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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...

Kylie Minogue Wants To Open Café With Dannii Minogue

Kylie Minogue wants to open up a café with her sister Dannii Minogue.The 44-year-old singer revealed her retired plans on an American talk show.She told Chelsea Handler on 'Chelsea Lately': ''I have joked for a...

Kate Winslet And Kenneth Branagh Lead Queen's Birthday Honours List

Oscar winner Kate Winslet, actor/director Kenneth Branagh and singer Gary Barlow have told of their pride after they were named in Queen Elizabeth Ii's Birthday Honours List on Saturday (16Jun12).The Titanic star has been made...

Elton John To Headline Peace One Day Concert

Sir Elton John will headline the Peace One Day concert as part of the London 2012 Festival.The 'Tiny Dancer' singer has been confirmed to perform at Wembley Arena on the last of three Peace Day...

Simon Le Bon Still Baffled By Jubilee Gig Snub

Duran Duran star Simon Le Bon would rather not speculate about why his band wasn't invited to perform at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in London earlier this month (Jun12), but he's still disappointed...

Cheryl Cole's 'Fairytale' Chat With Royals

British singer Cheryl Cole felt like she was in a "fairytale" after performing at the special concert to celebrate Queen Elizabeth Ii's 60 years on the throne after she began chatting to Catherine, Duchess Of...

Queen's Granddaughter Selected For London Olympics

Queen Elizabeth Ii's granddaughter Zara Phillips has been selected to compete at the Olympic Games in London this summer (12).Princes William and Harry's 31-year-old cousin will be a member of Great Britain's equestrian eventing team....

Artist And Singer Rolf Harris Adds To His Royal Accolades

Co-hosting Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in London last week (ends08Jun12) has served artist/TV presenter and hitmaker Rolf Harris well - he has been awarded one of Australia's highest honours as part of Her...

Gary Barlow's Jubilee Track Reigns For Another Week

Gary Barlow's collaborative track to mark Queen Elizabeth Ii's 60 years on the throne is still reigning over the U.K. singles charts.Sing, which was penned by the Take That star and Lord Lloyd Webber and...

Kate Winslet Set For Royal Honour

Actress Kate Winslet is to be given a royal award in Queen Elizabeth Ii's upcoming Birthday Honours List, according to a report.The Titanic star will be handed a Commander of the Order of the British...

Gary Barlow 'Set For Obe Honour'

British singer Gary Barlow has landed a top award on Queen Elizabeth Ii's upcoming Birthday Honours List, according to a U.K. report.The Take That star has been heavily involved with the monarch's Diamond Jubilee celebrations...

Will.i.am Saved From Royal Blunder By Cheryl Cole

Will.I.AM was saved from breaching royal protocol by using his phone during Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert after Cheryl Cole ordered him to put the device away as they walked onstage.The Black Eyed Peas...

Sir Mccartney Declined To Perform Hey Jude At Jubilee Concert

Sir Paul Mccartney turned down the chance to perform his Beatles classic Hey Jude at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert because he plans to sing it at the London Olympics instead.The veteran musician took...

Tony Christie Hurt By 'Cruel' Joke

British singer Tony Christie has been left fuming after comedian Peter Kay made a savage joke about him at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert.Kay, who covered the singer's hit Is This The Way To...

Duran Duran Angry About Jubilee Snub

Simon Le Bon is angry about being snubbed for the Diamond Jubilee concert.The Duran Duran frontman was ''underwhelmed'' by the concert line up to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth on the throne and upset...

David And Victoria Beckham Salute The Queen

David and Victoria Beckham have capped Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee with a video tribute saluting the monarch for her 60-year reign.The soccer superstar and his fashion designer wife were among the stars who heaped...

Lego Pistols Salute The Queen

A wannabe animator has given Queen Elizabeth Ii an extra special Diamond Jubilee 'gift' - a Lego version of the Sex Pistols performing punk anthem God Save The Queen.A creative punk fan, using the online...

Suggs' Vertigo Fears At Buckingham Palace Gig

Madness frontman GRAHAM 'SUGGS' MCPHERSON feared his vertigo would be an issue during the band's historic two-song set on the roof of Buckingham Palace for Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee - but the excitement of...

Queen Thrills Thousands At Close Of Diamond Jubilee

Thousands of royal-watchers took to the streets of London on Tuesday (05Jun12) to cheer Queen Elizabeth Ii at the close of the U.K.'s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.Brits have been enjoying a four-day public holiday since Saturday...

Daniel Radcliffe Considered For Jubilee Anthem

Daniel Radcliffe was initially considered to sing lead vocals on Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee anthem, but was later ruled out because of his anti-monarchy stance.Take That star Gary Barlow and theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd...

Spice Girls Regret Diamond Jubilee Gig Snub

The Spice Girls are regretting their decision to turn down the chance to perform at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Concert after watching the spectacular show on TV.The Wannabe hitmakers were last year (11) asked...

Sir John Throws Diamond Jubilee Tea Party For Toddler

Sir Elton John hosted a star-studded Diamond Jubilee tea party on Monday (04Jun12) before taking the stage at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Buckingham Palace super-gig.The rocker joined thousands of Britons who used the Queen's jubilee celebrations...

Sir Elton John Battles Back From Illness To Wow The Queen

Sir Elton John was in spectacular form as he returned from illness to perform at Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert in London on Monday evening (04Jun12).The Rocket Man returned to the stage on Sunday...

Stars Celebrate At Queen's Diamond Jubilee Spectacular

Robbie Williams kicked off his former Take That bandmate Gary Barlow's pop and classical music spectacular to mark Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee with the Coldstream Guards on Monday evening (04Jun12).Over 10,000 ticket winners joined...

Robbie Williams Kicks Off The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Gig

Former Take That star Robbie Williams kicked off Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert with the Coldstream Guards on Monday evening (04Jun12).Over 10,000 ticket winners joined the Queen, her son Prince Charles and grandsons Princes...

Prince Philip Hospitalised In London

British royal the Duke Of Edinburgh has been hospitalised as his wife Queen Elizabeth Ii celebrates her Diamond Jubilee.As Brits prepared to celebrate the Queen's reign with a star-studded concert outside Buckingham Palace on Monday...

Madness To Play On Palace Roof For Jubilee

British ska act Madness will perform their 1980s hit Our House from the roof of Buckingham Palace in London as part of Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee concert on Monday (04Jun12).The Queen will host an...

Prince Philip Hospitalised In London

British royal the Duke Of Edinburgh has been hospitalised as his wife Queen Elizabeth Ii celebrates her Diamond Jubilee.As Brits prepare to celebrate the Queen's reign with a star-studded concert outside Buckingham Palace on Monday...

Queen Elizabeth Ii's Diamond Jubilee Flotilla Lands New World Record

Queen Elizabeth Ii has helped to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest parade of boats after leading a 1,000-strong fleet along London's River Thames as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The British...

Gary Barlow's Sing Tops U.k. Albums Chart On Diamond Jubilee Weekend

A collaborative project organised by Take That star Gary Barlow to mark Queen Elizabeth Ii's 60 years on the throne has shot to the top of the U.K. albums chart on her Diamond Jubilee weekend...

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