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Aug 18, 2014 — Citing health concerns, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he'll leave Ecuador's embassy, where he has lived for more than two years. He faces potential criminal charges in Sweden and the U.S.
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Aug 16, 2014 — A hundred years after the start of World War I, 888,246 handmade red flowers are filling the moat at the Tower of London — one flower for each British or colonial life lost during the war.
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Aug 12, 2014 — The sun is just peeking over the rooftops and the main drink is coffee, not alcohol. But that hasn't kept Londoners from a popular morning rave that's rapidly spread to cities around the world.
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Jul 14, 2014 — The National Literacy Trust commissioned 50 artists to paint benches with scenes from famous books and placed them around London for the summer.
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Mar 31, 2014 — A trip to the museum is all about learning. But maybe you have something to share, too. Commentator Tania Lombrozo flags a case of uninvited public participation at a London show.
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Jan 7, 2014 — London's most modern skyscrapers have their formal names. But they are also given irreverent nicknames like "The Cheese Grater" and "The Prawn."
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Dec 19, 2013 — Authorities say nearly 90 are injured, several of them seriously, after the collapse in the city's West End.
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Nov 21, 2013 — Police suspect that a couple held three women against their will for three decades, forcing them to do domestic work. A Scotland Yard detective says he's "never seen anything of this magnitude."
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Nov 19, 2013 — The London mayor has been urging people to get around by bike for years. And this year, 14 London cyclists have been killed — a higher casualty count than that of the British military in Afghanistan. In each fatal accident, a heavy truck was involved.
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Sep 3, 2013 — It seems that the "Walkie-Talkie" skyscraper is something of a parabolic mirror. Not only did some parts of a man's Jaguar melt because of the intense rays, a barbershop's carpet reportedly burned.
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