State & Ceremonial

Ruth Langsford "thrilled" and "proud" as Eamonn Holmes is awarded an OBE

Broadcaster and television presenter, Eamonn Holmes, has been awarded an OBE by The Queen in the New Years Honours list. The 58-year-old has been named on the list for services to broadcasting in a career which spans for almost four decades. Speaking to Hello!, Eamonn said: “This honour recognises a large body of work stretching nearly 40 years full stop the amazing thing is I was given an…
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Arise Dame Darcey Bussell, Sir Barry Gibb & Sir Ringo Starr - New Year's Honours revealed

Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell, Bee Gee Barry Gibb and Beatle Ringo Starr are among those being honoured in the 2018 New Year Honours list, which also recognises the achievements of other well-known faces, including Hugh Laurie and Eamonn Holmes. Darcey Bussell now becomes Dame Darcey Bussell, as she is knighted in the annual honours list. Also knighted are Barry Gibb and Ringo Starr…
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Royal Navy sailors will perform Changing of the Guard for first time in history

Next week will see nearly 90 sailors from 45 of Her Majesty’s Royal Navy Ships and establishments perform the first ever Royal Navy Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in London. The sailors have been undergoing extensive training to learn the intricate routines and drill movements needed to execute the historic royal guarding duties and ceremony at The Queen’s official residence. They…
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