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From TheJournal.ie Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online Data Breach

Home addresses of UK Honours recipients accidentally published online

It has been described as a “farcical and inexcusable mistake”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy Honours List

'Rewarding cruelty and failure': A knighthood for Iain Duncan Smith sparks controversy

In Northern Ireland, The Singing Priests – Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy – were honoured, as was Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody.

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.

From The42 The first black footballer to play for Liverpool turns down MBE as it would be a 'betrayal' to Africans Honours List

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.

From TheJournal.ie Deborah Bone, the woman who inspired Pulp's song Disco 2000, has died RIP
From The42 Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood Sit Down

Jonny Wilkinson humbly accepts knighthood, doesn't get knighthood

Queen Elizabeth can be so cruel sometimes.

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.

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.