Big Ben

Memory of the day: Big Ben in London begins operation in 1859

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 10:07 GMT

On June 3, many important events took place.

Britain's silenced Big Ben must bong for Brexit, MPs demand

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 12:19 GMT

After years of wrangling over Britain’s exit from the European Union, lawmakers will on Tuesday tackle the finer detail.

Newly face-lifted Big Ben will ring in London New Year

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 - 10:49 GMT

Newly face-lifted Big Ben will ring for the first time since its new face was revealed from under scaffolding halfway through restoration work.

Chimes of the times: UK frets over Big Ben silence as Brexit looms

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 09:56 GMT

London landmark Big Ben will fall silent for four years from Monday as a political revolt rumbles on over renovations that will rob Britain of a cherished symbol.