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BBC needs to come clean over royal relationship: Republic

Campaign group Republic has called for an investigation into the BBC's cosy relationship with the royal family.  The call follows accusations that the corporation cancelled a documentary 'for fear of upsetting the monarchy'.

Half mast flags for Saudi king prompts Welsh government review: Republic

The Welsh government has confirmed it is reviewing its policy on lowering flags to half-mast following the row over the death of the Saudi king.

Party leaders challenged over 'dodgy' tax-avoiding Prince Charles

In light of current HSBC revelations campaign group Republic will be writing to all the party leaders, calling on them to support an end to royal tax avoidance.

MPs must challenge and oppose activist Prince Charles: Republic

MPs must challenge and openly oppose Prince Charles if he insists on commenting on political issues. That's the response of campaign group Republic to news that Charles has been speaking out on the question of radicalisation.

10 years on, freedom of information laws must apply to monarchy say campaigners

Freedom of information laws, which turned 10 last month, must be extended to the monarchy, campaigners have said today.

Activist King Charles will bring down monarchy

Campaign group Republic has branded Prince Charles 'a gift' to the republican cause today following fresh revelations about his political ambitions.

Republic's CEO, Graham Smith said today:

New royal secrets campaign calls for financial interest disclosure from Prince Charles

A new campaign to end royal secrecy has called on Prince Charles to be subjected to the same financial interest disclosure rules as MPs.

The call follows repeated revelations that Charles routinely seeks to lobby and influence government ministers behind closed doors.

Greens republican stance 'breath of fresh air' in reform debate

Campaign group Republic has welcomed the honesty of Greens leader Natalie Bennett over her party's position on the monarchy.

Republic's CEO Graham Smith said today:

Saudi King reaction from Charles and Queen 'a disgrace'

Campaign group Republic has condemned the decision to fly the union flag at half mast and for Prince Charles to visit Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.

The group has called on the royals to 'come clean' over their cosy relationship with the Saudi dictatorship.

Prince Charles must condemn Saudi flogging, say campaigners

Campaign group Republic has today called on Prince Charles to condemn the flogging of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi and distance himself from the Saudi royals.


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