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Probably sick of all the bad press they’ve been getting Uber have decided to distract everyone by delivering puppies on demand for a cuddle.

Yesterday, 16:44
The chicken was hurled throug the hatch as a 'joke' (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

A chicken that was hurled through the serving hatch of a drive-thru McDonald’s has been rehomed by an RSPCA inspector and renamed Nugget.

Yesterday, 16:06
We wrote this poem and now we think we're Shakespeare

When London24 were teenagers, we were budding poets, scribbling lovelorn verses in the back of our Maths books.

Mon, 14:30
Ed Sheeran said he was mistaken for Boris Johnson - we don't see the resemblance (Picture via Getty Images)

One is an incredibly successful 23-year-old musician, and the other is a bumbling 50-year-old politician - but apparently all it needs is some dishevelled hair for Ed Sheeran and Boris Johnson to be mistaken for one another.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The barman is trying to get the funds to pay for 13 dates (Picture: Tom Packer/IndieGoGo)

A bearded barman unable to find love has come up with a novel (and ridiculous) approach to find the girl of his dreams - by setting up a crowd-fund to help him pay for dates.

Sunday, January 18, 2015
This beautiful video combines poetry with the voices of Londoners [Image from YouTube]

Why do you love London?

Thursday, January 15, 2015
(Picture: University of Surrey)

When people say phones are bad for your health they’re not wrong - especially when you see how much bacteria is lurking on them.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Fellow passengers love Eclipse. She doesn't listen to obnoxious music or chew gum loudly [Image from YouTube]

Black Labrador Eclipse loves her trips to the dog park. Her owner Jeff Young loves a cigarette.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Would you go to a crisp sandwich cafe when you can make them at home?[Evan Amos]

After the success of the Brick lane cereal cafe, the world’s first crisp sandwich shop has opened in Belfast - and promptly sold out.

Monday, January 12, 2015
We can't handle the cuteness [Image from YouTube]

Prepare to feel your productivity levels plummet - Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has a live kittencam, and it’s absolutely adorable!

Friday, January 9, 2015
Don't mess with turtles (Pic: Ifeng News)

A drunk man bit off more than he could chew after trying to eat a turtle alive at a Chinese market.

Thursday, January 8, 2015
A rhino named after singer Rihanna has been causing trouble [Photogarphs by David Silverman and Stuart C. Wilson for Getty]

Rihanna is well-known in the pop world for being a bit naughty, but now her animal namesake has followed her lead.

Monday, January 5, 2015
One responder said their hungry dog ate their tax return - and all the reminder letters (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A hungry dog with a particular taste for important documents, getting stuck up a mountain and even Barack Obama were used as reasons for not filing tax returns on time.

Monday, January 5, 2015
Temptation proved too much for the luxury-loving thief [Photograph by Julien Hekimian]

A cheeky thief was caught by cops after he decided to reward himself after a long day’s breaking and entering with a hot tub soak and a shower.

Monday, January 5, 2015
Gary Anderson celebrates with the Sid Waddell trophy after defeating Phil Taylor during the World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace (John Walton/PA Wire)

Gutted that the darts at Ally Pally is over? Then watch this hilarious video to cheer yourself up.

Friday, January 2, 2015
At least it wasn't a long walk to the station [Photograph by Cheshire Police/PA Wire]

Police had an easy time nicking an alleged drink-driver - after he crashed his car into the police station.

Friday, December 26, 2014
Who else but Boris Johnson? (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Love him or hate him, the Mayor of London has undoubtedly provided some hilarious moments, even if most of them are at his own expense. And beacuse everything is better in GIF form, we run down Boris Johnson’s best bits from an eventful political career:

Thursday, December 25, 2014
Carrots weren't always orange... (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

A team of experts has drawn up a list little-known vegetable-related facts, which kicks off with a cast-iron excuse to shun Brussels sprouts on Christmas Day.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The BBC reporter struggles to keep it together as he speaks to camera in front a burning pile of drugs (Picture: YouTube/Quentin Somerville)

There are many pitfalls in trying to record a news piece - to which we can now add ‘accidentally getting high in front of a big pile of burning drugs’.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Gold teeth: keep them in your mouth  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for The Humane Society)

Someone appears to have got the Tooth Fairy mixed up with Father Christmas - after a gold tooth was found in a charity donation bucket.

Friday, December 19, 2014
Or should that be 'roarly'?

We’ve all been there - shopping for presents out of a sense of obligation, then resenting the time, effort and expense spent on someone we don’t even really know/like/remember.

Friday, December 19, 2014
The cost of Christmas

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.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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.

Monday, December 15, 2014
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

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

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