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  1. Obtainium Works bridges London link to Burning ManRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Janet Sylvain and Andrew Autore check out a custom-made pad for the front of the sci-fi-centric art car commissioned for a London resident specifically for Burning Man. But the London Speedster? Definitely an assignment that's out of this world, which is what many would consider Burning Man.

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  2. 25 things we wish we'd known before moving to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Most Londoners will know this famous phrase from the 18th-century author Samuel Johnson.

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  3. Uber to Let Londoners Book Journeys Weeks in AdvanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Ride service Uber, which enables users to instantly hail a taxi ride using their smartphone, will allow customers to book trips days or weeks in advance in London, the first European city to get the option. Earlier this year, the San Francisco-based app avoided having a mandatory waiting time of five minutes imposed upon it and other private hire car firms in London as part of proposals by transport bosses to regulate the sector.

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  4. UK lawmakers urge social media companies to tackle extremismRead the original story

    Thursday | KMIR 6

    ... by terrorists has become a sensitive issue in Britain, particularly after a group of teenage girls from east London traveled to Syria last year to become so-called jihadi brides. The case highlighted the struggles families and authorities face in ...

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  5. A Celebration Of London-Made Food And Drink Is Happening In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Londonist

    Urban Food Fortnight is back for its fifth year, celebrating the best of London's locally produced food and drink. The event is organised by London Food Link, an independent network of people, businesses and organisations that promote and campaign for good food in the city, and support Londoners who want to set up food growing spaces.

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  6. Is Boudica Buried In London?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Londonist

    ... of the battle, such as where and when it took place, are sketchy. Boudica is the only person who has destroyed London and then had a statue raised to her, albeit a good 1800 years later. The Westminster Bridge statue (pictured above) depicts Boudica ...

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  7. Long commute could hurt your health, add to your waistlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Would you envy the brevity of their commute, nod in agreement with mutual respect, or retract in horror at the thought of losing so much of the day? The majority of commuters living in England and Wales would nod in agreement as the two countries face some of the longest commutes globally, according to a new report by the Royal Society of Public Health. The average commute time across both countries reached 56 minutes in 2013, with the majority of people spending this time on trains and buses, or inside cars.

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  8. The Latest: London police arrest 2 suspected IS aspirantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | SFGate

    ... Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan shake hands during their meeting in Moscow, Russia. Dehghan was quoted ... more London police have arrested two women, aged 16 and 20, for allegedly trying to travel to Syria to join a banned organization. The ...

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  9. Lots to see around London for Harry Potter fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Canada.com

    The stately Palace Theatre has been a fixture in London's West End for more than a century, hosting immortal stars like Fred Astaire and blockbuster shows like Les MisA rables. But its latest production has turned it into something different: a shrine.

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  10. The Latest: Reports: Turkey strikes Kurds, IS in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | KMIR 6

    ... deliver aid to nearly one million Syrians in August but not a single humanitarian convoy has moved so far this month. London police have arrested two women, aged 16 and 20, for allegedly trying to travel to Syria to join a banned organization. The ...

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  11. Syrian refugees support each other in BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | KRON 4

    A summer rainstorm pounded down on the eaves of Christ the Saviour church hall in London as Fardous Bahbouh poured tea and set up the makeshift classroom where she teaches some 25 Syrian refugees how to ask for directions in English, shop for groceries and navigate British norms in making new friends. Bahbouh's class is part of a larger Facebook community called "Ahlan Wa Sahlan" - Arabic for welcome - one of many small local efforts that have sprung up across Britain to help migrants who have made their way to the country after fleeing civil war in Syria.

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  12. Two lines of London's Underground will serve the after-midnight crowd on weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Los Angeles Times

    If you've had a wee bit much to drink and want to take the Tube to your London home, you were out of luck after midnight. The London Underground started running all-night rides on two lines, the Victoria and Central, coming into line with mass-transit practices in New York and Paris and other party-down towns.

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  13. London Underground to offer 24-hour serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | SFGate

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan poses in front of a new Night Tube logo at Oxford Circus underground station, in London Thursday Aug. 18, 2016. London's mayor says the city has meticulously planned the introduction of limited overnight services on the subway, services that the city hopes will offer a boost to the local economy.

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  14. 24-hour subways signal new era for London, night owlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | KMIR 6

    London bills itself as a global city, the world's biggest financial center and a creative hub to rival New York. Until now, though, getting home after midnight meant taking the bus.

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  15. Remember when: from the archives of Aug. 17, 1918: Seven farmerettes working at Jack London RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    Mrs. Eliza Shepard, Superintendent of the London ranch who herself demonstrated the ability and success of a woman on a big ranch has seven farmerettes from San Francisco and Oakland working on the place, picking prunes, filling silos and attending to other jobs essential at this season of the year. ... Irving Shepard expects to make a trip to Glasgow, Scotland, so he wired his mother at Glen Ellen on Thursday.

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  16. Sundance Institute and Jaunt Studios Announce Latest Additions to VR Residency ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Business Wire

    ... also maintains a presence in Los Angeles, CA through its studio arm, Jaunt Studios; a European business office in London; and an engineering and development office in Amsterdam. In 2016, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR company ...

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  17. Driving away the shadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Economist

    ... are offered a tailored package of education, counselling and support. In the strategy's early years, after the London bombings of July 2005, Prevent funded projects like sports teams and youth clubs in the hope they would improve integration. But ...

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  18. Needs of People in Louisiana Remain Great; Red Cross Still Sheltering ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the Red Cross shelter, in Gonzales, Louisiana. Red Cross Photo by Marko Kokic Doreen Ulm, 81, survived air raids in London during World War II, and now because of the flooding in Louisiana, she's at a shelter for the first time since the war. She ...

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  19. Results in for GB 'Property Olympics'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | 24dash

    ... and one of the most influential cities in the worlds of fashion, finance and commerce, it comes as no surprise that London is the UK's best paid city, with the average Londoner earning a reported 34,628pa. However, if you're also planning on living ...

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  20. Londoner and Marketing Executive Dan Savage Takes Over Savage Love for the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | East Bay Express

    ... written by Dan Savage, none of them written by me. Our second guest Dan Savage is 32 years old, single, and living in London. Dan Savage got his professional start working in promotions at the legendary London nightclub G-A-Y. He's now 10 years into ...

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