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Nothing to see here, just python eating pigeon on London street  (VIDEO)

A video of a python dining on a pigeon in the middle of a busy London street has gone viral, while it still remains a mystery where did the hungry snake come from. The footage was shot on Leytonstone High Road early on Saturday and uploaded to a Facebook group dedicated to strange and weird occurrences in the British capital. ...

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Assange may finally leave Ecuadorian embassy in London as health worsens – report

Julian Assange, who has spent more than 2,230 days in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is expected to leave the building soon with his health deteriorating, sources say. This latest information about the WikiLeaks founder, who was already expected to leave the embassy “in the coming weeks,” was broken Wednesday by Bloomberg which cited “two people with knowledge of the ...

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'Assange's days in Ecuadorian Embassy in London are numbered' – Correa

The days of Julian Assange’s residence in the Ecuadorian embassy in London are numbered, the country’s former president Rafael Correa, who was still at the helm when he offered the WikiLeaks founder asylum, has told RT. Correa’s remarks came amid speculation that his successor, Lenin Moreno, may soon kick Assange out, probably to be arrested by British authorities. According to ...

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Ecuador president says Julian Assange must eventually leave London embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a step closer to being evicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after President Lenin Moreno said the whistleblower must “eventually” leave the facility. Assange will eventually need to leave the diplomatic mission in London, where he has been living for six years since 2012, Moreno said at an event in Madrid on Friday.However, there is ...

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Ecuador's president to hand Assange over to UK during London visit – Greenwald

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno is either about to strike or has already struck an agreement with British authorities on withdrawing the asylum protection of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Glenn Greenwald reports. Moreno is visiting the UK as part of his European trip between July 22 and 28. His visit is not said to be an official one, so he is ...

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Trump says London mayor is doing ‘bad job’ against terror, as Europe is ‘losing culture’ to migrants

Europeans are losing their culture and identity by allowing an uncontrolled migrant influx into the EU, Donald Trump claims. He also blamed the Mayor of London for not doing enough to prevent the terror attacks on the city. “Allowing the immigration to take place in Europe is a shame,” Trump told the Sun newspaper in Brussels, before setting off to ...

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Russian corporations ditching London for Moscow amid expanding sanctions

After the London Stock Exchange (LSE) suspended share trading of sanctioned energy conglomerate EN+Group, other Russian firms are thinking of scrapping their stock listings in the UK in favor of the Moscow Stock Exchange (MOEX). Cherkizovo Group, one of Russia’s major producers and processors of poultry and pork, is considering a move to MOEX after the firm delisted from London ...

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Outage delays opening of London Stock Exchange

One of the world’s busiest stock markets, the London Stock Exchange (LSE), failed to open on time on Thursday. Europe’s biggest trading venue commonly starts working at 8:00am London time each weekday. Thursday’s opening session was launched an hour later at 9:00am. The opening bell was held up due to an issue with pricing data, according to a spokesperson for ...

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Yuan the Conqueror: China to launch yuan-backed metals futures in London

A metals futures contract denominated in Chinese currency may soon be launched at the London Metal Exchange (LME), according to the exchange chief executive, Matthew Chamberlain. “At present, investors are trading our products in US dollars. We would definitely like to explore the possibility of launching products denominated in offshore renminbi,” Chamberlain said in an interview with the South China ...

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Back to ‘normal’? Ecuador withdraws Assange’s extra security at London embassy

The president of Ecuador has ordered the withdrawal of enhanced security from the country’s London embassy, which was assigned to protect Julian Assange, who remains holed up there to avoid possible deportation to the US. The Ecuadorian government “will maintain normal security similar to the level of security at all other Ecuadorean embassies in the rest of the world,” Lenin ...

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