Uganda has some of the most severe anti-gay laws in the world.
Of the 72 countries that still criminalise gay sex today, at least 38 of them were once subject to British colonialism.
Malcolm and Lucy Turnbull met Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle in London in April.
When considering this question, we need to distinguish between the pomposities of monarchies and the purpose they serve as checks on untrammelled authoritarianism.
People from the Windrush generation have been told recently that they do not belong in Britain, but they are no strangers to feelings of unbelonging, which feature strongly in their stories of early life in Britain.
The Queen has been central to the achievements of the Commonwealth. Her son can do the same, if he stops being quite so petulant about it.
The international partnership offers new trade opportunities for the UK but some of its members also stand to lose out as a result of leaving the EU.
The main winner of Commonwealth Games 2018 is ... the City of Gold Coast.
Flagbearers at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia.
Why the Commonwealth trade advantage isn't all that strong.
Fireworks go off at the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
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The Commonwealth Games do not get the same level of media coverage as the Olympics. But a one-time Commonwealth gold medallist says the Games are still an important athletic competition.
Flags of the Commonwealth on display at the opening ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
As the Commonwealth Games get underway on the Gold Coast, what actually is the Commonwealth and is it still relevant?
Today the Commonwealth exists as an organisation in search of a rationale.
Without a clear full stop there can be no certainty that the unravelling of the British Empire has ended even now.
Leaving the EU single market and customs union cannot be compensated for by free trade agreements with other countries.
The CBA board, headed by Catherine Livingstone, is ultimately responsible for the bank’s risk management.
CBA's risk management strategy clearly states that responsibility rests with the board of the bank for any wrongdoing.
A reversion to imperial imbalance in the British-Australian relationship began with the Whitlam government’s election and ended with its dismissal.
The continued embargo on documents relating to the dismissal of the Whitlam government point to the lingering imperial power that comes from an incomplete severance of colonial ties.
The Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast will set the scene for a year of challenges for this grouping of nations.
We are so accustomed to hearing about American exceptionalism that British exceptionalism is rarely discussed.
Australia’s Constitution vests executive power in the Queen and says that that power is exercised ‘on her behalf’ by the governor-general.
Many of the questions that would arise if Australia wants to become a republic have been successfully tackled elsewhere.
Don’t forget us: the UK’s minster for Africa, Rory Stewart.
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The Commonwealth countries' democratic failings take a back seat to British panic about impending irrelevance.
French armed forces prepare aid and assistance to French territories in the Caribbean.
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The aid and assistance Britain's Caribbean territories will need to rebuild will make highlight the fault lines in the relationship between Westminster and its former colonies.
A Rainbow Pride march at Chandannagar, north of Calcutta in early 2017.
Section 377, which criminalises homosexuality, could finally be relegated to the history books.
Puerto Ricans in favor of independence protest after a referendum was held on the island’s status.
AP Photo/Carlos Giusti
Some Puerto Ricans voted, but most stayed home amid a looming financial debt crisis and political protests. Will this vote matter?
For almost all of its cumbersome history, the British Empire was a very ramshackle affair.
Australia ingratiating itself into a post-Brexit, British-instigated Anglosphere would be a futile exercise in counterproductive nostalgia.