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Former head of Oldham's Lifelong Learning Lynda Fairhurst was given an OBE for her services to Further Education in the official birthday honour's list.

The principal of Belmont Nursery School in Londonderry, Jennifer Marshall, was also awarded an MBE for services to education.

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".

"I was shocked and taken aback when I was told about it". I thought it was a joke at first.

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"It was just something that had never registered with me, that I might receive something like this".

In October 2015 he scored twice in the famous 3-1 victory over Greece which helped Northern Ireland qualify for Euro 2016, their first major tournament in 30 years.

Miss Vorderman said: 'I'm thrilled that wonderful Johnny Johnson has been recognised with an MBE. "I have a huge association there and I think of it very fondly". And he captained the team at the Euros in France last summer.

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has also been awarded an OBE for his services to the sport, having racked up 104 caps for his country and playing 13 years with Ulster. Best, 34, is now touring New Zealand with the Lions.

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Hamas warned that the decision would have "disastrous and dangerous" results that could lead to an outbreak of violence. Egyptian security forces also uncovered and destroyed some of the tunnels dug under the border with Gaza.

Ms Hunniford has been awarded an OBE for her services to cancer charities through breast screening services and cancer support.

He has been recognised by Her Majesty the Queen for his services to music and charity and will accept his award in Buckingham Palace later this year.

Bernard Kenny, who was stabbed in the abdomen as he tried to stop neo-Nazi Thomas Mair attacking Mrs Cox outside her constituency surgery in Yorkshire, receives the George Medal one year on from the murder.

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The airline canceled departures for most of Saturday from its busy London Heathrow hub and at Gatwick Airport. British Airways pledged to reunite bags with irked customers - though it cautioned it may take some time.