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Laser show opens the Shard

Europe's tallest building, the Shard, is officially opened with a spectacular laser show high above central London.

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Mayor attends opening of the Shard

The mayor of London Boris Johnson visited the Shard today to mark the opening of the latest addition to the London skyline.

Boris Johnson (L) with the Shard's architect Renzo Piano Credit: Newscast

The building was inaugurated by the prime minister of Qatar, Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabor Al Thani, and Prince Andrew, The Duke of York.

Prince Andrew (R) pointing out his mother's house to the prime minister of Qatar perhaps... Credit: Newscast

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