Designer Victoria Beckham received the order of the British Empire from the hands of Prince William, writes BBC News. The ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace in London.
Beckham lives and works in the US but was born and spent most of his life in the UK. She was noted for her contribution to the fashion industry and received the title of officer of the order of the British Empire.
"Visit today at Buckingham Palace — an absolute pleasure," said the designer. She added that she is proud of her nationality, but receiving the order of her honour.
Beckham also noted that her success would not have been possible without the love and support from family. The event was attended by her parents and husband, former England international David Beckham. He received a similar award in 2004 from the hands of Queen Elizabeth II.
Victoria Adams rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of the British pop group Spice Girls. Since July 4, 1999 married to footballer David Beckham, the couple have four children (three sons and a daughter).
From 2000 to 2004, after the collapse of the girls band, Victoria tried to build a solo career, and then focused on the fashion industry. First, she collaborated with various brands, and in 2009 launched its own brand Victoria Beckham Collection. Her collections are sold in the most prestigious and largest Department stores in the world and shown at new York fashion week.
25-year-old nurse from Ghana suffering from vitiligo became a successful model. Enam of Heikens told reporters that seven years on the skin appeared and began to grow bright spots. The students mocked her unusual appearance and hunted girl. The problems did not end when she grew up.
The leader of the Scottish liberal democratic party William Rennie was photographed with a sheep. A politician is touring Scotland and meets with voters before the local elections of may fourth. During a visit to the farm in Fife, he jokingly began to fight with a artiodactyl.
British Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 91st birthday. In his honor in London's Hyde Park, the tower of London and in Windsor Great Park near Windsor castle thundered a salute of cannon. The official celebration is scheduled for June 17. On this day in front of Buckingham Palace will be a parade.
In Minsk warn Lithuania about the readiness of the military to use force in case of repeated violations of our airspace, said commander of the air force and air defence forces of Belarus Oleg Dvigalet. He noted that on 19 April Lithuanian civilian aircraft flew into Belarusian territory in close proximity to an NPP under construction.
Forward of St. Petersburg SKA Ilya Kovalchuk intends to return to the National hockey League. According to Sportsnet, the probability that 34-year-old hockey player go into the "new Jersey devils". This information was denied by a member of the Board of Directors SKA Alexander Medvedev.
"Syrian democratic forces", consisting of detachments of ethnic Kurds and Arabs, has announced the surrounded Syrian city of raqqa — the unofficial capital of the terrorist group "Islamic state". SDF has taken control of all strategic roads leading to the town.