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#honours list

# honours-list - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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.

# honours-list - Thursday 11 August, 2016

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

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.

# honours-list - Friday 2 January, 2015

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

# honours-list - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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

Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood

Queen Elizabeth can be so cruel sometimes.

# honours-list - Saturday 29 December, 2012

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.

# honours-list - Saturday 31 December, 2011

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.