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Londoners to rent out rooms for royal wedding

26 March 2011 Last updated at 16:12 GMT

Thousands of people who have not been invited to the royal wedding will still be making their way to London, to celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton's big day.

But with many hotels charging high prices, some Londoners are looking to cash in on the event, by offering to rent out rooms.

The BBC's Nancy Cole spoke to homeowner Verena Wheeler and to travel editor of The Independent, Simon Calder.