LONDON (AP) -- He won't be allowed to call himself Sir Ted, but Britain is awarding an honorary knighthood to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy. The government said Wednesday the Massachusetts Democrat is being recognized for services to U.S.-U.K. relations and to Northern Ireland. Prime Minister Gordon Brown will announce the honor Wednesday when he addresses a joint session of Congress in Washington. Knighthoods are bestowed by Queen Elizabeth II but recipients are selected by the government or an advisory committee Washington Times - Kennedy to get honorary knighthood Perfect! A drunk Irish Democrat drives off a bridge and swims off leaving a young woman to drown.. and he gets an honorary knighthood.. Perfect!