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The British Airways i360: World’s Thinnest Tall Tower Opens

The ‘vertical pier’, known officially as the British Airways i360, gives passengers a 26 mile view when they enter the circular pod that takes them 138 m up a steel pole into the sky.

The ‘vertical pier’, known officially as the British Airways i360, gives passengers a 26 mile view when they enter the circular pod that takes them 138 m up a steel pole into the sky.

‘London Eye on Sea’, the 138m “vertical pier” on Brighton’s seafront opens to the public on Thursday, August 4, 2016, after 12 years after in development.

Officially called ‘The British Airways i360′, the tower cost £46m to build and will be the highest viewing platform in Britain outside of London.

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Photos Of Glorious Spring In England

People enoy the sunny weather in the gardens at Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire (Rex Features)

People enoy the sunny weather in the gardens at Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire (Rex Features)

Please enjoy these beautiful photos of a glorious spring in England.

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Tate Collectives: A Modern Twist To 19th Century Paintings

Blink and you'll miss it: Mattias Brown has brought the "Portrait of Sidney Wells' into the 21st century.(Mattias Brown/ Tate Collective)

Blink and you’ll miss it: Mattias Brown has brought the “Portrait of Sidney Wells’ into the 21st century.(Mattias Brown/ Tate Collective)

A group of talented film makers and artists from Tate Collective used GIFS to give a modern twist to paintings dated from the 1840s to the 1890s which were housed in Tate Britain.

Tate Collective artists organise events and create their own work for the events at the world-famous gallery.

Italian experimental artist and animator Rino Stefano Tagliafierro also use GIFS to bring paintings to life.

What's that on your nose? 'Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander', painted in 1872-4 by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, is transformed with a swarm of butterflies - although Miss Cicely herself does not look too happy about how things have turned out. (Nicolas Monterrat/ Tate Collectives)

What’s that on your nose? ‘Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander’, painted in 1872-4 by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, is transformed with a swarm of butterflies – although Miss Cicely herself does not look too happy about how things have turned out. (Nicolas Monterrat/ Tate Collectives)

It's party time! Film makers and artists have been inspired to find fresh ways of reinventing works from the 19th century. (Tate Collective)

It’s party time! Film makers and artists have been inspired to find fresh ways of reinventing works from the 19th century. (Tate Collective)

Major Atlantic Storm Killed 11 In Northern Europe

Large waves break against the dyke Monday at the port of Boulogne, France.

Large waves break against the dyke Monday at the port of Boulogne, France.

The death toll from the major Atlantic storm rises to at least eleven across northern Europe on Monday.

Four people were killed in Britain, three in Germany, two in Netherlands, one in France and one in Denmark.

According to Britain’s Met Office national weather centre, winds reached 99 miles (159 kilometres) per hour on the Isle of Wight off the southern English coast.

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Freezing Europe – In Photos

Heavy snow in spring?

Many Europeans are facing winter’s icy grip on lands that should be thawing in springtime temperatures by now, with Britain on track for the coldest March since 1962.

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