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Ozzy Osbourne wants a knighthood

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 10:57

Heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne has revealed he would love to have a knighthood.

British Indian physicist accorded knighthood by Queen

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 18:13

An Indian-origin physicist, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider experiment, has been accorded an honorary knighthood by Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II for his achievements in science.

Indian-origin physicist honoured by Queen Elizabeth

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 05:11

Indian-origin physicist, Professor Tejinder Virdee, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider, was accorded an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.

Shane Warne a favourite for knighthood to the Order of Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:50

Australian spin legend Shane Warne has reportedly been tipped as a top favourite to be granted a knighthood after Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the country could reintroduce knights and dames to the Order of Australia.

Becks` knighthood rejection caused explosive row in Honours committee meeting

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 17:46

David Beckham`s rejection for a knighthood led to massive explosive row in Honours committee meeting last year.

Becks `rejected for knighthood` in New Year`s Honors list

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:36

David Beckham has reportedly been rejected for a knighthood.

Majority of Brits against Murray receiving knighthood

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 12:50

A recent poll has revealed that the tennis superstar should not get a knighthood for his amazing triumph, which led to the end of Britain`s 77-year long wait for a men`s singles champion at Wimbledon from their nation.

Brit leader says too early for Murray to get knighthood despite Wimbledon heroics

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 11:56

The leader of the UK Independence Party (Ukip) Nigel Farange has said that he does not think Andy Murray should be given knighthood for winning Wimbledon, adding that a 26 year old should not receive one in the middle of his career.

Knighthood healed family wounds, says Ben Kingsley

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 15:06

Ben Kingsley has credited his knighthood with finally filling an emotional `vacuum` left by his cold and distant parents.

Knighthood not my cup of tea, says Danny Boyle

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 15:18

Danny Boyle, who turned down a knighthood for his role in the Olympics opening ceremony, says he did not accept the honour because the ceremony was not an individual achievement.

Vatican cannot revoke BBC star Savile’s papal honour

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 19:59

The Vatican has said it cannot cancel the papal knighthood awarded to television star Jimmy Savile, who emerged as an alleged child sex predator after his death.

Russell Brand wants a knighthood

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 13:44

Funnyman Russell Brand, who claims to have a soft spot for the Queen, says he deserves a knighthood.