The TV actress Jenny Agutter has become an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's Honours list, which was revealed today. She took a break from filming the TV series Call The Midwife to tell ITV News that she was "extremely touched" to receive the honour.
Two teenage sisters from south Cumbria have been honoured with the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to charity in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Alice Pyne (right), 16, and her sister, Milly (left), 13, from Ulverston, are among the first people in 20 years to receive the BEM after it was scrapped in 1993.
They have raised more than £100,000 for charity.
At the age of 13, Alice was diagnosed with Leukaemia and came to prominence when a list of things she wanted to achieve before she died was posted on the internet.
The list attracted the attention of the international media and she met Prime Minister David Cameron last year.
Cookery writer and television cook Mary Berry said it is "very, very exciting" to be honoured with a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Actor and director Kenneth Branagh has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
The Prince of Wales has been awarded the highest rank in all three military services by the Queen.
The Queen today appointed Charles honorary five-star rank in all three services to acknowledge his support in her role as Commander-in-Chief.
He becomes a Field Marshal, Admiral of the Fleet and Marshal of the Royal Air Force in the honorary promotion decided by the Queen.
Two members of the royal family currently hold five-star rank - the Duke of Edinburgh in all three services and the Duke of Kent, who is a Field Marshal.
Actress Amanda Redman became a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List published today.
English golfer and world number one Luke Donald became a Member of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List published today.