Opinion

The dog-whistle racism against Meghan Markle has to stop

Royal Central’s Editor talks about his experience of moderating racist abuse against Meghan Markle, and why it has to stop. It is February 2018, yet I find myself writing a headline about why racism has to stop. Since the news emerged in 2016 that Harry and Meghan were dating, there has been countless news stories about the upcoming royal wedding and about what Ms Markle and what she will…
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Will The Queen cancel her visit with Donald Trump over the #MuslimBan?

An opinion piece by Jamie Samhan looking at whether Donald Trump’s invitation for a State Visit to the UK should be rescinded. Only a day after Donald Trump met with Theresa May and a State Visit by the new President was announced, Donald Trump introduced a Muslim ban to citizens and dual citizens from a variety of countries. Outrage poured out across the world, so should Her Majesty cancel…
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Why Prince Charles must be King

It may shock some people who peruse this site to realise that, despite some misconceptions to the contrary, it is not the nature of the British Monarchy for its kings to be chosen by popular vote. World-shattering, I know, but please, humour me. By law, by tradition, and by…
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Will Meghan Markle change the public's access to the Royal Family?

All bets are on that Prince Harry will tie the knot, or at least pop the question, to his girlfriend, Meghan Markle in 2017. Yet, she is a most unconventional addition to the British Royal Family. Currently, Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Kensington Palace run Twitter accounts on behalf of the Senior members of the family and only tweet out pictures and information from official events.
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Government in Whose Name? Thoughts on How to Define Monarchy in Today’s Politics

Every Wednesday I take part in a Dungeons and Dragons game with a group of friends of mine. During the course of events, my character – a Minotaur ranger called Connochbar – somehow managed to become King of the Beastfolk. Excited at the prospect of building my own fantasy kingdom, I immediately set to work writing out how the government of said kingdom would function. As Minotaurs in the…
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