Boris gets stuck on a zipwire

London Mayor Boris Johnson was left hanging as he got stuck in mid-air on a zipwire at an Olympic event.

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Zip wire stunt gone-wrong makes international headlines

Boris Johnson's zipwire mishap is even making the news in the USA.

Duncan Golestani from NBC News wrote:

"There was plenty of laughter as the mayor was rescued from the zip line on Wednesday, cheerfully waving union flags as he was pulled along. It’s an indicator of how powerful Brand Boris has become, that this seemed neither strange, nor likely to detract from his growing popularity. "

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