A fresh request has been made for disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein to be stripped of his CBE.
Boris Johnson is understood to have nominated Tory donor and Brexit-backer Peter Cruddas for a peerage after the City tycoon donated millions to the causes.
Former chancellors Ken Clarke and Philip Hammond have reportedly been nominated for peerages by Boris Johnson – months after he kicked them out of the parliamentary Conservative Party.
Olivia Newton-John has told of her pride in her British ancestry as she is made a dame in the New Year Honours.
Steve Backshall has said he has his parents to thank for his MBE as they instilled a love of wildlife and conservation in him from a young age.
British director Steve McQueen is known for his often gruelling films exploring subjects including slavery and sex addiction.
A renowned actor and star of a popular history show will be awarded an honorary degree from a city university next week.
Alfie Boe has said he is “honoured and thrilled” to be made an OBE.
Oscar-winner Olivia Colman said she is “totally thrilled” to be made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, while stage actor Simon Russell Beale is knighted.
Jack Reacher author Lee Child said his CBE is a “great honour”.
Presenter Dan Snow has been described as a “highbrow heart-throb”, and is a favourite among history enthusiasts and mums.
Sir David Pountney said his knighthood is recognition for opera.
Bear Grylls said he shares his honour with Scout volunteers around the country as he is made an OBE.
Historian and TV presenter Bettany Hughes paid tribute to her former teachers as she was made an OBE.
Rock veteran Andrew Roachford has said it is “indeed an honour” to be made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Sixties fashion star Dame Twiggy has spoken of the “amazing” experience of being made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales who told her: “About time you got this.”
An Aberdeen occupationl therapist who works to help patients recover from the devastating effects of strokes has been honoured by the Queen.
Men and women across the north-east have been recognised for their hard work and dedication in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Keira Knightley has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and will receive an OBE for her services to drama and charity.
Author Jeanette Winterson has said she hopes her CBE helps boost women’s “visibility” in the arts, adding: “We are still holding up half the sky.”
Classicist Mary Beard said it was a “smashing honour” to be made a dame in the Queen’s Birthday honours.
Alexandra Shulman will receive a CBE for services to fashion journalism less than a year after stepping down as British Vogue’s editor.
From bumbling British comedian to unlikely international heart-throb, the versatile Hugh Laurie has had a remarkable journey as an actor, comedian, writer and musician.
Ringo Starr has said it is “an honour and a pleasure” to be awarded a knighthood, 52 years after receiving an MBE with the “Fab Four”.
Marc Almond has insisted he is still a “little bit” anti-establishment, despite accepting an OBE for services to arts and culture.
A champion piper, a celebrated author and a suffragette are just some of the individuals to be honoured with plaques.
Aberdeen-born football legend Denis Law today described being awarded a CBE at Buckingham Palace as “fantastic”.
A FISH and chip shop boss rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous as he received an MBE at Buckingham Palace.