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Hosting a celebration fit for a Queen can be both pricey and profitable. With an extended holiday weekend in Britain jam-packed with extravagant events, the Jubilee carries a hefty price tag that could worsen the burden on the cash-strapped country. Then again, it's hard to discount the boost to tourism and memorabilia sales that the commemoration provides. We took a look at the costs involved in the party of the year.

$15.8 billion
How much...

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