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$460 Million Repair Bill for Buckingham Palace Triggers Monarchy Debate in Britain


Buckingham Palace in London, the main residence of Queen Elizabeth, is in desperate need of renovation. The government plans to use taxpayer to pay for the work, which will cost hundreds of millions of dollars. That decision has triggered an angry response from critics, who say that the monarchy should pay its own bills at a time of national austerity. Henry Ridgwell has more from the British capital.

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