Capital 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. Londinium 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 is an Inner London borough and 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. London is governed by the mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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A man has been fined £602 after his dog fatally injured a deer during a "relentless" attack in London's Richmond Park.
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Twenty-four hour vaccination sites will be piloted in London before the end of January, the vaccines minister has said.
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A man who tried to snatch a five-year-old boy from a park in west London is being hunted by police.
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A yellow warning for snow has been issued for large parts of England, including London, on Saturday.
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Ivan Cavaleiro's late header earns Premier League strugglers Fulham a hard-fought draw against Tottenham in their hastily rearranged London derby.
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Fugitive economic offender Vijay Mallya has failed to be granted an appeal hearing in the London high court to argue that the bankruptcy petition against him..
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Dozens of coronavirus patients in London are set to be transferred from their hospital beds to a hotel to free up space for critical cases.
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Airfares to the US are at an all-time high for Indian passengers with the cheapest one-way fare for travel this month from cities such as Mumbai, Delhi and..
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Carl Frampton will bid to become a three-weight world champion when he fights WBO super-featherweight champion Jamel Herring in London on 27 February.
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A sonic boom has been heard over London and Cambridge after two RAF jets were dispatched to intercept a private plane.
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Moonpig, the online greeting cards and gifts group, has confirmed its intention to seek a stock market flotation in London.
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Two men have died and a woman has been arrested following a "disturbance" in east London on Sunday morning.
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