The Shard is an iconic skyscraper in London that is completely surrounded by glass and this metaphor better encapsulates the predicament and reality that women from ethnic minorities face.
The daredevil reportedly leapt from the London high-rise's 72nd floor.
Perhaps most notable are London's iconic new skyscrapers popularly renamed for their shapes. The Shard is the Renzo Piano-designed 87-storey sheath piercing the sky. (And shattering sales records, reportedly, for its condominium apartments.)
While updating my Rick Steves' London guidebook this week, I was struck by the construction and the changing skyline. With my local guide, Gillian Chadwick, I marveled at the energy of new London, as it seems intent on building itself out of any economic recession.
But as these things go, the Internet is pointing to aliens and an ancient statue from Greece as the true subjects of the
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Six protesters were currently going up the buliding, he said, with Met and British Transport Police officers at the scene
London Mayor Boris Johnson unveiled the skyscraper to the public, saying, "It's the closest thing to being in an airplane
Leading us to wonder…does the Shard simply need time to be fully appreciated? And, while traces of nautical themes can be