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12 Feb 9:19pm Wartime bomb damage and asbestos inflates Big Ben repair bill to £80m
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Conservation work on Elizabeth Tower is ‘more complex than anticipated’ The repair bill to fix parliament’s Elizabeth Tower that houses Big Ben has increased by £18.6m to nearly £80m following the discovery of asbestos, second world war bomb damage and pollution problems. Conservation work on the 177-year-old structure, which is supposed to be completed at the end of next year, led to the discovery by the project team after intrusive surveys, parliamentary officials have disclosed.
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12 Feb 8:56pm Marie Yovanovitch: former ambassador warns of ‘amoral’ US foreign policy
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She cited a need for the country to be ‘principled, consistent and trustworthy’ while accepting an award for diplomacy The former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, has warned that the US had adopted an “amoral” foreign policy that “substitutes threats, fear and confusion for trust”. In her first public remarks since leaving the US foreign service two weeks ago,
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