Foreign News: Lift Not Working

The British lion, awkward of late, last fortnight clumped his way into a minor diplomatic mess. Until recently the British Government forbade the playing of the Russian anthem, the Internationale.

But when Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden got back from Russia last month he brought with him a sound-track of his Moscow reception, pointed out that a Russian band had played God Save The King. Instructions were thereupon issued to lift the ban on the Internationale.

Last fortnight 66,000 Britons went to Wembley Stadium in suburban London to see England play Scotland at Rugger. The crowd gave a great cheer at the entrance of...

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