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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Watch Great Britain's Gordon Reid win the Queen's Club wheelchair singles title after he beat Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina 6-2, 6-2 in the final in London.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

Stadiums and football grounds across London have been transformed into vaccination centres in a push to vaccinate as many people as possible against the..
3 days ago • Sky News
Large crowds of Tartan Army supporters congregate to watch the Euro 2020 match against England.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 4 days ago

Fans have been arriving at Wembley ahead of tonight's much-anticipated match between England and Scotland - after hundreds of the Tartan Army partied in London..
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Up to 20,000 Scotland fans are expected to travel to London ahead of tonight's crunch Euro 2020 match against England, despite pleas to stay away.
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An attempt to beat the record for the fastest train journey from London to Glasgow has failed by 21 seconds.
5 days ago • Sky News
London's famous Oxford Circus is to be transformed into two pedestrianised piazzas to create an "iconic destination" which will help to improve safety and air..
6 days ago • Sky News
Human remains have been found in London in the search for 20-year-old suspected murder victim Agnes Akom.
1 week ago • Sky News
Designer glasses worn by the cast of new Disney film Cruella were among hundreds of pairs stolen from a high-end eyewear store in London.
1 week ago • Sky News
Watch highlights as Great Britain's Andy Murray returns to grass court action after three years with a 6-3 6-2 win over France's Benoit Paire at Queen's club in..
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Footage showing a BBC journalist being harassed and chased by anti-lockdown protesters in London has been condemned by the broadcaster.
1 week ago • Sky News
Watch the best shots as Great Britain's promising teenager Jack Draper beats Italy's Jannik Sinner in the first round at Queen's Club in London.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

The UK has recorded its hottest day of the year so far, with Heathrow Airport in west London hitting 28.6C (83.48F).
1 week ago • Sky News
Some 22,500 fans will be at Wembley Stadium, with an official fan zone at London's Trafalgar Square.
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A man has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting last week in north London.
Credit: Sky News - Published 1 week ago

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