Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis 'shocked' to receive 'huge honour' of MBE

The 2016 Birthday Honours list included 25 people from the technology industry, meaning the number of founders and investors awarded on the list has been dramatically scaled back.

Ed Sheeran receives an MBE for services to music and charity.

Also in the new Queen's Birthday Honours list, BBC Radio 3 In Tune presenter Sean Rafferty has been awarded an MBE for services to Broadcasting.

Oldham Councillor Abdul Jabbar was also awarded an MBE for political and public service.

Their recognition came as comedian Billy Connolly was given a knighthood and actress Julie Walters was made a dame in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

Ms Hunniford has been awarded an OBE for her services to cancer charities through breast screening services and cancer support.

Founder of Virago publishing house Carmen Callil and veteran actor June Whitfield are made dames for services to literature and services to drama and entertainment respectively.

Suzanne Harding was "absolutely thrilled" to be recognised for her work with the Isle of Man Samaritans following 35 years of service.

Finally, technology investor Mark Mason receives an MBE for services to the digital economy.

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire and Miranda actress Patricia Hodge both receive OBEs for services to drama.

The policeman killed confronting an armed jihadist who attacked Westminster has been awarded a posthumous George Medal for his exceptional bravery.

Sheila and Trevor Fairhurst, parents of 19-year-old Carly, whose then boyfriend was convicted of her manslaughter in 2006, are awarded MBEs for their services to people who have suffered domestic abuse.

Trudi Williamson was "shocked and surprised" to become an MBE for her services to the Manx community.

Lynda joined Oldham Council in 2001 and retired in December past year weeks before she was presented with the Chief Executive's special recognition award at Oldham Council's Top Awards ceremony.

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