Women outdo men on New Year Honours list for first time

More women than men have been named in the New Year Honours list for the first time ever - accounting for 51% of the recipients. They include actress Penelope Keith, singer Katherine Jenkins and Gavin and Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones.

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Lynda Bellingham 'thrilled and honoured' by OBE

Actress Lynda Bellingham has tweeted her joy at receiving an OBE after being treated for cancer:

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