In London, a “chewing gum artist” makes miniature marvels from throwaway culture | AFP

Lying on a footbridge spanning London’s River Thames, Ben Wilson puts the final touches to his latest creation: a miniature painting on chewing gum, stuck to the steel structure. For the past 15 years, this 57-year-old Englishman has been going around the British capital, sculpting and repainting scraps of gum discarded by passers-by.

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In London, a “chewing gum artist” makes miniature marvels from throwaway culture | AFP

Lying on a footbridge spanning London’s River Thames, Ben Wilson puts the final touches to his latest creation: a miniature painting on chewing gum, stuck to the steel structure. For the past 15 years, this 57-year-old Englishman has been going around the British capital, sculpting and repainting scraps of gum discarded by passers-by.

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‘Ashamed to be an Englishman’: Roger Waters slams UK as accomplice of US Empire in Assange saga

Assange is a thorn in the side of the US elites which explains the effort they made to capture him, ex-Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters told RT, adding that it’s appalling the UK has become an accomplice “of the American Empire.”
Watching WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being physically removed from his shelter at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last week “was absolutely chilling” to legendary musician Roger Waters, who gave RT’s Going Underground his take on Assange’s arrest.

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