In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives
“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”
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All Australian Citizens Are Legally Entitled to a Portrait of the Queen
Just write to your MP for a sweet one of these.
An Englishman Explains the Royal Wedding to an Increasingly Bewildered Australian
Hey, there's a Royal Wedding happening. You know who really cares about that? Australians. We answered our AU editor's burning questions about it:
What the Paradise Papers Tell Us About Our Screwed Up Society
It's weird to think this may be the system functioning as it's supposed to.
How Would the UK Actually Scrap the Monarchy, and What Would Happen Next?
A planned £369 million refurbishment to Buckingham Palace has got some people calling for an end to the monarchy. But what exactly would that look like?
The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black
Within the Thai economy, the fashion industry has been heavily affected by the country's mourning ritual of wearing black clothing to honor the late king. Demand for black threads is so high that brands are suffering while street vendors are cashing in.
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Your Monday News of Zealand: Earthquakes on the East Coast and Indian Students Sent Home for Faking Documents
Plus, a woman went on a Balinese holiday and got arrested, while more Kiwis want to see an end to the monarchy.
Brits Explain Why They're Obsessed with the Queen
It was the Queen's birthday yesterday, so we went to meet the people who'd gathered in Windsor to wave the British flag around and wish her a happy 90th.
Chris Bethell, Photo Assistant: Theo McInnes
Will Malcolm Turnbull Push for an Australian Republic?
As Australia's best know republican, his ascension to power could be what the movement has been waiting for.
Environmentalist Prince Charles Flies 70 Miles to Attend a Polo Match
A flight of that length would burn about 200 gallons of aviation fuel.
Prince Philip Is Punk as Fuck
Put the 94-year-old in a leather jacket and shave an inverted mohawk his hair, and nobody would blink.