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.
Pakistan issued its first passport to a citizen of the transgender, which in the "floor" is indicated "X" instead of "man" or "woman." 30-year-old activist Farzana Riaz admitted that the document will help her avoid trouble in foreign travel due to the mismatch between gender and appearance.
In the U.S. state of new Hampshire Republicans approved a bill that allows pregnant women to commit murder without any consequences. The policy did not immediately notice the vagueness of the wording in one part of the document. The text had to be corrected before the signature of the Governor.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.