knighthood

What a whacky week of TV! And the biggest whack came with Britain's Got Talent blowing The Voice right out of the water as it ended the best ever series yet - with a dog winning the day!
Sir Konstantin Novoselov, the scientist who discovered the "wonder material" graphene with colleague Sir Andre Geim, will
Sir Andre Geim, the scientist who discovered the "wonder material" graphene with a colleague, will be knighted by the Prince
The man charged with overseeing the building of the venues, facilities and infrastructure for the Olympic Games will be knighted
Fred Goodwin's life in the banking premier league was shattered as the taxpayer rescue of his wounded bank turned him into
Sir Fred Goodwin's knighthood will be examined by a committee with the power to strip people of their honours, David Cameron
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.
Today is the 48th birthday of a television show that I can truly say changed my life - Doctor Who.