#knighthood

  1. Why is Keir Starmer a Sir? How the Labour leader got his knighthood

    By Syraat Al Mustaqeem and Sian Baldwin Sir Keir Starmer will go up against Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in a general election on July 4. In his first campaign speech, he promised to “stop the chaos” and said a vote for Labour would be “a vote for stability”. Sir Keir is currently the
  2. What's the difference between a CBE, OBE, MBE and a knighthood? GBBO judge Paul Hollywood made an MBE

    By Sian Baldwin and Nuray Bulbul The Princess Royal has carried out an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, awarding big names including GBBO judge Paul Hollywood. The royal residence on Wednesday saw Hollywood get an MBE for services in baking and broadcasting. Hollywood became
  3. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson: DUP leader quits after being charged with historic sexual offences

    By Matt Watts Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has been charged with historical sexual offences and has quit as Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) leader. Sir Jeffrey has been suspended from the DUP pending the outcome of the judicial process and Gavin Robinson has been appointed interim party l
  4. The Knighted His sword sharpened against the foe, His armor burnished and gleaming, His boots marching steadfast, He strides toward heroic deeds. Newly knighted, no mere squire, With furrowed brow and steely glance, With heavy hand and lofty aim, His chest barely contained beneath the b
  5. No further action over cash for honours allegations against King's charity

    By Ryan Merrifield Detectives investigating cash-for-honours allegations involving the King's charity The Prince's Foundation are to take no further action. The Metropolitan Police said the decision followed advice from prosecutors and consideration of the information received to d