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London: 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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International Cat Day: Larry poses for photo shoot in Downing Street [Video]

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A maths tutor who lost his leg after being hit by a car has revealed how hisdrag queen alter ego has helped him embrace his disability. Ian Lilley, 43,had just moved from his home town in South Wales..

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Brentford v Fulham: Championship play-off final match preview [Video]

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An in-depth look at the Championship play-off final between Brentford andFulham at Wembley, as the west London clubs look to seal promotion to thePremier League.

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‘Irv The Swerve’ the 80-year-old water skier [Video]

‘Irv The Swerve’ the 80-year-old water skier

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HSBC profits drop 65% due to coronavirus

HSBC has suffered a 65% drop in pre-tax profit in the first half of the yearas Europe’s largest bank was struck by a dive in interest rates andcoronavirus disruption. The bank reported profits of 4.3..

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Uber teams with Thames Clippers for boat service [Video]

Uber teams with Thames Clippers for boat service

Uber has joined up with Thames Clippers for the launch of its new service UberBoat. The service, which commences in London on Monday, will allow users topurchase tickets for Thames Clippers boats in..

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Boris Johnson ‘orders preparations to avoid second national lockdown’ [Video]

Boris Johnson ‘orders preparations to avoid second national lockdown’

Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a secondnational lockdown, according to reports. The Prime Minister is consideringasking the elderly to shield once again and is..

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Hundreds attend march for Afrikan Emancipation Day [Video]

Hundreds attend march for Afrikan Emancipation Day

Hundreds of people attended a march in Brixton, south London for AfrikanEmancipation Day.

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FA Cup final preview: Arsenal v Chelsea [Video]

FA Cup final preview: Arsenal v Chelsea

Two of the Premier League's youngest managers will go head-to-head at Wembleylooking for their first piece of silverware in their managerial careers.Arsenal face London rivals Chelsea in the first FA..

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Giant blob of cream unveiled in Trafalgar Square [Video]

Giant blob of cream unveiled in Trafalgar Square

A 9-tonne sculpture of a giant swirl of whipped cream with a cherry on top, as well as a fly and a drone, was unveiled on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth in London on Thursday (July 30).

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