Greece: Row Over Royalty

Hardly had the rose petals and champagne corks been swept up from the royal wedding of King Constantine and Princess Anne-Marie than the Greeks were back at their favorite political sport of monarchy baiting. The main target was not the popular newlyweds, still off on their island honeymoon, but the bridegroom's pert mother, German-born Queen Frederika, 47, whose good looks and outspoken views have embroiled her in controversy ever since she came to Greece 26 years ago as the bride of the late King Paul.

The latest trouble started fortnight ago when the...

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