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Kate Winslet Handed Cbe Honour

Oscar winner Kate Winslet was handed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (Cbe) medal by Queen Elizabeth Ii on Wednesday (21Nov12) in honour of her services to drama.The Titanic star attended a...

Neil Diamond: 'Queen Preferred Talking To My Wife'

Veteran singer Neil Diamond missed out on a lengthy chat with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii at a London concert on Monday (19Nov12) because the royal was more interested in quizzing his wife about horses.The Sweet...

100th Royal Variety Performance: David Walliams, One Direction, Girls Aloud And Pudsey The Dog

Marking a very special year in the Royal Variety Performance, all manner of British and international stars showed up to perform in front of the Queen and Prince Phillip.Not only is this 100th performance special...

Kenneth Branagh's Pride Over Knighthood

British actor/director Sir Kenneth Branagh has hailed Queen Elizabeth Ii's leadership after he was knighted by the monarch on Friday (09Nov12).The Oscar-nominated star was named as a recipient of the high-ranking award in the Queen's...

Artist And Singer Rolf Harris Lands Top Royal Accolade

Entertainer Rolf Harris was honoured with one of Australia's highest honours on Thursday (08Nov12) as part of Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours list.The artist/singer was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for his...

Suggs' Royal Reprimand After Diamond Jubilee Show

Madness frontman Graham 'suggs' Mcpherson was given a royal telling-off after Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in June (12) when Princess Beatrice reprimanded him for dropping his drink in Buckingham Palace.The 80s pop stars...

Jubilee Celebrations Continue For The Queen In Jubilee Gardens And With The Bfi

2012 has been a truly great year for Britain and Britishness, with the Queen's diamond jubilee, followed by the enormously successful and uplifting Olympics and Paralympics, they've have had much to celebrate. In continued celebration...

Snipers Lined Palace Roof During Madness Gig

Pop group Madness were unnerved when they performed on the roof of Buckingham Palace for Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee show, as they were surrounded by crack shot cops touting sniper rifles.The British band was...

Jenny Agutter Honoured With Obe

British actress Jenny Agutter was honoured with an Order of the British Empire (Obe) medal from Queen Elizabeth Ii on Friday (19Oct12) in honour of her charity work.The Logan's Run star was the guest of...

Gary Barlow Attends Queen Elizabeth Ii's Reception For Diamond Jubilee

British singer Gary Barlow was among the guests at a special reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth Ii in honour of the concert he organised to mark her recent Diamond Jubilee.The Take That star was heavily...

Britain's Queen Laid Low By Chronic Back Pain

Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii has pulled out of an official engagement after suffering back pain.The 86-year-old royal was due to hand out more than 90 medals at Windsor Castle in England on Friday (12Oct12) but...

Daniel Craig Grumpy Before Filming Bond Sketch With Queen Elizabeth Ii

Daniel Craig was feeling "grumpy" on the day he filmed a JAMES BOND sketch with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii for the Olympics Opening Ceremony because he was using his day off to take part in...

Sir Roger Moore Applauds Queen Elizabeth Ii For Olympics Bond Stunt

Sir Roger Moore has heaped praise on Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii for appearing in a JAMES BOND skit during the Olympics Opening Ceremony in July (12), hailing her as "marvellous" for recognising 007 in its...

Dame Mirren Was Lined Up For Olympic Role

Dame Helen Mirren was lined-up to portray Queen Elizabeth Ii onscreen once again as part of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games if the monarch refused to take part.The British royal was...

Duke Of Edinburgh Released From Hospital

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband the Duke Of Edinburgh has left hospital in Scotland after receiving treatment for a bladder infection.Prince Philip was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary last Wednesday (15Aug12) with a recurrence of the...

Duke Of Edinburgh Is On The Mend

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband the Duke Of Edinburgh is "responding well" as he receives hospital treatment for a bladder infection.Prince Philip was admitted to a medical centre in Scotland on Wednesday (15Aug12) with a recurrence...

Duke Of Edinburgh Hospitalised Again

Queen Elizabeth Ii's husband the Duke Of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital in Scotland as a "precautionary measure" just weeks after suffering a bladder infection.Ailing Prince Philip, 91, was receiving treatment for an undisclosed...

Prince William And Prince Harry Clueless About The Queen's Olympic Film

British royals Prince William and Prince Harry were shocked to see their grandmother Queen Elizabeth Ii starring in a James Bond-themed video with Daniel Craig during the London Olympics opening ceremony.The Queen featured in a...

Queen Elizabeth Ii Enjoyed Filming Scenes For Olympics Opening Ceremony

British royal Queen Elizabeth Ii enjoyed filming a James Bond-themed sketch for the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, admitting it was "a bit of a laugh".Her Majesty appeared alongside 007 actor Daniel Craig in...

Queen Elizabeth Enjoyed Her Olympics Cameo, But Didn't Get Chance To Watch It

Hrh Queen Elizabeth Ii has admitted that she was impressed with her turn as James Bond's escortee at the Olympic ceremony on Sunday.The 86-year-old royal played her part in the ceremony in a pre-recorded segment...

Olympic Openning Ceremony Lives Up To The Hype

Danny Boyle 's much-hyped Olympic Openning Ceremony lived up to expectations as it delivered awe, laughter and even a very special entrance from Queen Elizabeth Ii.Masterminded by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, the ceremony has a...

Paul Mccartney Closes Olympics Opening Event

Sir Paul McCartney closed the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games last night, encouraging the crowds to sing along.After the British band Arctic Monkeys covered 'Come Together' by his famous band the Beatles, the...

London Olympics Kick Off With Spectacular Star-studded Show

Director Danny Boyle kicked off the London 2012 Olympic Games on Friday (27Jul12) with a colourful visual spectacular that included appearances by actor Kenneth Branagh, James Bond star Daniel Craig, author J.K. Rowling and Queen...

Victoria Beckham Has 'Lost' Spice Girls Spirit

Geri Halliwell thinks Victoria Beckham has ''lost'' the spirit of the Spice Girls. The group - made up of Victoria, Geri, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C - are all expected to be on...

Morrissey Blasts Paul Mccartney Over Knighthood

Singer Morrissey has taken a swipe at Sir Paul Mccartney for accepting a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The famously anti-royal rocker is adamant he would turn down any offer of an official honour from the...

Gary Barlow And Andrew Lloyd Webber Working Together Again

British singer Gary Barlow and theatre impresario Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber are making music again following the success of their collaborative track to mark Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee.Take That star Barlow and stage musical...

Eric Sykes Sad To Have Missed Out On Knighthood

Late British comedy legend Eric Sykes desperately hoped to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth Ii before he passed away last Wednesday (04Jul12).The funnyman, who died following a short illness, was sad to have missed out...

Armando Iannucci: 'Obe Won't Silence Me'

Veep creator Armando Iannucci has vowed not to tone down his authority-baiting TV shows despite accepting a British Establishment honour from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The satirical writer has penned several comedy series poking fun at politicians...

90210 Stars Dress Up As Queen And Prince Philip For Magazine Spread

90210 stars Matt Lanter and Jessica Lowndes have had a taste of royalty after posing as Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth Ii for a magazine photo spread.The TV castmates donned sashes and tiaras to recreate...

Dame Helen Mirren Reprises Queen Role

Dame Helen Mirren has reprised her Oscar-winning role as Queen Elizabeth Ii at a reading of a new play.The actress read the part of the British monarch in The Audience, which focuses on the royal's...

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