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Queen speaks on broken system, while wearing diamond crown

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Last week the Conservative government’s plans were officially rolled out, rubber stamped, by way of the Queen‘s customary speech, following the formation of David Cameron‘s government. Thousands of people are expected to attend numerous protests in the capital on Saturday to demonstrate against further planned cuts to welfare and the …

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Public support for Queen on the wane

Recent opinion polls have revealed that the public support for the British monarchy is on the wane, as fewer people believe Britain will be worse off without the Queen. New polls conducted by ICM revealed that there was a sharp decline in the number of people thinking the UK would …

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Another friend of Royal Family faces pedophile charges

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Prosecutors on Monday brought 22 charges of abuse against a former politician accused of using his position to have sex with young boys. The prosecution against Lord Greville Janner, a former MP and a member of the House of Lords, represents a victory for campaigners who have demanded tougher action …

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Taxpayers to pay £4m to refurbish William and Kate’s palace

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Buckingham Palace has announced it is to lease a new helicopter for members of the Royal Family to fly on official engagements. The luxury £8 million AgustaWestland A109S can carry up to nine people including the pilots, has leather-covered seats and a top speed of 180mph. The chopper will be …

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Queen and Prince Charles must be consulted before laws are passed

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A little-known power enjoyed by the Queen and Prince of Wales to alter new laws is due to be exposed after the government lost a legal battle to keep details of its application private. The information commissioner has ruled that the Cabinet Office must publish an internal Whitehall guide to the way …

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Royal family enjoys veto power in all British govt. affairs

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The British Queen and her son Prince Charles enjoy a veto power, by which they can annul any new laws being drafted against their interest in the government, it has been revealed. The revelation came after the coalition government lost the battle to keep information about the level of royal …

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Australia should abandon British monarchy, says former PM Paul Keating

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“No great country has the monarch of another country as their head of state,” said former Prime Minister Paul Keating, firmly raising the call for a republic in conversation with journalist Kerry O’Brien on Tuesday evening. As well as an Australian republic, new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, geopolitics, and even …

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British protesters condemn BBC’s pro-royals bias

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The British anti-Monarchy activists have demonstrated outside the BBC headquarters in Bristol, London, to demand the state-run broadcaster stops promoting monarchy. The protesters condemned the pro-royal atmosphere in the BBC carrying placards that read “You’re not the Palace PR Machine”, “Monarchy: a Monstrous Carbuncle on our Democracy” and “Report, Don’t …

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Austerity for people, prosperity for Queen

While the Queen plays dress ups with her gophers, the people protest on the streets over a corrupt system that is enslaving them. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPWqHco5BTY[/youtube]

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Queen gets a 20% pay rise…are you f#@king serious?

As a growing number of British families are feeling the pinch of rising household costs and taxes amid the recession, Queen Elizabeth II is getting a pay rise! The Queen’s annual pay is about to jump by 20 percent from 30 to 36 million pounds, at a time when Britain …

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UK MPs to examine royal expenses

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Following a change in the British law that allows MPs to look into royal finances, Queen Elizabeth and the royal family face an inquiry into their expenses that would decide whether they provide value for taxpayer money. The inquiry, to be launched later this year by the House of Commons’ …

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British Queen described as ‘a mad woman’

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A political analyst and former U.S. marine has described Queen Elizabeth II of Britain as a “mad woman” after her intervention in the case of Abu Hamza’s extradition. Ken O’Keefe, said in an interview on a Press TV evening program, the British Queen holds a very powerful position in the …

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Gambia sticks it to the Queen and quits the Commonwealth

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh Gambia announced it is immediately leaving the Commonwealth of Nations, saying it will not be part of an “institution that represents an extension of colonialism.” “The general public is hereby informed that the government of the Gambia has left the Commonwealth of Nations with immediate effect,” the …

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Fiji ditches Queen’s birthday holiday

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Former British colony Fiji has removed the British Queen’s birthday from its list of public holidays saying the occasion is unimportant and no more relevant. “The Queen’s birthday’s importance disappeared from Fiji when we became a republic and now our status is an independent nation,” Fiji Labour ministry spokesman Jone …

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