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Those who refuse an honour inevitably follow it up with a worthy fuss

The car of Camilla and Prince Charles in Fredericton, Canada last year

Armour-plated £300,000 BMW with poisoned gas alarm for Charles, the Prince of Wheels

Rumoured high-security vehicle described by motoring experts as 'über-technical land yacht'

Clare Balding to wed civil partner Alice Arnold

Clare Balding’s partner Alice Arnold has said the couple plan to marry after the gay marriage bill was passed last night.

A Prince William mask pictured on a photographer in the media pen outside King Edward VII's Hospital in London

As the Duchess languishes, the world’s paps and hacks freeze

Cold comforts and tetchy residents greet media army in Marylebone

Queen leads Remembrance Sunday tributes across the UK

The Queen led the nation in honouring the fallen today, as the country fell silent to remember its war dead.

Veterans recall Battle of El Alamein horror

Veterans of the Battle of El Alamein today described the horror of losing than 4,000 Allied troops as they marked its 70th anniversary.

Were we all guilty of letting Jimmy Savile get away with it?

It's not just the BBC who ignored rumours about the late television presenter. Questions must be asked of the NHS and Royal Family too

Party people: Tom Parker Bowles; Mary Portas with her partner, Melanie Rickey

Mega-rich at war! Party crowd vs The well-heeled

Sanchez Manning on locals who want Quintessentially to pipe down

Parker Bowles (right) says of Tonks: 'He doesn't bore you with his opinions; he isn't a lecturer, a bully. He does have his own views, but he isn't confrontational at all, and I like that in him.'

How We Met: Mitch Tonks & Tom Parker Bowles

Tom Parker Bowles, 37

Prince Charles has travelled to Portugal; Sweden; Canada and Spain in the last 12 months

Prince of Wales, and Spain, and Qatar... Charles' budget is up 11%

Royal family's accounts raise concerns amid austerity

Charles's income from grants-in-aid and Government departments rose from £1,962,000 to £2,194,000

11 per cent increase in Prince of Wales funding

The Prince of Wales's funding from the taxpayer increased by 11 per cent during the last financial year, official accounts showed today.

Roger Federer in action at Wimbledon

Roger Federer races into third round at Wimbledon

Roger Federer put on a show fit for royalty as he raced into the third round of Wimbledon with a 6-1 6-3 6-2 victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini.

Aung San Suu Kyi appeals for UK support

Aung San Suu Kyi appealed to Britain today "as friend and an equal" to support the people of Burma in their drive for democracy.

'Serve humanity', urges Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama has urged religious people to work for the good of humanity and care for the environment in an address at Westminster Abbey.

The Queen left Buckingham Palace for a formal jubilee thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral

Queen honoured during formal Jubilee thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral

It's usually one of the country's busiest roundabouts, where Sir Paul McCartney dazzled the crowds last night, outside Buckingham Palace. This morning it was creeping back to business as usual, as crowds of people sat and waited, and waited, not really sure what to do with themselves.

Fireworks were then set off from the top of Tower Bridge before the bascules of the bridge were lowered as many boats sounded their horns.

Queen's Diamond Jubilee river pageant comes to an end

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee river pageant reached its end as the 1,000-strong flotilla passed under Tower Bridge.

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Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Let's talk about loss

We need to talk about loss

Secrecy and silence surround stillbirth
Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Women may be better suited to space travel than men are
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album