Joking that he thought the letter informing him of the knighthood had been from the taxman, he added of the achievement: 'We only set out to do the best we possibly could, even through all the other stuff - the charity or Hillsborough, it was to help people because somebody helped us'.
Mark Rowley was the Metropolitan Police's Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations and national lead for counter-terrorism from June 2014 until his retirement from policing in March. Footballer Jermain Defoe has been granted an OBE for his services to charity with the Jermain Defoe Foundation for underprivileged children.
BOXER ANTHONY Joshua named OBE and MOBO Awards founder Kanya King to be named CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Eight children were adopted previous year in the borough.
Forty-nine percent of the honorees are women, while 10% of all those on the list are from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.
International House of Burgers? IHOP changes its name to IHOB
Monday morning, they made it official with an announcement via social media announcing the b stands for burgers. The pancake chain, which had been known as IHOP for 60 years, previewed the name change on Twitter last week.
Struggling Poundworld 'set to call in administrators'
The stores suffered a major rise in multi-million pound losses a year ago - rising from £5.4m to £17.1m in 2016/17. Poundworld is on the brink of collapse after a buyer walked away from talks to rescue the business and 5,300 jobs.
Kate Middleton showcases affordable summer style during day out with children
Kate was just like any other mom as she cuddled her kids on the sidelines and then hurried after them as they ran off to play. However, several people on Twitter have shared their outrage as one of the toys Prince George was playing with was a toy gun.
The heavyweight world champion now holds the WBO, WBA Super, IBF and IBO crowns in the boxing world. The youngest victor is Menna Fitzpatrick, 20, team GB's most decorated winter paralympian - who also receives an MBE.
Professor Rosemary Davis, from Moreton-in-Marsh, who is Professor Emeritus at University College London, is made CBE for services to education.
Poet Kate Clanchy said she would like to think her MBE honours her work in schools.
West Berkshire Councillor Virginia von Celsing (Con, Compton) was also appointed an MBE for public and political service.