Woman walks through shaft of light from "Walkie Talkie" skyscraper
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Payout for owner of car 'scorched' by skyscraper

The developers of a new building in the City of London have paid almost £1,000 to a businessman whose car partly melted in sunlight reflecting off the building's windows.

The Jaguar was parked next to the so-called "Walkie Talkie" skyscraper when its door handles melted and a panel on the car buckled.

The developers say they are trying to rectify the problem which they are blaming on the position of the sun at certain times of day.

Jon Brain reports.

  • 03 Sep 2013
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