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News & features published on 8 March 2005
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Air Ambulance lands in Pocock Street

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

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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