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I wonder what London’s Pakistani mayor thinks about that. READ MORE »


Entertainment

Eating in the nude could definitely be liberating, especially since you wouldn’t have any tight clothing restricting your belly from expanding with every bite. READ MORE »


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Buses, trains, and the Tube (London’s subway) will no longer carry advertising that “could cause body confidence issues” by promoting unrealistic body images. READ MORE »


Celebs

I imagine they spend a few minutes exchanging longing glances through the screen as a visual promise of their IRL meeting at the end of the week. READ MORE »


Entertainment

Really though, how many weather people can simultaneously warn you about the conditions of Easter weekend AND reference the possible outcomes of Batman V Superman? READ MORE »


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Ehsan Abdulaziz, a London property developer by day and rapist by night was just declared innocent in Southwark Crown Court after claiming he “accidentally penetrated the victim’s vagina.”

The 18-year-old victim, who has understandably chosen to stay anonymous, met Abdulaziz through an older mutual friend at Cirque le Soir nightclub in London’s West… READ MORE »


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Apparently, an anonymous passenger made a lavatory stop 15 minutes into the flight that literally changed the course of the trip. READ MORE »


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Once your tears are successfully extracted, the tears are then pasteurized and tinctured in high-proof alcohol. READ MORE »


Celebs

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are house-hunting in London so that Ange can continue to pursue her career in politics. You know what I just realized? Angelina Jolie is the female equivalent of George Clooney, except with more actual political experience.

She’s been working with the United Nations for 14 yearsREAD MORE »


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The UK anti-choice abortion protesting group Abort67 — the group that got an epic takedown from a pregnant passerby last week — was counter-protested near an abortion clinic in London. The very polite counter-protesters put a sign up in front of Abort67’s giant picture of an aborted fetus that said, “My body, my choice.” One… READ MORE »


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A UK anti-choice group, Abort67, had set up outside of a London abortion clinic with a giant picture of an aborted fetus and had been filming their protest — and possibly the women going into the clinic — when this woman happened upon the Abort67 protesters being asked to turn their cameras off and move… READ MORE »


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A couple in their 60s was arrested in London for holding three women as slaves for 30 years. Police say the women — one 69, one 57, and one 30 — had been brainwashed and kept in “invisible handcuffs.”  The youngest woman had allegedly spent her entire life inside the house. Eventually one of… READ MORE »


Entertainment

As much as the trend of turning popular movies into Broadway musicals (“Once,” “Hairspray,” “Billy Elliot,” “Matilda,” “Ghost,” maybe “The Princess Bride”) makes me worry about that we’ll never see another original idea ever again, I can’t say I don’t enjoy the adaptations. The latest movie to see its moment under the stage lights is… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

There’s a stigma around virginity, so gay college student Clayton Pettet, 19, is doing his part by having anal sex inside an art gallery in front of a live audience on January 25th. Pettet’s performance art will be called “Art School Stole My Virginity” and will include first-time butt sex with a friend and then… READ MORE »


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A man carrying a knife tried to muscle his way into Buckingham Palace today but was stopped by police and arrested. He tried to get in through the everyday entrance to the right of the ceremonial central gates, the Daily Beast reports. The 44-year-old is now being held at a London police station, the Guardian notes. Read more on Newser…READ MORE »


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There are less obtuse ways of explaining the concept of a “rainstorm” in an advertisement, Data Cars. Because this one is looking a liiiiitle rapey, according to some anti-rape activists.

The London taxi company distributed 200,000 postcards which depicted this image — a woman in the rain, wearing a strapless dress and clutching… READ MORE »


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There’s fat, and then there’s fat. In the tunnels under London’s Thames River, there’s a pretty monumental fat situation. The Thames Water utility company has found a 15-ton bus-shaped lump of fat (yes, actual fat) stuck in the drains under South London. The lump — get ready to gag! — is apparently full of sanitary… READ MORE »


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During the launch of the World Islamic Economic Forum, the mayor of London, Boris Johnson, spoke with Malaysian Prime Minister about the role of women in education. After the the PM  noted that 68 percent of college graduates in Malaysia are now women, Johnson just had to add that “they’ve got to find men to… READ MORE »


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