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# honours-list - Saturday 28 December, 2019

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 20,235 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
# Honours List
# Honours List

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

Dec 28th 2019, 12:23 PM 39,104 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.

# honours-list - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 11th 2019, 10:10 AM 23,988 Views 34 Comments

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

# honours-list - Thursday 11 August, 2016

The first black footballer to play for Liverpool turns down MBE as it would be a 'betrayal' to Africans
# Honours List
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 18,147 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.

# honours-list - Friday 2 January, 2015

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 31,011 Views 8 Comments

Do you recall…

# honours-list - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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

Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood

Dec 31st 2014, 10:57 AM 15,806 Views 4 Comments

Queen Elizabeth can be so cruel sometimes.

# honours-list - Saturday 29 December, 2012

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

Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours

Dec 29th 2012, 1:06 PM 6,715 Views 19 Comments

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

# honours-list - Saturday 31 December, 2011

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

Daily Fix: New Year's Eve

Dec 31st 2011, 7:26 PM 3,804 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.