Thomp­son gets top Bri­tish award

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LON­DON (AP) — Ac­tress Emma Thomp­son has re­ceived one of Bri­tain’s high­est awards from Prince Wil­liam – and thought about giv­ing him a kiss at the Buck­ing­ham Palace cer­e­mony. Thomp­son re­ceived a dame­hood on Wed­nes­day in recog­ni­tion for her splen­did ca­reer, an event made spe­cial by the fact that it was given to her by Wil­liam, a long­time friend.

“I love Prince Wil­liam. I’ve known him since he was lit­tle, and we just snig­gered at each other,” she says. “I said, ‘I can’t kiss you, can I?’ And he said, ‘No don’t’!” Thomp­son was named for the fe­male equiv­a­lent of a knight­hood in the Queen’s Birth­day Hon­ors List in June.

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