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Thousands of laughing gas canisters and balloons on Brighton beach

Thousands of laughing gas canisters and ‘hippy crack’ balloons are piled up in bags after ‘Silent Disco beach clean’ following Brighton Pride festival About 400,000 thousand revellers flocked to Brighton for Pride, which was headlined by Kylie Minogue  Clean-up volunteers had to tackle 100 tonnes of rubbish that had been left behind once the festival […]

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Thousands of Chinese police hold mass gathering next to Hong Kong

Beijing: Almost 20,000 uniformed police held a mass ceremony on Tuesday in Guangzhou, the mainland Chinese capital closest to Hong Kong, apparently sparking nerves at the White House. An oath taking ceremony for the 70th anniversary of China was held on Tuesday morning in Guangdong  at a police training centre involving 19,000 police. Photographs of […]


Thousands collect rubbish and post about it in trashtag challenge

The most environmentally friendly trend? Thousands collect rubbish and post before and after pictures online in latest social media craze called the #Trashtag challenge This online challenge encouraging people to collect rubbish has gone viral   Thousands have taken part in the #Trashtag challenge, which has swept the net People are sharing before and after snaps […]

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Thousands of dancers take part in Rio’s annual Carnival parades

Thousands of dancers covered in glitter, feathers, sequins (and little else) take to Rio de Janeiro’s famous Sambadrome for the first night of the annual Carnival parades Rio de Janeiro’s world famous annual Carnival is underway with first of two parades taking place Sunday Over two nights, 14 samba schools of up to 4,000 dancers […]