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This creepy Victorian dolls have been freaking people out in London

Here's why two very creepy life-size Victorian dolls have been roaming around London to freak people out

'Random' comments over the PA system about tea and coffee help brighten commuters' day at Canary Wharf station

Listen to brilliantly ‘bonkers’ Tube announcer brighten commuters’ day with tea and coffee chatter

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Trying to land a basket from 80 metres up on top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit

VIDEO: They got game! Watch two of the most outrageous basketball trick shots you will ever see

The pair eventually released the pig from its cage

VIDEO Delivery for David Hameron: This little piggy went to Downing Street

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Olive Elisa Day spotted this humorous threat to dog owners in Catford

Does Catford have the world's best dog fouling poster?

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Best in business: A vote is on to decide the funniest company name in the country

Jason Donervan, Surelock Homes, Tree Wise Men: See 10 of the best punny and funny business names

Armed police stormed actor Simon Gordon's house in Hither Green. (c.) Facebook.

Armed police storm Hither Green house after actors' rehearsal sparks gun fears

Rugby players are better gentlemen than footballers

VIDEO: Crazy experiment proves rugby is officially more of a gentleman's sport than football

This Plumstead pub has totally nailed witty signs

This Plumstead pub has totally nailed witty signs...

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The acrobatic young pedestrian showed off an unusual way of getting across Oxford Street

WATCH: Young pedestrian spectacularly somersaults across Oxford Street

VIDEO: "Come and get me": woman narrates her own UFO encounter above Twickenham

WATCH: "Come and get me": Woman narrates her own UFO encounter above Twickenham

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Did this Surbiton church stained-glassed window predict the rise of Jeremy Corbyn?

Did this Surbiton church stained-glass window predict the rise of Jeremy Corbyn?

Some of the inspirational notes Andy Leek has been leaving for Tube passengers to find in their morning newspaper

On a mission to make you smile: The man who's been leaving nice but weird hidden messages on the Tube

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Billy Ocean: Sparked UFO fears after Isleworth concert

When the UFO-ing gets tough, the tough get UFO-ing: How a Billy Ocean gig may have sparked alien invasion fears in Twickenham

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The London skyline made out of recycled newspapers

PICTURED: London unfolded - see the city's skyline like never before

Mr Shah and the much discussed vest on last night's show

Goldie lookin' brain: A Kingston student wore a leather vest on University Challenge

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VIDEO: Here's every single punch ever thrown by Jason Statham

VIDEO: Here's every single punch ever thrown by Sydenham's Jason Statham

How the Shard might look if it was ever turned into a giant slide

Let us slide down the Shard - PLEASE! Quarter of Brits want the skyscraper turned into a helter-skelter

Oh! You pretty thing: Kingston academic gets David Bowie make-over for book research

Oh! You pretty thing: Kingston academic gets David Bowie make-over for book research

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Jenny Kavanagh: Lump on her ovary was remains of 40-year-old "twin"

Lump found on woman's ovary turns out to be unborn "twin"

Christian Bale as Batman - but whose behind the mask in Bromley.

He's NOT the goddamn Batman: Bromley's caped crusader denies links to 26-year-old fitness instructor

Ross Basham and Hannah Phillips got married on a bridge and then started married life with a bungee jump

This couple REALLY took the plunge for their wedding - hitched on a bridge then bungee-jumping off it

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Quick thinking Hannah with her sign, ready to give directions to confused drivers

Brownie fundraises by charging baffled drivers for directions to leave Claygate

'It's my birthday' is one of the most common lines to used to try and get an upgrade on Virgin Atlantic flights

'Don't make me sit with my wife': 8 cheekiest and funniest requests for upgrades on Virgin Atlantic flights

Londoners will get to see a blue moon tonight, except it won't really be blue. Photo by Loco Steve

You can see something that only happens once in a blue moon tonight

A cocky looking Faisal Shinwari being he jumped off Tower Bridge

Vlogger who jumped off Tower Bridge vows to carry on - making YouTube videos that is, not doing 'stupid' stunts

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VIDEO: Watch amazed reactions of holidaymakers receiving free beer a London airport

VIDEO: Watch amazed reactions of holidaymakers receiving free beer at London City Airport

A cute baby hedgehog being cared for by staff. Photo: Wildlife Aid

VIDEO: Sneezing fit of cute baby hedgehogs has gone viral

Eating cereal on the Tube - have you ever seen such a thing?

VIDEO: See Tube commuters' reactions as woman eats cereal from gadget-filled breakfast briefcase

HP Farah the rescued hedgehog

Speedy escaped hedgehog nicknamed Mo Farah rescued by vets

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Criminals have been made the unwitting stars of Harvey Nichols' new advertising campaign

VIDEO: CCTV footage of thieves used in Harvey Nichols' bizarre new advert

Pet owners are spending hundreds of pounds a year on treats for their animals

Do you send your dog to a spa or buy your cat expensive gifts? Survey reveals bonkers spending on our pets

The bird dubbed the Camden Peacock has been on the run for a year after escaping from London Zoo

Camden Peacock (that's not a peacock) finally captured and back at London Zoo year after escape

Ovens: be careful

Firefighters use washing-up liquid to rescue woman trapped in oven drawer

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Man calls fire brigade after getting his finger stuck in a rat trap

Man calls fire brigade after getting his finger stuck in a rat trap

Orpington's naked beer and jazz festival goes down a storm

Orpington's naked ale and jazz festival goes down a storm

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A man clinging to the rafters underneath Lambeth Bridge in central London before he was rescued (Photo: Tower RNLI)

Dramatic abseil rescue of man clinging to rafters under Lambeth Bridge

'You dingbat' - Fire crews use hilarious cricket gags to help prevent BBQ disasters

'You dingbat' - Fire crews use hilarious cricket gags to help prevent BBQ disasters

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The first few questions on this Tube stations emoji quiz are easy enough - but then it goes wrong

What is number 12? Tube station emoji quiz has got everyone puzzled - can you solve it?

Yours for only £320,000: a three-bedroom house complete with "local drug dealers close by"

Estate agent advertises three-bedroom South Norwood house with 'local drug dealers close by'

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What's the point? The council will remove the lines

Are these London's smallest yellow lines?

Photos: Mistress Evilyne

Orpington dominatrix defends fetish dungeon after neighbours complain to police

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Raise big cash for big cats at London Zoo's Streak for Tigers

This is the only time it's officially OK to run around naked in London ...

Picture: Sean White

PICTURED Lightning flash crash: Suspected drink driver's car gets 'struck by lightning'

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Blood red algae formation in Lloyd Park

Why has pond water in east London park suddenly turned blood red?

Clare Cronin recorded a video of the wasps, which invaded her garden on Wednesday

VIDEO: Hundreds of 'vicious and highly agitated' wasps invade Bexleyheath garden

Kieran Brown, 9, with 3-year-old Fuzzy

VIDEO: Meet the singing dogs of Plumstead

A Royal Python. (Stock photo)

Snake owner kicked out of Waitrose Beckenham after taking python on shopping trip

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The optical illusion created on Harrods' roof

This optical illusion on Harrods' roof might just freak you out

Boots Pharmaceuticals' Petal Nightfall event highlighted how falling pollen in the evening can cause ‘Insneezia’ – or night-time hayfever

Million petals released into London night sky to highlight ‘insneezia’ issue faced by hayfever sufferers

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