London

Capital and largest city of the United Kingdom

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. The city stands 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, and was originally called Londinium, which was founded by the Romans. The City of London, London's ancient core and financial centre—an area of just 1.12 square miles (2.9 km2) and colloquially known as the Square Mile—retains boundaries that closely follow its medieval limits. The adjacent City of Westminster has for centuries been the location of much of the national government. Thirty-one additional boroughs north and south of the river also comprise modern London. The London region is governed by the mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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Asian hate crime is not peculiar to the United States. An Asian man was brutally attacked in London during a livestream, but he got a big assist from some..
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Gun salutes marking the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will take place in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh as well as aboard some Royal..
12 hours ago • Sky News
The foreign secretary has condemned Myanmar's "bullying military regime" after the country's ambassador to London was locked out of his embassy.
2 days ago • Sky News
Myanmar's UK ambassador has been locked out of the country's London embassy after calling for the release of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Workers at meal delivery platform Deliveroo went on strike in London on Wednesday, calling for better pay and working conditions.
3 days ago • Sky News
Police say they arrested 107 people after a "Kill the Bill" protest in central London on Saturday.
6 days ago • Sky News
MOTDx's Timbsy heads to Dulwich Hamlet in south London for a special match between YouTube football teams SE Dons and Under The Radar as grassroots football..
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At least one officer has been injured after clashes between police and demonstrators at a "Kill the Bill" protest in central London.
1 week ago • Sky News
Police shut down a Good Friday service at a Polish church in south London for breaching coronavirus rules and threatened worshippers with a £200 fine each.
1 week ago • Sky News

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