More than a thousand people have been given awards in the New Year Honours List - including many from the East Midlands.
The recipients include a GP from Loughborough and an archaeologist who led the team that found the remains of King Richard the Third under a car park in Leicester. Rajiv Popat reports.
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Another dry, breezy but also very mild day. Sunny spells developing by the afternoon.
Fog and low cloud will clear through the morning, revealing a fine day with long spells of hazy sunshine. Feeling very mild for February.
A man who was found with fatal injuries earlier this week in Wolverhampton, has been named as 26-year-old Cameron Wilkinson.