Outstanding News in Pictures: 6 September 2011

By | December 13, 2015

The aerial view of nearly-completed Shard near London Bridge, smiling clownfish, Black and Tan Coonhound named Harbor, Typhoon Talas consequence are among outstanding news of 6 September 2011.

This aerial picture shows a part of nearly-completed Shard near London Bridge at dusk after 18 months of construction. The Shard will be Europe’s tallest building thanks to the height of 310m (1,017ft). At present, the concrete core is now 800 feet tall and can be clearly seen dominating the cityscape even in its incomplete state. The Shard is designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano and financed by Qatar. The building will have planned to rise to 87 storeys, 310m (1,016ft) by 2012. 72 floors have now been completed. The tower is expected to attract two million visitors per day.

The nearly-completed Shard

Marta Gerique, the person took the shot of this cloud in Valencia, Spain, believed that the unusual cloud looks like a King

An albino hedgehog is seen lying at the zoo of the Botanical Garden in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi

The Volvo Ocean Race yacht, Camper with Emirates Team New Zealand are seen at the Thames River Barrier in London

Villagers caught a 21-foot (6.4 metre) saltwater crocodile in the town of Bunawan, Agusan del Sur province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. The giant crocodile weighed more than a ton

Spanish Rafael Nadal reacts when he is suffering a pain during a press conference after the match against David Nalbandian of Argentina during the US Open tennis tournament in New York

Water lily pads form an amazing shape at a lake at Peru’s Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in the Amazon jungle

This potato at a market in Southwold, Suffolk resembles a pig

The clownfish, who is pictured by Steve De Neef among the stinging tentacles of a huge sea anemone, seems to be flashing a smile to the camera

A Black and Tan Coonhound named Harbor, aged 8 from Boulder, Colorado, USA, sets the coming Guinness World Records 2012 Edition for having the Longest Ears on a Living Dog thanks to left and right ears measurement of 12.25 inches and 13.5 inches respectively

This boy nicknamed Xiangxiang, aged 6, has to wear a mask to school everyday due to his injury from a fire in October, 2010. He is blind in his right eye and with has no mobility in his hands

Typhoon Talas caused vehicles being a mess in town of Nachikatsuura, Wakayama prefecture in western Japan

Doctors at a hospital in Istanbul are playing music as an unusual form of medicine to patients at Memorial hospital in the Turkish capital


Shard of Glass – London Bridge Tower


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Mary Rose is currently a lecturer on society. In her free time, Mary is fond of joining social activities. Her goal is to provide up-to-date news and articles on society and culture.