French 'spiderman' climbs London's 230-metre Heron Tower without ropes

Reuters London, England, United Kingdom Oct 26, 2018, 02.14 PM(IST)

French "Spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled one of London's tallest buildings without ropes on Thursday - only to get arrested at the top. The 56-year-old took an hour to clamber up the 230 meters (755 ft) Heron Tower in the city's financial district. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews