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Jun 2, 2012

BIG BEN to be renamed to Elizabeth Tower, Jun 02, 2012

Move over Big Ben, make way for Elizabeth Tower
Inquirer.net
Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne with a four-day holiday weekend of ceremony, symbolism and street parties. AP/Ben Stansall, Pool LONDON—Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed theElizabeth ...
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Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower
Pakistan Daily Times
Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed theElizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's diamond jubilee, a report said on Friday. UK Prime Minister David Cameron is among 331 lawmakers who have signed up to a campaign to bestow ...
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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: 'Big Ben to be renamedElizabeth Tower'
Telegraph.co.uk
The tower housing Big Ben is almost certainly to be renamed in honour of the Queen for her Diamond Jubilee after a majority of MPs backed a campaign. By Andrew Hough Parliamentary authorities are now expected to support the calls to rename the Clock ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
UK: Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower
Zee News
London: The tower housing Big Ben is going to be renamed in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, under plans supported by a majority of MPs. David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband are among senior figures from all parties who have backed the proposal to ...
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Zee News
Majority of MPs back renaming of Big Ben Clock Tower asElizabeth Tower for ...
Daily Mail
By James Chapman The tower housing Big Ben will be renamed 'The Elizabeth Tower' in honour of the Queen's six decades on the throne under plans backed tomorrow by the majority of MPs. David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband are among senior figures ...
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Daily Mail
Big Ben name change proposal causes British controversy
newjerseynewsroom.com
As all of Great Britain celebrates Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, the words have never been more meaningful, particularly as half of the Members of Parliament back a proposal to rename the iconic Big Ben as the Elizabeth Tower.
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Big Ben's renaming to honor The Queen for 'Diamond Jubilee'
Examiner.com
Big Ben's renaming to "The Elizabeth Tower," in honor of The Queen, is supported by many MPs and David Cameron, based on a proposal this week. Many believe the Diamond Jubilee is the perfect time to honor Her Majesty. A Parliamentary secretary ...
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Big Ben's tower to be renamed in honour of Queen Elizabeth II
The Guardian
A parliamentary proposal for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee is supported by a majority of MPs, according to the backers of the campaign. Forty MPs have signed a Commons early day motion calling for the ...
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The Guardian
Big Ben's Renaming In Honor Of Queen Elizabeth For Her Diamond Jubilee Is ...
International Business Times
Several Members of Parliament have begun a campaign to rename the tower that houses Big Ben in honor of Queen. More than half of the MPs have signed a letter that outlined the proposal to rename the iconic east tower to the Palace of Westminster the...
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International Business Times
Britain to rename Big Ben as Elizabeth Tower: report
Business Standard
PTI / London June 02, 2012, 17:55 London's landmark clock tower Big Benis about to be renamed as 'The Elizabeth Tower' in honour of the Queen's diamond jubilee. Prime Minister David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband have backed the proposal for ...
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Big Ben: The Tower With Five Names
Londonist
It sounds like Big Ben is to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen, after a majority of MPs backed the proposal. We've no beef with this — the tower has long had a history of confusing names and nicknames and this latest appelation ...
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MPs back bid to rename Big Ben tower after Queen
BBC News
A campaign to rename the tower housing Big Ben after the Queen has received the backing of the majority of MPs. More than half have signed up to the proposal outlined in a letter to name the iconic east tower of the Palace of Westminster the Elizabeth ...
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BBC News
MPs back bid to name Big Ben tower Elizabeth Tower for Jubilee
Metro
The tower which houses Big Ben looks set to be namedElizabeth Tower in recognition of the Queen's 60 years on the throne, after MPs backed the idea in an early day motion. As the country gears up to mark the Diamond Jubilee this weekend, ...
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Metro
Diamond Jubilee: MPs Support Renaming Tower Housing Big Ben ToElizabeth Tower
Huffington Post UK
A campaign for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee has moved a step closer after it was revealed that a majority of MPs support the proposal. Forty MPs have signed a Commons early day motion calling for the ...
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MPs back bid to rename Big Ben tower Elizabeth Tower for Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Metro
Big Ben looks set to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in recognition of the Queen's 60 years on the throne, after MPs backed the idea in an early day motion. As the country gears up to mark the Diamond Jubilee this weekend, 40 politicians have so far signed ...
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Metro
Big Ben Tower to be Renamed as Elizabeth Tower, MPs Support the Campaign
IBTimes.co.uk
Majority of the MPs support the renaming of the Big Ben towerto Elizabeth Tower as a tribute to the Queen's diamond jubilee. By Geetha Pillai: Subscribe to Geetha's RSS feed Over half of the MPs supported and signed a proposal to rename thetower ...
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IBTimes.co.uk
Diamond Jubilee: Big Ben Clock Tower name change to Elizabeth Towergets MPs ...
London24
MPs are backing a plan to rename the Clock Tower which houses Big Bento the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Picture: David ParryPA A plan to rename the tower which houses Big Ben as theElizabeth Tower in honour of the ...
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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Big Ben clock tower to be renamed in honour of ...
One News Page
by Stephanie Boyd LONDON, United Kingdom -- Westminster's famed clocktower, colloquially called "Big Ben", is to be renamed "The Elizabeth Tower" in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The campaign has received the backing of the majority of MPs, ...
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Big Ben to be renamed after queen Elizabeth news
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British prime minister David Cameron and 330 other lawmakers are seeking to rename London's famous Big Ben clock tower as the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's diamond jubilee. ''It is great news tht so many MPs from across the house are backing ...
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UK MPs back renaming Big Ben regardless of oppositions
Press TV
Forty MPs have signed a letter to show their support of a controversial plan to rename one of London's most famous landmarks, the tower housing Big Ben, as the Queen Elizabeth Tower, irrespective of UK public oppositions. In a formal letter, ...
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Press TV
Big Ben's Renaming Backed By Majority Of MPs
The Inquisitr
Big Ben, Britain's famous clock tower, could soon be going by a new name. A majority of MPs are supporting a proposal that would change the clock's name to the Elizabeth Tower in honor of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Big Ben's renaming proposal ...
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The Inquisitr
Big Ben's tower to be renamed in honour of Diamond Jubilee
The Daily Trend
In London today a majority of MP's have backed a campaign to rename the tower housing Big Ben in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, being celebrated this weekend. Formally referred to by the Palace of Westminster as the Clock Tower, ...
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The Daily Trend
Queen spends day at races as jubilee events begin
The Associated Press
In a jubilee gift from Britain's politicians, lawmakers from the three main parties have backed a motion calling for the tower housingBig Ben — the beloved London bell that chimes the quarter hour — to be renamed in the queen's honor.
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The Associated Press
Letter of support for Elizabeth Tower proposal
ITV News
A formal letter of support in favour for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee has been circulated with more than half of MPs signing up to the proposal, Conservative Tobias Ellwood said.
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MPs support Elizabeth Tower scheme
ITV News
Forty MPs signed a Commons motion calling for the east towerat the Palace of Westminster to be formally named the Elizabeth Tower. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images The campaign for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour ...
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ITV News
Queen arrives at Epsom Derby as Diamond Jubilee celebrations begin
Telegraph.co.uk
A 41-gun salute was fired at the Tower of London while other gun salutes echoed across Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast on the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were driven onto the course with ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
Fisher: Britain's one great constant in 60 years of rapid change — God save...
Vancouver Sun
In a fit of patriotism, parliamentarians have been so gobsmacked by the Queen and the Second Elizabethan Age that they are reportedly about to rename Big Ben — the big clock atop Westminster Palace — as theElizabeth Tower. Given the pomp and hoopla ...
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Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
Topics: Elizabeth Tower Britain ♦ Prime Minister David Cameron ♦ QueenElizabeth. Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honor of the queen's diamond jubilee, a report said Friday.
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Big Ben's tower to be renamed in honour of Queen Elizabeth II
By Cinderella
Big Ben's tower to be renamed in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. by: Cinderella - June 2nd, 2012 Add Comment. A parliamentary proposal for the tower housingBig Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee is supported by ...
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Big Ben: The Tower With Five Names | Londonist
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It sounds like Big Ben is to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Queen, after a majority of MPs backed the proposal. We've no beef with this — the tower has long had a history of confusing names and nicknames and this latest ...
Londonist
Big Ben's Renaming Backed By Majority Of MPs
By Dan Evon
Posted: June 2, 2012. Big Ben, Britain's famous clock tower, could soon be going by a new name. A majority of MPs are supporting a proposal that would change the clock's name to the Elizabeth Tower in honor of the Queen's Diamond ...
The Inquisitr
Big Ben′s Renaming for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee ...
By Andrew Zarowny
Is it true that the British Parliament is considering Big Ben′s renaming toElizabeth Tower? ... Big Ben′s renaming from Clock Tower to Elizabeth Toweris not the only form of celebration for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen ElizabethII.
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Queen spends day at races as jubilee events begin - Home » Other ...
It was a royal day at the races, as Queen Elizabeth II watched a horse with the courtly name of Camelot win the Epsom Derby on yesterday — the kickoff to a four-day celebration of the British monarch's 60 years on the throne. ... In a jubilee gift from Britain's politicians, lawmakers from the three main parties have backed a motion calling for the tower housing Big Ben — the beloved London bell that chimes the quarter hour — to be renamed in the queen's honor. More than half of ...
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Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower | The Raw Story
Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed theElizabeth Tower in honor of the queen's diamond jubilee, a report said Friday.
www.rawstory.com/.../big-ben-to-be-renamed-elizabeth-tower/
Report: Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's diamond jubilee, a report ...
news.yahoo.com/big-ben-renamed-elizabeth-tower-report-232...
Elizabeth Tower: MPs support renaming the tower housing Big Ben ...
David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband are among senior figures from all parties who have backed the proposal. A total of 331 MPs have now signed up to ...
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Elizabeth-Tower-MPs-support-renami...
Move over Big Ben, make way for Elizabeth Tower | Inquirer News
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II stands with Prince Philip, second left, in the parade ring before the Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup race at Epsom Derby, Epsom, ...
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Britain's Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower: Report - NDTV
London: Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed the Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's diamond jubilee, a report said on ...
www.ndtv.com/.../britain-s-big-ben-to-be-renamed-elizabeth-t...
Famous Big Ben Clock to be Renamed Elizabeth Tower — Naharnet
Britain's famed parliament clock tower Big Ben is set to be renamed theElizabeth Tower in honor of the queen's diamond jubilee, a report said Friday.
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Diamond Jubilee: MPs Support Renaming Tower Housing Big Ben ...
A campaign for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee has moved a step closer after it was revealed that a majority ...
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/.../diamond-jubilee-big-ben-elizab...
Majority of MPs back renaming of Big Ben Clock Tower as Elizabeth ...
Honour: There are plans to rename the tower housing Big Ben to 'TheElizabeth Tower' to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
i.dailymail.co.uk/.../article-2153553-06ECFE6E000005DC-51...
Big Ben's renaming to The Elizabeth Tower proposal being supported ...
According to Daily Mail on Friday, June 1, 2012, Big Ben's renaming proposal has now a total of 331 MPs signatures including Prime Minister David Cameron, ...
www.batangastoday.com/.../Big-Ben-name-change-The-Elizab...
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: 'Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth ...
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: 'Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower'. The tower housing Big Ben is almost certainly to be renamed in honour of the Queen ...
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../The-Queens-Diamond-Jubilee-Big-Be...
Big Ben' s tower to be renamed in honour of Queen Elizabeth II
A parliamentary proposal for the tower housing Big Ben to be renamed in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee is supported by a majority of MPs, according ...
www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/.../big-ben-tower-renamed-quee...
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: 'Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth ...
St Stephen's Tower, which houses the bell known as Big Ben, is likely to be renamed Elizabeth Tower Photo: REUTERS
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