monarchy

Australiana

All Australian Citizens Are Legally Entitled to a Portrait of the Queen

But in the UK, you have to pay.
Nicholas Lord
8.8.18
royal wedding

An Englishman Explains the Royal Wedding to an Increasingly Bewildered American

Hey, there's a Royal Wedding happening. You know who really cares about that? Americans. We answered our US editor's burning questions about it:
Oscar Rickett
Harry Cheadle
5.18.18
royal wedding

Windsor Is Trying to Hide Its Homeless for the Royal Wedding

We spoke to the local rough sleeping population about the measures being taken to make Windsor look like a fairytale town.
Mattha Busby and Danny Lavelle
5.18.18
monarchy

With Her Last Corgi Dead, Queen Elizabeth’s Rule Is Truly Ending

What the death of Willow, aged 14, really means.
Winnie Code
4.24.18
Paradise Papers

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.
Tom Whyman
11.7.17
thump news

Prince William's Terrible Dad Dancing is a Painful Reminder of Our Own Mortality

There is nothing in this world but a series of dead or dying dancing dads. That is all there is, and all there ever will be.
Josh Baines
3.17.17
monarchy

What Will Happen to British Institutions When the Queen Dies?

If you've been ignoring the monarchy most of your life, you're probably not ready for what a big deal it's going to be.
Hazel Sheffield
1.27.17
Views My Own

The UK Is Waiting for the Queen to Die

Across the country, newspaper editors, TV pundits and police are just biding their time.
Sam Kriss
1.12.17
British Studies

A Portrait of Prince Charles: A Very Tired Man

This nearly-man, this odd little bloke, has most likely been in the throes of a constant, violent internal crisis since about 1987.
Angus Harrison
12.9.16
Stuff

How Would the UK Actually Scrap the Monarchy, and What Would Happen Next?

A planned £369 million refurbishment to Buckingham Palace has, yet again, got some people calling for an end to the Royal Family. But what exactly would that look like?
Morgan Harries
11.25.16
News

The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black

Demand for black clothing is so high, with the country's mourning ritual of wearing black to honour the late king, that brands are suffering – and street vendors are cashing in.
Dorian Geiger
11.6.16
Photo

Royalists Celebrating the Queen Told Us What She Means to Them

It was the Queen's birthday yesterday, so we went to meet the people who'd gathered in Windsor to wave Union Jacks around and wish her a happy 90th.
Chris Bethell, Photo Assistant: Theo McInnes
4.22.16