Queen Elizabeth’s Honors

John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas Top the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Our congratulations go to two of the U.K.’s most beloved acting luminaries, as John Hurt and Kristin Scott Thomas have been made a knight and a dame respectively in the Queen’s 2015 New Year’s Honours List.

Ten Great Britons Who Declined The Honours List

Thanks to the biannual honors list, the British have a unique way to celebrate achievement in all walks of life. Anyone can be nominated, providing there’s enough support, and they get to meet the Queen and have a nice day out at …

Queen Elizabeth’s New Year Honors List Revealed

The Queen’s annual honors list was released today, reports The BBC. But Simon Cowell didn’t make the cut.