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#honours list

# honours-list - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Ex-English cricketer says knighthood nomination 'soured' by calls for removal over domestic abuse charge Geoffrey Boycott

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

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

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

# honours-list - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood

Queen Elizabeth can be so cruel sometimes.

# honours-list - Saturday 29 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Olympic connections dominate Queen's list of New Year honours Honours List

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

From TheJournal.ie Daily Fix: New Year's Eve Daily Fix

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.