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Scots awarded New Year's Honours

Mon, 2013-12-30 15:19
Scotland's first black professor is among Scots from all walks of life who are recognised in the New Year's Honours.

Honour for Met Office head scientist

Mon, 2013-12-30 15:12
Met Office chief scientist Julia Slingo becomes a Dame in the New Year Honours, while the sports scientist who trained comedian David Walliams to swim the Channel is made an OBE.

Knighthoods for three senior MPs

Mon, 2013-12-30 15:11
Three senior backbenchers, Peter Luff, Richard Ottaway and Kevin Barron, have been given knighthoods in the New Years Honours list.

New Years list NI: 80 honoured

Mon, 2013-12-30 15:10
More women than men have been honoured in Northern Ireland for the first time on record.

Former Bank deputy governor knighted

Mon, 2013-12-30 15:07
Paul Tucker, who served as a deputy governor at the Bank of England is awarded a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.

Moshi Monsters boss honoured

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:59
Michael Acton Smith, founder of the firm behind Moshi Monsters, and Warren East, ex-chief executive of chip designer ARM, are named in the New Year's Honours List.

Mid Staffs campaigners honoured

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:59
Two women who led the fight against one of the most shocking failings in NHS history are recognised in the New Year honours list.

New Year Honours for campaigners

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:57
A bell ringer, two Downing Street cleaners and dozens of campaigners in England are recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Royal doctor knighted in honours

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:57
The Queen's physician who led the team that delivered the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby Prince George has been made a knight commander of the Royal Victorian Order.

Murray & Beckham miss out on honours

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:52
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and former England captain David Beckham are overlooked in the New Year's Honours list.

Charges over mother and son killings

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:44
A 32-year-old man is charged with murdering a mother and her young son, whose bodies were discovered in a house in Midlothian at the weekend.

VIDEO: 'Do dames eat toast for Christmas? '

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:36
Actress Penelope Keith says she is "delighted" to be made a dame in the New Year Honours list.

New Year OBEs for 'Netmums' founders

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:35
The three founders of the parenting website Netmums have received OBEs in the New Years Honours list.

VIDEO: Karren Brady 'proud' to receive CBE

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:35
Football boss Karren Brady says she was surprised but proud to learn she was to receive a CBE for services to entrepreneurship and women in business.

New Year Honours: Ten famous faces

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:34
Ten of the big names on New Year's Honours list

VIDEO: Crawford: 'CBE hard to keep secret'

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:32
The actor Michael Crawford has been awarded a CBE as part of the New Year's Honours list.

Acting dames among showbiz honours

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:31
Penelope Keith and Angela Lansbury are among those made dames in the New Year Honours list, with Antony Gormley, Michael Crawford, Lynda Bellingham, Katherine Jenkins and Nicholas Parsons also receiving titles.

In pictures: Sir Antony Gormley

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:29
The work of sculptor and new knight, Sir Antony Gormley

Latvia hopes euro will bring stability

Mon, 2013-12-30 14:07
Latvia hopes joining the euro will bring stability

Iran billionaire Zanjani 'arrested'

Mon, 2013-12-30 12:32
The billionaire Iranian businessman Babak Zanjani is arrested after being accused of withholding state oil revenue, state media say.

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