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London

Capital of the United Kingdom

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 50-mile (80Β km) estuary leading to the North Sea, London has been a major settlement for two millennia. Londinium was founded by the Romans. The City of London, London's ancient core βˆ’ an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9Β km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile βˆ’ retains boundaries that closely follow its medieval limits. The City of Westminster is also an Inner London borough holding city status. Greater London is governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday, erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with the coronavirus and built in..
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Britain's Prince Charles opened a new hospital in London on Friday, erected to provide thousands of extra beds for patients with the coronavirus and built in..
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The new NHS Nightingale hospital shows "how the impossible could be made possible", says Prince Charles.
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London could be as hot as 20C, Met Office spokesperson says
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'We hope that we can send a livestream of the funeral to his mother and siblings so they can be there remotely, but they are obviously devastated that they can't..
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The Charity Commission is investigating the Kingdom Church for selling "plague protection kits".
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Victims pronounced dead at address on Dorset Road in Stockwell, south London
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The pop star dreamt up her new album in Las Vegas, but she's releasing it from an Airbnb in London.
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Six people have been arrested after a man and woman were found dead in Lambeth, London.
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Dr Alfa Saadu worked as a medical director and across many hospitals in London, his family said.
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The rise in new coronavirus cases in Britain is concerning, as are the rates of hospital admissions in London and the Midlands, Public Health England's medical..
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A London academy shows how it is delivering lessons to 1,000 pupils on coronavirus lockdown.
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London mayor's comments come following footage of crowded tube platform
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City officials claim it's just because more testing is being done there than other areas
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A 13-year-old boy who tested positive for coronavirus has died, says London's King's College Hospital Trust.
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A 13-year-old boy in London who tested positive for coronavirus has died, a hospital said on Tuesday.
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Majority of charities warn vulnerable youngsters facing food shortages, neglect and anxiety during outbreak
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Tashaun Aird was chased down and stabbed to death after being falsely accused of gang membership
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London's Docklands area is now home to a temporary Covid-19 hospital.
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London's 33 boroughs have agreed to form hubs in each local authority area to distribute surplus produce to the vulnerable.
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'We are proud that our crew can now help to support the NHS at this crucial time,' says easyJet
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Hull Trains, which provides services to London, says passenger numbers had "dropped significantly".
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Have you ever seen the streets of the capital so empty?
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A drive-through coronavirus testing facility for health workers has begun operating in the car park of a popular resort near London, part of a British government..
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A drive-through coronavirus testing facility for health workers has begun operating in the car park of a popular resort near London, part of a British government..
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Some of the city's most popular landmarks are devoid of the usual crowds as people stay indoors to help combat coronavirus.
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OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, files for bankruptcy protection in the US.
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Sudanese surgeon Adil El Tayar worked at two of London's main hospitals and in Africa.
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The facilities in Manchester and Birmingham are in addition to one being built in London's Docklands.
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Mayor Sadiq Khan says temporary mortuaries are to be set up to cope with coronavirus fatalities.
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London's second-busiest airport, Gatwick, said on Friday it would shut one of its two terminals next week following a collapse in flight numbers and government..
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Britain was given a chance to participate in a European Union scheme to buy ventilators to fight the coronavirus, the EU said on Friday, after London said it had..
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Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman's body was found in church grounds in east London.
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Britain is working as quickly as it can to get ventilators, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, after London was criticized for not..
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Britain is working as quickly as it can to get ventilators, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, after London was criticised for not..
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Britain is working as quickly as it can to get ventilators, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, after London was criticised for not..
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Investigators look into the deaths of 202 patients who underwent heart surgery at a London hospital.
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As most of Britain headed indoors to wait out the coronavirus, rough sleeper Mohamed Sisi stayed on a patch of pavement opposite London's Charing Cross rail..
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Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, named a London-based hedge fund manager as its new chief executive on Thursday and said it had lost $124..
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