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Pendleton receives her CBE

Olympic champions Victoria Pendleton and Alistair Brownlee and the designer Stella McCartney are among those receiving honours at Buckingham Palace today.

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Stella McCartney 'excited' ahead of OBE ceremony

Designer Stella McCartney said she felt "really proud and really excited and honoured" as she arrived at Buckingham Palace to receive an OBE.

Fashion designer Stella McCartney arrives at Buckingham Palace with husband Alasdhair Willis. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

McCartney, who arrived with her husband Alasdhair Willis, was wearing one of her own creations - a blue fitted suit with a pencil skirt.

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