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#big ben

# big-ben - Monday 21 August, 2017

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.

# big-ben - Monday 14 August, 2017

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.

# big-ben - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

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”.

# big-ben - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge A little girl has offered to shout 'BONG' for the BBC while Big Ben is being repaired Bonggggg

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

Their response was absolutely lovely.

# big-ben - Monday 25 April, 2016

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.

# big-ben - Monday 26 October, 2015

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’.

# big-ben - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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.”

# big-ben - Thursday 30 October, 2014

'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.

# big-ben - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Four brave people are cleaning Big Ben today Clean Up Time

# big-ben - Sunday 29 September, 2013

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.

# big-ben - Monday 15 April, 2013

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.

# big-ben - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

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.

# big-ben - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter Objectified

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.