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Famous Big Ben Will Fall Silent Until 2021 For Repairs

The Big Ben’s famous chimes will sound for the final time at midday on Monday before being disconnected to allow the clock and surrounding tower to be restored, according to the BBC. The Great Bell has sounded on the hour for 157

1,600-Year-Old Roman Sarcophagus Unearthed In London

A 1,600-year-old Roman sarcophagus with an open lid was discovered at a construction site near Borough Market in central London. Scientists think that the remains in the coffin belong to a mother after a baby’s bones were found in the soil near

London Tube Makes Announcements Gender-Neutral

The famous London Underground will not use the words "ladies and gentlemen" to start announcements. The staff is instructed to use a gender neutral term. According to The Telegraph, from now on, a message will start as follows: “Hello everyone!” or

London fire: 600 tower blocks thought to have similar cladding

Flames spread rapidly up the 24-storey residential Grenfell Tower last week, trapping people inside, in what was Britain's worst blaze since World War Two. Exterior cladding added during a refurbishment may have played a part, residents have said, according to

Grenfell Tower fire survivors to move into a £2billion luxury block in Kensington

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze are to be moved into flats in a £2billion ($2,5billion) luxury development in Kensington, according to Daily Mail. The government has bought up 68 flats in the lavish new apartment block on Kensington High Street to

Adele cheers Chelsea firefighters ‘with a cup of tea and a cuddle’ to thank them for towering inferno heroism

Adele has continued her support of the Grenfell Tower disaster's heroes and victims by visiting Chelsea firefighters to thank them with a 'cup of tea and a cuddle', according to Daily Mail. The pop star, who was at the scene of the

Man dies as van hits worshippers near London mosque

The van mounted the pavement and struck a group of people just after midnight BST near Finsbury Park Mosque in Seven Sisters Road. A 48-year-old man has been arrested, according to the BBC. Prime Minister Theresa May said police were treating it

London tower fire likely killed at least 58 people – police

If that death toll is confirmed, it would make the Grenfell Tower blaze the deadliest in London since World War Two, according to Reuters. "Sadly at this time, there are 58 people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower

More than £1,000,000 raised in 24 hours for people affected by Grenfell Tower fire

Companies, individuals and charities sprang into action to help those in need of food, water, clothes and shelter after the inferno in north Kensington, according to Metro. Three appeals have raised a seven-figure sum in just over 24 hours since the

London fire: Crews work through night at tower block

Flames could still be seen inside the tower block as crews used lights to search the building floor by floor, according to the BBC. Sixty-five people were rescued after fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in north Kensington on Wednesday morning. Police have