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Boris Johnson’s Jaguar XJ Rear-Ended by Security Detail in Protester “Ambush”
Boris Johnson’s Jaguar XJ Rear-Ended by Security Detail in Protester “Ambush”

18 Jun 2020, 04:59 UTC / Single protester is able to make it in the middle of the road as PM’s car convoy was passing through. The security car ran into the back of the Jaguar as they b

 
London Rapper Swarmz Crashes Ferrari 488 GTB Into Double-Decker Bus
London Rapper Swarmz Crashes Ferrari 488 GTB Into Double-Decker Bus

26 May 2020, 03:36 UTC / Local reports say the Ferrari was a rental. Damage was severe so it will probably be a complete write-off, but at least there were no victims

 
Crowd Laughs as Policewomen Push Lamborghini After Breaking Down Outside Harrods
Crowd Laughs as Policewomen Push Lamborghini After Breaking Down Outside Harrods

24 Dec 2019, 21:41 UTC / It happened on the most exclusive street in London and the owner was so embarrassed he stayed inside the car until his car was past the double red lines

 
F1 Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Robbed of $65 Million in Jewelry in Major Heist
F1 Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Robbed of $65 Million in Jewelry in Major Heist

17 Dec 2019, 21:52 UTC / Three men were inside Ecclestone’s London mansion for almost an hour before they were detected. They made off with all her jewelry and some of her husband’s

 
New Bank Vault Comes With Chauffeured Rolls-Royce to Take You to Your Money
New Bank Vault Comes With Chauffeured Rolls-Royce to Take You to Your Money

4 Dec 2019, 13:27 UTC / International Bank Vaults is opening a new branch in London, for the ultra-rich: it will be more of an “exclusive private members club than a bank”

 
Uber Is Not “Fit and Proper” for London
Uber Is Not “Fit and Proper” for London

25 Nov 2019, 13:32 UTC / Transport for London (TfL) rules Uber is not fit and proper for new private hire operator license, having failed to meet all conditions set in September 2019

 
Uber Denied Permanent License in London for the Second Time
Uber Denied Permanent License in London for the Second Time

26 Sep 2019, 16:43 UTC / Ride-share company has been granted a 2-month extension on the temporary license issued last year, will have to meet even more conditions

 
People Need to Treat London’s “Boris Bikes” With Greater Care
People Need to Treat London’s “Boris Bikes” With Greater Care

21 Sep 2019, 19:03 UTC / Transport for London head says riders mistreat the bikes by slamming them on the curb and throwing them to the ground, should be more considerate

 
$20 Million Superyacht Wrapped in Gold Docks in Central London for Fashion Week
$20 Million Superyacht Wrapped in Gold Docks in Central London for Fashion Week

20 Sep 2019, 16:33 UTC / Bellami superyacht was wrapped in gold vinyl in Italy by LuxWrap, is now getting ready to cause a stir with celebrity attendees at London Fashion Week

 
Lamborghini Centenario Parks Just Under Urus in Tight London Hotel Job
Lamborghini Centenario Parks Just Under Urus in Tight London Hotel Job

15 Sep 2019, 16:57 UTC / The shenanigan you are about to see took place at The Berkeley Hotel in London, a place that's just around the corner from a Ferrari dealer

 
Prince Harry Breaks Royal Protocol and Closes His Own Car Door
Prince Harry Breaks Royal Protocol and Closes His Own Car Door

12 Sep 2019, 17:03 UTC / Members of the British Royal family are supposed to leave this to their security detail or a member of the staff, for security reasons. The Duke and Duchess oft

 
“Huge Drug Bust” at London’s Gatwick Airport Is Actually Vegan Cake Mix
“Huge Drug Bust” at London’s Gatwick Airport Is Actually Vegan Cake Mix

2 Sep 2019, 13:08 UTC / British Transport Police warns fliers of correctly labeling their bags, avoid wasting precious time. Samples of vegan cake are also appreciated

 
Heat From the London Underground Will Be Used to Warm Up 450 Homes
Heat From the London Underground Will Be Used to Warm Up 450 Homes

27 Aug 2019, 14:19 UTC / New plan will tackle climate change crisis and use “waste heat” to add another 450 homes to the existing network in the Islington borough in London

 
UK’s First Contactless Car Vending Machine Launches, Offers Cheaper Renault Zoe
UK’s First Contactless Car Vending Machine Launches, Offers Cheaper Renault Zoe

25 Aug 2019, 19:57 UTC / Auto Trader aims to offer a haggle-free experience of buying a new car to potential customers, who can buy and pick up the vehicle with just their phone

 
Jaguar F-Type and Audi A5 Crash in London, Wreck 4 More Cars
Jaguar F-Type and Audi A5 Crash in London, Wreck 4 More Cars

22 Aug 2019, 13:12 UTC / Police say a 25-year-old man believed to be one of the drivers is in the hospital in critical condition, the other driver is cooperating in the investigation

 
Here’s How Fast Thieves Can Steal a Tesla Model S With a Relay Device
Here’s How Fast Thieves Can Steal a Tesla Model S With a Relay Device

22 Aug 2019, 11:42 UTC / Security camera catches a couple of thieves in action, casually strolling in the driveway and leaving with the car in under 30 seconds

 
Road Rage Leads to Funny Street Fight in Which Taxi Driver Loses His Pants
Road Rage Leads to Funny Street Fight in Which Taxi Driver Loses His Pants

12 Aug 2019, 20:30 UTC / Passenger in the taxi filmed the moment a Deliveroo biker kicked the car, and the driver rushed out after him, knocking him off his bicycle

 
Boy Racer Takes Out McLaren, Porsche, Bentley, 8 Other Cars in London Crash
Boy Racer Takes Out McLaren, Porsche, Bentley, 8 Other Cars in London Crash

5 Aug 2019, 21:50 UTC / The suspect was racing in an Audi Q7 when he lost control. He damaged or totaled 11 cars, with an estimated value of £1 million ($1.2 million)

 
British Airways Plane Catches Fire, Cabin Crew Handle Emergency like Rookies
British Airways Plane Catches Fire, Cabin Crew Handle Emergency like Rookies

5 Aug 2019, 21:12 UTC / Angry passengers take to social media to rip into the airline company for the way it handled the emergency landing: no communication, no assistance, nothing

 
Busta Rhymes Escorted by Cops Off Flight for Making Woman Cry Over Luggage Space
Busta Rhymes Escorted by Cops Off Flight for Making Woman Cry Over Luggage Space

1 Aug 2019, 15:19 UTC / Rapper was flying from the US to the UK, got into a violent argument with a fellow passenger who had put her luggage in his compartment