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(Mind you, it was 50ft tall...)
Police have launched an investigation after a set of keys were stolen at the Tower of London on Guy Fawkes Night.
There will be British representation in an Olympic synchro final for the first time in 20 years after Jenna Randall and Olivia Federici qualified in ninth for the duet, as Russia close in on their fourth consecutive gold.
Cross-country heroics push home team up to second as three-day event nears climax
A futuristic floating park has been proposed for the 2012 Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Life inside the Tower of London had improved across the centuries, Major-General Keith Cima claimed three years ago, after being appointed Governor of one of London's oldest and most distinctive landmarks.
The week in books
Travel certainties are rare, and mostly negative. Inadvertently sail your yacht into Iranian territorial waters, and you can be sure that the authorities will not point you in the right direction and bid you a cheery farewell. Turn up one minute late for your Ryanair flight, and the ground staff will not give you a knowing wink and usher you on board with a smile.
Action hero, king of the catwalk
A pair of lion skulls excavated from the moat around the Tower of London and dating to the medieval period belong to an extinct subspecies of Barbary lion which died out in the early 1920s, a study has found.