Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

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"Women have always achieved great things and I am pleased to see so many of them recognised this year", he said Monday.

However, fewer than half - 289 - of the total number of recipients were women. "We can do better than this and we will continue to strive to do better", Stone added.

Howard Tucker is awarded a CBE for services to worldwide justice for his past work as a member of the UN global Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Throughout her career she has been a strong advocate for marriage equality.

The actors Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy are awarded an OBE and CBE respectively.

Following a wave of terror attacks which struck the United Kingdom in 2017, former assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Mark Rowley, who led the national response, is honoured with a knighthood.

AWARDED Margaret Casely-Hayford
AWARDED Margaret Casely-Hayford

He was made an OBE in 2007 for his work. Footballer Jermain Defoe has been granted an OBE for his services to charity with the Jermain Defoe Foundation for underprivileged children. Fenella has appeared on stage professionally for sixty-six years.

The 28-year-old heavyweight world champion, who now holds the WBO, WBA Super, IBF and IBO crowns, was honoured for his services to boxing. The youngest victor is Menna Fitzpatrick, 20, team GB's most decorated winter paralympian - who also receives an MBE. She has picked up an MBE for services to Paralympic winter Olympic sport.

"To receive such an MBE from Her Majesty is just a tremendous honour".

Meanwhile, the Japanese-born, Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro - whose works include 'The Remains of the Day', the movie adaptation of which starred Thompson - has been awarded a knighthood by the Queen.

One of the State's top mining executives, a former Australian cricketer and educator and a world-leading breast cancer surgeon are among 18 graduates and three staff members of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

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