Tag Archives: London

Museum Of London To Display Trump Baby Blimp

Reuters reports: A blimp depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby has found a home in one of London’s most popular museums. The helium-filled balloon, originally paid for through crowdfunding, first took to the skies over London during protests against Trump’s visit in 2018 and has flown in other locations including France, Argentina, Ireland and Denmark. …

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Londoners Flee City Ahead Of New Lockdown [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Police will be asked to block families from driving out of tier 4 areas and extra officers will be deployed at railway stations to clampdown on non-essential journeys, it has been announced, following crowded scenes at transport hubs in the capital. The new tier 4 measures imposed from Sunday in London and the south-east indefinitely prohibit non-essential …

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London Police Battle Lockdown Protesters [VIDEO]

Via press release from London’s Metropolitan Police: Ahead of a planned protest on Saturday, 28 November, the Met is urgently reminding those looking to attend that protest is not currently a permitted exemption to the prohibition on gatherings under the current Coronavirus regulations. Strict regulations have been introduced by the Government nationally to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. This …

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London Returns To “Tier 2 Lockdown” As Cases Surge

The Independent reports: London is to go into Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions from midnight on Friday evening, barring the capital’s 9 million residents from meeting other households in their homes or other indoor spaces. The escalation in controls over social and economic life was formally announced by health secretary Matt Hancock in a statement to the House of Commons, when …

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US Aims To Shorten Quarantine For NYC-London Travel

The Wall Street Journal reports: U.S. officials are aiming to open travel between New York City and London with shortened traveler quarantine periods as soon as the holidays, according to people familiar with the matter. The growing availability of Covid-19 tests in the U.S. has prompted officials at the Transportation Department, Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to revive …

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LONDON: Far-Right Extremists Battle Police [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: London Mayor Sadiq Khan is warning people to stay away from the center of the city because far-right groups are expected to converge there, raising the potential for violent clashes with anti-racism protesters. “We have intelligence that extreme far right groups are coming to London ostensibly, they say, to protect the statues, but we think the …

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Londoners Petition Against “Hate Preacher” Graham

Newsweek reports: More than 8,000 people have signed a petition calling on event organizers in Britain to cancel an event that would see Trump ally and anti-LGBT+ preacher Franklin Graham appear in London this year as part of a planned tour across Britain.The petition, organized by action group All Out had initially claimed that Graham would be speaking at The …

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London Police Roll Out Live Facial Recognition Cams

Reuters reports: British police are to start operational use of live facial recognition (LFR) cameras in London, despite warnings over privacy from rights groups and concerns expressed by the government’s own surveillance watchdog. First used in the capital at the Notting Hill carnival in 2016, the cameras will alert police when they spot anyone on “wanted” lists. “The use of …

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BRITAIN: Mass Stabbing Incident On London Bridge

NBC News reports: A number of people were injured in a stabbing near London Bridge in the center of the British capital on Friday afternoon, police said. One man has been arrested amid a major police incident that has cordoned off the busy surrounding area and closed local bus, subway stations and train stations. The incident on London Bridge was …

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LONDON: Teens Plead Guilty In Bus Attack On Lesbians

The New York Daily News reports: Three teenage boys pleaded guilty Thursday in connection to a highly publicized attack on a lesbian couple inside a London bus six months ago, according to the city’s Metropolitan Police, which have now released surveillance video of the horrific assault. One of the victims, Melania Geymonat, wrote in a viral Facebook post at the …

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London Yanks Uber’s License Over “Fake” Drivers

The Guardian reports: Uber has lost its licence to operate private hire vehicles in London after authorities found that more than 14,000 trips were taken with more than 40 drivers who had faked their identity on the Uber app. Transport for London announced the decision not to renew the ride-hailing firm’s licence at the end of a two-month probationary extension …

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BRITAIN: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Declares Trump To Be The “Global Poster Boy For White Nationalism”

London Mayor Sadiq Khan writes for The Guardian: Vulnerable, often minority, communities are being demonised and scapegoated for all society’s ills. And, in appalling new parallels with the horrors of the past, migrants, refugees, people of colour, LGBTQ+ and Jewish communities are bearing the brunt. This comes as a new wave of extremist far-right movements and political parties are winning …

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Trump Ridicules “Nipple-Height Mayor Of Londonistan”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump was apparently amused by or in agreement with a racist attack on Saturday, when he retweeted far-right Brit Katie Hopkins‘ insult and slur of London mayor Sadiq Khan. “The nipple-height Mayor of Londonistan has NEVER been so unpopular,” read the Hopkins tweet. “He has MINUS approval ratings because we are stab-city.” “London deserves better. Get …

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Hate Crime Charges In London Bus Attack On Lesbians

The Independent reports: Four teenage boys have been charged with an aggravated hate crime over a homophobic attack against two women on a London night bus, the Metropolitan Police has said. Melania Geymonat, 28, and her girlfriend Chris were hospitalised with facial injuries and left covered with blood after the assault on 30 May. The couple had been travelling home …

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Fifth Male Teenager Arrested In London Gay Bashing

Via press release from London’s Metropolitan Police: Detectives investigating a homophobic attack and robbery of two women in Camden have made a fifth arrest. A 16-year-old boy was arrested this morning, Saturday, 8 June on suspicion of robbery and aggravated GBH and is currently in custody. Four males aged between 15-18 have been arrested yesterday, Friday, 7 June on suspicion …

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Four Teenage Males Arrested In London Gay Bashing

The Guardian reports: A homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan. The attack happened in the early hours of 30 May when Melania Geymonat, 28, boarded a bus with her girlfriend, Chris. The couple said they were attacked after refusing …

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LONDON: Lesbian Couple Bloodied By Gang Of Men On City Bus After Refusing To Kiss For Their Amusement

Newsweek reports: A woman has spoken out about a terrifying ordeal in which she and her girlfriend were attacked by a gang of men on a London bus after they refused to kiss for their entertainment. Uruguay national Melania Geymonat, 28, posted a photo showing the aftermath of the assault in which she and her American girlfriend Chris are covered …

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Trump Predictably Lies About London Protests [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has suggested “big crowds” turned out to support him in London on Tuesday, while demonstrations held by opposition groups were “organised flops”. The statement, made in an early morning tweet on Wednesday, came after thousands took to the streets on the second day of the US president’s state visit. After the march had finished, Scotland …

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Woman Who Slashed Trump Blimp Once Cost UK Public More Than £1 Million With 50+ False Suicide Attempts

From a 2007 BBC report: A woman who cost rescue services more than £1 million with a series of suicide bids has been banned from going within 50 metres of the coast. Amy Beth Dallamura, 44, of Aberystwyth, staged more than 50 “cries for help” by throwing herself in the sea. She was given an ASBO banning her from entering …

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British Trump Cultist Slashes Trump Blimp [VIDEO]

A British woman whose Twitter handle is Based Amy has filmed herself stalking up to the famed Trump Baby Blimp and slashing it with something, cutting herself in the process. As she fled the scene, she screamed at the blimp’s handlers, “That’s a disgrace! It’s a national disgrace! The president of the United States is the best president ever! Shame …

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