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A Lion Called Christian From Harrods - The Whole Documentary (Full Length)
Offbeat  (tags: London, Christian, lion, Harrods, wild, born fee, Africa, video )

Marie
- 9 days ago - m.youtube.com
Christian The Lion was a lion originally purchased by Australians John Rendall and Anthony "Ace" Bourke from Harrods department store of London, England, in 1969 and ultimately reintroduced to the African wild by conservationist George Adamson.
Sexual Violence in War: Summit to Begin in London
Offbeat  (tags: Summit, War, Sexual Violence, London, UK )

Ray
- 43 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A four-day summit on sexual violence in war is to begin in London, hosted by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie.
Don't See Inside Monkey Testing Centre Where Marmosets Are Given Brain Damage to Help Cure Parkinson's
Offbeat  (tags: Kings college, London, monkey, testing, cruelty, UK, Parkinson's )

Marie
- 55 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Scientists say the animals could improve the lives of 172,000 sufferers in the UK - but is what the poor primates go through justified?
Call for Cull of Foreign Snakes Around Regent's Canal
Offbeat  (tags: Snakes, London, rare, cull, sad news )

Marie
- 72 days ago - london24.com
Over 30 rare Aesculapian snakes have been found living on the banks of Regent's Canal and are now the subject of a dispute over culling.
Bird Starts Flat Fire By Dropping a Smoking Cigarette Butt
Offbeat  (tags: pigeon, fire, London, cigarette butt, bizarre )

Giana
- 136 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A pigeon has been blamed for starting a flat fire in south London by firefighters who believe the bird dropped a smoking cigarette butt.
The Happiness of Hound: Everything You Need to Know About London's First Dog Café
Offbeat  (tags: London, UK, dog cafe, great news, food, pampered, grooming )

Marie
- 147 days ago - metro.co.uk
Mr Byfield said the venture would open 'as soon as possible', and revealed the public's response to his plans had been incredible.
Inside the Post Office Underground Railway - Video
Offbeat  (tags: London, Post Office Underground, video, interesting )

Giana
- 176 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Joe Shute takes a ride on the forgotten relic of London's underground railway, which used to transport four million parcels a day for the Post Office/
Prowling the Streets of London With a Leopard
Offbeat  (tags: London, 1960s, leopard, video, fur coat, offbeat )

Marie
- 179 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A woman takes her pet leopard for a walk through the streets of London and then meets a dog walker who is wearing a leopard print coat.
Fire Brigade Releases Ridiculous 999 Calls
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, news, humans, London, bat, 999 calls )

Giana
- 282 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The staggering 999 calls received by London Fire Brigade include a mother concerned that a bat which had flown into her flat may be carrying rabies, despite the disease having been effectively eradicated from the UK.
London in 1927 - Special Video!   video
Offbeat  (tags: London, 1927, video, beautiful )

Giana
- 332 days ago - vimeo.com
Incredible colour footage of 1920s London shot by an early British pioneer of film named Claude Friese-Greene, who made a series of travelogues using the colour process his father William - a noted cinematographer - was experimenting with.
Early Colour Footage of London Comes to Light
Offbeat  (tags: video, early footage, London, interesting, world )

Giana
- 434 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Celluloid film of the capital in 1927 comes to light, revealing a city devoid of skyscapers but teeming with trolley buses and horse-drawn carts and the occasional car.
Cheryl Leitner Home Burglarized: U.S. Paralympian Robbed While Competing In London (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Cheryl Leitner, paralympian, usa, home, robbed, competing, London, wheelchair, games, video )

BarbKnigh
- 676 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
After spending two weeks in London competing in the 2012 Paralympics, Cheryl Leitner returned to the United States to find her home had been burglarized.
Pictures: Arrival of 2012 Around the World!
Offbeat  (tags: New Years, London, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney, worldinteresting, culture, humans, pictures, photos, world, performance )

Lindsey
- 933 days ago - bbc.co.uk
From Sydney to Hong Kong, New York to London, check out the wonderful pictures of the world welcoming the new year. PHOTOS.
Ryanair Jet Window Mended With Tape Before London Takeoff
Offbeat  (tags: Ryanair jet, window, mended, with, tape, before, London, takeoff )

Agnes
- 1002 days ago - news.com.au
A PLANE with 200 passengers onboard had to turn back to London after tape used to patch up a pilot's window came loose. Passengers watched in horror as ground crew put the tape around the edge of the windscreen of the Ryanair jet shortly before takeoff
Rare Seahorse Found in River Thames
Offbeat  (tags: Seahorse, discovered, London )

Tarequl
- 1017 days ago - pbo.co.uk
The species at the heart of the contentious Studland Bay row has been discovered higher up the River Thames than ever before - raising the possibility of a Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) in the heart of London.
 

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