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Queen's Brian May bids farewell to London after 'physically challenging' time on tour

The guitarist said he would now be taking a two-day break before heading out on tour across Europe for a month.He added it was the first time that Europeans will be seeing the band since the “catastrophe of Brexit.”Brian wrote in the caption: “Au revoir London !!! This little gem of a post pretty much sums up how I feel right now.“Suddenly our series of London shows is completed - 10 packed and riotous concert nights - part of probably our most physically challenging yet most emotionally rewarding run around the UK ever.“And now we grab a much needed two-day break, and head out to Europe for a month of serious touring.
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Adele and Harry Styles 'snubbed Queen’s invite' to perform at her Royal Jubilee concert
Adele, 34, and Harry Styles, 28, reportedly turned down the opportunity to perform at the Platinum Jubilee weekend.The artists did not take to the stage as part of the four-day celebrations to honour the Queen's 70 years of service.The Platinum Party at the Palace was a huge show as part of the Queen’s celebrations earlier this month.The event saw a number of global superstars perform outside Buckingham Palace, including the likes of Queen, Rod Stewart and Alicia Keys. Concert organisers were apparently keen for Adele to join the line-up. However, the Los Angeles-based reportedly turned them down, snubbing the concert in spite of being awarded an MBE for her services to music in 2013. "They were told she couldn’t do it,” a source claimed.“Scheduling issues, or something like that, were given as an excuse."It caused a lot of surprise, particularly as she was awarded an MBE. “After all, how many chances will there be to perform in front of Buckingham Palace for the Queen?" the insider told The Daily Mail. Meanwhile, a source told the paper that Harry “was asked”, but did not go into further detail.A source close to the former One Direction explained to Express.co.uk that he has been busy on his tour as well as promoting his new album.He also headlined Radio 1's Big Weekend in Coventry the week prior.Express.co.uk have contacted Adele and Harry’s representatives for comment. Platinum Party at the Palace took place on June 4, featuring the Queen herself in a pre-recorded comedy segment with the much loved Paddington Bear. Comedian Lee Mack served as host for the event, while Prince William and Prince Charles gave speeches.There were some pre-taped tribute messages from some huge names, including Sir Paul McCartney and former
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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Party At The Palace rakes in biggest TV audience of 2022
BBC has said a peak audience of 13.4 million viewers tuned in to Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Party at the Palace on Saturday night. The special Jubilee event, which was broadcast on BBC One, had a huge audience share of 66.8% and an average overnight audience of 11.2 million.It was held outside Buckingham Palace and featured star performances from the likes of Rod Stewart, Alicia Keys and Sam Ryder, with Paddington Bear even making an appearance.The concert kicked off with The Queen having tea with the much-loved animated bear as they bonded over their love of marmalade sandwiches.The clip brought back fond memories of the video she made with Daniel Craig as James Bond for the London 2012 Olympics.The Queen and Paddington then tapped out the rhythm of Queen's We Will Rock You on teacups, before Queen and Adam Lambert appeared to get the show going.Elsewhere, viewers were left in hysterics after comedian Lee Mack's dig at Prime Minister Boris Johnson.He told the crowds: "We are here right outside the gates of Buckingham Palace for the party of a lifetime."And I tell you what, finally you can say the words 'party' and 'gate' - and it's a positive."The event also featured dance act Diversity, as well as songs from hit musicals including Hamilton, The Lion King and The Phantom of the Opera.The Platinum Party at the Palace tripled the number of football fans who watched England lose by a goal to nil to Hungary.A peak of just 4.5 million watched the national team’s defeat, with an average of 2.7 million viewers.As well as the millions of people watching at home, there was a crowd of 20,000 members of the public in attendance at the palace.
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Harry and Meghan miss Jubilee concert to 'spend Lilibet's birthday privately'
Queen's Platinum Jubilee concert.But rather than it being a snub to the Royal Family, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen to sit the event out so that they can celebrate their own daughter's birthday instead.More than 30 members of the royal family are set to gather at the BBC’s Platinum Party at the Palace tonight (Saturday, June 4) – including Prince William and Kate Middleton.The party will take place in front of Buckingham Palace.But Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chose to spend the night celebrating their youngest daughter Lilibet's first birthday instead.A spokesperson for the couple, who stepped down as senior royals in 2020, said they were spending the day privately – although no details about how Lilibet's birthday was celebrated have been given.The family has been staying at the highly secure Frogsmore Cottage, due to it having 24/7 security, something the couple forfeited when they left their working royal roles.The huge celebration concert, featuring acts such as Diana Ross, Sir Paul McCartney, Queen and Adam Lambert and Alicia Keys will be attended by Prince Charles and Camilla and Prince William and Kate Middleton.It has not been confirmed whether the Queen will make an appearance tonight, despite it taking place outside her front door, but others attending include the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their children Lady Louise Windsor and Viscount Severn.Also in attendance will be the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, and Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank.Zara and Mike Tindall, who spent the day at the Epsom Derby with Princess Anne and Sir Tim, will also be there, as will the Queen’s cousins the Duke of
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'He'll smash it!' Penny Lancaster reassured after admitting 'nerves' at Rod's Jubilee show
She wore her blonde tresses pulled back away from her face as she grinned for the snap.Fans took to the comments to reassure the model that her beau would take the stage by storm.Instagram user tonysargent38 penned: "Nerves? He’ll smash it! Unfortunate placement of face mask though lol!" referring to Rod holding his mask.It comes as Rod took to his Instagram stories to share a clip of himself and his backing singers and dancers rehearsing in front of the Queen's home.A post shared by Penny Lancaster (@penny.lancaster)The star left onlookers stunned as she attended the dress rehearsal in front of the famous landmark.Towards the end of the clip, Rod removed his face mask to give the camera a cheeky grin.Addressing the Jubilee concert, Rod said: "Queen Elizabeth has given incredible service to the United Kingdom over the last 70 years and I’m delighted to be able to join her in celebrating her Platinum Jubilee with the Party At The Palace."She has demonstrated to the world what a special person she is and how lucky we are to have her.This will be a momentous occasion," he added.The I Don't Want To Talk About It hitmaker is just one of the celebrities who will be performing at the landmark concert.Queen + Adam Lambert are set to open BBC's Platinum Party At The Palace concert on Saturday evening.It comes 20 years after Brian May performed God Save The Queen on the roof of Buckingham Palace to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002.Other stars set to perform include Duran Duran, composer Hans Zimmer, Ella Eyre, Craig David, George Ezra and Elbow.Elton John is also set to make an appearance at the concert, just days after he was spotted in a wheelchair after taking a break in his tour due to health issues.The icon touched down at
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Queen 'to be replaced by other royals' at Trooping the Colour for the first time ever
Her Majesty could be replaced by other members of the Royal Family at the Trooping the Colour display for the first time in 70 years.Plans are reportedly being made for senior members of The Firm to stand in for the 95-year-old Queen during important parts of the Platinum Jubilee ceremony, reports The Telegraph.Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Anne may take the royal salute instead as the monarch continues to adapt her busy schedule around her mobility problems.However it is still hoped that Queen, 96, may be able to attend other sections of the landmark event at Horse Guards Parade on Thursday June 2.On the same day, the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories will come together to light a beacon at the same time as the principal beacon at Buckingham Palace.Then Friday June 3, a Service of Thanksgiving for the Queen’s reign will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral, before the star-studded Platinum Party At The Palace on Saturday June 4.Queen and Adam Lambert will perform first at the concert — which will be broadcast live on BBC — while Alicia Keys, Nile Rodgers and the UK's Eurovision runner-up Sam Ryder will also take the stage later in the evening.Hopes of weather fit for a Queen have been raised after forecasters predicted the anniversary of Her Majesty's 70 years on the throne would coincide with an extended spell of warm and bright conditions.John Hammond of weathertrending said: “The potential is there for a lot of rain in some places.
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