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A spokesman for the Irish bookmaker said it normally only gets one or two bets a year on the Queen abdicating.
A spokesman for the Irish bookmaker said it normally only got "one or two bets" a year on the Queen abdicating.
It is yet another example of the law abdicating its responsibilities to law-abiding citizens, with criminals getting nothing more than a slap on the wrist, no matter how serious the offence.
Juliana reigned for 32 years until abdicating in favour of her daughter, Queen Beatrix, in 1980.
Juliana, who reigned for more than three decades before abdicating, died just before 6am yesterday at the age of 94.
In The Last Intellectuals (Basic Books, 1987), he recounted how the radicals of the 1960s had turned into the professors of the 1980s, conquering academe but, at the same time, enclosing themselves within its walls and abdicating politics and public life to the right.
The mother of a Birmingham troublemaker was criticised in court yesterday for abdicating her responsibility to bring him up.
The king said he had been considering abdicating since his January birthday and his son will "open a new era of hope combining his experience and the drive of a new generation".