monarchy

royal wedding

Wot's All This Then? An Englishman Explains the Royal Wedding to an American

VICE UK answered our burning questions about what racism and institutionalized privilege have to do with the royal wedding.
Oscar Rickett
Harry Cheadle
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
monarchy

So, What Happens When the Queen of England 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 in the UK.
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
Stuff

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?
Morgan Harries
11.25.16
News

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.
Dorian Geiger
11.5.16
Country Coded

How the Thailand military is using a century-old respect-the-throne law to silence critics

Milena Mikael-Debass
11.3.16
Canada

Will and Kate Just Sent a Telegraphed Tweet from a Log Cabin in Canada

This might be the most Canadian thing that happened this week in tech.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.28.16
Photo

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
4.22.16
Restaurant

This Restaurant’s Smoking Area Got Accused of Disrespecting the Queen

A Scottish city councillor has criticised a London restaurant for not showing appropriate reverence for the Queen, due to the placement of its smoking area.
Phoebe Hurst
9.17.15
Stuff

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.
Hannah Scholte
9.16.15
cake

Someone Just Paid £500 for a Slice of the Queen’s 68-Year-Old Wedding Cake

An unnamed woman from East Sussex has sold a piece of the Queen and Prince Philip’s 1947 wedding cake to an anonymous buyer in Los Angeles.
Phoebe Hurst
9.3.15
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