Bunting shortage spreads in U.K.

Strings of patriotic decorations sold out ahead of Royal Wedding

Patriotic Britons are faced with a deepening crisis ahead of the Royal Wedding: supplies of “bunting” (strings of Union-Jack-coloured triangles) have been exhausted in shops from Leeds to London. “Even Party Pieces, the website set up and run by Kate Middleton’s parents, said that it had sold out of all of most of its bunting,” reports The Telegraph. Tesco, Britain’s chain of mega-markets, has nearly run out of its 120-mile supply. But despite the shortage of bunting, the Royal Wedding is still on.

The Telegraph

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