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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Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has earned himself a place in football's history today after scoring against Manchester United.
Further showers or longer spells of rain for many tonight, heavy at times, particularly over the hills.
Further blustery showers are likely through the night, with these heaviest and most numerous towards the west.