London backs plans for ‘Tulip’ tower to bloom over the city

The City of London financial district is seen with office skyscrapers commonly known as 'Cheesegrater', 'Gherkin' and 'Walkie Talkie' seen in London, Britain, January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files

LONDON (Reuters) – Plans to build a glass viewing tower perched 1,000 feet above London on a slender tower shaped like a tulip have been approved by the local authority. The building is expected to be western Europe’s second-tallest tower when it is complete, beaten only by the nearby “Shard” building. Britain’s vote to leave […]

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