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LondonLife - Mary and infant Jesus back on display in St Paul's...

This Victorian-era marble statue of the Virgin and Child has gone back on show in St Paul’s Cathedral more than 70 years after it taken down following bombing during World War II. 102 more words

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Treasures of London - Winston Churchill...

Former British PM, Sir Winston Churchill, died 50 years ago tomorrow, so we thought it was a good time to take a look at one of London’s most iconic statues. 176 more words

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LondonLife - The Duke of York has a facelift...

A monument commemorating Prince Frederick, the Duke of York and Albany and commander-in-chief of the British Army during the French Revolutionary wars – the Duke of York Column in St James’s Park – has had a makeover. 136 more words

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Treasures of London - Queen Caroline's Temple...

Located in Kensington Gardens, this neo-classical summer house was designed by William Kent for Queen Caroline (who was responsible for much of the shape of the gardens as they are now). 212 more words

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LondonLife - Sheep in the City...

A small flock of sheep made their way across London Bridge this week as the Freemen of the City of London exercised their ancient prerogative to drive sheep over the span. 74 more words

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10 of London’s World War I memorials – 7. The Machine Gun Corps Memorial…

While most of London’s World War I memorials feature sculptures depicting soldiers or weaponry, the controversial Machine Gun Corps Memorial at Hyde Park Corner takes as its centrepiece a more classical theme. 244 more words

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