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The original portrait, left, by Ralph Heimans and on the right, the defaced portrait

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Tim Haries, 41, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with criminal damage of more than £5,000

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Britain's Prince Philip attends a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in London

Prince Philip 'in good spirits' as Queen visits hospital but he will be out of action for two months, Palace says

Buckingham Palace says Duke of Edinburgh 'progressing satisfactorily'

Rivals trail behind fast-growing Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's will cement its position as the fastest-growing of the listed supermarkets this week by posting another rise in revenue.

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip 'progressing satisfactorily' after exploratory operation on abdomen

The Duke of Edinburgh, who will be 92 on Monday, had surgery on his abdomen under general anaesthetic and the results will now be analysed

The master faker of pictures preparing for Mike Leigh's film about JMW Turner

Mike Leigh is the latest director to require artist Charlie Cobb's services, for his new film about the great British artist JMW Turner, currently shooting in the UK. Cobb has churned out many fake Turner paintings for the still untitled film, due out in 2014, in which Timothy Spall plays Turner.

From left to right: Australian radio presenters Mel Greig and Michael Christian, and nurse Jacintha Saldanha who put through their prank call

Radio 'top jock' award for nurse death Australian prank DJ is 'disgraceful' says Keith Vaz

Michael Greig says regardless of the tragic events following the hoax, he is 'still at the top of his game'

Nicky Philipps has turned her hand to the Queen

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Cameron: 'We have had these sort of attacks before in our country and we never buckle in the face of them'

Woolwich attack: Britain 'will not buckle' in the face of terrorism, says David Cameron

Prime Minister cuts short visit to France and will chair a session of Whitehall's Cobra committee in the morning

Donald Macintyre's Sketch: A bejewelled, bemedalled, boring panto, starring Sir Alex Ferguson

Consternation! Twitter storm! Chris Grayling, or “Lord High Chancellor” to give him his Mikado-esque title, turned his back on the Queen! 

Newly uncovered footage emerges of Hindenburg airship, emblazoned with Nazi swastikas, flying over New York just hours before giant fireball killed 35 people

The huge German airship exploded above a New Jersey airfield on May 6 1937 – with newsreel footage of its burning wreckage forming one of the 20th Century’s most iconic images

Prince Charles is expected to take a more high-profile role in state affairs

Prince Charles acts as stand-in as the Queen scales down duties

Prince of Wales to attend Commonwealth meeting in place of 87-year-old mother

Dame Helen Mirren sought forgiveness for her dramatic outburst at a samba band performing outside London’s Gielgud Theatre on Saturday by sporting a homemade T-shirt promoting their cause

'They were very sweet once they knew I wasn't just a batty old woman haranguing them' - Helen Mirren seeks forgiveness for telling LGBT festival drummers to f*** off

Dame Helen Mirren “effed and blinded” at a group of drummers playing outside the West End’s Gielgud Theatre.

Icon, a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Dan Llywelyn Hall, which was unveiled today at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Artist Dan Llywelyn Hall defends his 'Spitting Image' portrait of the Queen against critics

The artist whose portrait of the Queen has been criticised as looking like a Spitting Image puppet has defended his work, saying he "wouldn't change a thing".

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