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From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion activist in custody after climbing London's Big Ben London

Extinction Rebellion activist in custody after climbing London's Big Ben

Tree surgeon Ben Atkinson (43) evaded police for more than three hours after climbing the scaffolding.

From TheJournal.ie What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline? Taking Stock

What's going to happen in the 9 weeks between now and the Brexit deadline?

The UK and the EU are running out of time, options and patience (you’d imagine).

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben goes silent today for four years, and UK politicians aren't happy No Bongs For Brexit

Big Ben goes silent today for four years, and UK politicians aren't happy

The famous clock’s bells are set to stop ringing at midday over safety concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben won't ring for another four years after next week Restoration Work

Big Ben won't ring for another four years after next week

The bell of the iconic clock tower is over 150 years old and needs a little conservation work.

From The42 Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season Diminishing Returns

Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season

The Steelers quarterback says he will ” take some time away to evaluate next season — if there’s gonna be a next season”.

A little girl has offered to shout 'BONG' for the BBC while Big Ben is being repaired

Their response was absolutely lovely.

From The42 England-bound Te'o: 'I'm pretty proud of where I am and where I'm going' Rose-tinted

England-bound Te'o: 'I'm pretty proud of where I am and where I'm going'

Even the powerful Kiwi centre has been surprised by how quickly he has converted to a new code.

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben is in a bad way...

Big Ben is in a bad way...

The iconic tower clock in Westminster, London needs about €55 million in repairs to prevent ‘its hands from falling off’.

From TheJournal.ie The bongs on Big Ben bong wrong Bong Bong Bong

The bongs on Big Ben bong wrong

“We don’t know why it happened. You’re talking about a 156-year-old clock; it does have a little fit every now and then. It’s a little temperamental.”

From The42 'The breakdown is about hitting people': Leinster asking Ben Te'o to keep things simple Te'o Theory

'The breakdown is about hitting people': Leinster asking Ben Te'o to keep things simple

The province’s new signing from rugby league is relishing the chance to smash his way through rucks against Edinburgh tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Four brave people are cleaning Big Ben today Clean Up Time
From The42 CBS compare statistics of a clock and the Steelers quarterback Big Ben

CBS compare statistics of a clock and the Steelers quarterback

Just when you thought Gene Simmons’ hair would be the most embarrassing part of the evening.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral London Calling This post contains images

Big Ben to be silent during Margaret Thatcher's funeral

The bell of the clock tower was last silenced for former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

From TheJournal.ie Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth BONG This post contains videos

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

The clock tower – which currently goes by the imaginative name of Clock Tower – is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower.

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter

Tired of celebrities? Here’s what these inanimate objects have to say about the world.