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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 (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 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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UK deaths from the coronavirus could rise to between about 7,000 and 20,000 under measures taken to slow the spread of the virus, Neil Ferguson, a professor at..
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It will take a week or two before Britain's social distancing measures start to translate into lower hospitalization rates but there has been a bit of a..
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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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

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 13-year-old boy in London who tested positive for coronavirus has died, a hospital said on Tuesday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Gene Wilder comedy "Silver Streak" had a royal premiere in London. (March 30)
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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..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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