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Do you know how much you’ve spent on Christmas? For lots of people it’s something they dread thinking about - until the credit card bills come in and it’s impossible to ignore.

Tue, 13:12
Friends to the rescue  [Image from YouTube]

What do you do when your mate falls over? If your answer is ‘point and laugh’, we want you to know that the tortoise in this video is a better person than you will ever be.

Mon, 13:26
A glitch meant thousands of items were wrongly listed for as little as 1p (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Christmas came early for some lucky Amazon customers after a computer glitch caused thousands of items to be listed for just 1p - but the unexpected price cut has left businesses fuming.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Unsurprisingly the people freak out when the dinosaur appears (Picture: Pepsi/YouTube)

What would you do if you walked under a railway arch at night and a dinosaur appeared in front of you? Probably something like this:

Thursday, December 11, 2014
[Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

It’s cold, it’s wet, and London is in the midst of a weather bomb so snuggle up in your winter woollies and get ready for Christmas Jumper Day with these photographs of adorable dogs.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
The 'Festive Bird's Nest' (David Parry/PA)

These festive facial hair designs take the Christmas beard to a new level.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
You'd think it would be easy to find... [Photograph from Essex Police/PA Wire


Police are searching for resourceful thieves who have managed to steal half of an aircraft hangar.

Monday, December 8, 2014
We've got you covered...

We’ve all experienced it; the sinking realisation that your phone is dying while you’re out and about. Damn those battery-draining apps and selfie camera flashes. If only there was somewhere you could rejuice your iPhone…

Monday, December 8, 2014
Elton took a little tumble for the cameras - and it cheered us all up

On a bitterly cold Monday morning ease your Christmas party hangover and fears over all those presents you haven’t yet bought by watching Elton John fall off his chair.

Thursday, December 4, 2014
A proper pie! (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A petition calling for casseroles with a pastry lid masquerading as a ‘pie’ to be outlawed has gathered more than 4,000 signatures.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
This was not the pig in question, but the photograph was far too fabulous not to share [Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images]

Disruptive passengers are often marched off planes, but it’s rare that a unruly flier has to be escorted off because they’ve soiled themselves.

Monday, December 1, 2014
The rat was seen scampering about the store on Black Friday (Picture via YouTube)

Even the rats were getting in on the Black Friday deals after a runaway rodent was filmed scampering through the beauty section of a department store last week.

Monday, December 1, 2014
[Graphic by Zoah Hedges-Stocks]

London is so busy that it can easy to get caught up in all of the hustle and bustle, but these quietly beautiful gifs - or ‘cinemagraphs’ - by German artist Nicolas Ritter catch the moments of calm in the crowd.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
(HeineMack Group)

A new restaurant where food arrives on a rollercoaster is the latest dining adventure in Abu Dhabi.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
This man is wanted in connection with an incident of 'foot licking'

A ‘well-dressed’ man who targets women in tanning salons before licking their feet and stealing their shoes is being hunted by police.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Whether you hate east London or you’re Hackney til you die, you have to admit that certain corner is home to some pretty ridiculous businesses.

Friday, November 21, 2014
The rare tapeworm lived in the man's brain for four years (Picture: Sanger Institute/PA)

A man who suffered splitting headaches for years without knowing why had a rare tapeworm living in his brain, scientists have revealed.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
The grandmothers learn how to smoke a bong (Pic: YouTube)

“I just don’t care” declares one grandmother in this video, who has just smoked cannabis for the first time.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
It's not a good idea to stab your prospective boss

The pressure of a job interview became too much for one man who flipped out and allegedly stabbed his prospective boss.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Benjy, the

A “gay” bull has been saved from slaughter after the terminally ill co-creator of The Simpsons donated thousands towards its rescue.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Just look at him... (Picture: Palais De Tokyo Facebook)

Right now there is a man looking for an actual needle in an actual haystack. Its art, apparently, and its being livestreamed, obviously.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Morgan McGlynn, owner of Muswell Hill cheese shop, Cheeses

To celebrate the World Cheese Awards taking place in London today, we’re bringing you this awesome little cheese ditty.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
The man jumps on to the shark for a dare (YouTube)

Forget jumping off a cliff or into a fire, would you jump on a shark if I asked you to?

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Now you can own the 'Headington Shark' after the house it is embedded in went up for rent. But why would you want to? (Picture: PA Images)

Open plan living room-diner, three double bedrooms, enclosed rear garden, giant shark in the roof, off-street parking - *wait* what was that about a shark?

Monday, November 10, 2014
The 'poppy-roni' pizza were posted to Twitter this morning (Picture: Twitter/@BomTailey)

Now we’re all for everyone doing their bit to raise awareness of Remembrance Day, especially on the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, but would our fallen soldiers really want to be ‘honoured’ with a customised pizza made to look like a poppy?

Friday, November 7, 2014
Can you spot Boris?

With his jaunts around Britain promoting his new biography of Churchill and being wheeled out to impress Tory supporters ahead of the election most Londoners are already wondering where Boris is - but now there is a book to play the game for real.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Smeogol the cat can actually say 'awww no!' (Pic: YouTube / Smeagol the Sphynx)

When faced with a human pretending to be a werewolf, this hairless cat named Sméagol has a full-on identity crisis by acting like Churchill the Talking Dog.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
There could soon be a whole host of new emojis available for when expressing your delight in words is too difficult.

Smile: soon there could be an even greater array of smileys to choose from.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Gone Purrl

If you haven’t read Gone Girl or seen the film with Rosamund Pike and Benjamin Affleck, DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO. It contains a major spoiler, but also, you know, kittens.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Outbreak Halloween event got a little out of hand when armed police and a helicopter showed up...

A Halloween event was even scarier than planned when armed police turned up and almost arrested the actors.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The X-ray shows the turtle-shaped pendant (AP Photo/Dr. Don Harris)

Lola the tortoise became ill after eating a mysterious turtle necklace pendant.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The video by Network Rail captures the morning rush

This mesmerising video by Network Rail captures the morning rush hour in a rather beautiful way.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The world's best freestyle footballers visited London (Pic: Freestyle Football Federation)

This incredible promo video shows the world’s top 16 freestyle footballers performing unbelievable tricks across London.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
This gorgeous tattoo pays homage to London's East End, but we think it's missing Brick Lane Beigels and Chicken Cottage [Photograph by Matteo Pasqualin]

Here at London24, we love pictures of historical London, but we’re not sure we love it enough to get it engraved on our skin...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
An Italian nun has covered Madonna's song Like a Virgin (Pic: YouTube)

It what could be the most unlikely cover of the century, an Italian nun has done a remake of Madge’s Like a Virgin.

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