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London is the capital and largest city of both England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south-east of England, at the head of its 50-mile (80 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 − an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9 km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile − 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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LONDON: One of the most influential Brexit-backing lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s party gave the strongest hint to date on Monday that rebels might..
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London mayor Sadiq Khan appears to drop £14.7m asking price for name change
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Svenson Ong-a-kwie is the third person to be accused of killing 17-year-old Jodie Chesney in London.
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Severe disruption on Paris-to-London services continues on another day of industrial action.
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Police appeal for information from anyone 'threatened or assaulted by this suspect'
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London: Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was not too late for the government to get “real change” to Prime Minister Theresa..
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The UK's capital has grown rapidly, yet more Britons leave the city than arrive.
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LONDON (Reuters) - British counter terrorism police said on Sunday they were investigating an attempted murder which "has hallmarks of a terror event,..
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Jorge Masvidal offered his side of what transpired with Leon Edwards during a backstage altercation at UFC London.
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LONDON, March 17 (Xinhua) -- The idea of British people taking part in the European Elections in May hardly bears thinking about, Prime Minister Theresa May said..
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Scotland Yard says suspects spotted in blue Ford Fiesta made 'anti-Muslim comments'
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Thousands of people take part in parades in central London and Birmingham.
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LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that it would be “a potent symbol of Parliament’s collective political failure” if a Brexit..
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Arch eurosceptic Nigel Farage led a hundred anxious Brexit backers Saturday through the mud of England's industrial northeast towards London, demanding certainty..
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Detectives attempting to track down blue Ford Fiesta and three white male suspects in their 20s
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LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) - The Northern Irish party that is crucial to Prime Minister Theresa May's hopes of getting her...
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"We’re actively looking at it now,” JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes said about the possibility of London service in an interview with a British newspaper.
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There were chaotic scenes as a march led by Nigel Farage left Sunderland in order to protest against a perceived Brexit “betrayal”. The March to Leave set..
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Officers appeal for witnesses following fatal stabbing in west London
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By Paul Carrel BERLIN (Reuters) - Delaying Britain's exit from the European Union could present an opportunity to rework the bloc's approach to negotiating with..
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LONDON (Reuters) - Leaders and organizations around the world expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in shootings at two New Zealand mosques on..
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Faith and community leaders held a gathering in London for victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings.
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By Stephen Addison LONDON (Reuters) - A 58-year-old man nicknamed "Basil" was jailed for 10 years on Friday after being found guilty of being the final..
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(This March 14 story has been refilled to correct nature of Assange's complaint in paragraphs 5-6) WASHINGTON/QUITO (Reuters) - An international human rights..
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LONDON (Reuters) - Leaders around the world expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in New Zealand mosques on Friday, attacks that many blamed..
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By Tom Westbrook and Alex Fraser SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of school students around the world walked out of classes on Friday in a global..
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LONDON (Reuters) - From Brexit-inspired art to newspaper front pages leading up to Britain's 2016 referendum on European Union membership, a new London..
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Group shouted abuse at worshippers attending prayers, eyewitness says
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'The spreading of this hatred... is a global problem,' says chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque in London
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The Hollywood A-lister is in London researching a documentary on slavery.
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Students in Australia, New Zealand, India, and across Europe staged a walkout on Friday, leaving their classes behind to gather in public and protest government..
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LONDON: EU leaders on Friday called for clarity from Britain before considering any delay to Brexit after a series of chaotic votes by MPs just two weeks before..
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London — UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s deputy warned law makers on Friday that unless they approve her Brexit divorce deal after two crushing defeats then..
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Tanesha Melbourne-Blake was shot dead in Tottenham, north London, on 2 April 2018.
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WASHINGTON/QUITO (Reuters) - An international human rights organisation has turned down a request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Ecuador, which has..
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The aspiring fashion designer, who had 1.3 million followers on Instagram, died in her London flat.
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One Direction star Louis Tomlinson's sister, Félicité, died suddenly in London. The tragic news comes two years after the death of the siblings' mother.
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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan are to set up their own household, breaking away from the joint operation they shared with..
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LONDON (Reuters) - (This story has been refilled to correct day in first paragraph) Britain's Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan are to set up their own..
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Antoinette Donnegan's body was discovered by police in a flat in south-west London on 7 March.
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The 44-year-old took charge at Oldham last month and won his first match, but the ex-England midfielder failed to pick up another victory in his next six games..
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The current deal struck between Brussels and London over Britain's exit from the European Union is the only one available, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator said..
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Jack Stevens found guilty after 'desperately trying to evade justice', say police
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London, March 14 (IANS) Is your daughter more anxious over maths than your son? Blame gendered stereotypes about mathematics as well as anxiety of both teachers..
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Italy should support a delay to Britain's exit from the European Union if London makes such a request, Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero said on Thursday.
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Network Rail engineers said the landslip had continued to move overnight.
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A long extension of Brexit talks between the EU and London means at least a year and would require Britain to hold elections to the European parliament in May, a..
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The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk said on Thursday he would ask EU heads of state and government to be open to granting Britain a long extension..
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A man has been charged with the murder of Jodie Chesney who was stabbed in park in east London.
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LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers on Wednesday rejected leaving the European Union without a deal in any scenario, in a non-binding vote which will increase..
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Laureline Garcia-Bertaux's body was found buried in a shallow grave in her west London garden.
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Italy would accept an extension of article 50 on Britain's exit from the European Union if London requests it, junior foreign minister Guglielmo Picchi said on..
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The future of Brexit is unclear after Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's deal yesterday. Lawmakers are voting again today on whether to leave the..
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LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - Britain will leave the European Union on March 29 after a deal is reached "at...
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Germany's Economy Minister Peter Altmaier expressed the hope that British legislators would vote decisively against a no-deal Brexit in a session of the London..
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Britain must tell the European Union what it wants from an agreement on its exit from the bloc, Germany's Europe minister said on Wednesday after London's..
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The man suffered a serious head injury at Queensbury Tube station in Brent, north-west London.
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A group claiming to be the Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for several improvised explosive devices which were mailed to locations in London and..
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The risk of a damaging no-deal Brexit has "increased significantly" and there will be no more negotiations with London on the divorce terms, the EU said on..
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Bloc says solution to passing withdrawal agreement must come from London
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The NHS in London says one in 10 women experience mental health problems over motherhood.
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Britain will not get a post-Brexit transition period unless the House of Commons ratifies the divorce package, the bloc's chief negotiator said on Tuesday as..
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The bricks fell seconds after the man walked by a London building.
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