McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's Birthday Honors
19 June, 2017, 00:20 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
Others winning recognition included Police Constable Keith Palmer, who was killed as he confronted an attacker with a knife outside Parliament, and Bernard Kenny, a passer-by who tried to protect lawmaker Jo Cox from being stabbed and killed.
Tourists Allen Pemborke and Paul Short are also both receiving the Queen's Commendation for Bravery after they helped the wounded who were shot on a beach in Tunisia in 2015.
"This honour is a recognition of not only her personal success, but also the importance of sport and activity in the life and health of millions of people across the country".
Danny Kerry, who led the British women's team to a historic triumph in Rio past year, has been awarded an MBE for services to women's hockey.
Ed Sheeran is made MBE for services to music and charity - 26 year old singer and songwriter is a very well known charitable celeb and hosts a selection of fundraising concerts yearly.
He said: "I have had the privilege to work with so many talented and committed people".
Pioneering cardiologist Professor Mahendra Varma has been awarded an OBE for his services to cardiology.
Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire and Miranda actress Patricia Hodge also both receive OBEs for services to drama.
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The 20-year-old Ostapenko, who is ranked 47th, clinched it with her first match point, with a backhand down the line. By now the momentum was unstoppably with Ostapenko and she took her first match point after an hour and 59 minutes.
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Tillerson announced that the Department of State had secured Warmbier's release at the direction of the Republican president. Warmbier also stated that he had been told that if he was detained, a donation of $20,000 would be made to his mother.
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Apple said it has concentrated on the internals of the OS this year so it can "push the Mac forward" in the future. The processor is accompanied by a brand-new Radeon Pro graphics card from AMD's recently launched RX 500-series.
Bafta award victor Dame Julie, 67, and Gone With The Wind starlet Dame Olivia are both honoured for their services to drama.
Elizabeth Burton-Phillips, from Twyford, has been awarded the honour due to her dedication to helping families of drug abuse, and forming a charity to support them.
Northern Ireland captain Davis has been awarded an MBE for services to football.
David Walliams, who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
The comedian-cum-actor is being honoured for his contribution to the entertainment arena and social service, thus adding another accolade to his kitty of awards he earned throughout his career, reports The Guardian.
A member of the Prison Service was also recognised in the birthday honours.
While her earlier years were defined by comedy, her later years have seen her take on more serious parts, including as politician Mo Mowlam in 2010's TV docudrama Mo and as the wife of an accused rapist in 2016 series National Treasure.
Bethan Harding, the head of primary years at Bede Academy in Blyth, has been made an MBE for services to education.
Interestingly, this list was on of the most diverse thus far with half of this year's honourees being 10%, and 10% from black or minority ethnic backgrounds.
Mexico equalised eight minutes later through a Javier Hernandez diving header after poor defending by the Portuguese. Once the match got underway, Mexico dominated possession without really troubling Portugal keeper Rui Patricio.
The jury in the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby has deadlocked in its opinion and a mistrial has been declared by the judge. Cosby said in a radio interview before the trial he hoped to resume his performing career after the Constand case was resolved.
Close to $1 million worth of meth in the form of colorful lollipops was seized Tuesday from a Houston-area home, officials said. Diaz asked reporters. "We found the amount of drugs seized from this house was almost a million dollars in street value".
"IT'S OFFICIAL!" Mayweather wrote on his Twitter account alongside a short video that included photos of both fighters. The biggest question now is will McGregor be able to touch Mayweather in the upcoming boxing match.
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He went on to add, "last season was one of the most competitive in the Championship in years - there's real quality". The agent of Reading boss Jaap Stam appears to have ruled out a possible switch to become Leeds United manager.
"We've had some very good discussions today and those discussions are continuing this afternoon", she said. And our promise to you is that we will always strive to provide indispensable journalism to our community.
House of Representatives resumed normal business activities Thursday after sharply curtailing them following the shootings. Crystal Griner, one of the Capitol Police officers, was hit in the ankle and is in good condition at MedStar Washington .
Justice Department policy is that a sitting president can not be indicted by a grand jury, the Post also reported Wednesday . Mr Comey told Congress last week he believed he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe.
In a statement , Snyder said Lyon was "a strong leader" and added that he and Dr Wells were "instrumental in Flint's recovery". Wells are the highest ranking officials to be charged in the state attorney general's investigation into the crisis.
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For his part, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said that there are high chances of Erdogan soon visiting Qatar . Sunni monarchies like the UAE likely rallied behind Saudi leadership and against Qatar as they fear uprisings at home.
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President Donald Trump will make a statement from the White House on Wednesday about the shooting of a top House Republican . A law enforcement official said the shooting is being investigated as a criminal act rather than an act of terrorism.
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As such, legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases. Cosby of sexually violating them, but the statute of limitations for prosecution had run out in almost every case.
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Brinson came to the Brewers as the center piece in the August 2016 trade that sent catcher Jonathan Lucroy to the Texas Rangers . In the seventh, Josh Hader came out to make his Major League Baseball debut. "Some pitches started working for me there".