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Michael Bloomberg receives honorary knighthood

Former New York City mayor's entrepreneurial, philanthropic efforts in the UK finally pay off

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Mr Bloomberg cannot be referred to as 'sir' in the common parlance of knighthood as he is not a British citizen but can include 'KBE' after his name if he wishes.

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MICHAEL Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, has harboured a long-standing fondness for Britain - selecting London as the European home for both his company and his charity, trading governing advice with that city's mayor and throwing parties at a two-storey apartment on

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