Tour de France themed topiary has been revealed in St James's Park as the nation's capital prepares to welcome the world's most famous cycle race.
The peleton is expected to arrive in the heart of the capital around four o'clock this afternoon.
An estimated 2.5 million people watched the opening two stages in Yorkshire following the Grand Depart in Leeds on Saturday.
More top news
The Netherlands was partly to blame for the deaths of men expelled from a Dutch UN base when the area was overrun by Bosnian Serb troops.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is seeking to make a statement later today on 'the way forward for Scotland after the General Election'.
See how your area fares.