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Hefty price for a slice: But would you eat a 68 year old cake?

A slice of the Queen and Prince Philip's wedding cake has sold for £500 at auction, 68 years after the couple got married.

The fruit cake is wrapped in its original baking parchment and is still edible thanks to its high alcohol content.

The slice has been kept by an unnamed woman from Hove, East Sussex, whose father attended the royal wedding on 20 November 1947.

But who bought it and why? John Ryall takes up the story: