Archive for May 2012

Mortarboards at More London: Students Break World Record

In an uncharacteristically organised move, 295 students yesterday broke the Guinness World Record for the largest mortarboard toss. Held to highlight the international element of London’s universities, the event at More London by Tower Bridge saw students from all over the world replicate the traditional graduation celebration. 

This is the 14th world record to be set in London this year, meaning that the capital is a significant way towards its goal of beating more than 20 world records.

In Pictures: Chelsea Flower Show 2012

Resplendent in the glorious weather, the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show is an enchanting, multi-sensory feast. The Great Pavillion contains a diverse mix of exemplary gardens: we particularly enjoyed the Trinidad and Tobago Horticulture Society’s garden, the Willams F1 display and David Austin’s spectacular roses. Outside, vying …