Wednesday, 19 January 2022

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Big Ben chimes once again after a three-month break

LONDON: The famous ‘bongs’ of Big Ben were heard again today for the first time in almost three months. The chimes resumed at 9am following an 11-week break for essential conservation work. But people have been advised not to set their watches by the chimes just yet as parliamentary authorities expect ...

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Big Ben to Go Silent for Four Years

LONDON: As one of the UK’s most photographed spots, a trip to London isn’t complete without a visit to the city’s iconic bell tower. However as of next week, the famous chimes of Big Ben will be silenced for four years. The final chimes will ring on Monday 21 August, ...

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