Sure, it may be one of the most prestigious titles in British society (outside of the royal family, natch), but Thompson was more fixated on the fact that she was standing in front of her idol, Prince William.
She said: "I'd like to inspire others and empower others to believe in themselves, especially people with Down's syndrome".
Thompson's longtime relationship with The Royals also means that she was subjected to prying questions about Prince Harryand Meghan Markle's wedding in May. News. "He said, 'This day isn't about me, it's about you'". "I'm going, 'why isn't this top of the list?' We have kids begging in schools for leftover food, that's just bad".
The 59-year-old actress said she "sniggered" when the Duke of Cambridge presented her with the honor and even asked if she could give him a kiss.
The Oscar- and Bafta-winning star said it was "a very lovely feeling" to become a dame for services to drama.
Whitaker recusal from Mueller probe appears unlikely
The former Republican senator was active in the Trump campaign and had met twice with the Russian ambassador to the US. Despite Trump's criticism of the probe as a "witch-hunt", Sessions and Rosenstein both defended Mueller's integrity.
Lakers sign Chandler to fill need at center
One thing that isn't open for debate - the Lakers needed Chandler on Wednesday night. "I think it helps stabilise us", he said. Chandler is in his 18th season after entering the National Basketball Association draft out of high school in 2001.
Gunman and 12 others dead in California bar shooting
A sheriff's captain says eleven people were shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened fire in a crowded Southern California bar. The highway patrolman cleared the perimeter and pulled Helus out, and waited as a SWAT team and scores more officers arrived.
It was first announced in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June. She did, however, wear a fancy suit (adorned with a pin supporting equal pay for women) that measured up to his royal ensemble.
Speaking of the moment she shared with the William, Emma said: "I love Prince William! Or you can be like me and think, 'Hmmm, it's gonna be a really nice badge'".
She posed alongside her husband Greg Wise outside of the palace to commemorate the occasion.
Thompson reportedly plans to use the honor to shine a light on fighting child hunger around the holidays, as well as furthering causes that are close to her heart as a self-described "card-carrying feminist" and "human rights advocate".
But even video is subject to dispute: Users on Twitter began to say that the video Sanders shared was doctored and misleading. Shortly afterward, CNN said : "In an explanation, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders lied". "I worked with Jim @ Acosta at CNN .
Update: Frigate understood to sustain stb bow hull breach with massive water ingress, she's said to develop heavy bow tilt. The £500 million Helge Instad was launched in 2007 and is one of five Fridtjof Nansen-class frigates operated by Norway.
Now in his fourth year in the league, Rozier is averaging 7.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 22 minutes off of the bench. With Irving still around, it would be hard to justify paying a backup point guard that much money.
Other new programs based on Pixar's Monsters Inc . and Disney Channel's High School Musical will also be streamed on Disney +. The show is one of several ambitious series coming to Disney's Netflix challenger, which it has christened Disney+.
The weapon usually holds 10 rounds and one in the chamber, but the gunman used an extended magazine in this shooting , Dean said. Long was found dead by police in an office at the bar and is believed to have shot himself, Dean said.
This new supply uses the standard figure-eight-style input that's also used in the PlayStation 4 Slim, Xbox One, and Xbox One X . These are relatively minor tweaks which are less likely to influence anyone's decision to make the jump to a PS4 Pro.
The midterm election brought fewer increases than the balloting of two years ago, when five initiatives mandated pay hikes. However, the minimum wage has been the subject of much debate within the Missouri legislature for the last several years.
Geneseo is making its second-consecutive NCAA appearance after advancing to the NCAA Tournament third round past year . The Cougars defeated California 4-2, tied No. 1 Stanford 1-1 and took care of Washington 3-1 on Friday.
Days after ousting Comey, Trump said he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he made a decision to dismiss him. Richard Blumenthal said President Donald Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is a "break the glass moment".
Lewis Hamilton won't gift a race win to Valtteri Bottas
Vettel will hope for a repeat of 2017 this week - previous year he won in Brazil after Hamilton had won the title in Mexico. I think 18 was probably the best back in the day", he added. "I'm someone who really loves racing but the season is long".
Chelsea boss Sarri delighted for matchwinner Giroud
There was all the conditions to play very badly, for the cold, for the opponents, for the pitch, for everything. Sarri also confirmed that Alvaro Morata has remained back in London to train rather than play another match.
China's Xinhua news shows off AI news reader
China's state news agency has unveiled a virtual newsreader sporting a sharp suit and a somewhat robotic voice. The presenter struggled to appear completely natural, said Michael Wooldridge at the University of Oxford.
In China presented a model of "competitor" ISS
Chinese authorities aim to complete the assembly of the space station by 2022 with a projected lifespan of around ten years. China announced earlier this year that they would allow other countries to conduct experiments on-board Tiangong .