Aerial view of Parliament Buildings
Aerial view of the Houses of Parliament, Parliamnet Square and Westminster Abbey. * 25/11/02: London is "far too dominant in the political, economic and cultural life of Britain today, " believe more than 75% of Britons, according to a survey published. And a third would even consider moving the capital out of London to help reduce its overdominance and to relieve congestion in Britain's largest city, according to a poll for the political monthly Prospect magazine. In a YouGov poll of 2, 037 people from all parts of Great Britain, 76% either agreed strongly (34%) or tended to agree (42%) that London was too dominant.
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China Zhengzhou Water Performance
Actresses dance in a blossoming lotus during an on-water performance reproducing the historical prosperity of Kaifeng City in Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127 AD), central China's Henan Province
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Marlow Bridge, River Thames
The 129-year-old Marlow Bridge, one of the two road links over the Thames between Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. A five-ton limit has been imposed for traffic, and for the past two years, specially-made lightweight buses have been operating across the bridge. Should there be more than 16 passengers in a bus, the 'surplus' amount get out and walk across, rejoining the bus at the other side.
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