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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 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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The European Council president said on Tuesday that London's request for an extension of its deadline for divorce from the EU should be taken seriously, and the..
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The European Parliament can only clear the new exit agreement reached with London once the British parliament has ratified it, European Commission President..
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The full extradition hearing of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will go ahead in February 2020 after London judge Vanessa Baraitser declined a request by his..
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Germany's foreign minister said he hoped British lawmakers would vote on Monday to proceed with an orderly Brexit, adding that he could imagine a short extension..
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Monday for a hearing on whether he should be extradited to the United States to face spying..
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Hundreds of thousands of Britons marched through London on Saturday to demand a new Brexit referendum, saying their views were being ignored as lawmakers in..
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The battle over Brexit spilled onto the streets of London on Saturday when tens of thousands of people gathered to demand a new referendum while lawmakers..
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The battle over Brexit spills onto the streets of London on Saturday when many thousands of people are expected to march through London to demand a new..
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London police said on Friday they had removed and made safe a suspicious package found in the Whitehall political district.
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London police said on Friday they had cordoned off an area in the central London political district of Whitehall near the British parliament after reports of a..
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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