The Economics of a Royal Wedding

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The countdown is underway: There's less than two weeks to go until hundreds of millions of viewers watch Prince William marry Kate Middleton in London's Westminster Abbey. But resist the urge to swoon and forget the romance for a minute as we take a closer look at the economics of the royal wedding.

How much is this wedding worth to the UK economy and who's trying to cash in? Paddy O'Connell, reporter for the BBC, has been crunching the numbers on the economics of a royal wedding.