monarchy

Embed from Getty Images When I was about thirteen or fourteen, I went on a school trip to parliament. I don't remember much
The monarch may seem to make Britain appear different to other countries, but is it time to change this system and have a democratically elected head of state? Many people in Britain aspire to become the head of state and none of them will ever achieve their dream.
One of history's supposedly most prude monarchs has had a 127-year-old statue of herself defaced by a feminist graffiti artist
The idea that such a notorious feature of our country is ultimately a system based on the principle that some people are born superior to others undermines all our claims of a more 'equal and fairer Britain' at a time when we really do need it most. Kneel or no kneel, we are a democratic nation striving towards equality, so can we please follow Jez's lead and start acting like one?
One of the world's largest and most famous diamonds, which is currently part of Britain's crown jewels, is at the centre
Recently, Jeremy Corbyn's respectful silence during a service to mark the 75th anniversary of the battle of Britain, was met with widespread criticism. As though some how not respecting The Queen is a more offensive image to people, than the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing unimaginable terror and war...
The five things you need to know on Wednesday September 16, 2015... 1) JCQS There’s a real danger for Jeremy Corbyn that
Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon has called for an overhaul of the Monarchy - saying funding to the Queen should be cut and
As The Queen becomes our longest-reigning monarch today, historian David Starkey has sparked debate by repeating his belief
Described as 'one of the most stable political trends in history', support for the monarchy has remained at around about
It'll be because I swim in metro-liberal waters that I am perpetually surprised by the breadth and the depth of the British public's support for the monarchy.
56p might not sound like much. If you follow the Royals' interpretation of their cost to the state, it's practically negligible
Charles, Former Prince of Wales, also looked to the future: "I want a real job. I'm 66 and I feel like I have no purpose in life.
you might be thinking that in modern day, 2014, Britain, we've forgotten this feudal nonsense from the middle-ages! We've moved on Into a prosperous, egalitarian secularist society which rewards people based on merit!? Well we haven't!
The news is worrying. Maryam faces charges of insulting the King, assaulting an official (authorities say there was a scuffle when they took Maryam's phone, from which she was tweeting her experience), and running an organisation which named officials who had tortured political prisoners. She could face a long sentence.
New Zealand republicans made their feelings about the Royal visit Down Under quite plain on Friday afternoon, with an aircraft
2013 was the year Pope Benedict XVI took the unusual decision of resigning from his post, much to the surprise of those who had followed his works across the world. This year, our own defender of the faith is also resigning - to an extent...
Britain's people should put their suffering "royals" out of their misery and do away with the entire, archaic concept of monarchy. It's brutal to keep these miserable people as they are, living artificial lives, a national and global spectacle, a sideshow to the drudgery of life, a perennial carnival of pageantry more at home in a Christmas pantomime...
Despite the long standing argument as to the validity and the justification of the Monarchy and its continued existence, there is no denying the fact that such practice of power cannot simply be abolished. For one, the Monarchy is part of a long historical tradition.
Various irrelevant statements have been flung around, such as: 'I don't care about the royal baby', 'this weather has to break soon' or even 'the monarchy is an elitist institution which undermines our democracy.' All this matters little when we consider that the little prince will affect us even as we affect indifference.