Foreign Secretary's wife accomplishes charity Shard abseil

Ffion Hague talks to reporters after completing her abseil.
Ffion Hague talks to reporters after completing her abseil. Credit: ITV News/Georgina Brewer

Ffion Hague, wife of Foreign Secretary William, has completed her abseil down The Shard building in London.

She has told reporters she is glad it is over. She admits she would not necessarily want to do it again but says it was exhilarating.

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Prince Andrew's Shard abseil

The Duke of York has successfully abseiled down Europe's tallest building, The Shard. Prince Andrew was raising money for The Outward Bound Trust, an educational charity which he is chairman of. William Hague's wife Ffion also took part.