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‘Not My Queen’- The harsh reality of a royal death on Instagram

With a hashtag amassing 1.7 million posts, the death of Queen Elizabeth has taken Instagram by storm. It is unsurprising, therefore, that there has been a corresponding influx of republican sentiment and the hashtag #notmyqueen, challenging those mourning her death. Should people be glorifying her reign and actions when she has arguably ruined the lives […]

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Trouble in Palace Life: Royal divorces represent a cultural change

The Royal Family has a famously bad track-record when it comes to marriage, or rather, staying married. This reputation surely won’t be helped by the announcement that Peter Phillips, the Queen’s grandson, is separating from his wife Autumn; or by the announcement later in the same week that the Earl of Snowdon, the Queen’s nephew, […]

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Race and revolution in the Royal family: what’s next for Harry and Meghan?

As a world renowned actress, Meghan Markle was no stranger to the spotlight before she met Prince Harry. However, few could have predicted the astronomical rise in attention she has received over the last few years since she married Britain’s favourite royal and one of the world’s (formerly) most eligible bachelors. Whilst the Sussex’s certainly […]

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Prince Andrew has been forced to step down- but what about Epstein’s other powerful friend, President Trump?

Prince Andrew officially stepped down from royal duties last week after growing outrage about his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and accusations of rape grew too loud to ignore. He had known Epstein since 1999, and stayed at his house in New York in 2010, after his conviction. One of Epstein’s accusers, Virginia Roberts- […]