Buckinghamshire, England, home yesterday (23APR05) after...

Rainier Leaves Vast Legacy To Caroline

PRINCESS CAROLINE OF MONACO is set to inherit nearly $1.8 billion (GBP1 billion) from her deceased father PRINCE RAINIER. News of the massive cash legacy broke as her husband, PRINCE ERNST AUGUST OF HANOVER,...

Prince Charles Marries

PRINCE CHARLES and CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES have married in Windsor, England, following several setbacks. The heir-to-the-throne and his second wife tied the knot yesterday (9APR05) in a brief ceremony at the town's Guildhall before...

Newspaper Drives Fake Bomb To Royal Wedding Site

London police have promised to investigate a British newspaper's claims they planted a fake bomb onto the grounds of Windsor Castle - just days before PRINCE CHARLES will marry CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES there. THE...

Queen's Religious Role Behind Marriage Snub

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II is snubbing her son PRINCE CHARLES' wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES on Friday (08APR05) because her position as head of the Church of England precludes her from attending a civil...

Charles And Camilla Wedding Questioned Again

The legality of PRINCE CHARLES' wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES is being questioned again - after 50-year-old documents released yesterday (29MAR05) claim members of the British royal family cannot marry in civil services. Following...

Prince Charles' Fiancee Gets Royal Coat Of Arms

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II has demonstrated her approval of PRINCE CHARLES' forthcoming wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES, by permitting her future daughter-in-law to have her own official coat of arms. The monarch fuelled...

Stars Gather For Charles And Camilla's Blessing

British royal PRINCE CHARLES and his future wife CAMILLA PARKER-BOWLES have drawn up a star-studded guest list for their blessing at Windsor Castle next month (8APR05). The guests invited to the royal blessing, which...

Queen And Prince Philip Won't Be At Son's Royal Wedding

QUEEN ELIZABETH II and PRINCE PHILIP will be the only members of the British royal family not to watch their son PRINCE CHARLES marry CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES next month (APR05). The monarch and her...

Queen 'Bans Parker Bowles From Royal Banquet'

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II banned her son PRINCE CHARLES' fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES from attending two prestigious banquets at her London residence, Buckingham Palace this week (begs14MAR05). The Queen refused to invite Parker...

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