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The View from The Shard Review

The View from The Shard

Whizz up to the 72nd floor of Western Europe’s tallest building for a knee-trembling but incredible perspective of London with The View from the Shard – now open to the public The Shard appears like...

2013 Anniversaries

There are some important anniversaries that will be celebrated this year, from the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten to 100 years of the Chelsea Flower Show. We round up some dates for...

Isle of Wight named ‘Dinosaur Capital of Britain’

Over 125 million years ago the Isle of Wight was infested by dinosaurs five times longer than buses. According to The Natural History Museum in London – which has created a map of dinosaur finds...

Foodie travel website launches for North Wales

Visitors to North Wales can now discover the area's culinary experiences through a new food tourism website, Food North Wales. As well as showcasing gastronomic attractions, local chefs, restaurants with rooms and food festivals, Food...

Duchess of Cambridge official portrait revealed

The Duchess of Cambridge's first official portrait by artist Paul Emsley was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery today. The National Portrait Gallery's painting of it's patron was commissioned through the Art Fund. The Duchess...

Catherine Zeta Jones backs bid for site of Welsh palace

The Hollywood actress shows she is still in touch with her Welsh roots with a donation to help secure a landmark in the royal history of the country The 13th-century palace of Llywelyn The Great...

Royal Mail stamps celebrate 150 years of the Tube

Royal Mail has issued a set of ten special stamps to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. In January 1863, London’s Metropolitan Railway opened the first underground service in the world. This went...
Her Majesty the Queen with the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister

The Queen visits Number 10

HM Queen Elizabeth II became the first monarch since the 18th century to attend a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street. It was a special visit to mark Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Wearing a deep...
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Are you the next Wildlife Photographer of the Year?

Does the British countryside inspire you to rise at dawn to capture the perfect shot? Do you spend hours waiting patiently for the right light? If yes then you might just be the next...
kate middleton pregnant baby

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby

St Jame's Palace have announced that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant The news comes after Kate was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital today in central London with acute morning sickness. The Duke and Duchess...

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