London's wacky banned items list

If you're heading to London, make sure to leave the Che Guevara T-shirt and vuvuzela at home; organizers are cracking down on anything that could cause a disturbance to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Aside from the usual suspects (weapons, glass, masks) we take a look at some of the more odd prohibited items (Tip: Don't bring anything big).

- By John Parker


** FILE ** An ethnic Albanian supporter of a group called "SELF DETERMINATION" wearing a T-shirt with Che Guevara portrait in front of an Albanian flag protests in capital Pristina, Kosovo in this file photo taken on Monday, July 24, 2006. It started off as a ragtag group of youngsters, but now Self-Determination, the group behind the latest violence in Kosovo, is raising the stakes in the province's quest for full independence from Serbia. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

guerrilla marketing

Women dance on a boat wearing orange minidresses from brewer Bavaria during the Dutch national soccer team's parade through the canal system of downtown Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, July 13, 2010. Bavaria made headlines at the World Cup when about 30 women dressed in the dresses danced at the Netherlands-Denmark match in what was called an ambush marketing stunt. (AP Photo/Vincent Jannink)

Royal Wedding - Carriage Procession To Buckingham Palace And Departures

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Princess Beatrice of York leaves the Abbey following the marriage of Their Royal Highnesses Prince William Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and was attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

A fan of the German team blows in a vuvu

A fan of the German team blows in a vuvuzela while he watches the Euro 2012 football championships semi-final match Germany vs Italy at the Olympiastadion in Munich, southern Germany, on June 28, 2012. The semi-final was played in Warsaw, Poland. AFP PHOTO / GUENTER SCHIFFMANNGUENTER SCHIFFMANN/AFP/GettyImages

Cristiano Ronaldo

** FILE ** Portugal national soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo balances a soccer ball on his head during a training session Tuesday, May 30, 2006, in Evora, southern Portugal. The ball that will be used at the World Cup in Germany, shown in this photo, probably will be praised as much as it is disparaged. Strikers and midfielders love it. Goalkeepers hate it. The "Teamgeist" (team spirit) ball is the last in a line of 10 World Cup balls by Adidas. It features the latest in design and technology, promising a more accurate flight. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)

Cains Brewery

A Cains' Best of British lager bottles with a label designed by British artist Peter Blake, featuring the British flag and his signature, is seen at a pub in Liverpool, England, Friday Feb. 11, 2008. Blake, who created the The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, has designed a beer bottle label to celebrate Liverpool's European Capital of Culture year. Cains Beer, based in Toxteth, Liverpool, plans to produce 250,000 bottles until December. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)


Musician Bono looks through a photographer's telephoto lens while waiting to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso at a private meeting at the United Nations, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)


This photo taken Nov. 8, 2009 shows a roasted turkey in apricot-chili glaze. With the roots of Americans originating in over 125 different countries it is only natural the flavors and traditions of other cultures should become part of our Thanksgiving feasts. Marcela Valladolid, author of "Fresh Mexico", brings her Mexican roots into this adapted recipe for roasted turkey in apricot-chili glaze. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

bottled water

Bottled water sits on the shelf at the Statehouse cafeteria in Montpelier, Vt., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009. A report by the Boston-based nonprofit Corporate Accountability International says that Massachusetts spent nearly half a million dollars on individual bottles of water and water coolers during the past fiscal year. In Vermont, the group says state agencies spent $205,833 for bottled water last year.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot)