Questions tagged [royal-family]

Questions about specific royal families, please tag with the appropriate country tag(s). Questions about monarchy in general should use the [monarchy] tag.

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Who are the current “working members” of the UK Royal Family?

In relation to recent news that "The Sussexes will not use their HRH titles as they are no longer working members of the Royal Family." (HRH = "His/Her Royal Highness".) Is there an official ...
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To what extent does the British Royal Family provide the United Kingdom with soft power?

A common argument that is given for the continuation of the monarchy in Britain is that it provides the United Kingdom with soft power. The OED defines soft power as: a persuasive approach to ...
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Do members of the UK Royal Family have immunity to prosecution in the UK?

Prince Andrew has long been linked with Jeffery Epstein, and has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women, though the charges have never been tested in court. Now, in the wake of Epstein's ...
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Has a member of the British royal family ever run for Prime Minister of the UK?

There are news reports that a Thai princess is to run for Prime Minister in the upcoming Thai elections (e.g. see here). This has been titled as a political earthquake. This article states: The ...
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Do members of the royal family need permission to talk to people on the phone? [closed]

My friend thinks she is communicating with Prince Andrew. However communication happens only through hangouts, he keeps telling her he needs special permission to talk to anyone on a regular phone ...
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What personal identification documents does the British Royal Family have?

What personal identification documents do members of the Royal Family have? Does the card allow all members of the Royal Family to travel any place with just that card?
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What are the British royal family's sources of income?

The British royal family is financed mainly by the hereditary revenues of the Crown. From where does this "hereditary revenue" (collection of lands, holdings, and ... in the UK belonging to the ...