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Posted: 26th October
By: rlf

The UK’s worst building of the year?

It has singed shopfronts, melted cars and caused gusts of wind to knock pedestrians off their feet. Now, a 160-ft tower at 20 Fenchurch Street, also known as the ‘Walkie Talkie’, has been bestowed with the Carbuncle Cup by Building Design (BD) magazine, for the UK’s worst building of the year.

Originally launched as a counterpoint to the Stirling Prize, the Carbuncle Cup aims to focus attention on the vast ...

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Posted: 2nd October
By: rlf

October 2015

All eyes have been on the rugby world cup for the last few weeks and I have to say it has been hosted brilliantly. Unfortunately England have not made it through but, at the time of writing, the other home nations are still going strong so let’s keep our fingers crossed that at least one of them gets to the latter stages of the tournament.

How well is the tennis going – the first final of the Davis cup in 37 y...

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