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(1) Symbol for the obsolete unit “chain”. 
(2) Symbol for the unit “cheval vapeur”.
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SIR; CBE ROLE MODELS: Veteran television chat show host Michael Parkinson is to be knighted, while stage, screen and TV actress Julie Walters will receive a CBE and telly presenter Des Lynam gets an OBE; OBE; OBE; COMPANION OF HONOUR RECOGNISED: McKellen, Phillips and Steele; CBE; MBE
A Companion of Honour is awarded to Sir Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate Gallery, while a knighthood goes to sculptor Anish Kapoor, who designed the 377ft SCRin is di kn Ka ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture and observation tower at the Olympic Park in Stratford, East London.
Lord Coe, now a Companion of Honour, while Jean Tomlin, who led the Games Maker programme, now has an OBE.
Unless the promised longer term benefits to the whole nation are achieved, instead of being made a Companion of Honour, it would be more appropriate for the Chair of London 2012's organising committee to be renamed Lord Con
In the 2001 New Year Honours, he became a Companion of Honour, which ranks with a knighthood, but is more select in that only 65 people are allowed to hold it at any one time.
Julie Walters, whose career blossomed at the Liverpool Everyman, gets a CBE, as does Leslie Phillips, while fellow thespian Sir Ian McKellen becomes a companion of honour.
On December 31, 1977, it was announced that Mr Jones, who was due to retire the following March as general secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union, was to be made a Companion of Honour.
Dame Judi Dench becomes a Companion of Honour, and broadcaster Jonathan Ross is made an OBE, as is Midge Ure.
SIR J Brendan Barber Former Lib Dem leader Sir Menzies Campbell is made a Companion of Honour.
The professor, who has retired from Edinburgh University, was made a Companion of Honour in the New Year Honours list and the Higgs Prize was set up by the Scottish Government to recognise school pupils who excel in physics.
Away from sport, the Companion of Honour went to Professor Peter Higgs, namesake of the Higgs boson or so-called "God particle", which was finally proved to exist in July, 48 years after he first proposed it.
Lord Coe becomes a Companion of Honour, while Jean Tomlin, who led the Games Maker programme, gets an OBE.

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