Sir Ranulph Fiennes will receive a royal send off from Prince Charles today, when his icebreaker departs London for Antarctica.
The ship will set sail from London Bridge on a six month trip, conducting research and raising money for charity.
You can follow the journey on the website here
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The victim of a "violent and sustained attack" on the top deck of a London bus has been named as Archie Sheppard.
Transport for London has made the badges and accompanying cards permanently available after a successful trial in autumn last year.