Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021: Tennis icon Ruia Morrison becomes a Dame

Ruia Mereana Morrison, MBE Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of MeritFor services to tennis “Absolutely gobsmacked” That is how Ruia Morrison, the 85-year-old tennis icon, has described her initial reaction to being made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday honours. It has been a long time between gongs for Dame Ruia. She received an MBE 61 years ago,

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Girl, 8, honours Britain’s NHS heroes with rainbow sunglasses – The Sun

A BUDDING young designer has honoured the nation's NHS heroes by creating her own rainbow sunglasses – at just eight years old. Schoolgirl Loa from London was inspired by the rainbow motifs displayed in millions of homes up and down the country when designing the shades. The frames have two clouds, which you can look through, with a rainbow connecting

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Duchess of Cambridge honours World War Two code-breaker gran with special poppy brooch – The Sun

THE Duchess of Cambridge paid tribute to her code-breaker gran yesterday with her poppy brooch. Kate, 37, wore the £29.99 brooch at the Cenotaph in memory of her dad’s mum, Valerie Glassborow. Valerie worked at Bletchley Park where the Nazis’ Enigma machine code was deciphered during World War Two. The ‘codebreakers’ poppy was released earlier this year to remember those

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