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Michael Bloomberg receives honorary knighthood

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

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.

New York

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