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The scene was cordoned off while the police recovered the finger (Picture: Simon Densley / The Worcester Park Blog)

Gruesome severed finger discovery in Fairlands Park, Sutton

At least half a dozen police responded after a severed human finger was found in the grass at a Sutton park yesterday.

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Sellfridges, on Northwold Road in Stoke Newington, pictured yesterday (Picture: @HackneyFlea/Twitter

Sellfridges stops selling fridges

A strong pun alone is not enough to keep business good, apparently. Stoke Newington’s brilliant and accurately named Sellfridges has closed down.

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The man was spotted taking his ducks for a walk in Peckham. Picture by @_SamJacob.

Peckham duck walking mystery solved

The man captured on Twitter walking two ducks past a KFC in Peckham has come forward to explain he does it all the time.

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I mean, he doesn't look that real does he? (Picture: Facebook/RoyTheDino)

Have you seen the missing 23ft orange dinosaur? Probably not...

The task: find a 23-foot-tall bright orange dinosaur stolen from outside a cafe. The reward: a full English breakfast.

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The man was spotted taking his ducks for a walk in Peckham. Picture by @_SamJacob.

Man takes ducks for walk...outside Peckham KFC

It was just another average Easter Monday walk for this man, spotted taking his DUCKS for a walk in the aptly-named Peckham...and past KFC, no less!

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The bench at Oakleigh Park has been rendered virtually useless after the fence was put in on the platform (Picture via Imgur user rupert9bear)

‘Ridiculous’ fence blocks bench at Oakleigh Park train station

Sitting down as you wait for a train at Oakleigh Park station has been made considerably more difficult by a rather intrusive fence.

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East London From the Air, shot by YouTube user Honey Worth

Stunning YouTube video shows beautiful east London from the air

This beautiful video shows how someone had a busy bank holiday weekend filming and editing east London in all its glory, shooting underwater, on the ground and way up in the air.

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The image before Prince Charles' face was pixelated (Picture: Almeida Theatre)

Prince Charles play Tube ad censored ‘to avoid offence’

A poster depicting a gagged Prince Charles to promote a controversial new play on at Islington’s Almeida Theatre has been censored on the London Underground network.

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Just one of the many delights the British Pathé archive has to offer

5 jaw-dropping films of old London from the British Pathé archive

Newsreel archivists British Pathé have deluged their entire collection of 85,000 films on to YouTube – and the impact on your productivity is going to be catastrophic.

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Surely not? (Picture: RateSetter)

Is that David Cameron pratting around on the Tube coated in bubble wrap?

We all know the lengths politicians will go to these days to enhance their public image – but surely this is too far?

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Salon staff member Barber Karim Nabbach standing next to the poster, which is still in the salon's South Ealing window (Picture: M&M Hair Academy/PA Wire)

North Korean embassy complains to Foreign Office over salon’s mocking poster

Displeasure from North Korea at a poster in a west London salon mocking the country’s leader has reached the Foreign Office.

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The BMW 6-Series that once belonged to David and Victoria Beckham (Picture: Auto Trader/PA Wire)

David Beckham’s BMW goes up for sale - on Auto Trader

Got a spare £75,000 and a love for all things David Beckham? Now you have the chance to get your hands on the superstar’s old BMW, which is being listed for sale on Auto Trader.

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M&M Hair Academy's tongue-in-cheek poster saw them get a visit from North Korean officials (Picture: M&M Hair Academy/PA Wire

Poster mocking Kim Jong-un sees Ealing salon in fight with North Korea

A hair salon in South Ealing sparked a diplomatic spat with North Korea after a poster making fun of its Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un led to a visit by officials from its nearby embassy.

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Left: Highgate resident Adrian Whitaker with the 2ft rat he caught in his home; right: Monday's Daily Mirror front page, with the inappropriate image

Daily Mirror ‘incorrectly used giant rat pic without permission’

A distressed north London man has accused national newspaper the Daily Mirror of “deception” after it published a front page picture of him holding a giant rat.

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The strange occurrence caused the Twitter hashtag #manonleash to start trending (Picture: @Ian_Jeffery)

Actress comes forward to ‘explain’ Farringdon dog leash stunt

A woman who baffled Londoners when she took a man on a leash for a walk around Farringdon has come forward to explain the stunt.

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