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Cumbria’s Tommy Mattinson is the World Gurning Champion for the 15th year running

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AS Sharon Osbourne has taught us, one expression can get you a long way in showbiz. So it is for Cumbria’s Tommy Mattinson, who is the World Gurning Champion for the 15th year running.

Posted: 24th, September 2013 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Superstars and Superfans: Paul Burrell is now as Royal as Princess Diana

Paul Burrell, Princess Diana's former butler, looks at a long, formal dinner dress in oyster duchesse satin, with a bolero jacket by Victor Edelstein that belonged to the Princess of Wales, in New York Monday Aug. 13, 2007. At left is the dress, valued at over $300,000 that is being offered on eBay through August 22, with proceeds going to the America's Promise charity which raises money for disadvantaged children. Burrell is returning as a judge for the second season of the WE cable television channel reality series "American Princess." At left is a positive negative black and white evening dress and bolero jacket by Murray Arbeid, second left is a long, formal dinner dress in oyster duchesse satin, with a bolero jacket by Victor Edelstein and at right is a long evening dress of back silk crepe and diamante paste embroidery by Catherine Walker, both of which also belonged to Princess Diana. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

PAUL Burrell is plugging his TLC show Superstars and Superfans.

From the makers of Sky1’s Pineapple Dance Studios, Superstars and Superfans follows the lives of some of the UK’s most dedicated and obsessed celebrity fans, providing a glimpse into

Posted: 16th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1982: When Michael Fagan met the Queen in her bedroom and urinated on the corgi food

MICHAEL FAGAN IN LONDON TODAY WHEN HE WAS PLACED ON PROBATION FOR THREE YEARS FOR ASSALUTING THREE POLICEMEN AND USING THREATENING BEHAVIOUR. FAGAN, 32, AN UNEMPLOYED PAINTER FROM HOLOWAY, LONDON, APPEARED AT HIGHBURY CORNER MAGISTRATES COURT FOR SENTENCING AFTER ADMITTING THE OFFENCES AT AN EARLIER HEARING. More than 6,000 mentally disturbed people have written to or visited royal palaces since 1993, according to a report published 9/6/99. Fagan broke into the Queen's bedroom at Buckingham Palace in 1982. 22/06/03 Experts were, baffled by how a man managed to evade a tight police cordon and allegedly climb on to the stage at Prince William s 21st birthday party last night as he was making a speech.    06/05/04: Michael Fagan, who broke into the Queen's bedroom at Buckingham Palace in March 1982 - she woke to find him sitting on her bed. A major review of security surrounding the royal family is being published later Thursday May 6, 2004. The report by the independent security commission comes after Daily Mirror journalist Ryan Parry got a job as a footman at Buckingham Palace ahead of George Bush's state visit last year, and is expected to call for tougher vetting of potential employees.

MICHAEL Fagan spent 10 minutes of 1982 talking to the Queen, who was in bed, after he climbed Buckingham Palace walls and up a drainpipe. It was the second time he’d broken into the Palace in a month.

He says …

Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Flashback, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Palace break in: did any police think to search Prince Andrew?

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CONFUSION as to what really happened when a man was found in Buckingham Palace tourist trail after hours (the Mirror says he’d paid to be there; the Indy said he scaled 12 floors) was only made worse when two days …

Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pippa Middleton shows off her latest arse in fu**ing red trousers

Pippa Middleton and Nico Jackson watch on Centre Court during day eleven of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon.

PIPPA Middleton has a new arse, and she’s keen to show it off to one and all.…

Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Palace police mistake Prince Andrew for terrorist as burlgar pays for a private tour

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TO Buckingham Palace, where the talk is of terrorists. Sky News says

A security review has been launched after a break-in at Buckingham Palace when a man scaled a fence to get inside the Queen’s home. Police said the man

Posted: 8th, September 2013 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana was murdered by a former SAS prisoner who hated his wife, says Daily Express

PRINCESS Diana is back in the news. The Daily Express leads with a shocker:

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Posted: 7th, September 2013 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana gives five stars to Naomi Watts’ Her Last Love film

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NAOMI WATTS is plugging her new film, Her Last Love, the story of her rumoured love affair with Dr Hasnat Khan:

“There were definitely moments when I felt Diana’s presence – I dreamed about her a lot, too, and

Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Film, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Faces of the day: The Princess Diana fans

John Loughrey (centre) looks at tributes left outside Kensington Palace, London, as a couple embrace, on the anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, who was killed in a car crash in central Paris along with Dodi Fayed.

FACES of August 31 2013: John Loughrey (centre) looks at tributes left outside Kensington Palace, London, as a couple embrace, on the anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, who was killed in a car crash in central …

Posted: 2nd, September 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Princess Diana murdered by a mentally ill SAS fantasist

Police services prepare to take away the car in which Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash that also killed her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, and the chauffeur. The crash happened shortly after midnight in a tunnel along the Seine River at the Pont de l Alma bridge, while paparazzi on motorcycles were following her car.

THE silly season was punctuated by the return of Princess Diana. News was that someone in or close to the SAS murdered Di. So said “Soldier N”. The story was broken by Channel 4, which noted:

“The allegations, if true,

Posted: 30th, August 2013 | In: News, Royal Family | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince George: Duchess Kate’s former piano teacher creates a song from the baby’s viewpoint

In the safe hands of the Duke of Cambridge, the royal couple and their son Prince George of Cambridge who was born yesterday, leave the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in west London.

HOW did you celebrate the birth of Prince George? The Duchess’s former piano teacher, Daniel Nicholls, has created the tune First Breath. He tells Hello! it’s “a song about birth from the baby’s point of view”.…

Posted: 10th, August 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Charles cashes in on Prince George with a range of tat and drugs paraphenalia

Posted: 31st, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince George: The Daily Mirror fills pages with hate and love for Royal baby

HOW does the Daily Mirror report on Prince George? With confusion, covering all angles in a welter of hagiographic praise and anti-monarchical rants presented as Republicanism:

Today The People (the Mirror’s Sunday cousin) tells readers:

Prince William is to take

Posted: 28th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The funniest moments from the Royal baby coverage on BBC and Sky News

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FOR those of you who missed the Royal Baby Prince George coverage on the telly, here are a few highlights to keep as souvenirs:

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Posted: 26th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Belfast and Dublin received news of Prince George’s birth

SO. How did the Sun’s Dublin and Belfast editions celebrate the birth of Prince George?

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Posted: 25th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Guardian’s snobby Republicans replace the Royal baby news of Comic Con and 2D heroes

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THE Guardian gives its online readers two versions of its front page. If you’re interested in the celebrity news that everyone else is getting, you can read its welter of facts and details on the Royal baby. If you’re not, …

Posted: 23rd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal Baby: ‘Its a black boy’ on Sky News with Kate Burley (video)

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SKY NEWS’ Kay Burley was LIVE! outsides St Mary’s hospital for the Royal baby’s emergence. She did not smoke. She did not not bite her nails. Burley Kate eased her nerves by talking and talking and talking. At one point …

Posted: 23rd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That Royal Baby – the newspaper front pages and ‘pull outs’ (with forceps)

A ROYAL baby is born. Hold everything. Was is over. Get the experts to pen 300 words on blue planceta:

 

What was Kate’s birth weight? Hopefully, the Express’ sister organ, OK!, will confront that question:

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Posted: 23rd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brands use the royal baby to flog their crap – the best and worst examples of desperate marketing

ASK not what your  can do for your future King but what your future King can do for you. Kate Middleton and Prince William’s son is but a few hours old and already he’s working  hard:

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Posted: 22nd, July 2013 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal baby: Prince William beat Hospital at Ballinrobe

TO Ballinrobe, Ireland, for the result of the Tote Return Profits To Racing M’dn H’dle on the night of the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s son:

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Third was a delighted Camilla Parker …

Posted: 22nd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


PROOF! Kate Middleton gave birth last week (says US tabloid)

LAST week Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth. Well so said US Globe magazine:

Prince Charles’ drunken wife Camilla suffered a devastating secret collapse as it became clear new mom Kate and her baby are going to be…

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Posted: 22nd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal baby: Lupo the dog picks out the names ‘Ace’, ‘Kirk’ and ‘Joey’

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STILL awaiting for the arrival of Kate Middleton’s baby, we turn for news to Hello! magazine. Lupo, Wills and Kate’s dog, has been talking:

“According to reports, Lupo has been nothing but co-operative — helping his owners choose their baby’s

Posted: 19th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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