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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 (80ย 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 โˆ’ an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9ย km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile โˆ’ retains boundaries that follow closely 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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Climate-change activists disrupted rail services in London on Thursday, sparking a clash between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of..
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Climate-change activists disrupted rail services in London on Thursday, sparking a clash between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed onto the roof of..
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Man broadcasting on group's official Facebook page repeatedly claims to be journalist
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A potential deal on Britain's divorce from the European Union is still awaiting clearance from London, EU diplomats said on Thursday.
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Climate change activists disrupted rail services in London on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a protester who had climbed..
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The Jubilee Line and DLR are partly suspended after incidents at three stations across the city.
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Climate change activists disrupted rail services in the east of London early on Thursday, sparking a physical confrontation between angry commuters and a..
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Latests updates as climate activists defy London-wide ban on protests
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A London family is battling an international consortium over a potentially priceless painting.
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make history on Friday when they conduct the first ever all-female..
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A woman appeared in court on Wednesday charged with terrorism offences including scoping out St Paul's cathedral as a possible bomb target.
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A debriefing for EU states on the latest on Brexit has been delayed for a second time on Wednesday to 1700 GMT, three diplomats with the bloc said, as last-ditch..
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A debriefing for EU states on the latest on Brexit has been delayed to 1500 GMT on Wednesday from 1200 GMT, two diplomats with the bloc said as last-ditch talks..
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The group are challenging the police's ban on London protests, as the number of arrests tops 1,600.
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There are still issues to be resolved in Brexit negotiations, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday, as European Union sources said the..
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Asian shares took off on Wednesday and sterling held near six-month highs as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit though..
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Britain and the EU made headway on Tuesday in last-ditch talks on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders' summit, but with just hours left to clinch an agreement it..
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Britain and the EU made headway in eleventh-hour talks on Tuesday to reach a Brexit deal in time for a leaders' summit, but with hours left to clinch an..
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The men left a woman needing surgery after the assault in Soho, central London, police say.
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Britain and the EU made headway in eleventh-hour talks to work out a Brexit deal in time for a leaders' summit this week, but with hours left to clinch a deal it..
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Queen Elizabeth attended a service at London's Westminster Abbey on Tuesday to mark 750 years since King Edward the Confessor's original church on the site was..
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Hundreds of thousands to demand fresh Brexit vote at major London rally on 19 October
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Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, defied a police order to end protests on Tuesday after a week of disruption in..
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The group says it believes a police order banning further climate protests in London is unlawful.
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Some progress has been made in talks over Britain's departure from the European Union, a senior German government official said on Tuesday, but warned that..
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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate on Tuesday met Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, a former international cricket star who the prince played cricket..
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After climate-change protests in London, Britain said on Tuesday that it was already leading the world on addressing climate damage and that while activists had..
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Britain's vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London's policy chief told Reuters,..
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Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest..
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Britain's vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London's policy chief told Reuters,..
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'Draconian' order could be unlawful, police monitors say
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From the pinnacle of the City of London's largest skyscraper, Stuart Lipton is wagering a $1.2 billion bet that the British capital remains a master of the..
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British police have ordered a halt to Extinction Rebellion protests in London after a week of civil disobedience by climate change activists who have targeted..
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Officers remove protesters from Trafalgar Square after issuing a London-wide ban.
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Demonstration on October 19 could be 'one of the biggest Britain has ever seen,' says Lord Hain
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Margaret Atwood's "The Testaments" and Bernardine Evaristo's "Girl, Woman, Other" jointly won the Booker Prize in London on Monday, in a surprise announcement by..
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The singer was ordered to carry out unpaid work after threatening to stab a bar manager in London.
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Climate activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that major financial institutions starve fossil fuel..
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Follow all the latest updates on Extinction Rebellion
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Climate change activists targeted London's financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said..
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Watch highlights as Carolina Panthers beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers 37-26 in the second NFL match to be played at Tottenham as part of the London Series.
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'The whole world is watching and no-one is saying anything'
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Two men have been stabbed in broad daylight and a third assaulted at a butcher's shop in north London.
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The BBC discovered three children from the same family stranded after their parents died in the fighting with Islamic State.
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Another teenager was stabbed to death hours later in London
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The boy, aged 15, is charged with the murder of Baptista Adjei outside a busy London shopping centre.
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A group of young people have decided to wash off hateful words and graffiti from walls in their local area.
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It comes the day after three people were stabbed at Manchester's Arndale shopping centre
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Activists and those arrested vow to keep disrupting city until government takes climate change threat seriously
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Watch the best five plays from Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey whose team faces the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London on Sunday.
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Manuel Petrovic says he heard about Jodie Chesney's killing in an east London park the next day.
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The 27 countries staying in the European Union after Britain leaves gave the go-ahead on Friday for their chief negotiator to hold another round of intense and..
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