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Clare Balding Left Red-Faced During OBE Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Presenter Clare Balding was left by her own admission a gibbering wreck as the Princess Royal presented her with an OBE for a dazzling career in broad...

Why Clare Balding Is So Awesome And Deserves Her OBE

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

She was one of the best bits about the Olympics (apart from all those medals, of course), and Clare Balding's unflappable demeanour, hard work ethic a...

The Funki Dred Comes to Harvey Nichols - Exclusive Interview With Soul II Soul's Jazzie B

Kate Lawson | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

If I was to sing "Back to life, back to reality", you'll instantly recognise those lyrics as being from one of the biggest hits of 1989 by RnB, funk a...

'Quite A Nice 80th Birthday Present'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2012 | Home

Illustrator Quentin Blake has received a knighthood. The artist has delighted generations with his work and is particularly well-known for his draw...

Wife Of Disabled Stuntman Eddie Kidd Charged With Domestic Abuse

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

The estranged wife of disabled stuntman Eddie Kidd has been accused of domestic abuse. Samantha Kidd has been charged with six counts of assault b...

TV Choirmaster Awarded An OBE

PA | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Choirmaster Gareth Malone was thrilled to be given an OBE on the Queen's birthday honours list - and said he was indebted to his long-suffering parent...

Liveblog of the New Year's Honours List 2012

thesophie | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Comedy
thesophie

As rumoured, Ronnie Corbett gets a CBE for more than five decades work in entertainment. That's a one-up on his late comedy partner. Presumably, Ronnie Barker only got an OBE because he didn't hit the big five-oh. Everyone knows the Queen loves a golden anniversary. At least we'll avoid the 'It's Good Knight From Him' headlines.

Cousin Of Damilola Taylor's Killers Awarded OBE

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

A former drug-dealing gang member and cousin of schoolboy Damilola Taylor's killers is being honoured with an OBE after turning his life around. Ch...

Golfers Lead Sporting New Year Honours

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Rory McIlroy, who this year became the youngest US Open champion for 88 years aged just 22, has been honoured with an MBE in the New Year Honours. ...

Schoolboy Scoops £30,000 Prize For Car Seat Invention

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schoolboy Joseph Weaver scooped a £30,000 prize after winning a competition with his invention The Snug Hug. The 16-year-old could become a househ...

LISTEN: Winkler In A Happy Daze

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Happy Days star Henry Winkler is "over the moon" with his honorary OBE. The actor and director, who played The Fonz in the classic US sitcom, w...

Happy Days! The Fonz Gets An Honorary OBE

PA | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Henry Winkler has been made an honorary OBE for his work to highlight dyslexia in the UK. The actor and director, who played the Fonz...