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Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online

Dec 28th 2019, 7:29 PM 20,267 Views 17 Comments

It has been described as a “farcical and inexcusable mistake”.

'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy
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# Honours List

'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy

Dec 28th 2019, 12:23 PM 39,147 Views 27 Comments

In Northern Ireland, The Singing Priests – Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy – were honoured, as was Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody.

Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge
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# Geoffrey Boycott

Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge

Sep 11th 2019, 10:10 AM 24,009 Views 34 Comments

Geoffrey Boycott was nominated for a knighthood for services to sport this week.

The first black footballer to play for Liverpool turns down MBE as it would be a 'betrayal' to Africans
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From The42
# Honours List

The first black footballer to play for Liverpool turns down MBE as it would be a 'betrayal' to Africans

Aug 11th 2016, 4:22 PM 18,187 Views 45 Comments

Howard Gayle turned down an MBE because he felt by accepting the honour he would be letting down people who suffered under British colonial rule.

Deborah Bone, the woman who inspired Pulp's song Disco 2000, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Deborah Bone, the woman who inspired Pulp's song Disco 2000, has died

Jan 2nd 2015, 2:15 PM 31,146 Views 8 Comments

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Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood
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From The42
# Sit Down

Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood

Dec 31st 2014, 10:57 AM 16,146 Views 4 Comments

Queen Elizabeth can be so cruel sometimes.

Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours
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# Honours List

Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours

Dec 29th 2012, 1:06 PM 6,727 Views 19 Comments

Cyclist Bradley Wiggins and sailor Ben Ainslie are knighted, as all 29 British gold medallists from London 2012 receive an honour.

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve

Dec 31st 2011, 7:26 PM 3,825 Views 5 Comments

On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.