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RIP Lupo: the loyal servants of the royals

RIP Lupo: the loyal servants of the royals

As the Cambridges say goodbye to their beloved cocker spaniel, we revisit the other pets at the heart of the Royal family across the centuries.

  • by Harry Mount

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Fact or royal fairytale: How accurate is The Crown?
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Fact or royal fairytale: How accurate is The Crown?

The Crown's creator argues audience wants acts of imagination, not just historic regurgitation. So how much of the show is fact and how much fiction?

  • by Bevan Shields
Call yourself a republican? Then why are you bingeing The Crown?
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Call yourself a republican? Then why are you bingeing The Crown?

It's a dilemma for republicans. If we think the monarchy is so irrelevant, why are we obsessed with The Crown?

  • by Jacqueline Maley
New royal photo to celebrate Queen and Philip's 73rd anniversary

New royal photo to celebrate Queen and Philip's 73rd anniversary

Elizabeth was only 21 when she married Royal Navy Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.

Margaret Thatcher, Diana Spencer and the 'Balmoral Test'

Margaret Thatcher, Diana Spencer and the 'Balmoral Test'

In The Crown, Margaret Thatcher and Diana Spencer form very different relationships with the royal family; the result of a weekend away at Balmoral Castle.

  • by Anna Leszkiewicz
'Don't trash the Queen': Plibersek says republic campaign can't be driven by rage

'Don't trash the Queen': Plibersek says republic campaign can't be driven by rage

On the anniversary of the constitutional crisis, Tanya Plibersek said an Australian republic needs to "born in hope and optimism" not "tangled up in old battles".

  • by Rob Harris
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A republic, Indigenous recognition and a gutful of Zoom. Peter Cosgrove is not shy in retirement

A republic, Indigenous recognition and a gutful of Zoom. Peter Cosgrove is not shy in retirement

The former governor-general can see the potential for an Australian president. But he can also see the risks.

  • by Michael Ruffles
'I was absolutely shocked': Jenny Hocking on the Palace letters and taking on the Queen

'I was absolutely shocked': Jenny Hocking on the Palace letters and taking on the Queen

Over lunch, the historian discusses the High Court fight for the Palace letters, the Queen's role in Gough Whitlam's dismissal and how he would have reacted.

  • by Michael Ruffles
Meghan says she's simply being authentic, after losing court battle over biography

Meghan says she's simply being authentic, after losing court battle over biography

The Duchess of Sussex lost the latest skirmish in her privacy lawsuit against a tabloid newspaper.

  • by Hannah Furness
Queen erases disgraced Harvey Weinstein's name from honours list

Queen erases disgraced Harvey Weinstein's name from honours list

She had bestowed honours on the Hollywood mogul in 2004 for his contribution to the British film industry.

Barbados says it will remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state

Barbados says it will remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state

A former British colony that gained independence in 1966, Barbados has maintained a formal link with the monarchy as Australia has.

  • by Estelle Shirbon