North East Paralympian receives MBE

Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Josef Craig has received an MBE from the Queen at today's investiture ceremony.

Craig, who won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year, was the youngest Paralympic gold medallist at the London 2012 Games.

Josef Craig receives his MBE from the Queen Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The 16-year-old swimmer, from South Shields, has been awarded an MBE for services to Paralympic Sport.