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Brian Feeney: 'Honours' system perpetuates hereditary absurdity of British society

The Queen's birthday honours list is inextricably linked to the British monarchy and its former empire - whatever northern nationalists who accept gongs would wish otherwise, says Brian Feeney
THE flummery's over for another six months. Until June, that is, and the Queen's birthday honours list, for make no mistake all the gongs handed out are inextricably linked to the British mona[...]

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