06 July 2012 09:03 | By MSN News
Dazzling laser show marks unveiling of The Shard

Europe's tallest building is honoured with spectacular light display



A laser show illuminates the sky to mark the unveiling of the Shard, Europe's tallest building in central London (© Warren King/Rex Features)
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  • A laser show illuminates the sky to mark the unveiling of the Shard, Europe's tallest building in central London (© Warren King/Rex Features)
  • A laser show illuminates the sky to mark the unveiling of the Shard (© Warren King/Rex Features)
  • Lasers illuminate the sky to mark the unveiling of the Shard (© Rex Features)
  • A laser show marks the unveiling of the Shard (© London News Pictures/Rex Features)
  • Illuminations around the Shard (© London News Pictures/Rex Features)
  • The Shard and Tower Bridge (© Rex Features)
  • Lasers on the Shard (© Rex Features)
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The Shard - Europe's tallest building - has been officially unveiled in central London. Its tapered design and glass panelling have already made the skyscraper one of the city's most noticeable landmarks. A laser display on Thursday night commemorated the building's inauguration by the prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Qatar, Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani, and the Duke of York. Click through for more pictures.

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