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June 5 protests: St Pauls and Whitehall

Republican protests will also be held on Tuesday June 5. From 9am we'll be outside St Paul's Cathedral as the Queen arrives for another jubilee event. At 11:30am we'll be in Whitehall to stage a protest on the route of the afternoon royal procession from parliament to the palace.

Republicans gear up for "biggest anti-monarchy protest in living memory"

Republicans from across Britain are preparing for a historic protest against the monarchy, organised by campaign group Republic, at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on Sunday June 3.

Republic to join anti-tyrants jubilee protest and demands Queen apology

Anti-monarchy pressure group Republic has described the Queen's decision to personally invite the Crown Prince of Bahrain to jubilee events at Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace as “a catastrophic error of judgement” and "deeply offensive".

Republicans threaten BBC with court action over jubilee coverage

The BBC is facing legal action over its coverage of the Queen's diamond jubilee, after the anti-monarchy campaign group Republic served a "letter of claim" threatening to take the corporation to judicial review.

Public opposition to Big Ben name change welcomed, says Republic

Campaign group Republic has today said it welcomes a Yougov poll showing a clear majority are opposed to changing the name of the tower that houses Big Ben to Elizabeth Tower.

Advice for teachers and parents dealing with the jubilee

Republic has been contacted by a number of parents who are concerned that their children's schools are presenting the diamond jubilee in a one-sided way.

Queen's record in office 'one of failure' according to new Republic pamphlet

The Queen's record in office has been one of failure according to a new pamphlet published today by campaign group Republic. The publication aims to challenge the notion that the Queen is "untouchable" and beyond criticism.

Breaking the taboo: challenging the Queen's record in office

We're continually told that the Queen has done a good job, that she has "never put a foot wrong". But does her record really live up to these claims? How does she measure up against elected leaders? Could Britain have done better?

Support for the monarchy weakening, not growing according to new polls

There has been a sharp decline in the number of people believing Britain would be worse off without the royals, down to just half.

MP backs Republic's call for Queen to reveal tax details

A Liberal Democrat MP has today backed Republic's calls for the Queen to reveal her tax returns in the wake of similar calls on government ministers.

The Queen pays tax voluntarily at a rate of her choosing, following a secret deal agreed with John Major 20 years ago.


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