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New Orders of British Empire update Twitter profiles

Some of the people honoured as Orders of British Empire, including gymnast Louis Smith and choreographer Arlene Phillips, have updated their Twitter profiles with their new titles.

Gymnast Louis Smith MBE's new Twitter profile Credit: Twitter/@louissmith1989
Paralympic rider Natasha Baker MBE's new Twitter profile Credit: Twitter/@NBakerParaRider
Choreographer Arlene Phillips CBE's Twitter profile Credit: Twitter/@arlenephillips


Arlene Phillips to reinvent herself as a comedian

Arlene Phillips holds her Commander of the British Empire (CBE) medal Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Choreographer Arlene Phillips has received a CBE for her services to dance and her charity work for the Alzheimer's Society.

Speaking after the ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the former Strictly Come Dancing judge revealed she wants to reinvent herself as a comedian as she approaches a landmark birthday.

"I want to be funny this year. I'm about to turn 70 so now I can let myself go," she said.

"I'd like to be in a comedy or do something totally over the top, maybe a sketch show."