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Anti-monarchy protesters posing as tourists managed to interrupt into Buckingham Palace.

The group, from group Republic, posed for a photograph contained in the palace, every sporting a high with a single letter on, to spell out the phrase “Not my king”.

“This is a fantastic moment for republicans nationwide, with a group of normal citizens standing up for democracy in the adopted home of the Monarchy,” they captioned the {photograph}.

“But, it wouldn’t have been possible without members of our Local Groups, who made up the protest today. Join your nearest to get involved in republican activism!”

Security detained six of these concerned earlier than they have been escorted out by means of the entrance gate.

The publish has already garnered response on X, previously Twitterand whereas some provided messages of assist, lots of the feedback hit again on the group’s protest.

“He is your King though,” one stated. “Like it or lump it. That is the law of the land.”

Another added: “What does not my King even mean?”

“How does this help convince the undecided?” stated a 3rd. “All a fun day out for those already committed republicans, but this does nothing to spread the message.

“If something, all of it appears a bit foolish. Crownbashing is lazy and works towards the motion. Will you ever change tack?”

Speaking for Republic, Graham Smith said today: “This is a primary, an anti-monarchy protest inside Buckingham Palace. A improbable assertion of intent, residents standing up within the residence of the monarchy to declare their opposition to hereditary energy.

“Charles is not an untouchable monarch, he is not immune to criticism and doesn’t enjoy the deference that protected the monarchy while his mother was on the throne.

“Charles is just not a unifying determine, he’s a hypocrite on the atmosphere, he has inquiries to reply about money for honours and dodgy donations from Qataris and he’s out of contact the considerations of odd individuals fighting the price of dwelling disaster.

“I’m proud of our local activists who came together today to take this stand. Our local campaigns are expanding rapidly, with more than thirty now active around the UK.

The group are calling for the monarchy to be replaced with an elected head of state.

It comes as King Charles and Queen Camilla are on their royal tour of France, having visited Paris and Bordeaux as well as being hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte.