environment
The Thames is Pumping London's Plastic Pollution out into the North Sea

While the surface of the Thames may look relatively clean these days, underneath the boat trippers lies a mass of discarded plastic, which is flooding out into the Thames Estuary and along into the North Sea. Read More >>

architecture
Behind London's Wall of Steel: Designing the Thames Barrier

The large, stainless steel ‘hoods’ on each pier of the Thames barrier are what make this London landmark so instantly recognisable to both tourists and locals alike. But while people may find it easy to recognise, they might not necessarily understand how it works. Read More >>

olympics
Watch as Tower Bridge Opens For a Massive Set of Floating Olympic Rings

A set of massive Olympic rings began their journey on the Thames yesterday showing that the run up to London 2012 is well and truly in-gear. London’s historic Tower Bridge even had to open to let them through – a sight rarely seen. Read More >>

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