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Blimey! Will you Harry me?  … science fail … Triple J culture wars heat up …

Blimey! Will you Harry me?  … science fail … Triple J culture wars heat up …

Emily Watkins November 28, 2017 8 Comments

The press has reacted with the restraint you'd expect to the news of Prince Harry's engagement, with front pages almost dedicated to the news.

Razer: yes, I love the Queen

Helen Razer August 15, 2017 7 Comments

Of course, a monarchy is ridiculous. But I can't help but love Queen Elizabeth.

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

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

Crikey June 20, 2014 4 Comments

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.

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

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

Helen Razer April 17, 2014 10 Comments

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.

Are Wills and Kate worth it?

Crikey March 7, 2014 2 Comments

Crikey readers talk the upcoming visit from Prince William and Princess Shinyhair, plus why we should process our own refugees.

Normal Kate’s normal post-George bump a shape of things to come

Normal Kate’s normal post-George bump a shape of things to come

Helen Razer July 26, 2013 39 Comments

How normal is Kate? So normal. And Willy is such a normal dad. And George will be normalised, too. These new-age royals are all so normal. Or so the narrative goes.

Kate scandalette all nork and no action? Think again …

Guy Rundle September 17, 2012 34 Comments

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was last seen being borne through the streets of Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, in a vehicle decked out to look like a ceremonial canoe.

Guilty confessions of an Australian republican

Crikey February 10, 2012 5 Comments

For Australian republicans, Prince Charles has often been seen as an easy target, writes freelancer David Ritter.

Peter the Wild Boy? More like Peter the Disabled Child

Crikey March 21, 2011

More than 200 years ago, a crazed child found wandering naked through a German forest was adopted as a pet -- complete with collar -- by King George I. But scientists have just unearthed that 'Peter the Wild Boy' suffered from a rare genetic condition.

Letting a first born female child become Queen of Australia

Letting a first born female child become Queen of Australia

Crikey January 19, 2011

The Australian Government is being asked to approve changes in the law governing royal succession to allow the first born child of the sovereign, whether male or female, to become heir to the throne, reports Richard Farmer.