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metro
100 homeless people were given disposable cameras. These are some of the (amazing) results. ‘There are millions of people living in this city, but the views that are sho
100 homeless people were given disposable cameras. These are some of the (amazing) results.
metro / Posted 11 hours ago
‘There are millions of people living in this city, but the views that are shown in this calendar are unique.’ – Paul Ryan, Cafe Art co-founder Over eight... Read more
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Evening Standard
How to get a seat at London’s hardest to get into restaurantsCan’t get a seat at Chiltern Firehouse? No reservations at Restaurant Story? Tr
How to get a seat at London’s hardest to get into restaurants
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Can’t get a seat at Chiltern Firehouse? No reservations at Restaurant Story? Try again. As The Ivy announces plans for It’s the simplest trick in the book – forget dinner and go for lunch instead. Not only is it much easier to get a table, but you... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Things to do this August bank holiday weekend: August 29-31Elsewhere in the region, in Cheshire, with a slightly different vibe, is the el
Things to do this August bank holiday weekend: August 29-31
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Elsewhere in the region, in Cheshire, with a slightly different vibe, is the electronic music mecca of Creamfields, featuring The Chemical Brothers, Annie Mac and Fatboy Slim (August 28-30; creamfields.com; day tickets cost £93.50) 2. Immerse... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Drownings on Sacramento’s major rivers are double yearly averageFigures released this week by the Sacramento County coroner support the percept
Drownings on Sacramento’s major rivers are double yearly average
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Figures released this week by the Sacramento County coroner support the perception that 2015 has been the worst year in recent memory for drownings on Sacramento’s two major rivers. There have been more than twice as many drownings on the Sacramento... Read more
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Perth Now
Wallabies fans are insaneWITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Austr
Wallabies fans are insane
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
WITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Australia will soon be setting their alarms for a middle-of-the-night wake up in order to catch as much action of rugby’s biggest event as possible. Unfortunately, many rugby... Read more
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Londonist
Thursday 27 AugustSign up to our free Londonist Daily email to get today’s articles sent straight
Thursday 27 August
Londonist / Posted 3 days ago
Sign up to our free Londonist Daily email to get today’s articles sent straight to your inbox at 5pm. One of the largest street festivals in the UK will be kicking off in London this weekend. If you're a carnival virgin check out our selection of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
London's new cruise terminal gets the green lightWharf.co.uk reports that the Mayor’s office carried out an independent air qual
London's new cruise terminal gets the green light
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Wharf.co.uk reports that the Mayor’s office carried out an independent air quality consultancy through Amec, to study the impact of emissions, which it recognised would create “some moderate adverse impact on occasion.” It reported: "There has also... Read more
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Evening Standard
Totally Thames 2015: 10 highlights at this year's river festivalThis September sees the return of Totally Thames, formerly known as The Mayor’s
Totally Thames 2015: 10 highlights at this year's river festival
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
This September sees the return of Totally Thames, formerly known as The Mayor’s Thames Festival. Across the whole month there will be events on and around the river, ranging from paddleboarding to ghost walks. Here are 10 things we think you should... Read more
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CNBC
Dow up 425 points, S&P out of correction territory after selloffSome of the things "bothering markets yesterday were China and collapsing commo
Dow up 425 points, S&P out of correction territory after selloff
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
Some of the things "bothering markets yesterday were China and collapsing commodity prices and both of those have given us some relief and when I look at China I don't look at the Shanghai market. I look at the Hong Kong market," said James Meyer,... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Russia-China border is guarded by a SCARECROWHilarious photographs expose part of the Chinese-Russian border is guarded by a
The Russia-China border is guarded by a SCARECROW
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Hilarious photographs expose part of the Chinese-Russian border is guarded by a SCARECROW Straw man seen guarding watch tower near Nizhneleninskoye, Russia Journalist took the photographs from Tongjiang, north eastern China He had been invited to... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
'Utterly exhausting' charity doggy paddle along River ThamesThe group of 10 Thames Doggy swimmers set off from St John’s Lock in Lechlade,
'Utterly exhausting' charity doggy paddle along River Thames
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
The group of 10 Thames Doggy swimmers set off from St John’s Lock in Lechlade, Gloucestershire, on Saturday (August 21) and hope to complete the five-day and night challenge to Putney in west London by Wednesday morning (August 26). The team have... Read more
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Herald Sun
Wallabies fans are insaneWITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Austr
Wallabies fans are insane
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
WITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Australia will soon be setting their alarms for a middle-of-the-night wake up in order to catch as much action of rugby’s biggest event as possible. Unfortunately, many rugby... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australia’s craziest sports fansWITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Austr
Australia’s craziest sports fans
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
WITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Australia will soon be setting their alarms for a middle-of-the-night wake up in order to catch as much action of rugby’s biggest event as possible. Unfortunately, many rugby... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Australia’s craziest sports fansWITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Austr
Australia’s craziest sports fans
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
WITH the Rugby World Cup just around the corner, thousands of fans across Australia will soon be setting their alarms for a middle-of-the-night wake up in order to catch as much action of rugby’s biggest event as possible. Unfortunately, many rugby... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Local and seasonal: Chefs preview five-course menu for Tower Bridge dinnerWith an emphasis on the region’s rich bounty and the crossover from summer into
Local and seasonal: Chefs preview five-course menu for Tower Bridge dinner
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
With an emphasis on the region’s rich bounty and the crossover from summer into fall, chefs on Monday previewed the five-course menu for the eagerly anticipated Sept. 27 Tower Bridge dinner. Now in its third year, the event has emerged as the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Recipe for a successful first date? Don't order saladRecipe for a successful first date? Don't order a salad and pay the full bill (
Recipe for a successful first date? Don't order salad
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Recipe for a successful first date? Don't order a salad and pay the full bill (and make sure it is at least £50) Survey of more than 2,000 people found how food choices affect dates Discovered that a man ordering a salad would come across as a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Andy Furillo: Coach wants Republic FC to be “more ruthless”Frustration bulged out of Paul Buckle’s eyeballs. It beaded up on his brow bene
Andy Furillo: Coach wants Republic FC to be “more ruthless”
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Frustration bulged out of Paul Buckle’s eyeballs. It beaded up on his brow beneath the Bonney Field lights, and it sped off his tongue – with pace, as they say in soccer. “It’s very disappointing,” the Republic FC coach said after Saturday night’s... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Thames "doggy" swimmers pass through Oxfordshire as part of 155-mile paddle to Tower BridgePEOPLE in Abingdon should not be alarmed if they see a giant, pink, inflatable
Thames "doggy" swimmers pass through Oxfordshire as part of 155-mile paddle to Tower Bridge
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
PEOPLE in Abingdon should not be alarmed if they see a giant, pink, inflatable dog pursuing a man swimming down the River Thames this afternoon. A group of nine men and one woman, including an Oxford doctor, are in the middle of a 155-mile doggy... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Meet the chefs working this year’s Tower Bridge DinnerIt sold out in seconds, so there’s a good bet you’re not one of the lucky740 fo
Meet the chefs working this year’s Tower Bridge Dinner
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
It sold out in seconds, so there’s a good bet you’re not one of the lucky740 folks who will be dining on the Tower Bridge on Sept. 27. Still, it’s a showcase event and, in just three years, this $175-per-person dinner has become an important part of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tourism body launches London Heart Trail to encourage walking in cityA tourism body today launched the “London Heart Trail” to encourage walking in
Tourism body launches London Heart Trail to encourage walking in city
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
A tourism body today launched the “London Heart Trail” to encourage walking in the city as the capital welcomes 35,000 cardiologists for an international congress. The interactive walk along the South Bank, between the London Eye and Tower Bridge,... Read more
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Londonist
Ex-National Theatre Director To Build London A New 900-Seat TheatreAn artist's impression of the new theatre. London is to get a new 900-seat the
Ex-National Theatre Director To Build London A New 900-Seat Theatre
Londonist / Posted 8 days ago
An artist's impression of the new theatre. London is to get a new 900-seat theatre, headed by former bosses of the National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr. The site at Tower Bridge will be the base for the pair's new London Theatre... Read more
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Independent
London to open first major theatre in 20 yearsMy Hytner will team up with his former executive director at the National, Nick
London to open first major theatre in 20 years
Independent / Posted 9 days ago
My Hytner will team up with his former executive director at the National, Nick Starr, in the new venture. Between them the pair ran the National for 12 years to widespread acclaim, transforming the reach and appeal of the Southbank theatre. They... Read more
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CNBC
S&P 500 negative for year, Dow off 225 points; oil eyedU.S. stocks traded more than 1 percent lower on Thursday as investors weighed f
S&P 500 negative for year, Dow off 225 points; oil eyed
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. stocks traded more than 1 percent lower on Thursday as investors weighed fresh lows in oil prices and continued uncertainty over the Fed amid data releases. (Tweet This) The S&P 500 fell into negative territory for the year, down 0.2 percent... Read more
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London SE1
900-seat theatre to open at One Tower BridgeThe London Theatre Company plans to take on the cultural space in Berkeley Home
900-seat theatre to open at One Tower Bridge
London SE1 / Posted 9 days ago
The London Theatre Company plans to take on the cultural space in Berkeley Homes' One Tower Bridge development and fit it out to designs by Steve Tompkins and Roger Watts of architecture practice Haworth Tompkins. The developer has struggled to find... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rudisha says still short of his best but competitiveKenya's David Rudisha during the press conference. IAAF Diamond League 2015 - S
Rudisha says still short of his best but competitive
Reuters Sports News / Posted 9 days ago
Kenya's David Rudisha during the press conference. IAAF Diamond League 2015 - Sainsbury's Anniversary Games Preview Press Conferences - Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London - 23/7/15. Action Images via Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic BEIJING Olympic... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meet the ‘hottest new foodie collective’.The Groundnut Cookbook by Duval Timothy, Jacob Fodio Todd and Falayemi Brown (
Meet the ‘hottest new foodie collective’
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
.The Groundnut Cookbook by Duval Timothy, Jacob Fodio Todd and Falayemi Brown (Michael Joseph) is out now The Groundnut CookbooK Duval Timothy, Jacob Fodio Todd and Folayemi Brown REVIEW: Nick Duerden There are few literary genres as... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
World Cup to generate 1 billion pounds for British tourismRugby Union - Coca-Cola Rugby Exchange - Potters Fields Park, London - 3/8/15Co
World Cup to generate 1 billion pounds for British tourism
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 days ago
Rugby Union - Coca-Cola Rugby Exchange - Potters Fields Park, London - 3/8/15Coca-Cola launch million ball giveaway at Tower Bridge as part of it's Rugby World Cup 2015 partnership Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Andrew CouldridgeLivepic LONDON... Read more
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Londonist
Imaginary London: An Interview With Darran AndersonWhich plans would have altered London for the better but never made it past the
Imaginary London: An Interview With Darran Anderson
Londonist / Posted 11 days ago
Which plans would have altered London for the better but never made it past the drawing board? Quite a few of them, though that’s not necessarily a good thing (I’m inclined to creative vandalism). I’d have let Archigram loose on the capital. Having... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
FLASHBACK: Archive shows how Blackburn looked over a century agoA FASCINATING flashback to Blackburn over a century ago has been provided by th
FLASHBACK: Archive shows how Blackburn looked over a century ago
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
A FASCINATING flashback to Blackburn over a century ago has been provided by the release of an archive of antique photographs. The Francis Frith Collection of 250,000 images, made public for the first time, includes rare pictures of Tower Bridge... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Capitol architecture, symbols of stateKen Cooley has scrambled all over the Capitol, inside the walls and out, during
Capitol architecture, symbols of state
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Ken Cooley has scrambled all over the Capitol, inside the walls and out, during restoration that began in the late 1970s and since its completion in 1982. When he was a young staffer in 1977, his boss asked him to lead tours and answer queries as to... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Land sales$1,000,000 or more ECC Oklahoma City (Pennsylvania) OK LLC from ARCP CV Oklaho
Land sales
The Oklahoman / Posted 14 days ago
$1,000,000 or more ECC Oklahoma City (Pennsylvania) OK LLC from ARCP CV Oklahoma City (Pennsylvania) OK LLC, 17850 N Pennsylvania Ave., $3,490,500. Oklahoma Christian Affordable LP from Oklahoma Christian Apartments Inc., property near the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are Lego Star Wars sets stifling YOUR child's creativity?Are Lego Star Wars kits stifling your child's creativity? Using instructions to
Are Lego Star Wars sets stifling YOUR child's creativity?
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Are Lego Star Wars kits stifling your child's creativity? Using instructions to build toys harms youngsters' problem solving skills Researchers tested the creativity of children after playing with Lego toys Those with normal bricks outperformed... Read more
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Evening Standard
Incredible black and white images of historic London published onlineAn incredible black and white photograph of the building of Tower Bridge has be
Incredible black and white images of historic London published online
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
An incredible black and white photograph of the building of Tower Bridge has been released as part of a new online collection. Published electronically for the first time, a collection of 250,000 images document pivotal moments in British history,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
54 locations that defined BritpopNeuschwanstein Castle - Country House was the single which won the Battle of Br
54 locations that defined Britpop
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Neuschwanstein Castle - Country House was the single which won the Battle of Britpop for Blur. The cover features Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria. Mile End Stadium - The running track and sports centre hosted a 1995 concert, headlined by Blur and... Read more
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walesonline
Fascinating photo archive provides snapshot of Wales dating back to the 1890sFantastic century-old photographs offering an amazing snapshot of Victorian Wal
Fascinating photo archive provides snapshot of Wales dating back to the 1890s
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
Fantastic century-old photographs offering an amazing snapshot of Victorian Wales are among tens of thousands of old pictures made available from Friday. There is also a personal photograph of a well-dressed couple relaxing at Roath Park lake in the... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Spectators urged to line the streets for first ever Ipswich Twilight road race on Friday nightGreat Britain's Chris Thompson at Tower Bridge A major new event in Suffolk’s
Spectators urged to line the streets for first ever Ipswich Twilight road race on Friday night
Ipswich Star / Posted 16 days ago
Great Britain's Chris Thompson at Tower Bridge A major new event in Suffolk’s sporting calendar will be held in centre of Ipswich tomorrow evening – and... Read more
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Time
A New Public Sculpture in China Looks Just Like Chicago’s Iconic Cloud GateChina has replicas of Paris’ Eiffel Tower, London’s Tower Bridge and St Peter’s
A New Public Sculpture in China Looks Just Like Chicago’s Iconic Cloud Gate
Time / Posted 16 days ago
China has replicas of Paris’ Eiffel Tower, London’s Tower Bridge and St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Now it has, well, an artwork that looks remarkably similar to Chicago’s Cloud Gate–and the sculptor who crafted the Windy City landmark is having... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Spending a penny is like waging germ warfare on the trainI’ve been going down to London an awful lot lately on business. I want to get a
Spending a penny is like waging germ warfare on the train
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
I’ve been going down to London an awful lot lately on business. I want to get a couple of things off my chest about the journey on the train. But I must start by praising Virgin – I love the service and staff, especially when the trains are carrying... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
London's calling, but for how much longer?Green Park. Visiting London might be on the bucket list of many tourists from
London's calling, but for how much longer?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
Green Park. Visiting London might be on the bucket list of many tourists from Asia. Some might want to see the metropolis when it's covered in snow or when the leaves change colours in autumn. But for many others including me, the preferred time to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Great Cricket Coup - Four Corners By Quentin McDermott and Mary Fallon How India hijacked the
The Great Cricket Coup
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
- Four Corners By Quentin McDermott and Mary Fallon How India hijacked the game of cricket, and how Australia helped. Monday 10 August 2015 As the Ashes play out in England, Four Corners takes you... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Review of ‘Peter Pan’ at Boca Raton’s Wick TheatreWhether or not you clap to indicate your belief in fairies – a crucial plot req
Review of ‘Peter Pan’ at Boca Raton’s Wick Theatre
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 days ago
Whether or not you clap to indicate your belief in fairies – a crucial plot request in “Peter Pan” – seeing the current summer show at the Boca Raton playhouse will make you a believer in The Wick Theatre. In two short years, The Wick has grown from... Read more
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Londonist
Ahoy! London's Tall Ships Festival ReturnsA gorgeous Tall Ship from last year's festival by David Hardman Head to Greenw
Ahoy! London's Tall Ships Festival Returns
Londonist / Posted 17 days ago
A gorgeous Tall Ship from last year's festival by David Hardman Head to Greenwich this August Bank Holiday to test your sea legs and enjoy a spectacular display of Tall Ships. From 27 August, two 'cathedrals of the ocean' will be moored in... Read more
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Londonist
Video: An Animated Timeline Of London's BridgesIf like us, the Garden Bridge being given the go-ahead got you pondering the re
Video: An Animated Timeline Of London's Bridges
Londonist / Posted 17 days ago
If like us, the Garden Bridge being given the go-ahead got you pondering the recent history of London's bridges, then this is for you. We did some digging and have compiled our research into an easy-to-follow animation. For the sake of brevity,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prank gone wrong: water balloon stunt almost drowns YouTube pranksterAs the balloon bulges, the weight causes the boat to capsize, plunging Mr Tenne
Prank gone wrong: water balloon stunt almost drowns YouTube prankster
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
As the balloon bulges, the weight causes the boat to capsize, plunging Mr Tenney into the water without the means to swim. Becoming alarmed by Mr Tenney's inability to break free from the plastic cocoon, his friends nearby eventually come to his... Read more
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Surfers Village
Behind the Scenes: That one time at Teahupoo on a moto bikeSurfersvillage Interview Interview with Robbie Maddison about the Teahupo'o st
Behind the Scenes: That one time at Teahupoo on a moto bike
Surfers Village / Posted 17 days ago
Surfersvillage Interview Interview with Robbie Maddison about the Teahupo'o stunt Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 11 August, 2015 - Robbie Maddison jumps over, on, off or through some of the most incredible things you can imagine. He's held world... Read more
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Bakersfield Now
Kim Kardashian fires back at pregnancy skeptics with naked selfie Visitors around London were stopped in their tracks yesterday as Kim Kardashi
Kim Kardashian fires back at pregnancy skeptics with naked selfie
Bakersfield Now / Posted 17 days ago
Visitors around London were stopped in their tracks yesterday as Kim Kardashian and Kanye West posed for selfies at some of the most famous photo hot spots in the Capital. In an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mike Tindall on becoming a father and World Cup Fever'I will support Mia in any sport but selfishly hope she chooses golf to help me
Mike Tindall on becoming a father and World Cup Fever
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
'I will support Mia in any sport but selfishly hope she chooses golf to help me improve my game!': Mike Tindall on becoming a father, sharing a passion for rugby with wife Zara and World Cup fever Mike, 36, has bought a rugby ball for daughter Mia,... Read more
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Evening Standard
WWI centenary events give huge boost to London tourist attractionsFirst World War centenary commemorations gave a huge boost to London tourist at
WWI centenary events give huge boost to London tourist attractions
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
First World War centenary commemorations gave a huge boost to London tourist attractions including the Tower of London and Imperial War Museum, new figures show. The historic castle in the centre of the capital, host to the awe-inspiring Blood Swept... Read more
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London24
The London Triathlon - where to watch it and how to get there The world’s largest triathlon is hitting London this weekend, with 13,000 par
The London Triathlon - where to watch it and how to get there
London24 / Posted 22 days ago
The world’s largest triathlon is hitting London this weekend, with 13,000 participants and over twice as many spectators. It involves a cycling race, a running race, and a swim in the... Read more
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Evening Standard
The best boat-els in LondonThe luxe Sunborn is moored in the Docklands: the 124m hotel has 135 rooms, kitt
The best boat-els in London
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
The luxe Sunborn is moored in the Docklands: the 124m hotel has 135 rooms, kitted out with all the mod cons you’d need on the high seas and a huge window for admiring the view. This reconstructed Dutch Clipper lives on a new pier situated between... Read more
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