Big Ben

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clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, London

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The Great Bell, nicknamed Big Ben and cast in the Whitechapel Foundry, first rang out across London on July 11, 1859.
Joel Hughes, of producer Heinz - which bought the firm in 2005 - said: "Big Ben is the most Instagrammed landmark in the UK and decorates millions of bottles sold every year.
"It's amazing to work on somewhere like Big Ben - and it means I stay fit while my mates have to go to the gym."
Only Big Ben will be heard, while the four quarter bells that produce the 16 notes of the Westminster Chimes will remain silent.
I do construction, and I've seen a lot of scaffold, but I thought Big Ben would look a little different than that."
Big Ben proposal calls for pre-IPO placement of [Euro]2.5MM ($2.9MM) and follow up financing in-order to prepare for becoming a publicly traded entity on the Nordic Growth Market NGM AB, MIC Code XNGM (NGM), a regulated Swedish Stock Exchange in Stockholm and subsidiary to Boerse Stuttgart (SWB) in Germany.
ROCHDALE town hall's gongs are set to replace the chimes of Big Ben during BBC news bulletins.
At home in the play offs we back Big Ben with an eightpoint deficit to bring home the bacon.
London's Big Ben was temporarily turned back help crowds ring in the New Year.
The Big Ben bell in the iconic clocktower at the British parliament in London chimed again yesterday in a Christmas respite from long-term repairs.
"The joyful striking of Big Ben will ring in the festive season for Londoners, visitors, and the millions of viewers who use it as a focal point to celebrate the New Year" - Keeper of the Great Clock (Big Ben) Steve Jaggs.
THE chimes of Big Ben rang out for the first time in almost three months yesterday.
THERE is anger over the decision to hand a prestigious contract to refurbish Big Ben to a building firm involved in a blacklisting scandal.
STUART HICKS, Marton The rising sound of Big Ben supporters LET Big Ben bong!
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