There are hardly any tech people on the Queen's Birthday Honours List

Dame Julie Walters: from TV comedy to award-winning stage and screen roles

JK Rowling, Sir Paul McCartney and Delia Smith have been awarded the prestigious Order of Companions of Honour.

This list, revealed to mark the Queen's official birthday (10th June), honours over 1000 people and includes awards such as OBE, MBE and Knighthood.

Julie Walters, Billy Connolly and Ed Sheeran were among the famous faces awarded in the Queen's birthday honours.

The 96-year-old, who has been the subject of a number of campaigns to get him knighted, said the MBE was "as much honour" as he could "really expect".

Former SAS soldier and best-selling author Andy McNab receives a CBE for services to literacy and charity, while broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky is given an OBE for services to Holocaust commemoration.

Terry, from Grasscroft, is now the chairman of Mahdlo Youth Zone and said he feels "proud and honoured" to receive the award.

Ed receives his for services to music and charity. He will be honoured with the George Medal, which recognises that he saved lives.




David Walliams, who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

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. Last year, she was made a Doctor of the University of Bradford for her outstanding contribution to housing across the district.

Brian Noble, the former Bradford Bulls and Great Britain coach who is the current director of rugby at Toronto Wolfpack, receives an MBE for services to rugby league and charity.

Police Sergeant Gwyneth Buchanan, who was one of the first officers to specialise in supporting victims of domestic abuse, received an MBE for services to policing and the community.

England's men are due to play their second match of the Hockey World League semi-final tournament against Malaysia at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Saturday (4pm), before facing Olympic champions Argentina the following day.

Half of this year's honorees are women, while 10 per cent are from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

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