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  London Life 2006 / 7  
London Life


- Margaret Thatcher


- Christmas Shops


- The Fourth Plinth


- The Ashes celebration

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This week find out about:

Margaret Thatcher
Former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, recently celebrated her 80th birthday with the Queen and 650 guests at a dinner in a London hotel.

Christmas Shops
In this programme, with the help of a market researcher, we find out why Christmas seems to be getting earlier and earlier.

The Fourth Plinth
There has been a new addition to the artworks that are on display in Trafalgar Square, a modern piece by artist Marc Quinn called 'Alison Lapper Pregnant'. It is a white marble sculpture of a naked, pregnant, disabled woman and it was unveiled on 15th September.

The Ashes Celebration
In this week's programme we hear about the celebrations in London following the England cricket team's victory in the Ashes competition.

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