London's iconic landmark, the Elizabeth Tower and its Big Ben bell, is undergoing repair work, meaning it is scheduled to stay silent for four years. However, some have questioned the plans, including.. Source: IBTimes US -
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The government is lining up construction and civil engineering giant Sir Robert McAlpine to take on the job of refurbishing the capital’s Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben.
The company was.. City A.M.
A lamp at the top of the Elizabeth Tower which houses the UKs iconic Big Ben will be switched off for the first time in more than 70 years, authorities said today.
Located above the Great Bell known.. Deccan Herald
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Starting and stopping Big Ben every day would be impractical and a bad use of public money, a spokesperson for the House of Commons said today.
The iconic clock is due to go silent for four years.. City A.M.
Since the 2015 election, Canadians have donated nearly $75 million to the five political parties with seats in the House of Commons— but federal law makes it impossible to tell where more than 40 per.. CBC.ca Also reported by •TheSpec.com
London's iconic Big Ben tower clock will toll for the last time for four years at noon Monday as part of a multi-billion pound refurbishment program at the Palace of Westminster. The bell, which is.. USATODAY.com
The "Big Ben" bell in the British parliament's famous clock tower will cease its regular bongs at noon on August 21, falling silent for most of the next four years while renovation works are carried.. DNA Also reported by •Reuters India
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