Tammy the anteater has own ‘guide human’ to navigate zoo (video)
Tammy the climbing anteater is famed for her friendly nature and loves to amble around the public walkways at the zoo after hours. As her vision isn’t great, she has now been given a guide to help keep her out of trouble during late-evening events.
Britain ‘considering’ talks with Ecuador over Assange
Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño is hoping to have talks with his UK counterpart, Foreign Secretary William Hague when he visits London later this month. Hague is apparently “considering that request.”
London Marathon to go ahead on Sunday despite Boston bombings
It has been decided that the London Marathon will go ahead on Sunday, despite the bombings in Boston that killed three and injured around 176 persons. Out of respect, there will be a 30-second silence before each start.
Unsolved crime victims receive flowers from UK police
Victims of unsolved crimes in the London borough of Barnet are receiving bunches of flowers, seemingly as an apology from the cops who couldn’t solve said crimes. With an average crime solve rate of 12.2%, where would YOU tell the cops to shove said flowers?
‘Edible hotel’ opens for 1 night to promote sugar products
Remember Hansel and Gretel and the witch’s house made from gingerbread? Well, there was a similar house in Soho, where everything was made of edible goods, there to be eaten, for just one night. And luckily without the evil witch.
‘Endangered Species’ prints by Andy Warhol up for auction
In the 1980’s, following a conversation about ecology and beach erosion, Warhol’s New York art dealers suggested he make prints of endangered species. He went ahead and called his works “animals in make-up”.
Anti-GMO protests by Polish farmers continue in London, UK
On Thursday, the International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside (ICPPC) and a group of British and Polish supporters rallied in front of the Polish Embassy in central London, against the sale of Polish farmland to foreign multinationals, for the cultivation of GMOs, which have been “banned” in the country.
Assange’s full Christmas address from Ecuadorian embassy, London:
Includes full speech in video and text. WikiLeaks founder and editor, Julian Assange, gave a Christmas address to his supporters on Thursday evening from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London.