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(1) Symbol for the obsolete unit “chain”. 
(2) Symbol for the unit “cheval vapeur”.
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Sir Menzies, who is to stand down as an MP at the next general election, was made a Companion of Honour, which is awarded for services of national importance.
Dame Vera Lynn, 99, is also made a Companion of Honour, and she and Lord Smith join the likes of Sir David Attenborough, Dame Maggie Smith and Stephen Hawking.
Illustrator QUENTIN BLAKE, famous for his images in the books of Roald Dahl, has been knighted while PROFESSOR PETER HIGGS, the namesake of the Higgs boson, or so-called "God particle", has been made a Companion of Honour.
1998: John Major was made a Companion of Honour for his work in the Northern Ireland peace process.
Actor Sir Ian McKellen becomes a Companion of Honour, while Julie Walters is given a CBE.
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.
Scots honoured include Lord Robert Smith of Kelvin, who is made a Companion of Honour after heading the Smith Commission on devolution after the independence referendum.
Former solicitor general Oliver Heald would get a knighthood and Tory veteran Ken Clarke was set to become a Companion of Honour, the newspaper also stated.
In politics, a Companion of Honour goes to former Lib Dem leader Menzies Campbell, while knighthoods go to Gainsborough MP Edward Leigh, Hazel Grove MP Andrew Stunell, and to Stephen Houghton, leader of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council.
Prof Higgs, made a Companion of Honour in the New Year Honours list, said it is a pleasure to be jointly awarded the 25th Edinburgh Medal.
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

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