Big Ben to be renamed after Queen – Yahoo! News

Big Ben to be renamed after Queen – Yahoo! News.

Nader Nazemi

Big Ben or Elizabeth Tower

So much grovelling and over what ?
Big Ben, parliament’s famous clock tower, is to be renamedElizabeth Tower in honour of the queen’s diamond jubilee, officials announced on Tuesday. The change comes after dozens of MPs signed up to a campaign to change the name of the tower — officially named the Clock Tower — in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II‘s 60th year on the throne. Big Ben is technically the name of the huge bell at the top of the 96-metre (316-foot) tower, one of London’s best-loved landmarks.

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