Pinnacle of protest: Women scale 1,016ft Shard
- Shard aims high for a 'new Chelsea'. // Evening Standard;7/17/2013, p16
LAST week six women scaled the Shard to protest against Shell, but last night no one was protesting at a supper to mark the skyscraper's new 31st-floor restaurant Aquashard.
- taking protest to new heights. Kiran Randhawa; Miranda Bryant; Justin Davenport // Evening Standard;7/11/2013, p1
SIX female activists were today scaling The Shard, London's tallest skyscraper, in a protest against drilling in the Arctic.
- IS THE skyscraper boom set [...]. // Evening Standard;7/11/2013, p17
IS THE skyscraper boom set to start a marriage boom? Aqua Shard, the contemporary British restaurant on the 31st floor of the Shard, has only been open for a week but already has seen its fair share of romance, with two marriage proposals with spectacular views of the city as a backdrop. Perhaps...
- Paris to pinch Shard record. // Daily Mail;3/10/2012, p52
FRANCE is to build two skyscrapers that will snatch the title of Europe's highest building from the Shard in London - but only by 34ft.
- Nice view, pity about the lifts as 200 are stuck 800ft up Shard. Miranda Bryant // Evening Standard;4/29/2013, p18
VISITORS who were stuck 800ft up The Shard for more than an hour told of their anger today.
- Shard jobs hit the dizzy heights. // Evening Standard;6/26/2014, p31
WINDOW cleaners with heads for heights are being sought to work at the 1,016ft Shard skyscraper.
- Shard's rival across the Thames. // Daily Mail;12/8/2015, p30
THE Shard, Britain's tallest building, will soon have a 1,015ft rival facing it across the Thames.
- Qataris far from being all-rounders. // Evening Standard;5/8/2012, p42
TIME for some bunting: Prince Andrew will "inaugurate" The Shard on July 5 along with Qatar's prime minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al Thani. The 1016-foot tower at London Bridge on the South Bank has a viewing gallery "offering 360-degree views of the City of London", its Qatari...
- Trees dressed to impress. // Evening Standard;12/3/2015, p59
Vivienne Westwood at Aqua Shard The grand dame of fashion worked with a women's co-operative in Peru to decorate the 18ft tree that rises through the three floors of this sky-high restaurant. Garlands of tuju and huayruro seeds hang from the branches, while a veil of patchwork lace symbolises a...
- Protesters arrested at Army school. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;12/1/95, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the arrest of ten protesters commemorating the sixth anniversary of the 1989 massacre of six Jesuit priests and two women in El Salvador, at the US Army School of the Americas in Ft. Benning in Georgia.