The new MK 3 Chopper bike
The new MK 3 Chopper bike which was launched in Nottingham. Raleigh, based in Nottinghamshire halted production of the Chopper model in 1984 but the product later built up a cult following. Prompted by enthusiasts Raleigh spent nine months drawing up designs for a third model Chopper which retains almost all the quirky features of the original.
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Spectators watch as the world's biggest and most expensive Cunard-owned cruise liner, the British-flagged Queen Mary 2, arrives at its new home port of Southampton. The 550 million ship is to be officially named at Southampton by the Queen on January 8 and four days later the 150, 000-tonne vessel will leave on its sold-out maiden passenger voyage to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Sunset View of City Council Building and Hillbrow Tower (JG Strijdom Tower), Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
City of Johannesburg is considered Africa's economic powerhouse, and contentiously as a modern and prosperous African city. It is the hub of South Africa's commercial, financial, industrial, and mining undertakings. Johannesburg is part of a larger urban region. The Hillbrow Tower (JG Strijdom tower) is a tall tower located in the suburb of Hillbrow in Johannesburg, South Africa. At 269 m (883 ft), it has been the tallest structure and tower in Africa for 40 years, and it was also the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere until 1978.
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