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We are not abdicating: Charles won’t be in charge for many years yet

Three European monarchs have abdicated in the last year or so, which got us wondering: could our Lilibet be next? Not on your life, writes freelance writer Dylan Barber.

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How the pretty royals are turning young people into monarchists

Support for the monarchy has almost doubled among Australians under the age of 30. Monarchists and republicans agree Wills and Kate are partly responsible. Crikey intern Luke Cooper talks to both sides.

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They did but see them pass them by, but not much love before they die

Wills and Kate (and baby Prince George) are in Sydney to meet their loyal subjects. But our enterprising royal correspondent found loyal subjects were rather thin on the ground.

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Razer’s Class Warfare: Wills, Kate will never be royals — but they can be celebs

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Sydney, and they will no doubt be on their blandest, most boringly dutiful behaviour. But that’s not due to the dignity of their titles — it’s in opposition.

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Royal rates: what you’ll pay for Will and Kate’s Aussie adventure

Will, Kate and royal celebri-baby George will visit Australia next month. Did you know that Aussie taxpayers are going to pay the full cost of the trip?

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Come in Spinner: spinning the monarchical succession

The media — particularly magazines — are heavily dependent on monarchical stories, regularly reporting on them through the frame of pageantry, soap opera, scandal and fantasy.

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Jubilee shows Britain’s run of luck with monarchy

Having passed George III’s mark last year, the Queen is now the second-longest serving British monarch; she will overtake Queen Victoria in September 2015.

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ABC Unleashed | FEDERAL|

Thank God for the new sound of the Dawn Service

This year’s ANZAC Day Dawn Service will finally ditch God Save the Queen. It’s about time, says Barry Everingham — now we just have to get her face off coins and stamps…

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How the Palace press machine seduced the Australian media

Now that Prince William and his PR machine have left the country, the Australian media needs to sit back and realise they were used and a bit cheapened by a rapturous week-long love affair, writes David Donovan.

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Find Wills a missus? Now that’s a blue from the Bolt

Does anyone in Australia actually give a flying fig about Prince William? Yes, if you believe the David Flints of the world: a group of people whose entire support for the monarchy seems more like something out of a trashy romance novel.

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National Times | FEDERAL|

When there’s a Will, there’s a way for an Oz monarchy

Current prince and future king, Prince William, is a great candidate to push the idea of a limited monarchy in Australia. Why? Because he seems just as nice as his late mum, says Ross Cameron.

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Canadians finally get fired up about a Republic

When the Republic debate was running hot in Australia a decade ago, the flames didn’t leap across the Pacific and get Canadians excited. But ten years on, it’s a different story.

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Spiked | EUROPE|

Heckling the Prince of Wales, why I did it

Vicky Richardson tells why she yelled at the Prince of Wales during the Royal Institute of British Architects’ annual lecture.

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Three cheers for bonny prince Charlie, hip hip hooray

While the 60th birthday of the Prince of Wales will largely go unnoticed in his mother’s colonial outpost, Australians for a Constitutional Monarchy have worked themselves into a frenzy, writes Barry Everingham.

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Morning Market Report

All the latest market news, brough tto you by Marcus Padley.

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PM’s posting judgment looks a little queer

For the third time in 50 years, Australia is sending a g-y diplomat to the Court of St James, writes Alex Mitchell.

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Conservative warriors unite to sink Turnbull

The demise of Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership ambitions yesterday was in part revenge by those Liberals — right wing warriors such as Nick Minchin and Tony Abbott — who have always treated the former Republican leader with shall we charitably say, suspicion, writes Greg Barns.

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