London's Big Ben to be renamed

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FILE In this Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 file photo, workers check and repair the external glazing on one of the four faces of the Great Clock on the clock tower, colloquially known as Big Ben after its massive bell, at the Palace of Westminster in London. Experts say the world-famous neogothic clock tower is listing gently, and documents recently published by Britain's Parliament show that the top of its gilded spire is about one-and-a-half feet (nearly half a meter) out of line. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, file)

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Big Ben, parliament's famous clock tower, is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's diamond jubilee, officials announced on June 26. (AFP)

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