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Formula 1 2019: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says knighthood not on his mind after winning sixth world title
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Formula 1 2019: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says knighthood not on his mind after winning sixth world title

Lewis Hamilton says he is not expecting his sixth Formula One world championship to be recognised with a knighthood at the end of the year.

Theresa May attracts criticism from domestic abuse charities for awarding knighthood to Geoffrey Boycott
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Theresa May attracts criticism from domestic abuse charities for awarding knighthood to Geoffrey Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott was convicted in France in 1998 of hitting his ex-girlfriend; he maintains his innocence and said he couldn’t give a toss about the criticism.

Andrew Strauss, Geoffrey Boycott bestowed knighthood in former British PM Theresa May's resignation honours list
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Andrew Strauss, Geoffrey Boycott bestowed knighthood in former British PM Theresa May's resignation honours list

England cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been given knighthoods by Theresa May in her resignation honours list.

Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb honoured with knighthood by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace
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Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb honoured with knighthood by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

Bee Gee Barry Gibb has received a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, and says he hopes his late brothers Robin and Maurice are proud of him.

Ringo Starr becomes second member of The Beatles to receive knighthood; says 'I'll wear it at breakfast'
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Ringo Starr becomes second member of The Beatles to receive knighthood; says 'I'll wear it at breakfast'

Ringo Starr, the 77-year-old former Beatles drummer, received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William.

ATP Finals: Twitter reacts to Andy Murray's victory; World No 1 tipped for knighthood
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ATP Finals: Twitter reacts to Andy Murray's victory; World No 1 tipped for knighthood

Andy Murray was tipped to become 'Sir Andy' after crowning a golden season on top of the world, following his defeat of long-time rival Novak Djokovic.

Facing criticism for knighting Prince Phillip, Australian PM says he will not resign
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Facing criticism for knighting Prince Phillip, Australian PM says he will not resign

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday that he had not contemplated stepping down, as pressure mounted on his leadership following his controversial decision to make Britain's Prince Philip a knight.

Sad my knighthood got blocked for allegedly punching girlfriend, says Boycott
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Sad my knighthood got blocked for allegedly punching girlfriend, says Boycott

The Telegraph reported MPs including the Home Secretary, Theresa May, had supported to honour Boycott until the move was halted by the Cabinet Office owing to his 18-year-old conviction.

Here's why Ben Kingsley treasures his knighthood
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Here's why Ben Kingsley treasures his knighthood

Oscar-award winning actor Ben Kingsley says his knighthood made him feel accepted in a way his own mother, actress and model Anna Goodman, never did.