Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, Matthew Bannister faces his fear of heights by taking a trip up the outside of a skyscraper called The Shard in London, which has just become Western Europe's tallest building.

He meets some of the people from around the world who've built it.

(Image: Crowds by the river cheer as the flotilla passes The Shard during the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames in London. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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Wed 6 Jun 2012 01:32 GMT

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