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Holly Valance Holding Off On Wedding Plans

Australian singer/actress Holly Valance is in no rush to marry her new fiancee, as they both want to enjoy the London Olympics and Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee celebrations this summer (12) without the stress...

Ronnie Corbett Collapsed After Cbe Honour News

Veteran British funnyman Ronnie Corbett was hospitalised after collapsing on New Year's Day (01Jan12) as he celebrated his inclusion on Queen Elizabeth Ii's Honours list.As 2011 drew to a close, Corbett found out he was...

Roach Dressed As Queen For Royal Audition

Emerging British actress Alexandra Roach was so determined to land the role of Queen Elizabeth Ii in a new movie, she dressed as the monarch for her audition.Roach, who is receiving praise for her portrayal...

Bonham Carter To Receive Cbe Honour

Oscar-nominated actress Helena Bonham Carter has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal (Cbe) in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours list.The Brit, who portrayed the Queen's mother in The...

Bonham Carter To Receive Cbe Honour

Oscar-nominated actress Helena Bonham Carter has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal (Cbe) in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours list.The Brit, who portrayed the Queen's mother in The...

Corbett Set For Cbe Honour

Veteran British funnyman Ronnie Corbett is to receive a Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal (Cbe) in Queen Elizabeth Ii's New Year's Honours list.The Two Ronnies star will add it to the...

Walliams' Thrill At Queen Meeting

British comedian David Walliams was delighted to meet Queen Elizabeth Ii this week (begs05Dec11) after the royal took the time to chat to the funnyman about his recent charity swim.The Little Britain star swam 140...

Adam Ant Red-faced Over Royal Meeting

Adam Ant regrets removing his stage outfit and dressing in a formal suit for a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii, because the British monarch failed to recognise him.The '80s icon donned his trademark flamboyant costume...

Barlow Eyes Jay-z And Coldplay For Queen's Party

British pop star Gary Barlow is eyeing a star-studded line-up for Queen Elizabeth Ii's 85th birthday celebrations - he's planning to include Jay Z, Coldplay and Sir Cliff Richard on the bill.The Take That star...

Pregnant Una Healy Faked Illness To Avoid Booze At Royal Wedding

Pregnant The Saturdays star Una Healy refused to drink at the wedding of Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips after finding out she was expecting - and she fooled guests by faking an illness.The pop...

Rush Embarrassed At Queen Meeting

Actor Geoffrey Rush was left red-faced at a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii on Sunday (23Oct11) after failing to greet the British monarch.Rush was among 48 notable Australians invited to meet the royal at an...

Hugh Jackman And Elle Macpherson Join Queen For Aussie Reception

Hugh Jackman and Elle Macpherson were among the prominent Australians invited to a lavish reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth Ii at Buckingham Palace on Thursday (13Oct11) ahead of her trip Down Under.The British monarch is...

British Star Bruce Forsyth Knighted

Beloved British entertainer Bruce Forsyth has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth Ii during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.The 83 year old, who hosts popular U.K. reality show Strictly Come Dancing, was made a...

Prince William Turned To Queen For Wedding Advice

Britain's Prince William turned to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth Ii, for advice as he began making preparations for his lavish wedding earlier this year (11).The royal married Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge in London in April...

Helen Mirren Wants James Bond M Spin-off

Dame Helen Mirren would like to see a film all about James Bond character M. The Oscar-winning actress thinks it would be "cool" to see Dame Judi Dench reprise her role as the British spy...

Kristin Chenoweth Embarrassed After Admiral Mix-up At Royal Bash

Glee star Kristin Chenoweth was left red-faced after ordering a drink from a British Navy admiral at U.S. President Barack Obama's dinner hosted by Queen Elizabeth Ii.The pint-sized musical star provided the entertainment at the...

Lady Gaga Places High On Forbes Female Power List

Lady Gaga has been named the most powerful female celebrity in the world by Forbes.The 'Hair' singer has beat Oprah Winfrey to a higher position on the annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women list compiled...

Zara Phillips Delays Honeymoon To Launch Clothing Line

Zara Phillips, the former equestrian world champion and daughter of Princess Anne, has delayed her honeymoon to launch a new range of sports clothing, reports the Associated Press. Phillips married England rugby star Mike Tindall...

Queen's Granddaughter Marries

Britain's royal family celebrated another wedding on Saturday (30Jul11) as Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips married rugby star Mike Tindall in Scotland.Phillips, daughter of Anne, Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips, exchanged vows with...

Tom Hanks Embarrassed By Consomme Confusion At Royal Dinner

Tom Hanks is still reeling from his first royal state dinner with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii because he feels he made a terrible impression on the English dignitaries seated around the table.The movie star joined...

Obe Honour Was A 'Magical' Moment For Lennox

Singer Annie Lennox collected an Order of the British Empire medal (Obe) from Queen Elizabeth Ii on Tuesday (28Jun11).The former Eurythmics star received the medal in recognition of her charitable work and for raising awareness...

Bush Embarrassed By Queen Meeting

Kate Bush broke protocol during a meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii by asking the British monarch for her autograph.The singer met the royal at a showbusiness reception, and she was so starstruck, she forgot her...

Twiggy Steps Up Foie Gras Campaign

Former supermodel Twiggy has written to the managing director of Queen Elizabeth Ii's favourite British store in a bid to stop the sale of foie gras.The 61-year-old beauty has backed calls from Sir Roger Moore...

Owain Yeoman Backs Foie Gras Campaign

The Mentalist star Owain Yeoman has joined a campaign to pressure Queen Elizabeth Ii's favourite store to stop selling foie gras.Officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) are spearheading calls for bosses...

Hanks Surprised By 'Informal' Dinner With The Queen

Tom Hanks was in for a shock when he turned out for dinner with Britain's Queen Elizabeth Ii at Buckingham Palace, because the event was so "informal".The Forrest Gump star and his actress wife Rita...

Colin Firth And Bryan Ferry Land Queen's Honours

Oscar-winner Colin Firth and rocker Bryan Ferry have been named in British Royal Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours List.Firth, who scooped an Academy Award in February (11) for playing the queen's father, King George VI,...

Prince Philip Receives New Title To Mark 90th Birthday

Queen Elizabeth Ii has bestowed a new title on her husband Prince Philip to mark his 90th birthday and recognise his years of service in the British navy.The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated the age milestone...

Obama Hosts Star-studded Farewell Dinner For Queen

U.S. President Barack Obama concluded his visit to the U.K. by hosting a star-studded dinner for Queen Elizabeth Ii in London on Wednesday (25May11).Soccer star David Beckham, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson and...

Stars Turn Out For Dinner With Queen And Obama

Celebrity couples Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson and Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter were among the stars invited to Queen Elizabeth Ii's party for U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday night (24May11).The famous faces,...

Firth To Dine With Queen And Obama

Colin Firth is looking forward to a high-profile dinner date this week (beg23May11) with an invitation to Buckingham Palace for a party with Queen Elizabeth Ii and U.S. President Barack Obama.The British actor and his...

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