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Belgian monarchy rocked by Queen’s tax avoidance plans

Belgian monarchy rocked by Queen’s tax avoidance plans

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:14

Belgium plans to slash the annual stipend of the dowager Queen Fabiola after politicians learned she had set up a private foundation to provide for nieces and nephews and for her favourite Catholic charities after her death.

Monarch’s role as head of Church of England “unsustainable”

Monarch’s role as head of Church of England “unsustainable”

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2012 00:03

The National Secular Society says that the Queen's or any future Monarch's role as Supreme Governor of the Church of England is unsustainable – despite the results of a new poll showing that 79% of British adults think that the Queen still has an important "faith role".