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9-Year-Old Wants to Change Name of Plantation Road VIDEO   video
Offbeat  (tags: children, slavery, change, names of roads, London, On. Canada, humans )

Cher
- 23 days ago - youtube.com
Nine-year-old Lyla Wheeler, thinks the name of her street Plantation Road has horrible connections to slavery, so she is asking her neighbours and contacting her city councillor, to see how it can be done.
Worldwide Giveaway Win Tickets to Catfest in London PLUS 4cats Cat Toys âEUR" January 2019
Offbeat  (tags: worldwide, giveaway, tickets, Catfest, london, animals, world )

Lone
- 134 days ago - katzenworld.co.uk
The 2 winners will receive a 4cats premium cat wrestler and selection of other 4cats toys plus a PAIR of tickets to Catfest in London!
Christmas Shop in Aid of Refugees Pops Back Up in London
Offbeat  (tags: london, christmas shop, christmas presents, refugees aid )

Fotini
- 176 days ago - euronews.com
'Choose Love' opened on November 23 and is run by the charity 'Help Refugees'. The store lets you buy items like food, clothing and education for refugees around the world.
Spitalfields Life: At the Pet Cemetery
Offbeat  (tags: London, Spitalfields, pets, pet cemetery )

Evelyn
- 431 days ago - spitalfieldslife.com
Garden of remembrance for some 3000 heroes, service animals, and personal pets ... the collective emotionalism of so many affectionate elegies upon the gravestones expressing both gratitude and grief for dead pets is overwhelming
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Offbeat  (tags: Mats Andersson, photography, Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Natural History Museum, London, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, environment, habitat, media, news, world, ecosystems, interesting, protection, animals )

Fly
- 508 days ago - theatlantic.com
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1965, is an annual international showcase of the best in nature photography
BANNED: London Buses Rejects PETAâEUR(TM)s Dog Roast Christmas Ad
Offbeat  (tags: business, ads, london, england, PETA, christmas, animals, culture, humans, pictures, society, unusual )

Lone
- 522 days ago - peta.org.uk
One hundred buses were meant to be serving up some food for thought from PETA this Christmas, but at the last minute, London Buses refused to run our advert on the grounds that it may cause offence.
The First Scrooge How the WorldâEUR(TM)s Best-Known Miser Was Brought to Life
Offbeat  (tags: Book, Charles Dickens, Unwrapping A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens Museum, London, UK )


- 535 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scrooge is utterly memorable. He is loathed and loved. His name is dropped into conversation so regularly - yet many people have never read the story in which he first appears.
London Buses Are Now Powered By Coffee
Offbeat  (tags: environment, interesting, news, culture, science, good news, technology, London, protection, society, off-beat, pictures )

Connie
- 547 days ago - cntraveler.com
It takes 2.55 million cups of coffee to create enough biofuel to run a bus for one year, according to bio-bean.
Fabulous Friday The 13th Supestition List
Offbeat  (tags: friday 13th, Superstitions, Sun Times, London, Everywhere, World, bizarre, culture, funny, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 587 days ago - thesun.co.uk
Considering Friday the 13th as unlucky dates back for hundreds of years, with the tradition said to have begun in the Middle Ages or even Biblical times. Here is the fabulous big list of all actions to avoid.
Parsons Green: London Underground Blast Is Terror Incident
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Attack, Train, London Under Ground, Parsons Green, London, UK )


- 616 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An explosion on a Tube train in south-west London is being treated as terrorism, Scotland Yard has said.
Grenfell Tower: Corporate Manslaughter Considered By Police
Offbeat  (tags: Criminal Proceedings, Towers Fire, Police, London, UK )


- 665 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire say they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences may have been committed.
Grenfell Tower: Council Knew of Emergency Access Fears
Offbeat  (tags: Tower Fire, Council, London, UK )


- 667 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Kensington and Chelsea Council was warned as early as 2010 that building a new secondary school at the base of Grenfell Tower could block emergency vehicles' access, the BBC has learned.
Finsbury Park Mosque: Man Dies as Van Hits Pedestrians
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Attack, London mosque, London, UK )


- 704 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A man has died and eight people have been injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a north London mosque.
London Attack: Theresa May Says Enough Is Enough After Seven Die
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Attack, London, PM May, UK's counter-terrorism strategy, UK )


- 718 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The prime minister has said "it is time to say enough is enough" as she condemned a terror attack on "innocent and unarmed civilians" which left seven people dead and 48 injured in London.
 

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