The Saudi Shard: Skyscraper modelled on British design set to be world's largest – at ONE KILOMETRE highLondon-based Mace won 780m deal to build the Kingdom TowerWill stand 1km tall but designers have not revealed exact scaleWill be four times bigger than western Europe's tallest building By Mario Ledwith PUBLISHED: 06:22 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:57 GMT, 22 February 2013 The British company that built the Shard has landed a contract to manage the construction of what will become the world's largest building – and plans reveal the two look remarkably similar. London-based Mace won the 780million deal to build the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which will stand more than 3,280ft (1km) high. The Shard is currently western Europe's tallest building, while the company also played a role in several of London's most recognisable landmarks, such as the London Eye
Boy, 14, dies in scorching 118f heat on Australian outback trek with his fatherEwan Williamson collapsed in Western Australia while out hiking with his fatherPair were found in a creek and Ewan was airlifted to hospital but the boy died soon after Friends, relatives and community 'devastated' by his death PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 24 December 2012 Tragic: Ewan Williamson from Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland, was visiting his father in Australia Tearful tributes were paid yesterday to a 14-year-old Scottish schoolboy who died in scorching heat on a trek in the Australian outback. Ewan Williamson collapsed in temperatures of 118f (48c) in the Cape Range National Park during the walk with his father Gordon, 49, on Friday. Mr Williamson called the emergency services but the teenager, from Largs, Ayrshire, could not be revived
Terminally ill toddler who delivered his parents' wedding rings in his toy car starts potentially life-saving drug trial Charlie is suffering from acute myleoid leukaemia. Doctors told his parents last month he only had months to liveThey moved forward their wedding so their son could be best man Charlie is now taking part in a drug trial in an attempt to stop cancer growthHis mother said if the treatment goes well it could give the toddler partial remission | UPDATED: 19:39 GMT, 17 December 2012 A dying toddler who drove down the aisle at his parents' wedding in a remote controlled car has started potentially life-saving treatment – just in time for Christmas. Brave Charlie Harris-Beard was best man for his father Joe when he tied the knot with his mother Fiona last month.