THE Royal Family may have a combined net worth estimated as high as £72.5billion, yet the Queen's personal wealth is much lower than this. Here are some of the unexpected celebrities who are richer than the Queen. The Queen attends Chelsea Flower Show in a buggy The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne.
Good times could be over for investors in Britain's oil giants British company dividends are already falling behind the rest of the world before the proposed introduction of the controversial "windfall tax" on energy firms, a new report has revealed. Global payouts to shareholders surged 11pc to a record $304bn (£241bn) in the first three months of the year, according to investment firm Janus Henderson, while dividends from British companies dropped 22pc.
The Queen has had her favourite sandwich every afternoon tea since she was a little girl, according to a former chef, with the dessert likely to be at her Platinum Jubilee garden parties The Queen is reportedly so fond of her favourite sandwich that she has had it for every afternoon tea since she was a child, says a former Palace chef.
HEADING off on holiday this year? British tourists have been warned to watch out for a common holiday taxi scam. The travel money specialists FairFx have warned British tourists of common holiday scams and how to avoid them. Britons should be particularly careful using taxis abroad. Ian Strafford-Taylor, CEO of FairFX, said: “Holidaymakers have reported taxi and tuk-tuk drivers claiming their metre is broken before quoting an inflated price for the journey.
DREAMING of a day at the British seaside? A new study has revealed England's best beaches. Holidu, a search engine for holiday rentals, looked at Google reviews to find England’s best beach. Where was the top spot? Bossiney Cove in Cornwall was crowned as England’s best beach in the rankings.
Tons of food from lorries have to be thrown away after stowaways get aboard Risk of contamination means UK supermarkets will reject the fresh produce There's been a ‘significant increase’ of lorries suspected to have had migrants in Thousands of tons of food imported to the UK is being destroyed because of fears over contamination by stowaway migrants travelling in the back of lorries.
Afghan allies and British soldiers were “utterly let down by deep failures of leadership” in Government during the evacuation from Kabul, MPs have said, as they demanded the resignation of the Foreign Office’s top civil servant. A scathing report published on Tuesday called for Sir Philip Barton to consider his position over a “determination to avoid unearthing the facts” during an inquiry by the cross-party Foreign Affairs Committee.
Emma Raducanu’s never-say-die attitude will take her to the top of the women’s game, according to Mats Wilander. The British No. 1 rallied from a set down to beat junior French Open champion Linda Noskova 6-7(4) 7-5 6-1 in the first round at Roland-Garros on Monday.
The British driver was shocked to discover his car swamped by sea water after accidentally parking in the harbour at Borth Y Gest in Gwynedd, North Wales A British holidaymaker found his car flooded with sea water after accidentally parking in a harbour. The tourist had been struggling to find a parking spot when he drove down the slipway and into the harbour at Borth Y Gest in Gwynedd, Wales.
Depp v Heard: Actress' loss of earnings 'could be as high as $50m' - as Kate Moss prepares to give evidence in libel trial
Kathryn Arnold, an entertainment industry expert, used the example of "comparable actors" to tell a jury what she believed the 36-year-old's career trajectory would have been without the negative statements made by Depp and his attorney. Amber Heard's loss of earnings could be as high as $50m due to negative statements made by Johnny Depp and his attorney, an industry expert has told her libel trial.
'Stubborn' Emma Raducanu pleased to come through 'tough moments' in win over Linda Noskova at French Open
Emma Raducanu was pleased to come through some “tough moments” and beat Czech teenager Linda Noskova on her French Open debut. The US Open champion rallied from a set and a break down to win 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 6-1. Noskova, 17, won the 2021 girls' title in Paris and it was the first time on the WTA Tour that Raducanu had faced an opponent younger than her.
The British singer's third solo album, which is a follow-up to 2019's 'Fine Line',has broken the record for the most first-day Alexa album requests for a male artist in Amazon Music history.
AceShowbiz - Harry Styles' album "Harry's House" has broken further records on Amazon Music. In addition to smashing the record for the most first-day Alexa album requests so far this year, the "As It Was" hitmaker's third solo album has broken the record for the most first-day Alexa album requests for a male artist in Amazon Music history.
This stunning photograph was taken by British photographer Simon Needham from the relative safety of a Plexiglass box A male lion stands atop a mound strewn with bones at a wildlife reserve and sanctuary in South Africa. This stunning photograph was taken by British photographer Simon Needham from the relative safety of a Plexiglass box.
Iran forced me to sign false confession before setting me free from six-year jail hell, says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
FREED Iranian hostage Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she was forced to sign a false confession before flying home. And she said a British official was with her as she signed the statement while “under duress”. The mum of one, 44, was freed in March, six years after being arrested on spying charges.
The next generation of Nvidia GPUs is just around the corner. The long-awaited successor to the Nvidia Ampere series of graphics cards is almost here, with the next generation being teased for release in mid-to-late 2022. Codenamed 'Lovelace' after British mathematician Ada Lovelace (who is considered to be the first computer programmer), you might better recognize these GPUs as the GeForce RTX 40 series.
British chef, TV and radio host Andrea Oliver is co-presenting the hour show on Channel 4 at 8pm on Monday May 23. Channel 4's Food Unwrapped Gets Baking looks at the nation's favourite Maryland chocolate chip cookies and deciphers how the chips manage to remain solid.
Emma Raducanu, Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans all advanced to the second round of the French Open on a strong opening day for the Brits. Making her debut at Roland Garros, Raducanu was forced to battle hard against Czech qualifier Linda Noskova - two years her junior - and lost the first set to the 17-year-old.
The family of a Brit facing the death penalty in Iraq for collecting "souvenirs" during a geology tour says they are "incredibly worried" ahead of his next trial. Father-of-two Jim Fitton was arrested in the Baghdad airport over smuggling allegations during his first visit to the country in March for a geology and archaeology tour.
Emma Raducanu was made to work hard for her first-round win over Linda Noskova at the French Open. It was a tricky Roland Garros debut for the British teenager, up against 17-year-old Noskova who was the junior champion in Paris 12 months ago, but she came through the test with a 6-7 7-5 6-1 victory.