London - Their 1969 nuptials in a HMP Broadmoor converted composting lav has cost the nation more than the entire Royal Protection Racket budget since the Silver Jubilee.
This weekend spooks are said to be doing their nut amid reports someone's about to publish the actual wedding certificate and Zaprudder-esque home movie footage.
"It would be a disaster," head of X-files section at MI6 HQ muttered darkly this morning.
"Particularly the unedifying prenup bits of the Colonel having a probe inserted to check for any maggots lurking down below."
Gaddafi was first introduced to his KGB Bridle (sic) Catalog intended during exploratory UK/Libya oil talks soon after deposing King Idris in September 1969.
The Libyan monarch, widely credited with inventing an eponymous UK ginger beer, was deemed too old and senile to get hitched (again!) and 'made do' with his favorite camel in the ensuing 14 years' exile.
The connubial Super-8 archive footage formed part of his bequest to the nation, to be released during his deposer's eventual future downfall.
"F***ing Nora!" was all a Royal YouBoob! source could manage today.