In a shocking turn of events, three women have been rescued by police from a house in south London where they had apparently been kept in “domestic slavery” for around three decades. All three were said to be “highly traumatized.”
mYPad: ‘Affordable’ living in a box in London (video)
Rents in London are high and the average worker just cannot afford them. A hostel in London has now come up with a novel idea - they are importing containers from China and converting them into tiny homes. Living in a box just hit a whole new level.
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Working in London? Cheaper to live in Barcelona and commute
While he wouldn’t actually do it, Londoner Sam Cookney has caused a ruckus by saying that property prices in London are so high, it would be cheaper to live in Barcelona and fly to work each day.
Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/361242
Video: Assange on Latin America, NSA surveillance and Snowden
Eva Gollinger of RT Spanish interviewed Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London about US interception of communications in Latin America, Snowden, whistleblowers and journalists in general and also the upcoming film on WikiLeaks and Assange.
Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/360109
Over-qualified toilet cleaner’s rant goes viral on Facebook
A young Spaniard who has two degrees, plus a Masters, sent out a rant on Facebook about the fact that he has ended up cleaning toilets in London. The message went viral and the Spanish media picked up on it.
Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/article/359333
Ricardo Patiño: Bug found in Ecuador’s London embassy
Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño revealed at a news conference in Quito that a hidden spy microphone had been uncovered in the office of the Ecuadorian ambassador to London, Ana Alban.
Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/353675
Owned by a 24-year-old member of Qatar’s ruling family, this purple, ‘glow-in-the-dark’ Lamborghini Aventador, worth around $500,000 was recently seized by the police in London and taken away, just like any other rusty junker. :)
Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/353425
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.
Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/351829
Braai 365: South African to BBQ in London for 1 year in aid of Rhinos
Anyone living in the Wimbledon area just got very lucky. A South African has started “Braai 365” - he will be barbequing up a storm every day for the next year in aid of the rhinos.