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Tuesday 8 March 2005

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News & features published on 8 March 2005
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London Eye celebrates 5 years with champagne for all

The world's largest observation wheel turned five on Tuesday. To celebrate, all visitors were offered a quarter bottle of champagne.

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China Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow at County Hall

A new exhibition on Chinese culture opened recently at the County Hall with displays of traditional arts including calligraphy and kung fu.

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Foster & Partners to redesign Shakespeare's Globe

Lord Foster's architectural practice has designed a transparent glass rotunda based on Shakespeare's Globe to be erected in New York.

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Mercury Fur at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Mercury Fur, is a very well written and very well acted, but ultimately horrifying piece of drama. It is simply impossible to deny the calibre of this production; however the worth of this product of obvious skill is very questionable.

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University leads the way with solar panels for flat roofs

London South Bank University has installed a solar array, taking the initiative in pursuing a greener London.

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Abbey Street Post Office closes its doors

Abbey Street Post Office closed for the last time on Monday evening, just a fortnight after the closure of the Bermondsey Street office.

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Attenboroughs mourn tsunami dead at Southwark Cathedral

More than 500 people gathered in Southwark Cathedral on Monday at a memorial service for three members of Lord Attenborough's family killed in the Asian tsunami.

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Air Ambulance lands in Pocock Street

The Air Ambulance landed in a tight corner in Pocock Street during an emergency on Saturday.

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Music for Youth festival at Morley College

The Music for Youth Regional Festival, held at Morley College, drew over 600 young musicians and dancers from London and the Home Counties.

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