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Big Ben to fall silent for three years for repairs

London’s iconic Big Ben will close its doors to visitors today under a 29-million-pound renovation project that will last three years. The work, which will begin early in the new year, will......

Sounds of Silence: Big Ben to be silenced for months for repairs

  One of London's most iconic clock towers, the Big Ben, will stop chiming as it shuts down for essential repairs which could cost up to £29 million, it was announced on Tuesday. The......

BONG! Big Ben needs 40 million for 'urgent repairs'

The iconic monument will fall silent for four months, the longest in its 156-year life. The report states that the Big Ben is so dilapidated that its hands could fall off.......

Big Ben to fall silent on Wednesday for Thatcher's funeral

For the first time in 48 years, London's iconic Big Ben will fall silent on Wednesday as a mark of respect for 'Iron lady' Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The former Conservative prime minister died......

London's Big Ben is leaning!

The Big Ben, the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, is leaning and its tilt is now visible to the naked eye, engineers have claimed. In fact, they claim to have found that the......

Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathway win at Globes 2013

Here's a look at the big winners of the 70th Golden Globe awards. Les Miserables was a big winner at the 70th Golden Globe awards, bagging three awards -- Best Motion Picture (Musical or......

Daniel Day-Lewis: The burning actor rushes to his bubble bath

The key to every Daniel Day-Lewis performance was a big theme and a thousand details.And in the final phase of his acting career, says Sreehari Nair, America became his big theme, and the......

PIX: Soha-Kunal's babymoon in London!

Stars go for the loveliest holidays -- exotic locations with a lot of adventure thrown in. So we decided to bring you their travels with a special series. Kunal Kapoor went on a road trip from......

4 Oscar pix that made us :)

Featuring Casey, Ben, Mahershala, Ryan, Dev, Andre, Meryl, Viola... Who says movie stars can't be nice? Check out these images, folks, from the Oscars.   IMAGE: For us, the image of the......

4 Oscar pix that made us :)

Featuring Casey, Ben, Mahershala, Ryan, Dev, Andre, Meryl, Viola... Who says movie stars can't be nice? Check out these images, folks, from the Oscars.   IMAGE: For us, the image of the......

England duo Stokes, Mills earn big in IPL auction

IMAGE: Ben Stokes celebrates a wicket. Photograph: BCCI Ben Stokes fetched a staggering Rs. 14.5 crore (US$ 2.17 million) in the Indian Premier League players' auction on Monday, with the Rising......

Spinners lift India to big win in Vizag

IMAGE: Jayant Yadav, 2nd right, celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of Ben Stokes. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters India's spinners wreaked havoc on Day 5 as the hosts crushed......

We were pretty comfortable against the spinners, says confident Root

'Hopefully, tomorrow Moeen and Stokesy (Ben Stokes) can go on and make a really big score, big partnership and take us into a really good position going into the second innings' IMAGE:......

Tendulkar, Big B lead Twitteratti in congratulating Team India

Sachin Tendulkar. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Former cricketers, including Sachin Tendulkar, among other eminent personalities, lavished praise on the Indian cricket team after the......

Ignored Yuvraj Singh finds place in MCC squad

Yuvraj Singh of Rest of the World walks off. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Indian big-hitting batsman Yuvraj Singh was not able to cement his place in the 2015 World Cup squad and was......
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Big Ben's historic Ayrton Light to be switched off temporarily

A lamp at the top of the Elizabeth Tower which houses the UK's iconic Big Ben will be switched off for the first time in more than 70 years,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/big-ben-s-historic-ayrton-light-to-be-switched-off-temporarily-117081900538_1.html
Big Ben's Ayrton Light to be switched off

A lamp at the top of the Big Ben tower, which is switched on in the evening whenever Parliament is sitting, will be switched off for the first time... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/big-ben-s-ayrton-light-to-be-switched-off-117081900511_1.html
Bong! U-turn on Big Ben after Theresa May blasts plan to silence bell for four years

arliamentary authorities have performed a dramatic u-turn over the decision to silence Big Ben for four years following an intervention from the... ...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/16/bong-u-turn-big-ben-theresa-may-blasts-plan-silence-bell-four/
Four years without Big Ben's bongs? It can't be right, says UK PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday it could not be right for "Big Ben", the bell in the British parliament's clock... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INentertainmentNews/~3/bNdSiWGaHRo/britain-politics-bigben-idINKCN1AW1J5
UK parliament's "Big Ben" bell to fall silent for four years

The "Big Ben" bell in the British parliament's famous clock tower will cease its regular bongs at noon on Aug falling silent for most of the next... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-uk-parliament-s-big-ben-bell-to-fall-silent-for-four-years-2529366

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