Aloofness and taxes saw the King lose his head
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Monday 05 August 2013
Fabian Picardo accused the Spanish government of behaving like they did during Franco's regime
Thursday 01 August 2013
Six leaders have been convicted of crimes in connection with the war of independence
Monday 29 July 2013
Dennis Canavan says the monarchy is 'a complete anachronism in a modern 21st century democracy'
Thursday 25 July 2013
The monarchy has played the PR game for generations
BBC defends royal baby coverage after viewers complain over 'unbalanced' broadcast of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge new arrival
Wednesday 24 July 2013
The BBC has defended its coverage of the birth of the royal baby after viewers complained it was excessive and biased towards the Royal Family.
BBC defends royal baby coverage after viewers complain over 'unbalanced' broadcast of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and new prince
Wednesday 24 July 2013
The BBC has defended its coverage of the royal baby after viewers complained there was too much of it and it was too unbalanced in favour of the Royal Family.
Friday 19 July 2013
The new Belgian monarch is a former fighter pilot – and he will have a scrap on his hands trying to maintain the unity of this hybrid country
Saturday 13 July 2013
Raise the Tricolore for France's most important public holiday - 'La Fête Nationale' - when all things Gallic are celebrated with a day off work. Quel dommage that it falls on a Sunday...
Friday 28 June 2013
David Cameron has protested to his Spanish counterpart after shots were fired at a jet-skier off Gibraltar.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
A diplomatic row has broken out after Spanish police officers fired several times at a jet-ski rider off the coast of Gibraltar.
'I promise... to be true to myself and develop my beliefs': Girl Guides drop religious reference but pledge to self and the Queen
Wednesday 19 June 2013
After 103 years, organisation changes oath to welcome 'all girls, of all faiths, and none'
Wednesday 29 May 2013
With extraordinary timing the latest US drone strike in Pakistan’s tribal region of North Waziristan, which is reported to have killed a senior militant commander, comes just days before Nawaz Sharif is formally sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister with a mandate to open peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban.
Friday 24 May 2013
This stylish history of a long, aristocratic line shows how the clan reflected the fortunes of a country
Pakistan election: Fourteen years after he was ousted, Nawaz Sharif welcomes journalists to his country house and returns with warm words for old enemies
Monday 13 May 2013
Andrew Buncombe joins Pakistan’s new PM at his country house where he hears about his headaches over electricity, building the economy, and tackling militancy
Sunday 05 May 2013
Both Christine Hamilton and her husband are being lined up to stand for Ukip
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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