Karren Brady gets CBE for services to women

Karren Brady has been awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Credit: PA

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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Midlanders given New Year's Honours

People from the Midlands have received New Year's Honours in the list for 2014.