The monarchy earns more than the average UK worker by 00:43 on 1st January.
In the past few days there have been reports about Prince Harry and other members of the royal family enjoying hunting of wild boar and other animals in Germany and the UK.
The monarchy is great for the economy, the royals are above politics, or so that’s what we are regularly told. The release of the Paradise Papers, however, paints a very different picture of the Queen and Prince Charles.
Republic has written to MPs calling for them to investigate the finances of the Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall.
At their annual conference this week, the Scottish National Party backed a plan to scrap public funding of the royal family, arguing that the money should instead be spent on "the wider public good".
Republic is launching a new push to get hundreds of new supporters signed up to the campaign. We've been busy getting people signing up online – over 4,500 in the last two months alone - and we're asking if you’ll get involved and sign people up locally!
Republic is looking for people with proven experience to join our board of directors or become our new treasurer. Could that be you?
This week MPs have been required to swear allegiance to the Queen, but some chose to show that their allegiance is to the people.
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