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Palace recalls faulty batch of knighthoods

'What was one thinking?!'Buckingham Palace has issued an Emergency Recall Notice on dozens of honours – including top-of-the-range knighthoods – over concerns that some were issued in error and may constitute a public health risk.

‘Our first priority is public safety’, said a spokesman. ‘This is purely a precautionary measure, and the vast majority of honours are perfectly harmless. For example, if you received an honour for doing something unglamorous and noble, the risks are infinitesimally small.’

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2014
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RBS freezes Queen’s bank accounts at Coutts and Co. after Goodwin stripped of Knighthood

Her Majesty brought along an 'n' and defaced their logoThe bank informed Her Majesty that it had no option but to withdraw facilities, and that she could ‘stick her Knighthood right up her big fat Royal corgi’.

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Posted: Jan 31st, 2012
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Knighted Jonathan Ive critical of design of Queen’s dubbing sword

Jonathan Ive, Apple’s Senior Vice-President of Industrial Design who was knighted in the New Year Honours list, is said to be critical of the design of the ceremonial sword that will be used by the Queen to confer the honour on him.

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Posted: Jan 3rd, 2012
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New Year’s dishonours list to acknowledge ‘worst and most annoying’ of society

honours available hereAlthough not officially announced until the end of next month, details of this year’s Dishonours List have been leaked and include dozens of newly-minted twats, pricks, sods and tossers – individuals whose contributions to public life have been irritating, infuriating or downright damaging.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2010
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Break with tradition as Queen publishes New Year ‘Honour Killing’ List

Queen names those who have brought the greatest shame upon her family.

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Posted: Jan 1st, 2009
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