Epic Irish commentary during the 3 / 5 minute race start.
Shaftesbury Avenue from Piccadilly Circus, in the West End of London. Photograph by Chalmers Butterfield.
U155 was launched at the Flensburger Schiffbau yard in Germany on 28 March, 1916, but was seized after the Armistice on 24 November 1918 and taken to Britain, before subsequently being broken up at Morecambe in 1922. She sank 66 Allied merchant ships, with a combined tonnage of 188,101 tons, during her career. Photo taken in 1919 in Tower Hill, London, England, GB.
[National Maritime Museum]
Optimistic travel agent advising people to travel abroad regardless of the political tension in Europe. London, ca. 1939.
Sponsored by Reebok and located in the Canary Wharf business district, London. [Google Maps link].
Image by JeanM1 via Flickr
Assorted links for today:
Friday Outlook: Stocks Could End April on Earnings Tail Wind.
Live footage from The Royal Wedding: the pre-nuptial frenzy, the procession, the ceremony and the after-party madness live from London.
WSJ: William and Kate Pronounced Husband and Wife.
And, a date to remember: the first debate of the Republican presidential primary season, of 2012, is on May 5.
Click to transfer to WSJ’s interactive graph
As posted earlier, the economic benefits of UK’s royals & the T-Mobile ad: