Skye Bridge at night
The new Skye Bridge which will be opened by Scottish Secretary, Michael Forsyth. The bridge, which cost 24 million, is 2.4km long and took 3 years to build. * NOTE : Original negative has a flag pole in the bottom right of the picture. 8/3/96 A sheriff is expected to rule whether or not the controversial tolls for crossing the bridge are lawful, following arguments that they break centuries-old legislation. About 70 people charged with alleged non-payment of the tolls will pack a tiny courtroom to hear the sheriff announce his findings. 03/06/04: Scotland's Deputy First Minister Jim Wallace has pledged to end the 'discredited' tolling regime on the Skye Bridge and said that he believes that it could be done by the end of the year.
Belle Tout Lighthouse/sunset
The sun sets over the Belle Tout Lighthouse at Beachy Head in East Sussex as it is shifted slowly toward its new sit. It will be shifted about 70ft inland, leaving it at the same distance from the edge of the 300ft high cliffs as it was when it was built in 1832.
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ULSTER Carson Statue 2
The Statue of Lord Carson, the former Unionist leader, is silhouetted as the sun sets over Stormont Castle in Belfast. The Northern Ireland Assembly sat today to elect Government Ministers to the first power-sharing executive in thE provinces history.
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