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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 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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Busy with a Brexit-focused election campaign, Britain will not nominate a representative for the new European Union executive until after its Dec. 12 vote,..
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The Broadway production of β€œA Christmas Carol,” following the lead from London, answers a strong yes. Other theaters may follow suit.
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CBS News is grieving, after the loss of two of our colleagues: Chris Raine and Chris Myers. Raine was an editor in our London bureau since the 1980s. He died at..
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Huge crowds of anti-Brexit protesters took to the streets of London on Saturday. Organizers claimed up to one million people jammed central London as Parliament..
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An investigation is underway in Britain after more than three dozen bodies were found in a semi-truck. The discovery was made early Wednesday morning in an..
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U.K. police on Saturday charged a truck driver with 39 counts of manslaughter. The bodies were found inside his truck in Essex county, just outside London...
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Harrods in London says its store Santa is only available to big spenders "in recognition of their loyal" patronage
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Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the estranged wife of Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, appeared in a British court on Tuesday for the latest..
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French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday night he and U.S. President Donald Trump would meet before the Dec. 4 NATO summit in London.
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A floating mock-up of a typical British suburban home was seen slowly sinking into the Thames in central London on Sunday in a protest organized by Extinction..
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British police released the names of the 39 Vietnamese victims, including three boys, found dead in the back of a truck near London last month and said..
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British police released the names of the 39 Vietnamese victims found dead in the back of a truck near London last month and said consultations had begun with..
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Vietnamese police said on Thursday all 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London last month were Vietnamese.
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British police said on Thursday they had formally identified the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London in October and their families had been..
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A partial ceiling collapse at London's Piccadilly Theatre on Wednesday halted a performance of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," causing a few minor..
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British government minister Jacob Rees-Mogg apologized on Tuesday after he suggested that victims of the blaze at London's Grenfell Tower should have used common..
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Division among Northern Ireland's pro-British and pro-Irish parties over Brexit has prompted tactical electoral moves that put at risk some of the seats that had..
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