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# honours list

This year
Boris Johnson awards close allies and aides linked to partygate in resignation honours list
Jacob Rees-Mogg and Priti Patel were given a knighthood and a damehood.
Last year
England's heroes, Chris Kamara included in New Years Honours List
Team captain Leah Williamson, who lifted the Women’s Euro trophy after a 2-1 victory over Germany at Wembley, has been made an OBE.
All time
Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online
It has been described as a “farcical and inexcusable mistake”.
'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy
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
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
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
Do you recall…
Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood
Queen Elizabeth can be so cruel sometimes.
Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours
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
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.