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2011’s Most Important Moments - Recreated In Lego

Posted by Hoob on December 14th, 2011
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Who else, but one of the UK’s most prestigious and respected papers could put together such a classy review of the year in news. That’s right, they took the biggest stories of the year (in the UK) and built them all in Lego for our amusement!

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Here is the full list of news items and a gallery of all the images:

April 2011: Well-wishers, tourists and media gather to watch the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s ‘first’ kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace as a married couple following their wedding at Westminster Abbey

May 2011: US president Barack Obama and his national security team in the now famous photograph of them watching the mission to kill Osama bin Laden unfold in real time

June 2011: Barack Obama appears with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, as they played down the prospect of a double-dip recession

July 2011: Rupert Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng blocks him from getting cream-pied during a hearing of a government select committee hearing on phone hacking

August 2011: Rioters clash with police in London, Birmingham and Manchester, as local businesses and buildings are looted and damaged

September 2011: Protesters camped out in Zuccotti Park as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, sparking copycat demonstrations across the globe

October 2011: Fighting continues in Libya between anti-Gaddafi forces and loyalists, as the rebels mount a massive attack on Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte

November 2011: A police officer pepper sprays students at a protest in California sparked a series of online memes.

November 2011: Lego makes the news for real this time as a Lego Christmas tree is erected in London

November 2011: 11/11/11 remembered

Source: The Guardian

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