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Why It’s Incorrect To Call Elizabeth II The ‘Queen Of England’

I noticed a peculiar headline on the Washington Post’s website tonight: “The Queen of England pays tribute to the Queen of Soul.” Why is it peculiar? Well, there hasn’t been a queen of England since 1707. The English crown disappeared … Continue reading

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A Few Words On The Duchess Of Cambridge’s Future Title(s)

Popular coverage of the monarchy often leaves a lot to be desired, but the recent spate of articles about the Duchess of Cambridge’s future titles have been examples of online journalism at its worst. Take this headline from The Daily … Continue reading

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The Government, The House Of Lords, And The Tax Credit Cuts

The Huffington Post UK recently claimed that the Government may ‘suspend’ the House of Lords if peers vote against George Osborne’s tax credit cuts next week. According to an anonymous Government insider, “one option is to simply suspend the Lords’ entire business, and … Continue reading

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The Telegraph Gets Confused

January 23 marked the 30th anniversary of televised debates in the House of Lords, and to mark the occasion, an unnamed Telegraph reporter compiled a list of YouTube clips showing some of the more unusual incidents that have occurred in the chamber. One … Continue reading

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