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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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Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament, never having been past the third round. Halep said she was deeply affected by nerves leading into the final.

"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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Officials told KLAS that the child's body was found so badly decomposed that authorities weren't able to determine the gender. She said her husband had killed their third daughter, 6, during an altercation when the family was still living in IL .

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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He also said that political parties can not issue whip to their member to vote a particular person in the Presidential election. The President is elected through a system of proportional representation, which comprises MPs and members of state Assemblies.