London Eye re-opened after panicked tourists were told to evacuate pods over 'technical issue'
A Coca-Cola London Eye spokesperson said: "A fire alarm was activated on the Coca-Cola London Eye and as per our tried and tested health and safety procedures, we paused boarding for a short time while this was investigated. "The fire alarm was ...
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Is this the most romantic street in London?
This mighty concrete span boasts two of the capital’s most breathtaking views: to the east, St Paul’s and the City; to the south, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament. With Somerset House and the restaurants of Covent Garden at one end and the …
SkySportsArsenal and Chelsea fans offer their predictions on the London EyeSkySportsTake a ride on the London Eye with Arsenal and Chelsea fans to find out who is likely to be on the up and who will be on a downer after the London derby. Arsenal could … read more
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The Big Smoke: how would decriminalising cannabis change London?
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If the Daily Mail is to be believed, then Ital Simpson, aka north London rapper Black the Ripper, is a ‘hooligan’. His pro-cannabis YouTube stunts have included hotboxing the London Eye, the tube, a polling station and even an EasyJet plane. ‘They …
32 surprising things to do in London (one for every borough)
The UK capital, as we all know, is awash with major tourist attractions – such as the London Eye, the Tower of London, and even other places which don’t contain the word “London“, like Madame Tussauds. But what of the city’s less feted attractions …
Architect and London Eye planner David Marks dies
“He believed that well designed buildings and structures can improve the quality of people’s lives,” said the London-based studio. “He leaves a legacy of much-loved landmarks which demonstrate his belief in the human spirit and his wish to elevate …
London Eye co-designer David Marks dies aged 64Architects’ Journal
David Marks, designer of the London Eye, dies aged 64Jewish Chronicle
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Brighton and Hove Newsi360 architect passes awayBrighton and Hove NewsDavid and Julia founded Brighton i360 Ltd in 2005 and are its majority shareholders. Together with a tight-knit group of trusted consultants and companies, many of whom worked with t… read more
7 reasons why north London is better than south London
Sorry southerners, you might have the Shard and the London Eye, but all the best landmarks are on the north side of the river. The Houses of Parliament, Monument, St Paul’s Cathedral, The Gherkin and Nelson’s Column make north London’s skyline one of …
Spectacular photos as London enjoys ‘one of the most beautiful sunsets ever’Evening Standard
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Flying across London – on the new South Bank zip wire ride
Of course, that’s not how Zip World London is flogging it. The pitch? Enjoy views of the London Eye and Big Ben on “the biggest, fastest, city centre zip line in the world”. The company invited the press to try it, so after (a light) breakfast I made …
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Plans revealed for major shake-up of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay party
Mr Green, who has also previously masterminded the London Eye fireworks, said he found the offer to work on Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations “irresistible” after years of attending the Fringe. Underbelly, which already runs the hugely-popular Pride …