Big Ben Ashes stunt may land Australia in legal action

Big Ben in London, England, United Kingdom

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Australia could soon be fighting a war on two fronts after their pre‑Ashesstunt to project images of Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke on to Big Ben spectacularly backfired, with Westminster city council last night responding with the threat of legal action.

The holographic image of Australia’s captain and vice-captain beamed on to Big Ben on Wednesday evening carried the message “Don’t forget to pack the urn”, a brassy reference to the belief that their team will regain the Ashes by the time the five-Test series ends in Sydney during January. But the seemingly light-hearted stunt looks like landing them in serious hot water and possibly a police investigation.

Full story: The Guardian



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