The Queen’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie married her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank today in the second royal wedding of the year. The newlyweds shared laughter and a kiss in front of the Royal Family and 850 guests including dozens of A-list celebrities such as singer Robbie Williams, models Cara Delevingne and Naomi Campbell, and actor Demi Moore. The wedding at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle came five months after the bride’s cousin Prince Harry married Meghan Markle in the same venue. The 28 year old princess, who is ninth in line to the throne, beamed as she arrived at the chapel in a dress designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos. Mr Brooksbank, 32, a drinks executive who was previously manager of the Mayfair nightclub Mahiki, has been the princess’s boyfriend since they met in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier nearly eight years ago. Most senior royals were there to support the couple including The Queen and the bride’s … [Read more...] about They’re married! Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank tie the knot
The best of andrea bocelli
Princess Beatrice and is to wed her fiance Jack Brooksbank on Friday, and the guest list is already looking impressive. As well as potential appearances from George and Amal Clooney and the Beckhams, Italian tenor singer Andrea Bocelli will also be performing during the ceremony. Here's everything you need to know about Andrea Bocelli including his best songs and when he's due to perform at the Royal Wedding: When did Andrea Bocelli start music career? Born in Tuscany, Italy, in 1958, Bocelli learned to play the piano, flute and saxophone as a child. He launched his career when a demo tape he had made ended up in the hands of Luciano Pavoarotti. Bocelli was invited on tour with Italian rock star Zucchero, where the pair performed the song Miserere together. In 1994, he released his first album in Itlay, II Mare Calmo Della Sera. He gained recognition across Europe when he released Bocelli in 1995, which featured Con Te Partiro. The song would later become the popular duet … [Read more...] about Andrea Bocelli to sing at Royal Wedding: Everything you need to know
"Time To Say Goodbye" has been declared as the country's favourite funeral song.The Andrea Bocelli classic was by a substantial margin the most popular choice among the Irish public.The research carried out by AA Life Insurance was a novel way to highlight the importance of having life insurance.Barry Aldworth of the AA says that people need to have a plan in place.He said: "The best piece of advice is to get some kind of cover in place early and don't avoid these discussions."They are not a pleasant topic but they are important to have."It is only through these discussions you will be able to make sure that you or your spouse are financially protected."- Digital Desk … [Read more...] about You’ll never guess the nation’s favourite funeral song…
Filled with romance and beauty, “Passione” is a lush collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado, and the late Edith Piaf. The album reunites Bocelli with 16-time Grammy Award-winning producer David Foster, who produced Bocelli’s 2006 release “Amore,” which sold more than 4.2 million copies. “Passione” is in essence the second volume of “Amore,” with a “fil rouge” which ideally connects the albums. As with “Amore,” which featured timeless masterworks, “Passione” includes several beloved classics such as “Love Me Tender,” “Girl From Ipanema,” and “Sarà Settembre,” (better known to English-speaking audiences as Neil Diamond’s “September Morn”). Jennifer Lopez is featured on the soft and sensual track “Quizás Quizás Quizás” and Nelly Furtado joins … [Read more...] about Andrea Bocelli: A voice for all ages
Published June 12, 2015 Wow, can you believe our bar guide is five years old already? That means, in just 15 years, it will be old enough to go drinking downtown. And it’ll definitely know all the best places when it does. Over the last few weeks, we sent our team (who previously could have been described as “fresh-faced and intrepid”, but are now more “grey-faced and shaking”) to grab a beer, people-watch, and take in the atmosphere of Reykjavík’s many downtown bars, and report back accordingly. In total, we went to just shy of fifty bars. This included a fresh look at all of the places we covered last year. And while that might seem like retreading old ground, downtown Reykjavík is actually a bar merry-go-round on which places are constantly opening, closing, changing spaces, changing floors, changing names, taking back a previous name, or even reviving a long-dead one. Bars here also regularly change hands, and when they … [Read more...] about THE GRAPEVINE’S BIG-ASS BAR GUIDE 2015!