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Articles Tagged '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. A twice-yearly tradition, the Queen’s honors are handed out at the beginning and halfway points of the year (the latter being known […]

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 Buckingham Palace and take home  a medal, or possibly a Dukedom. It’s all […]

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. There was much speculation that the 51-year-old music mogul would be knighted for his huge contributions to the world of music and entertainment. Instead, Annie Lennox was the most recognized name among the roster of entertainers. The […]