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Plans for huge roof bar at Royal Festival Hall condemned as shocking

A secret plan to install an enormous bar and restaurant on the roof of the has been condemned as shocking, insensitive and harmful for a building regarded as one of the finest examples of 20th-century British architecture. The Guardian can reveal that the and a commercial partner, the Incipio Group, have applied for permission to erect a temporary, transparent pavilion on the flat roof. Covering 686 sq metres of floor space, it would be open until 2am at weekends and offer diners and drinkers spectacular views of the Thames. The idea is that the Pergola on the River, as it...


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Did Rajkummar Rao just unintentionally give away the main plot of Stree 2?

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Danez Smith: US poet is youngest ever Forward Prize winner

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Denis Norden, TV presenter and comedy writer, dies aged 96

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