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Royals must pay for wedding as petition attracts thousands

A petition launched last night - which has already attracted well over 3,000 signatures - is demanding the royal family pay the full cost of Harry and Meghan's wedding on May 19.
 

43 minutes into the New Year the royals 'earn' more than the average UK salary.

Taxpayers hand over £10.95 per second to the monarchy - meaning the royals 'earned' the average UK salary by 00:43 on 1st January 2018.
 

ITV royal panel show "in breach of broadcasting standards": Republic

Campaigners have called on ITV to look again at broadcasting the planned "A Right Royal Quiz" on December 31st.
 

Campaigners challenge RSPCA over royal connections

Campaign group Republic has written to RSPCA chief executive Michael Ward, questioning the charity's links with the royal family.  
 

Prince Charles lobbying needs urgent investigation: Republic

Campaigners have called on MPs and MSPs to investigate the extent and impact of lobbying by Prince Charles, following fresh revelations about his impact on Scottish education policy.
 

Congratulations Harry and Meghan...

"Congratulations", Graham Smith of Republic said today.

 

 

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Prince Charles guilty of conflict of interest, profiting from position: Republic

Prince Charles is guilty of a clear conflict of interest in lobbying on issues from which he has made a large profit.

That's the view of Republic, which has condemned Prince Charles's failure to declare his investments that have now been revealed by the Guardian.

Queen must come clean on investments and tax: Republic

Campaigners have called on the Queen to be honest with the public over her financial affairs. Republic has said tonight that the royals’ lack of transparency creates a real risk of conflict of interest and abuse of power.

Charles education lobbying is clear abuse of power: Republic

Campaigners have criticised Prince Charles for a clear abuse of power in lobbying the Scottish government on teaching policy - and have called on Holyrood to come clean over the interference.
 

Monarchy can't survive King Charles, say republicans

Campaign group Republic has today claimed that the monarchy will face a significant threat to its future on the succession of King Charles.  The comments come after a poll in the Sun newspaper which showed just 22% of the public support him succeeding the Queen.
 

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