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When playtime wasn't ruled by 'elf and safety: Photos show how children had fun before the industry took over

The swing's the thing: Fifteen children enjoy a ride in London's Bloomsbury. These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood disease or war represented more pressing threats to a child’s prospects than a game of conkers.

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from The Telegraph

Environment

Female Amur tiger Iris licks its seven-week-old cub at the Royev Ruchey zoo in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk

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from Mail Online

Censored for days, this picture was finally published in the Mail. Now, 70 years on, Max Hastings reveals the dramatic story behind THE iconic image of the Blitz

London's burning: Ruins of a building in the shadow of St Pauls still smoulder a week after the Blitz on the city in December 1940.

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from Mail Online

Unseen images of a lost London (when it really was a capital place to live!)

Tower Bridge (built 1886–1894) a combined bascule + suspension bridge in London which crosses the River Thames. Close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name, it has become an iconic symbol of London. Officially opened 30.6.1894 by The Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII), and his wife, Alexandra, Princess of Wales. shown here in 1893.

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from Urban Pixxels

Sky Garden

Sky Garden in London - a public garden on the 35th floor of the Walkie Talkie building in London with spectacular views. And it's free to visit!

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