World: Dec. 7, 1992

"1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure . . . it has turned out to be an 'annus horribilis'."

-- Queen Elizabeth II in an unusually personal speech last week at a banquet given by the Lord Mayor of London in honor of her 40th year on the throne.

In a nod to growing public pressure, the Queen will voluntarily begin paying taxes on her private income in 1993.


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