Big Ben

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Big Ben: Extra £18m needed for repairs

Big Ben: Extra £18m needed for repairs

The increased bill has been out down to the discovery of asbestos pollution and World War Two damage in the Elizabeth Tower.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

Nigel Farage: Government too embarrassed to celebrate Brexit

Nigel Farage: Government too embarrassed to celebrate Brexit

The outgoing MEP said the decision by Commons officials to rule out chiming Big Ben showed the government was "embarrassed" by Brexit.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Crowdfunder for Big Ben Brexit bong reaches £100k

Crowdfunder for Big Ben Brexit bong reaches £100k

The fundraising page for Big Ben to chime on January 31 has reached 20 per cent of its target in less than 24 hours.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

Big Ben to chime for the first time since new year

The famous chimes of Big Ben will ring out for the first time since the new year.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Man arrested after climbing the scaffolding around Big Ben

Man arrested after climbing the scaffolding around Big Ben

Police are not treating the incident as terror-related and there were no weapons recovered.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Big Ben: Why will the bells stop ringing out across London for four years?

Big Ben: Why will the bells stop ringing out across London for four years?

Big Ben: Why will the bells stop ringing out across London for four years?

Next week the chimes of Big Ben will sound for the last time as maintenance work begins