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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

Serpentine Gallery's new multi-coloured summer pavilion in Kensington Gardens

Summer in London just got more colourful with this 'extraordinary' Tube-inspired structure

The unfortunate worker being helped down the ladder after getting stuck on the roof of his office building. Photo: London Fire Brigade

Help! Office worker stays late, gets locked in, is then stuck on roof and rescued by firefighters

Nile Rodgers performed a surprise busking set on the South Bank

PICTURED: Disco legend Nile Rodgers busks on South Bank to surprise of commuters

The fox with its haul of Jaffa cakes

What was this fox doing under a bed in Orpington?

We know he's an actor but Arnold Schwarzenegger looked to be really enjoying his cycle ride through traffic in central London

Nearly run over but he'll be bike! Terminator Arnie has great time on London cycle ride

Matthew Dick used cryptic clues in the Times' crossword for his marriage proposal

Romantic ‘smart-arse’ from London makes very cryptic marriage proposal to his girlfriend

What happens next? This unfortunate tourist is about to get a shock as the Queen's Guard approaches

VIDEO: 'Make Way - stupid man' - watch as Queen's Guard soldiers crash into hapless tourist

Gotta have my pops: Drivers forget cyclists now wear video cameras

Snapped, tackled and shopped? Cyclist films Land Rover driver eating cereal at wheel

Derrick and Rodney Trotter as Batman and Robin in Only Fools and Horses.

'Bromley Batman' speaks out as fourth person claims to have seen masked vigilante in action

The ornament adder last laugh

Fake snake leaves police rattled

We think this helicopter may not be real

VIDEO: Freerunners shoot dead ninjas in Croydon before plunging through Whitgift Centre roof

A passenger who pushed his way to the front on a crowded London Overground platform then dropped his phone on to the tracks

Commuter karma: This rude train passenger got the perfect comeuppance

Photo: BBC

Have you spotted the Bromley Batman? Three people claim to see masked crime-fighting vigilante

Adventurer James Kingston climbed to the top of the Wembley Stadium arch

VIDEO: What a view! Adventurer scales Wembley Stadium arch in awesome climb that's terrifying to watch

A woman poses with a sign at Waterloo station appearing to show a boyfriend getting dumped for watching a TV show alone

'We're done!' Man publicly dumped at Waterloo for watching TV episode without girlfriend

Meet Stephen, the sunbathing squirrel from Sutton who lives at a pub

Meet Stephen, the sunbathing squirrel from Sutton who lives at a pub

What would you prefer to do with an extra hour in the morning?

How to be happy in the morning: Start your day with a great tune, the sunrise and having sex

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