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Big Ben falls silent after Monday's midday bongs until Remembrance Sunday and New Year

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 - 05:45 UTC
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The Big Ben has fallen silent for major repair work expected to last until 2021. The Monday midday bongs were the last regular chimes from the famous bell until the repairs to its tower are complete. It will still be used for special occasions, including New Year's Eve and Remembrance Sunday. Read full article


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  • Clyde15

    Why can't they just play a recording from loudspeakers

    Aug 22nd, 2017 - 05:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Kipper

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Aug 23rd, 2017 - 01:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Because I asked the editorial crew to put anything of UK content in which would piss you off. Success !

    Aug 23rd, 2017 - 04:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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