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Arch held 25 tonnes of pigeon poo

Arch held 25 tonnes of pigeon poo

Around 25 tonnes of pigeon droppings have been removed from a historic monument for fear they could cause structural damage.

Boris scores cup final own goal

Boris scores cup final own goal

The Mayor of London admitted he "hasn't got the faintest idea" which teams will contest tomorrow's league cup final - despite both being from the capital.

Harry Potter collection on display

Harry Potter collection on display

A young Mexican's fascination with Harry Potter has grown in to the world's biggest private collection of toys, books, clothes and other items related to author J.K. Rowling's fantasy hero. Now, other fans have a chance to see it all.

Twitter furore over two-tone dress

Twitter furore over two-tone dress

A two-tone dress marketed as being "bang on trend" has lived up to its billing - by sparking a global debate on Twitter over what colour it is.

Underground cat finds new home

Underground cat finds new home

A meandering cat has found a permanent home after being discovered in a London Underground station.
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Stars on menu in school's cookbook

Stars on menu in school's cookbook

A tiny school's charity cookbook has turned into a who's who of British cookery after recipes were donated by Delia Smith, Michel Roux Jr and Marco Pierre White.
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Auction 'fever' for Action Man lots

Auction 'fever' for Action Man lots

An Action Man judo outfit which is so rare even experts were unsure it still existed has been found in a retired toy rep's garage and could fetch £20,000 at auction.
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Ukip greeted by 'Nazi' dancers

Ukip greeted by 'Nazi' dancers

A Nazi-themed troupe of dancers and a 16-tonne Second World War tank gatecrashed the start of Ukip's spring party conference.
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Cornwall facing pasty challenge

Cornwall facing pasty challenge

A chef is creating a luxurious Cornish pasty costing £230 using beef flown in from Japan, peppercorns from India and potatoes from Illinois, US.
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Hospital sorry for text to dead man

Hospital sorry for text to dead man

A hospital has apologised to the family of a man who received a text message asking him to rate his experience at A&E two days after he died.
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