The Queen has made her second appearance of the day as she triggered the lighting of the principal Jubilee beacon at Windsor Castle. At the same time thousands of beacons were lit in villages, towns and cities across the UK to honour the Queen's 70-year reign. Her Majesty started the ceremony from the quadrangle at Windsor Castle, with the Duke of Cambridge representing his grandmother, alongside other members of the Royal Family, at Buckingham Palace, the site of the "Tree of Trees" principal beacon. Although traditionally the principal beacon would be set on fire, this year it took the form of a near-70ft light installation. At Windsor Castle, the Queen, wearing a green jacket, gloves and glasses, pressed the quadrangle to start the lighting of the Jubilee. As she walked from the castle's sovereign entrance into the Quadrangle, the Queen was greeted by more than 100 people who live within the walls of the royal home and were invited to the event. Chief Yeoman … [Read more...] about Platinum Jubilee: Queen triggers lighting of Jubilee beacons across UK
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Meghan Markle: Royals 'don't want to ruffle feathers' says Nicholl Sign up for FREE royal alerts SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info It emerged earlier this week that the findings of a Buckingham Palace investigation into bullying claims made by royal staff against Meghan will never be published. A royal insider claimed the Queen did not want the investigation made public as there has been "enough drama" surrounding the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are living in California after quitting royal duties. Related articles Royal Family LIVE: Harry and Meghan ‘damage control’ comes ‘too late’ Harry and Meghan 'raised eyebrows' with solo moment at Jubilee event The source told Vanity Fair: “It was … [Read more...] about Queen fed up with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ‘drama’ and wants ‘line drawn’
July 03, 2022 - 19:13 BST Zara Tindall's husband Mike Tindall and his podcast co-hosts are now selling gin – but his grandmother-in-law the Queen got there first Zara Tindall's husband Mike is already a retired rugby union star and successful podcast host but he's now added a new string to his bow. The dad-of-three has launched a new gin brand with his friends James Haskell and Alex Payne, who are also the co-hosts of his show, The Good, the Bad & The Rugby . SEE: Mike Tindall pleads with fans ahead of life-changing experience Called Blackeye , the spirit comes in a distinctive black bottle and costs £40 for an unsigned bottle and £60 for a signed one. No doubt the Queen will appreciate her grandson-in-law's endeavours, because she is known to enjoy gin herself from time to time – as well as to sell it! Loading the player... WATCH: Mike Tindall comes out in support of James Haskell The … [Read more...] about Zara Tindall’s husband Mike’s new venture revealed – and he’s following in the Queen’s footsteps!
Roman Kemp discusses working with dad Martin Kemp Sign up for FREE for the latest news from the world of showbiz SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Capital FM host Roman Kemp didn't spare his dad's blushes when he admitted that his 60-year-old father Martin often sneaks into his home for a chocolate fix. After the radio broadcaster, 29, bought his first house, his Spandau Ballet star father bought one two doors down and quickly moved into his street, resulting in him "sneaking" out to his son's behind Shirlie's back. Related articles Amanda Owen confirms sudden split from grumpy husband Clive James May swipes at Top Gear co-stars for 'trying to join aristocracy I am not doing this job to become … [Read more...] about Roman Kemp embarrasses Spandau Ballet dad Martin over ‘sneaking’ out behind Shirlie’s back
This story was originally broadcast on "Sunday Morning" October 3, 2021. Considering they've been playing the riff for half a century, maybe it shouldn't be a surprise, but knocking the rust off never sounded so good, as this band tuning up in a rehearsal hall in Burbank. "A band like ours," said Patrick Simmons, "is a little different than a lot of bands, I think." The Doobie Brothers are more than a "little different," selling more than 50 million albums over the last 50 years. Correspondent Jim Axelrod said, "You can count on one hand and maybe have a few fingers left over the number of bands that have had that kind of longevity?" "Right. I think we all feel pretty lucky," said John McFee. While other members have come and gone over the years, Simmons, McFee, Michael McDonald and Tom Johnston – the core four Doobies – are all feeling pretty fortunate to still be playing together, and are not about to let the kind of festering resentments that broke up other bands (and … [Read more...] about The Doobie Brothers: “These are the better days”
Published 16 June Share close Share page Copy link About sharing Sir Elton John kicked off the UK leg of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to an enthusiastic crowd in a packed football stadium. He treated fans at Carrow Road in Norwich to 23 of his hits, starting the show with Bennie and the Jets. Sir Elton, 75, announced the Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour would be his last, back in 2018, but it was halted during the pandemic. The singer has said he wanted to spend more time with his two children. "Believe or not, this tour has been going for a long time and this is the first English date we've done, due to you know what," he told the crowd. "So it's lovely to be here in Norwich and playing to you guys." The star took to the stage in Norwich wearing a black tuxedo with pearl trimming, a white ruffle shirt and yellow sparkly glasses for the first of his three … [Read more...] about Elton John kicks off UK leg of farewell tour in Norwich