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New Years Honours List (General)

The Belfast Gazette (like its London and Edinburgh sister publications) is a weekly “government” publication. Usually it just lists things like bankruptcies and “royal” business. Twice a year, it lists the New Year and Birthday “Honours”. About 45 years ago, … Continue reading

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The British “New Years Honours” Explained

Those dull days between Christmas and New Year can be brightened by idle speculation on the New Years Honours List. Twice a year…….on her “official” birthday and New Year the “Queen” awards honours to her subjects. Of course these “honours” … Continue reading

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