PBS NewsHour

Why the royal wedding is a gift for the UK economy.

Clip: 05/18/2018 | 7m 6s

Saturday's wedding between Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle has provided a much-needed boost for Britain’s economy during the uncertainty of its separation from the European Union. From those hawking commemorative knickknacks to the cucumber industry, special correspondent Malcolm Brabant explains what the windfall means for the U.K.

Aired: 05/18/18

Rating: NR

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