I turned down a romp with DiCaprio! Dame Eileen Atkins, 78, reveals why she said no to a steamy kiss with Leonardo – and still regrets it | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 2 November 2012 Dame Eileen Atkins as Maud, Lady Holland in the recently cancelled Upstairs Downstairs Dame Eileen Atkins is feeling rather pleased with herself. She has been performing a tough Beckett play, in which she is on stage for the entire 75 minutes, for three weeks already and she hasn’t lost her temper once
Zara Phillips struggles to control High Kingdom at the equestrian-horse inspection just days before she is due to compete | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 28 July 2012 After her bitter disappointment at not being able to take part in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, Zara Phillips is honoured to be representing her country at the London 2012 Games. But she appeared to be struggling to control her horse, High Kingdom, today as she paraded him around the equestrian arena in Greenwich Park, the site for the equestrian and modern pentathlon events at the 2012 Summer Olympics
My haven: The News At Ten presenter Julie Etchingham invites us inside her dressing room at ITV’s London studios | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 6 July 2012 Julie Etchingham 'My Haven' 14.05.12 Photo Chris McAndrew / All Moral Rights Asserted 2012. 07740 424 810 1 BIG MAC Most people of my generation would say Sir Trevor McDonald is their idol when it comes to news. So when I was asked to re-launch News At Ten with him in 2008 –which this poster was for – I couldn’t believe it.
Is that your lucky colour, Ma'am With Philip by her side, a beaming Queen wears favourite blue as she leads Royal carriage procession on first day of Ascot Queen last year wore blue on 29 per cent of her public engagements – three times as often as she wore any other colour Royal course renamed Golden Jubilee Stakes as Diamond Jubilee Stakes in her honour | UPDATED: 18:49 GMT, 19 June 2012 The Queen arrived for Royal Ascot today amid all the pomp and pageantry expected at the first day of the world-famous race meet. As befits Royal tradition dating back 300 years to when Queen Anne founded the Royal Ascot in 1711, the monarch, accompanied by Prince Philip in the horse-drawn royal carriage, led a procession from from Windsor Castle to the Berkshire race course this afternoon. The Queen, whose choice of hat colour is always the subject of frenzied bets, looked immaculate as ever in a powder blue dress and coat by Stewart Parvin
Kate recycles ANOTHER outfit: Duchess steps out in Missoni coat dress just two months after she last wore itDuchess recycles coat but swaps usual nude heels for sensible navy courts Joins the Queen and her husband to meet crowd of 35,000Royals explore city on East Midlands part of Diamond Jubilee tourWitty William jokes with crowd, many of whom arrived at 5am to join | UPDATED: 16:54 GMT, 13 June 2012 Thrifty Kate recycled an outfit again today as she stepped out in a powder blue tweed coat dress that she wore just two months ago. The Duchess of Cambridge freshened up the look by pairing the dress with a navy cocktail hat by Rachel Trevor Morgan and navy court shoes in place of her usual nude heels.
It's not quite the QE2! Queen and Prince Philip look a touch out of place as they brave Mersey cruise on amphibious duck boat for Diamond Jubilee visit | UPDATED: 18:35 GMT, 17 May 2012 The Queen today showed her taste for adventure as she tried out one of Liverpool's most popular tourist attractions – an amphibious boat that can travel on both land and water. Along with the Duke of Edinburgh, the monarch stepped gingerly on to the bright yellow duck boat, waving a shade uncertainly as it sailed off down the Mersey. If she felt out of place on board the unusual contraption, the Queen tried not to show it, smiling graciously from the window as if she were on board the QE2, rather than pootling along on what some commented looked suspiciously like a floating skip
The unseen Queen: Sir Trevor McDonald on insights he gleaned about Her Majesty while making a documentary for Diamond Jubilee | UPDATED: 22:29 GMT, 4 May 2012 During my career as a television journalist I’ve been privileged to meet the Queen on many occasions and it has often struck me that, behind her formal public persona, she is kind and thoughtful on a very practical level.
Milk donors, breast pumps and plenty of patience: Transgender father describes complex system that enables him to breastfeed baby son | UPDATED: 21:43 GMT, 2 May 2012 A transgender man breastfeeds his one-year-old son by using a supplemental nursing system. Trevor MacDonald, an openly gay father from Winnipeg, Canada, has been breastfeeding his son since the day he gave birth to him
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Why Reggie Yates is the Voice of the future | UPDATED: 14:54 GMT, 6 April 2012 As the ratings battle between the BBC’s The Voice and ITV1’s Britain’s Got Talent becomes increasingly bitter, the Beeb’s new presenting duo has been largely overlooked. But the selection of Reggie Yates as co-host, alongside the ever-popular Holly Willoughby, has fulfilled a long-held desire to discover a high-profile black prime-time presenter. A lack of racial diversity among its top hosts has long provided a headache for BBC management, which, for many years, has been criticised for having too many white faces fronting major shows.