EUROPE’S TALLEST TOWER CELEBRATES OPENING

THE SHARD, the latest tower to dominate London’s skyline, will be inaugurated today as it celebrates its external completion at a record height of 309.6m. Lasers will beam from the 95-storey London Bridge skyscraper to buildings including the London Eye and Tower Bridge. It was designed by Renzo Piano and developed by Sellar Property with the state of Qatar.