Will we discover when the Queen can be required to give evidence in court? – Robin Callender Smith

9 07 2019

The Government has been ordered to disclose information that will address the long-running Regina v Regina constitutional conundrum: when can the Queen, as reigning monarch, be asked or required to give evidence in her own courts? Read the rest of this entry »





Ipso Fails Another Big Test Over Sun’s ‘Queen Backs Brexit’ Headline – Jonathan Coad

18 05 2016

sun-queen-backs-brexitThe Sun’s notorious “QUEEN BACKS BREXIT” headline was published on 9 March. The Queen’s complaint was made on the same day. Some 10 weeks later Ipso has published its adjudication despite claiming on its website to offer a “speedy resolution” to complaints. Read the rest of this entry »





The Trick to Privacy Protection? Wear Big Pants – Amber Melville-Brown

3 06 2014

Duchess of Cambridge and QueenThe privacy of the Duchess of Cambridge is worth its weight in lead. Not gold, but lead. Her mother-in-law, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has never been photographed in a wardrobe malfunction with the royal pins – let alone the royal buttocks – on display as a result of a treacherous gust of wind. Not only does she favour more sober attire than young Kate, but she also has tiny balls of lead sewn into the hems of her dresses. Read the rest of this entry »