Foreign News: Tonstant Weader Fwows Up

When it comes to the royal family, the phlegmatic British go all soppy. Newspapers employ droves of columnists to simper publicly over the beauty of small Prince Charles's dimples, to sigh over the elegance of Prince Philip's taste in haberdashery. When the Queen came home a fortnight ago, after six months' absence on her round-the-world tour, the sighs became a gale. Sample from Author Beverley Nichols: "At last she came to the Duke of Edinburgh and those two adorable children. 'I guess those are the four most important people in the world,' said a...

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