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Billy Connolly knighted in Queen's birthday honours

Comedian Billy Connolly has been knighted in the Queen's birthday honours list with actress Julie Walters made a Dame.

By Jon Francis | Published: 17th June 2017 Showbiz

Actress June Whitfield is also made a Dame.

PC Keith Palmer is awarded a posthumous George Medal for Bravery after he was stabbed to death in the Westminster Bridge attack.

Elsewhere there are OBEs for actress Sarah Lancashire and Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams, along with tennis coach Judy Murray.

Ed Sheeran receives a MBE.

Other recipients also include: Sir Paul McCartney, JK Rowling, Sir Terence Conran, Delia Smith, and Lord Stern appointed to Order of the Companion of Honour.