New Year honours list

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Alan Cumming hands back his OBE citing the ‘toxicity of empire’
Actor says recent conversations about role of monarchy ‘opened his eyes’ to suffering of Indigenous people around the world

Tim Jonze

27, Jan, 2023 @11:46 AM

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01, Jan, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Community champions dominate new year honours list
Charity fundraisers and volunteers supporting refugees among those recognised for their contribution

Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Gymshark founder who launched £1.25bn empire in parents’ garage awarded MBE
Ben Francis, 30, among slew of businesspeople recognised for services to commerce and economy in new year honours list

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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New year honours list includes outspoken critics of government
Chris Bryant and Julian Lewis receive knighthoods while Michael Marmot gets Companion of Honour

Peter Walker Political correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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New year honours 2023: Mary Quant and Lionesses among those recognised
Brian May and Grayson Perry are knighted, Denise Lewis is made a dame and Frank Skinner becomes MBE

Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Leah Williamson among Lionesses recognised in New Year honours list
Four players from England’s winning team at Euro 2022 have been recognised in the New Year honours list

Suzanne Wrack

30, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Honours committees ‘pressured by No 10 to reward Tory donors’
Former committee members tell Channel 4 News investigation of efforts made to persuade them to toe line

Nadeem Badshah

21, Dec, 2022 @11:48 PM

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Petition to revoke Tony Blair’s knighthood hits 1m signatures
Creator of petition says former PM ‘caused irreparable damage to constitution of UK’ with Iraq war

Damien Gayle

07, Jan, 2022 @6:44 PM

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UK government urged to rescind Tony Blair’s knighthood
Labour leader Keir Starmer defends honour to former prime minister who led UK during Iraq war

Jessica Elgot

04, Jan, 2022 @1:45 PM

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Speaker defends Tony Blair knighthood after backlash
Critics argue legacy of 2003 Iraq invasion makes former PM unsuitable for Queen’s highest honour

Vanessa Thorpe

01, Jan, 2022 @5:32 PM

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Billionaire Tory donor knighted in new year honours list
Boris Johnson accused of ‘wrong priorities’ after David Winton Harding given award for services to philanthropy

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

31, Dec, 2021 @10:30 PM

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