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Britain revels in diamond jubilee

Monarchy gains favor as queen marks 60 years

LONDON - Stung by royal breakups, relentless snipping over her tax-free status, and a fire at Windsor Castle, Queen Elizabeth II famously dubbed 1992 her annus horribilis, or horrible year.

But now, the world’s highest profile monarch finds herself basking in the glow of an annus mirabilis - marvelous year.

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