Foreign News: Hardly Regal

Like a poised and polished hostess trying to overlook a glaring social error, Buckingham Palace last week sought to restore glamour to Princess Margaret's wedding. Glossing over the uproar caused by the abrupt switch in the best man for Fiancé Antony Armstrong-Jones, the government revealed lavish decoration plans for the wedding day. In honor of Princess Margaret Rose's second name, nearly a million fresh roses are to be strung on 60-ft. arches between the palace and Clarence House, the London home of the princess. From tall masts in Parliament Square will dangle metal baskets filled with pink hydrangeas and yellow marguerites;...

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