Despite often seismic political upheavals over the years, most Middle Eastern royal families have been able to weather the storms.
The marriage of the future British queen and her consort was part of an ancient tapestry of royal intermarriage in Europe.
Narratives that historicize colonialism are not new. Canadians and our leaders have a long history of denying our settler colonial present.
The Australian Republic Movement wants to release a new model for an Australian head of state by the end of the year.
Royal confessions disrupt the careful balance between transparency and secrecy on which the monarchy is based.
New documents expose a chink in the queen’s armour of secrecy.
Barbados is avoiding a referendum on whether to remove the Queen as head of state – is that a good idea?
The fundamental structure of the current constitution, which is cast in classical Westminster conceptions, is unsuited for modern-day constitutionalism.
With much public discussion of President Donald Trump as, potentially, a king, a scholar of Roman history and rhetoric sees 2,000-year-old parallels.
The doctrine of equality is ingrained both in theory and in the express provisions of Lesotho’s constitution.
In a statement on their website, Harry and Meghan have said they are ditching the royal rota. However, in doing so are they gaining more or less control over their story?
It’s either in or out for a minor royal. A mix and match approach raises too many problems.
Having a royal lend their name in patronage to a charity may have some benefits but it can also have its drawbacks.
Japan’s 86-year-old Emperor Akihito abdicates on April 30 — an exceedingly rare event for this ancient monarchy. Can his son, Prince Naruhito, give Japan’s royal family a modern makeover?
Bill Shorten is committed to an Australian head of state, but it will likely take lost priority to constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.
Labor says if it wins office at the upcoming federal election, in its first term it will offer Australians a chance to vote to become a republic – but in a two-step voting process.
From cannibalism to carbolic smoke balls, these are some of the fascinating cases that have made the law of England and Wales what it is today.
Duke and Duchess of Sussex were among the few ‘safe’ titles they could give Harry and Meghan.
When considering this question, we need to distinguish between the pomposities of monarchies and the purpose they serve as checks on untrammelled authoritarianism.
Monarchs and prime ministers have spent centuries working out which decisions need to be made in public.