Lewis Hamilton is reported to be on this year’s Queen's New Year Honours listto receive a knighthood, according to The Sun newspaper.
The F1 star won arecord-equalling seventh world championship last Sunday, becoming the mostsuccessful Formula One driver of all time.
It comes after Lord Hain who servesas Chair for the All Party Parliamentary Group for Formula One, has written ontwo occasions to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for Hamilton, to behonoured with a knighthood.
Unsung heroes and key NHS workers who have helped during the Covid-19 pandemic have dominated the Queen's New Year's Honours this year. Also among the big names, Britain's seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been given a knighthood and actress Sheila Hancock has been made a Dame for her services to drama and charity. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the New Year Honours list. The Formula Onedriver won a record-equalling seventh world championship this year. The 35-year-old was awarded an MBE after he won his first world championship in2008.
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under fire over what critics call a pattern of late decision making and then reversing policy unexpectedly as the country has exceeded 100,000 Covid-19 deaths. CNN’s Nic Robertson reports.
Michael Gove has insisted that Boris Johnson’s trip to Scotland is “absolutelyessential” despite criticism of the visit from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.He said there is “no substitute for a leader better than being there” whenasked why the Prime Minister did not speak to people remotely.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons on Wednesday morning. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn