Investors from Abu Dhabi have secured a deal to purchase the iconic Scotland Yard building in St James’s Park. The building, which has housed the Metropolitan Police Service since 1964, sold for a reported £370 million.
Tolkien fans rejoice! The ‘Eye of Sauron’ now is not just fiction – it will light up the skyline of Moscow-City to ominously watch down on the Russian capital as the latest “Hobbit” movie premiers in Russia on Thursday night.
The Paris City Council has voted against plans for a new “Tour Triangle” skyscraper that could ruin the city's 19th-century skyline. However, the mayor immediately declared the results invalid, triggering a debate over city’s image and future.
Art is important when it gives the possibility for people to grow up, Italian sculptor Davide Dormino told RT. He has launched a campaign to raise money to erect a “monument to courage” – a statue of three whistleblowers, Assange, Manning, and Snowden.
The centerpiece of New York’s World Trade Center finally opened for business on Monday, 13 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks which destroyed the twin towers. RT takes a look at the different stages of reconstructing the world famous landmark.
And so the latest in the surrealist horror show that the nightly news on Iraq has become, offers a rich narrative mine, at least for a writer working on a political travelogue of ancient sites. Once again, the Mongol hordes are at the gates.