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Top British Photographer Jane Bown Dead At 89

Celebrated photographer Jane Bown, who snapped Queen Elizabeth Ii and the Beatles, has died, aged 89.The Observer regular also captured famous portraits of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and artist Francis Bacon. Many of her...

Morrissey Turns Down Offer Of Alternative Queen's Speech

Rocker Morrissey has declined an invitation from a leading British Tv network to provide an alternative to Queen Elizabeth Ii's famous annual Christmas Day (25Dec14) speech with his own televised broadcast.The former The Smiths frontman...

Emma Thompson Joins Mother Phyllida Law For Buckhingham Palace Honour

Veteran British actress Phyllida Law turned her day at Buckingham Palace into a family affair on Tuesday (11Nov14) as she was joined by her daughters Sophie and Emma Thompson to collect a top honour from...

Morrissey: 'I Had Buckingham Palace Invites And Prince Charles Note'

Anti-royal rocker Morrissey has boasted of receiving invitations to Queen Elizabeth Ii's home and a letter from Charles, Prince Of Wales.The former The Smiths star, who prompted criticism in the 1980s by slamming the monarchy...

Four Arrested In Alleged Plot To Kill The Queen

Four men have been arrested for allegedly plotting to assassinate Queen Elizabeth Ii at an event in London on Friday (07Nov14).The unnamed suspects, aged between 19 and 27, were detained in raids on Thursday (06Nov14)...

Kristin Scott Thomas And Helen Mirren Share Royal Role

Actresses Dame Helen Mirren and Kristin Scott Thomas will be sharing a throne as they portray Queen Elizabeth Ii on opposite sides of the Atlantic.Mirren took on the role of the British monarch in stage...

David Beckham Gushes Over Queen Meeting

Soccer icon David Beckham's proudest moment came when he met Queen Elizabeth Ii.The retired sportsman played in three prestigious World Cups for England, holds the record for the most number of appearances for his country,...

Maggie Smith Lands Top Honour From Queen Elizabeth Ii

Dame Maggie Smith received one of Britain's highest honours from Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at Windsor Castle in England on Friday (17Oct14).The Downton Abbey actress was handed the gold medal by the monarch...

Angelina Jolie Honoured By Queen Elizabeth Ii

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was made an honorary dame by Queen Elizabeth Ii during a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on Friday (10Oct14).The accolade was announced in June (14) in the Birthday...

Helen Mirren Was Wary Of Royal Honour

Actress Dame Helen Mirren was reluctant to accept her prestigious title from Queen Elizabeth Ii as she felt it was betraying her anti-establishment credentials.The Gosford Park star was awarded a damehood in 2003 for services...

Helen Mirren Returning To Broadway Stage In The Audience

Dame Helen Mirren is to return to the Broadway stage after more than a decade to reprise her role as Queen Elizabeth Ii in The Audience.The actress won an Olivier Award for her portrayal of...

Steve Coogan Plans To Turn Down Honour From The Queen

British actor/comedian Steve Coogan is hoping to land an honour from Queen Elizabeth Ii so he can turn it down.The Philomena star dreams of being picked for inclusion on one of the British monarch's honours...

The Queen's Horse Tests Positive For Morphine

Britain's royal family has been thrust into a horseracing scandal - Queen Elizabeth Ii's filly Estimate has tested positive for morphine.The Queen's racing adviser, John Warren, has confirmed her five year old is one of...

Prince George Is Walking On His Own

Britain's Prince George is walking on his own. The adorable son of Prince William and Duchess Catherine is about to have his first birthday on Tuesday (22.07.13) and to celebrate the royal family have shared...

Game Of Thrones Stars Meet Queen Elizabeth Ii

The stars of hit Tv series Game Of Thrones met Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii and Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh when the royals visited the show's set on Tuesday (24Jun14).Actors including Lena Headey, Kit Harington,...

Angelina Jolie Seeking Namibian Citizenship - Report

Angelina Jolie is in talks to become a citizen of Namibia so she can use her new title from Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii, according to a U.K. report.The Tomb Raider actress was named an honorary...

Kate Middleton To Cheer On Tour De France Teams At Opening Ceremony

Cycling is certainly the sport du jour and is gripping the nation with Britons out on their bikes enjoying the warmer weather and planning Tour de France parties. The Royal family have certainly caught the...

Angelina Jolie, Daniel Day Lewis & Dame Maggie Smith Receive Queen's Birthday Honours

The Queen's Birthday Honours List consists of 1149 people including Angelina Jolie and Daniel Day-Lewis. Day- Lewis has received a knighthood and Jolie has been made an honorary dame. Whilst Maggie Smith has received another...

Angelina Jolie & Daniel Day-lewis Receive Top Honours From The Queen

Angelina Jolie and Daniel Day-Lewis have been recognised by Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii in her Birthday Honours List.The actress has been named an honorary dame, while fellow Oscar winner Day-Lewis will be knighted. Jolie...

Maggie Smith In Line To Receive Queen Elizabeth Ii's Top Honour

Dame Maggie Smith is set to receive one of Britain's highest awards as part of Queen Elizabeth Ii's annual Birthday Honours list.The Oscar winner is expected to be named as a Companion of Honour when...

Celebrity Break-ins And Crazed Fans: When Fans Break Into Celebrity Homes

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has just recently discovered how far some fans will go to come into contact with their idols as a man broke into her Beverly Hills home in the early hours...

Outrage Over Morrissey's Obscene Queen Photo

Rocker Morrissey has been branded "disgraceful" and a "vile creep" for performing a concert in front of a mocked-up image of Queen Elizabeth Ii making an obscene gesture.The former The Smiths frontman took to the...

Grandmaster Flash Prevented From Meeting Queen By Security Bosses

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash was left disappointed at his royal performance in 2002 because he was banned from meeting Queen Elizabeth Ii for security reasons.The Message hitmaker DJd at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth...

Roger Moore And Imelda Staunton Urge Monarch To Act On Circuses

British movie stars Sir Roger Moore and Imelda Staunton are joining forces to urge Queen Elizabeth Ii to push for a ban on wild animals in circuses.The U.K. government has previously vowed to introduce a...

Wet Hot American Summer Rumored For Netflix As Sub Service Takes 'The Crown'

In a constant bid to dominate the ever-changing streaming-subscription landscape, Netflix are ordering their first British original drama, The Crown, a series inspired by the life of The Queen of England, while Wet Hot American...

Netflix Invests In £100m Queen Elizabeth Series 'The Crown'

Netflix has lined up a new £100 million dollar epic series about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Entitled The Crown, the original programme concept will chart the British figurehead's six decades spent on the...

Tv Series To Chart Queen Elizabeth Ii's Monarchy

A new multi-million dollar Tv epic is to chart the 60-year reign of British monarch Queen Elizabeth Ii.The Crown, which has a reported budget of $160 million (£100 million), will chart the Queen's life from...

Prince Philip Undergoes Minor Hand Procedure

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband Prince Philip is sporting a small bandage on his hand after undergoing a minor procedure on Tuesday (20May14).A representative for royal residence Buckingham Palace confirmed the news on Wednesday (21May14), after...

Celebrities Blossom & Bloom At Chelsea Flower Show Vip Preview [Pictures]

Following a week of sultry temperate and – for Britain – near tropical climes, the celebrities were out en masse to take in the sights at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday (19th May).Alan Titchmarsh...

Ronnie Corbett Recalls Bathroom Mishaps

British funnyman Ronnie Corbett has detailed his bizarre habit of getting trapped in restrooms, revealing he had to be helped out of toilets at Queen Elizabeth Ii's residences Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.The veteran comedian...

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