Topic: Elizabeth
queen elizabeth sends first tweet
October 25, 2014

Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to a museum Friday, signing it “Elizabeth R” - and even removing a glove to post it.The 88-year-old’s Twitter debut came during a visit to London’s Science Museum as she opened a new gallery dedicated to ...

elizabeth pena dies illness
October 17, 2014

Elizabeth Pena dies after brief illness

WASHINGTON (US): Elizabeth Pena died on Tuesday of natural causes, aged 55. Her death followed a short illness, confirmed her manager Gina Rugolo. Born in New Jersey and raised in New York, the Cuban-American actress was known for her television and film career. She played the mother of Sofia ...

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth makes actress Angelina Jolie a Dame

LONDON - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday in recognition of her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones and for services to UK foreign policy.The queen presented Oscar-winning Jolie, who is ...

Queen Elizabeth II meets Chinese premier

LONDON : Queen Elizabeth II welcomed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to Windsor Castle on Tuesday on a visit to Britain which aims to repair strained relations between London and Beijing.Dozens of Chinese were waiting outside the mediaeval castle, west of London, to greet Li on the first full day of his ...

queen elizabeth prince philip
June 09, 2014

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Britain's Queen Elizabeth watches the Derby at the Epsom Derby Festival in Epsom, southern England.Britain's Queen Elizabeth smiles next to Prince Philip at the Epsom Derby festival in Epsom, southern England.Britain's Queen Elizabeth smiles next to Prince Philip at the Epsom Derby festival in ...

queen elizabeth paris honour
June 08, 2014

Queen Elizabeth gets Paris honour

AFPPARISUnder grey skies but with hundreds cheering ‘Vive la Reine’, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday had Paris's best-known flower market named after her, capping a wildly successful three-day state visit to France.The star draw at D-Day commemorations in France attended by an ...

queen elizabeth
May 08, 2014

Queen Elizabeth

1Britain's Queen Elizabeth speaks with television presenter Mary Nightingale (2nd R) during her visit to the Journalists' Charity at the Stationers' Hall in LondonBritain's Queen Elizabeth is greeted by Lady Rothermere (Claudia Clemence) as Lord Rothermere (Jonathan Harmsworth, 2nd L) watches ...

elizabeth bieber license
December 17, 2013

Elizabeth gets Bieber’s license

CALIFORNIA: The Elizabeth Arden Company has purchased the fragrance licenses of Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj. The company bought the rights of the perfumes by both pop stars from Give Back Brands LLC, as they want to build on their celebrity portfolio. Chief executive officer of Elizabeth Arden - ...

elizabeth annoying woman
December 02, 2013

Elizabeth an annoying woman

MASSACHUSETTS, US: Elizabeth Banks ‘’curses like a sailor’’. The ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ star admits to overusing cuss words, but she can’t stop herself, despite having a sons, Felix, two, and Magnus, 12 months, with husband Max Handelman. She told ...

shane warne elizabeth reconcile
November 04, 2013

Shane Warne, Elizabeth reconcile

Basingstoke, UK - DM - Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne have reconciled. The 48-year-old star and the retired cricketer have got back together after the brunette beauty called time on their engagement in September - two years after he popped the question - when the actress reportedly found intimate ...

malala skips school meet queen elizabeth
October 19, 2013

Malala skips school to meet Queen Elizabeth

LONDON - Malala Yousafzai was reduced to fits of laughter on Friday by Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip as she met the royal couple at Buckingham Palace.The 16-year-old, who was shot by the Taliban for championing girls’ rights to an education, met Queen Elizabeth at a ...

malala smiles meets queen elizabeth
October 18, 2013, 6:29 pm

Malala all smiles as she meets Queen Elizabeth

Malala Yousafzai was reduced to fits of laughter on Friday by Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip as she met the royal couple at Buckingham Palace.The 16-year-old, who was shot by the Taliban for championing girls' rights to an education, met Queen Elizabeth at a reception for youth, ...

elizabeth hurley star royals
September 23, 2013

Elizabeth Hurley to star in US TV show The Royals

NEW YORK: Her engagement to former cricketer Shane Warne may have hit the rocks, but Liz Hurley can take her mind off her personal problems by starring as a queen in a new US TV show.Hurley, 48, has been signed up by the E! network to shoot a one-hour pilot show called The Royals, with filming due ...

artifact elizabeth helen
August 04, 2013

Helen wants Elizabeth I artifact

ONDON: Dame Helen Mirren would love to own a handwritten note by Queen Elizabeth I. The regal actress - who has played both Elizabeth I and reigning British queen, Elizabeth II - feels a great affinity with the monarchs having portrayed them on screen and stage, and thinks it would be ...

queen elizabeth attend ashes lord
July 14, 2013

Queen Elizabeth II to attend 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's

LONDON: - Queen Elizabeth II will attend the first day of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground on Thursday. The Queen will be introduced to the players and match officials on the pitch, before meeting management staff of the two teams and watching part of the ...

helena play elizabeth taylor
June 07, 2013

Helena to play Elizabeth Taylor

LOS ANGELES: British actress Helena Bonham Carter will play late screen icon Elizabeth Taylor in a TV movie that will explore Taylor’s tempestuous relationship with actor Richard Burton which captivated audiences and headlines. The first photograph of Bonham Carter as Taylor and British actor ...

elizabeth quit queen
May 18, 2013

Elizabeth to quit as UK Queen?

LONDON (SS): Queen Elizabeth is stepping down! According to a bombshell new report from America’s Globe magazine, the British Monarch will abdicate the thrown - much to the delight of her daughter-in-law Camilla. Camilla - who’s married to Prince Charles - apparently declared, ...

Queen Elizabeth to miss Commonwealth meet in SL

  LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II will miss the Commonwealth heads of government meeting inSri Lankain November, sending her son Prince Charles in her place, the palace announced on Tuesday. It will be the first time the 87-year-old monarch has missed such a meeting since it was first held in 1971, ...

queen elizabeth 87
April 22, 2013

UK’s Queen Elizabeth turns 87

LONDON :  Queen Elizabeth II marked her 87th birthday with little fanfare on Sunday, spending the day privately.This year is an eventful one for the monarch as she will mark the 60th anniversary of her coronation, staged at Westminster Abbey on June 2 1953. And her third great grandchild - who ...

Elizabeth Olsen confirms Godzilla role

LOS ANGELES (DS) Elizabeth Olsen has confirmed her Godzilla involvement. The actress discussed the film on the BAFTA red carpet last night.”It’s definitely not lighthearted,” she told Absolute Radio. “It’s kind of going back to its roots of the original Japanese ...

Elizabeth Price wins Turner Prize

LONDON (BBC) Video artist Elizabeth Price has won the Turner Prize, one of the art world’s most prestigious and controversial awards. Yorkshire-born Price uses archival images, text and music to create works exploring the human relationship to objects and consumer culture. She secured the ...

85th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

LAHORE Though it was a belated reception held in connection with the 85th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, it turned out to be a well-attended function where prominent people from all walks of life could interact, refresh in minds old acquaintances, introduce and refamiliarise ...

Portman Play Elizabeth Bennet
December 13, 2009

Portman to play Elizabeth Bennet

NATALIE Portman is said to have signed up to star in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a novel written by Seth Grahame-Smith. The novel is a mash-up combining Jane Austens 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice with elements of modern zombie fiction. Austen has been credited as co-author of Pride and ...

Elizabeth Taylor releases heartfelt statement

ELIZABETH Taylor had a long friendship with Michael Jackson and was clearly devastated after hearing about his death. She released a statement to the press explaining how shes feeling. Heres what Elizabeth wrote. Its heartbreaking My heart ... my mind ... are broken. I loved Michael with all my ...

Extaliban Talks Expect Afghans
November 19, 2008, 7:15 am

Afghans expect more talks with ex-Taliban

Afghan government representatives and former members of the Taliban are expected to meet in Saudi Arabia soon for their second talks on a way to end the war in Afghanistan, an Afghan government official said on Wednesday. The senior official, with knowledge of meetings on talking to the Taliban, ...

Pakistani Oil Worker Kidnapped Somalia
October 08, 2008, 1:49 pm

Pakistani oil worker kidnapped in Somalia

Somali gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped a Pakistani oil worker in the country's breakaway Puntland region, an official said. "The incident took place in a village near Bossaso. We don't know the identity of the kidnappers and their motive, but it could be part of the growing criminal acts by ...

Nelson Mandela Charms Queen Elizabeth London Visit
June 26, 2008, 9:12 am

Nelson Mandela charms Queen Elizabeth on London visit

Former South African president Nelson Mandela charmed Queen Elizabeth II as she welcomed him to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. "You look younger every time I see you," the 89-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate told the British sovereign, 82, as she had him round for an informal chat. ...