The Shard

Severe Weather Warning As Storm Clouds Gather

PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

A second severe weather warning for heavy rain has been issued in less than a week as intense thunderstorms are predicted. Forecasters predicted in...

London's Shard Hit By Lightning During Thunderstorm

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

In case you missed it, London was besieged by a large thunderstorm on Thursday afternoon, with several bolts of lightning hitting one of the capital's...

London's Best Bartenders

BarChick | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Being a guide to the best bars in the world, BarChick know a good bartender when we meet one. Lucky for us some of the best around the world can be found mixing up drinks in our home city of London. Looking to taste some of London's best cocktails? These are the people to seek out, they won't let you down.

You May Get More Of A View Than You Expected At The Shard...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

Guests at The Shard are being warned to close the blinds as some of them may get to see more than they bargained for. A quirk in the design of the ...

Lots And Lots Of Rain...

PA | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

More heavy rain hit parts of the UK on Monday as the recent heatwave and hottest July in seven years seemed a distant memory. However forecasters s...

Bolt Visits The Shard (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt visited the Shard on Thursday ahead of this weekend's London 2012 Anniversary Games. However the build-up has been dominated by the fail...

Andy Murray, The Royal Baby And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Comedy

He did it! John Inverdale, that is. If 'it' was 'made a t*t of himself'. But enough of him: this week belonged to Andy Murray - the first British ...

Greenpeace #IceClimb Women Reach Top Of The Shard

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Six protesters from Greenpeace have reached the summit of The Shard in London, and were promptly arrested, having scaled the outside of Europe's talle...

Shard Viewing Platform Closed

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

The Shard's viewing platform was closed on Thursday afternoon because of the six Greenpeace activists climbing up the building. The women, who are ...

PHOTOS: Londoners Turned Into Zombies By Shard Stunt

Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Six female Greenpeace protesters are scaling The Shard in a bid to highlight oil drilling in the Arctic. The experienced climbers set out to ascen...

Other Shard Stunts.. Featuring Prince Andrew

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

The six women who have scaled The Shard are, kind of, following in the footsteps of royalty. Prince Andrew abseiled down Europe's tallest building ...

Who Are The Women Scaling The Shard?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

The six women climbing up The Shard are from UK, Canada, Sweden, Poland, Holland and Belgium. Their daring ascent started from the roof of London B...

Six Women Are Climbing Up The Shard

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

Protesters from Greenpeace are attempting to scale The Shard in London. The six women started to climb the outside of Europe's tallest building in ...

The Shard Is the St Paul's Cathedral Of Our Times

Gabriel Byng | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK
Gabriel Byng

One is a monstrous addition to the London skyline which dominates views of the city and has divided public opinion between those who hate it and those who loathe it. The other is the Shard.

Check Out London's Latest Thrill-Seeking Addition...

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK

Thrill-seekers in London are being treated to the world's ultimate helter-skelter this Easter - from the top of the Shard! The tantalisingly terrif...

A New Angle on London's Regeneration

Barney Stringer | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Barney Stringer

With the Shard's new viewing gallery opening, I took the opportunity to see how London's regeneration is looking from 72 storeys up. The photos in th...

Artist Recreates London View From Memory - But Could You Do It?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

Artist Stephen Wiltshire has recreated the view atop the Shard from memory after merely one trip up the 800ft high building. The pen and ink drawi...

View From The Bog

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

Spectacular views unfurl themselves from every aspect of Shard with floor to ceiling windows offering dizzying vistas from the 310m structure, even fr...

Cowell, Branson And The Queen Mum To Welcome Visitors To UK's Tallest Building

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 12.03.2013 | Home

This February, an extraordinary 12 months in London will be capped by the opening of The Shard, the UK's tallest building. Visitors to the top of t...

View From The Shard A Sell-Out Show

The Huffington Post UK | Jacqueline Head | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

It's touted as holding the highest vantage point from any building in Western Europe, with a viewing platform at a vertigo-inducing 244 metres up, and...

Pictures Of The Day: 11th January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Heidi Locher: Designs on the Future

Jason Holmes | Posted 25.01.2013 | Home
Jason Holmes

This is the house that Heidi built. We're sitting in Lavender House on Gayton Road, Heidi Locher's London home, set far back from the road behind a high gate, a temple to Modernism hidden between the Victorian walls of her Hampstead neighbours.

Brogan Driscoll

The Shard: A Viewing Experience Worth £25 Per Ticket? | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While the public might have three more months to wait until The Shard finally opens (February 1, 2013), journalists from all over the world were today...

Tall Order

PA | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK

The Duke of York overcame his "sense of trepidation" to abseil down the tallest building in Europe for charity on Monday. Andrew descended the Shar...

Abseiling the Shard

Ffion Hague | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK
Ffion Hague

What would make me step off a building 93 floors from the ground? I am 44 years old, a business consultant and author and I like to think of myself as sane, but now I know the answer: Outward Bound. Nothing less than the chance to raise £1m to send kids from all over the UK to Outward Bound's six UK centres would do the trick; that much I know. And I have to hope that, come 3 September, it will be enough to give me the courage to step off the top of Europe's tallest building, London's newest skyscraper, the Shard. Why?