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Knighthood for Rushdie and CBE for Humphries; Oz authors honoured

Author Salman Rushdie will now be known as ‘Sir Salman' after being knighted for his services to literature, announced in the UK Queen's Birthday honours list. Australian comedian and writer Barry Humphries, best known as Dame Edna Everage, has received a CBE. Both Iran and Pakistan have criticised Rushdie's knighthood....

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