Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet, 37, who achieved worldwide fame for her role in the 1997 blockbuster Titanic, will receive a CBE today for services to drama.
The actress said: "I feel deeply proud to receive this, as a part of an ever-expanding community of British actors and film-makers who are fortunate enough to be able to contribute to an international industry. This makes me very proud to be a Brit."
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A city became a land of the giants as huge puppets took centre stage in one of the UK's biggest-ever street theatre performances.
Thousands of people turned out in Liverpool to watch Sea Odyssey, an epic £1.5 million production by French marionette experts Royal De Luxe.
The three-day event tells the story of a 30-ft Little Girl Giant searching for her father, a missing crewman on the sunken Titanic.
To see ITV Granada's coverage of the event, click here.
Three giant puppets - a little girl, her dog and her diver uncle - continue their parade of Liverpool's streets today, as part of the city's Titanic centenary celebrations.
The Sea Odyssey event, created by French company Royal de Luxe, is expected to cover 23miles around the city over the weekend.
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Liverpool will come to a standstill this weekend as it is taken over by giant puppets for a street theatre production inspired by the Titanic.
Little Girl Giant has been produced by marionette experts Royal De Luxe and will tell a love story based around the sinking of the famous liner 100 years ago.
The giant puppets, which have appeared in the UK only once before, are expected to attract thousands of spectators as it makes its way through Liverpool over the next three days.
To see ITV Granada's coverage of the event click here.
On two cruise ships following the journey taken by Titanic in 1912, two miles above the wreck, descendants of those who died, prayed and reflected on the 100-year anniversary of the disaster.
A memorial service, marking the 100th year anniversary of the Titanic disaster, has taken place aboard the MS Balmoral at the wreck site in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Cruise ship passengers - including descendants of those who perished - and crew said prayers at the spot where the Titanic sank with the loss of more than 1,500 lives.
The two Titanic memorial cruise ships - the Azamara from New York City and MS Balmoral from Southampton - have met at the at the site where the Titanic sank 100 years ago today.
A memorial service for the victims was held on board at 2.20am local time. Wireless officer Joseph Allen sent a morse code distress signal as part of the reenactment of the disaster and passengers threw wreaths into the sea.