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UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues


Britain's parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its "Big Ben" bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occasion as the famous clock-tower is half way... (Reuters Lifestyle) More More

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