- A total of 1,223 people were recommended to the Queen for an award
- 1,068 at the level of MBE, OBE and BEM - the British Empire Medal, which was reintroduced after 20 years in 2012 to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
- Women make up 47% of the total list, which includes 13 dames.
- Awards for sport make up 10% of the total honours
- A special London 2012 and Paralympic Games list was created to recognise the nation's sportsmen and women.
More top news
It is a murky picture across the UK and for most of the country it will stay dull and damp with extensive mist and fog overnight.
Police release CCTV of two suspects, one wearing a Scream mask, suspected to have been involved in a sexual assault on Halloween.
A £3.6m haul of cannabis has been found stuffed in more than 1,000 tins of olives in Ireland.