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The Family Dog as We Know It Today Was Invented in the London of the 19th Century.
Offbeat  (tags: London, UK, dogs, Victorians, book, companionship )

Scooby
- 39 days ago - ianvisits.co.uk
Dogs have been companions to humans for tens of thousands of years. In a new book, Dr Philip Howell argues that it was the Victorians who âEUR~inventedâEUR(TM) the modern dog with a place at the heart of the family.
What a Miserable Beech! Britain's Grumpiest TREE Has a 'Face' Set in a Permanent Scowl
Offbeat  (tags: Beech, tree, grumpy, Great Britain, London )

Scooby
- 46 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A tree has been dubbed the grumpiest in Britain after passers-by spotted that its unusual knots make it look like it has an angry face.
Oldest Footage of London Ever   video
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, pictures, historic, London, old footage )

Evelyn
- 55 days ago - youtu.be
Includes amazing old footage, plus modern shots of the same location today. Also features maps carefully researched to show where the camera was. Arranged by location, 46 shots of classic footage with a twist and an inspiring soundtrack.
Battersea's Digital Dog 'Follows' Shoppers in Outdoor Campaign
Offbeat  (tags: Video, billboard, interactive, dogs, battersea dog home, London, UK, leaflets )

Scooby
- 63 days ago - m.campaignlive.co.uk
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home have today launched a new form of digital outdoor advertising in which a dog on a billboard appears to follow shoppers as they walk past.
Dog Dumped and Left to Die in Alleyway While Giving Birth to Her Puppies
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs, yorkshire terrier, dumped, puppies, birth, London, UK )

Scooby
- 66 days ago - itv.com
A Yorkshire Terrier was found cruelly dumped in an alleyway in the middle of giving birth. The RSPCA says the dog was discovered by a passer-by during a difficult labour. She was taken to a vet for an emergency caesarian.
How the Grisly Discovery of 1,300 Skeletons Under a University of Cambridge College Could Unlock the Mysteries of Medieval Life
Offbeat  (tags: cambridge university, remains, london, uk, medieval, history )

Scooby
- 92 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Having fallen on hard times, and being too poor to care for themselves, they all ended up receiving spiritual succour during their last days in the medieval Hospital of St John the Evangelist, set up in 1195.
London Calling - The Clash
Offbeat  (tags: London, caling, the clash, UK, video, music )

Scooby
- 94 days ago - youtube.com
Enjoy!
One Really IS Pleased to Meet You! The Queen Beams as She Meets Model David Gandy During Tour of Battersea Dogs Home
Offbeat  (tags: The queen, battersea dog home, dogs, London, UK )

Scooby
- 108 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
With plenty of dogs waiting eagerly to be petted and a warm welcome from staff, the Queen's visit to the Battersea Dogs Home couldn't have got off to a better start.
In A Flap: Soho Owl Bar Loses Cocktails And Charity Amid Welfare Concerns
Offbeat  (tags: owls, owl bar, london, soho, cocktails, alcohol, uk, birds )

Scooby
- 124 days ago - londonist.com
When news broke last week that Soho would be getting a pop-up cocktail bar complete with resident owls, enthusiasm was matched with concern over the appropriateness of the scenario for the birds.
London Hotel Employs Friendly Labradoodle to Greet Guests at Reception (and Instead of Tips He Is Happy With Hugs)
Offbeat  (tags: London, hotel, hired, Labradoodle, offbeat )

Scooby
- 149 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Hotels for dogs are ten-a-penny these days, but a hotel run by a dog has got to be a first.
This Is the Moment Those Looking for a Caffeine Fix Had a Startling Brush With a Fox in the Caffe Nero at the BBC's Headquarters
Offbeat  (tags: Fox, bbc, British broadcasting cooperation, London, UK, canteen, video )

Scooby
- 153 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
This is the moment those looking for a caffeine fix had a startling brush with a fox in the Caffe Nero at the BBC's headquarters in central London.
Giant Polar Bear Roams Streets of London - Video
Offbeat  (tags: london, technology, polar bearoff-beat, humans, news )

Save Anim
- 156 days ago - msn.com
Londoners are left bewildered at sight of eight foot polar bear roaming through London streets. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Werewolves Of London
Offbeat  (tags: Warren zevron, werewolves, London, song, video, offbeat )

Scooby
- 186 days ago - m.youtube.com
Enjoy!
Crossrail: Tunnelling Beneath London
Offbeat  (tags: Crossrail, London, UK )

Ray
- 195 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In exactly four years' time, Europe's biggest infrastructure project will open to the public. Crossrail is a new railway line running from east to west across London. It sounds simple enough but this is a project on a scale that echoes the great Brunel
 

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