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Solid gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill's birthplace

Solid gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill's birthplace

 

FILE - This Sept. 16, 2016 file image made from a video shows the 18-karat toilet, titled "America," by Maurizio Cattelan in the restroom of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Thieves have stolen the solid gold toilet worth up to 1 million pounds from Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill. The toilet, the work of Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan, had been installed only two days earlier at Blenheim Palace, west of London, after previously being on show at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. (AP Photo, File)


September 14, 2019 - 18:41 GMT
With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week

With glue and fake blood, climate protesters target London Fashion Week

 

Activists from PETA stage a demonstration outside a venue during London Fashion Week in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/ Henry Nicholls


September 13, 2019 - 13:36 GMT
Gay penguins at London aquarium are raising a 'theyby'

Gay penguins at London aquarium are raising a 'theyby'

 

SEA LIFE London Aquarium's first Gentoo penguin to not have its gender assigned with its adoptive female parents Rocky and Marama.


September 11, 2019 - 15:42 GMT
Hong Kong Stock Exchange makes £32bn move for London counterpart

Hong Kong Stock Exchange makes £32bn move for London counterpart

 

Shares in the London Stock Exchange jumped 9% to £74.06 on news of the approach.


September 11, 2019 - 10:44 GMT
UK Labour leader to discuss election and Brexit tactics with allies

UK Labour leader to discuss election and Brexit tactics with allies

 

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London


September 06, 2019 - 08:06 GMT
Girl lured to London by man she met on Facebook found safe across the pond: police

Girl lured to London by man she met on Facebook found safe across the pond: police

 

Victoria Grabowski, 16, was last seen Saturday at her home she shares with her family in Queens, officials said.


August 28, 2019 - 19:33 GMT
Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires

Protesters besiege Brazilian embassies worldwide over Amazon fires

 

Protesters join a demonstration organised by climate change activists from Extinction Rebellion outside the Brazilian embassy in central London on 23 August.


August 23, 2019 - 22:17 GMT
Boris Johnson Will Seek Trumps Backing to Put George Osborne in IMF

Boris Johnson Will Seek Trumps Backing to Put George Osborne in IMF

 

London Mayor And The Chancellor Visit A Battle Of Britain Bunker


August 21, 2019 - 13:51 GMT
Iran denies giving Gibraltar assurances for release of tanker

Iran denies giving Gibraltar assurances for release of tanker

 

The July 4 seizure of the tanker Grace 1 in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar with a cargo of Iranian oil had triggered a sharp deterioration in relations between Tehran and London and the detention by Iran of a British-flagged ship


August 16, 2019 - 13:43 GMT
Iran says tanker freed by Gibraltar poised to set sail

Iran says tanker freed by Gibraltar poised to set sail

 

The July 4 seizure of the Iranian tanker Grace 1 in Gibraltar, with the help of British Royal Marines, had triggered a sharp deterioration in relations between Tehran and London and the tit-for-tat detention by Iran of a British-flagged ship


August 16, 2019 - 09:22 GMT
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