This week in the British Isles 本周英伦

更新时间 2012年 7月 13日, 星期五 - 格林尼治标准时间14:40
  • Sir David Attenborough
    Beauty spot 景点。 Butterfly Conservation President Sir David Attenborough with a south east Asian Great Mormon Butterfly at the London Zoo. The organisation launched an initiative this week to chart 记载,标出 how the insects are faring 表现 this summer.
  • Meerkats
    Meerkats at Battersea Park Children's Zoo take a moment 暂停片刻 to remind business, and anyone working during the Olympics, that they are likely to need a TV Licence 电视执照 in Britain to watch live coverage 现场直播, even on a laptop.
  • Stonehenge
    Women look at an installation at the World Heritage site 世界历史遗产地点 Stonehenge which is illuminated during an elemental Fire Garden display. The event is part of the London 2012 Festival, a cultural celebration 庆祝活动 across Britain to coincide 同时发生 with the Olympics.
  • Stonehenge
    The ancient monument was also part of the torch relay. US Olympian sprinter 短跑运动员 Michael Johnson holding the Olympic Flame at Stonehenge. The Olympic Torch is being carried around England on its way to the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony.
  • The Olympic Village, London
    The Olympic Village is ready to welcome 欢迎 athletes from all over the world. The expectation has been growing in Britain. The village's 2,818 flats have been fitted out 安装设施 to cater for 16,000 athletes and officials from 200 countries.
  • Olympic mascots Wenlock (left) and Mandeville
    The image of the 2012 Olympic mascot Wenlock (left) and Paralympic mascot Mandeville can be seen all over London. But a consumer watchdog 消费者监督机构 has warned that some retailers are charging three times the recommended price 建议价格 for Olympics merchandise.
  • Bush House, London
    The BBC World Service has broadcast 播音 its final news bulletin from its historic home in London's Bush House, after more than 70 years. Services have been re-locating 迁入 to the BBC's new building, Broadcasting House, near Oxford Circus, since March.

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