Month: December 2021

Dancer and choreographer Ashley Banjo has said he is “humbled and extremely proud” to have been made an MBE following a year in which he became a spokesman for issues […]

Former prime minister Tony Blair is to be knighted with the highest possible ranking, Buckingham Palace has said, in an announcement that coincides with the New Year Honours List. Sir […]

The early leaking of names on the New Year Honours list is “very disappointing” and is being looked at, the Cabinet Office has said. A number of people, including England’s […]

Songwriter Bernie Taupin, best known for his long-running and fruitful collaboration with Sir Elton John, has been made a CBE in the New Year Honours. The lyricist, 71, has been […]

Trevor Phillips has been knighted in the New Year Honours. The news anchor and former politician, 68, was recognised for his services to equality and human rights. He currently fronts […]

A 12-year-old boy who raised enough money for his local hospice to hire 16 extra nurses through a camping challenge has been recognised in the New Year Honours. Max Woosey, […]

Adam Peaty capped another incredible year in the pool with an OBE for services to swimming. Peaty became the first British swimmer to retain an Olympic title with a characteristically […]

The Queen has appointed the first black person to the Order of the Garter, Buckingham Palace has announced. Baroness Valerie Amos, 67, a Labour member of the House of Lords, […]

The Queen has made the Duchess of Cornwall a Royal Lady of the Most Noble Order of the Garter. Camilla’s elevation to the nation’s most prestigious order of chivalry is […]

Emma Raducanu said she was “immensely proud and grateful” after her incredible breakthrough year ended with another accolade as she was made an MBE in the New Year Honours. The […]

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