A view of the iconic Tower Bridge over the river Thames, right, and The Shard, left, a newly-constructed high-rise building in London, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. The Shard is the tallest building in western Europe and looks like a slice of glass balancing on the edge of the city's financial district. The 310 meter (1,016 ft) building is designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano and financed by the Qatar government. It will be also the biggest mixed use building, filled with offices, upmarket restaurants, a hotel and viewing platforms.. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Laser show lights up London's Shard tower
Europe's tallest skyscraper the Shard was inaugurated in London with a spectacular laser show on July 5.