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Thousands turn out in Birmingham to see Noam Chomsky switch on Christmas lights

That's what makes him beautiful...Thousands of revellers have turned out in Birmingham city centre to celebrate the switching on of the Christmas lights by anarcho-syndicalist activist Noam Chomsky.

Chomsky, who wooed crowds at a similar event in London earlier this month, delivered a speech on revolutionary industrial unionism to rapturous acclaim before flicking the switch to herald the start of the city’s festive celebrations.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2014
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Thousands turn up to watch pensioner’s Xmas lights being switched off

More than 5,000 people braved pouring rain in Scunthorpe last night to watch 93 year old Reginald Smith’s Christmas lights being switched off.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2014
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Decorated semi now visible from Space

First spotted by US military satellites

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Posted: Dec 14th, 2007
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