Karren Brady, the former managing director of Birmingham City Football Club, has been awarded a CBE for services to entrepreneurship and women in business.
The entrepreneur still lives near Solihull despite now being the vice chair at West Ham United. She says she's proud to accept the honour in the New Year's Honours list.
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The Government has previously described the new coin - which enters circulation tomorrow - as "harder to counterfeit than ever before".
Cloudier than on Sunday, but some brighter, sunny spells later.
A cloudier start, but turning dry, sunny and warm.