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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 (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 − 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 City of Westminster is also an Inner London borough holding city status. London is governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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John Boyega addresses Black Lives Matter protest in London [Video]

John Boyega addresses Black Lives Matter protest in London

John Boyega gave a powerful address at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in London's Hyde Park on Wednesday.

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Protesters clash with police in London [Video]

Protesters clash with police in London

Pockets of protesters clashed with police after thousands of people flooded into central London for a Black Lives Matter demonstration in response to the death of George Floyd. Police said 13 people..

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Star Wars actor John Boyega joins protests [Video]

Star Wars actor John Boyega joins protests

Star Wars actor John Boyega joined protesters in London's Hyde Park on Wednesday (June 3), motivating the crowd with a megaphone to raise awareness for world-wide racial injustice.

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Keke Palmer and John Boyega’s Powerful Protest Moments, Three Other Officers Charged | THR News [Video]

Keke Palmer and John Boyega’s Powerful Protest Moments, Three Other Officers Charged | THR News

Keke Palmer pleads with National Guard soldiers to "march beside us" in Los Angeles, John Boyega delivers an impassioned speech at a protest in London and all four officers involved in George Floyd's..

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Thousands march in London over George Floyd killing [Video]

Thousands march in London over George Floyd killing

Thousands of demonstrators marched through central London on Wednesday in solidarity with Black Live Matter protesters in the U.S. calling for an end to police brutality after the death of George Floyd..

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John Boyega Delivers Speech at Black Lives Matter Protest in London | THR News [Video]

John Boyega Delivers Speech at Black Lives Matter Protest in London | THR News

John Boyega has delivered an impassioned speech at a Black Lives Matter protest in London on Wednesday, one of many major anti-racism demonstrations that have taken place around the world following the..

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Thousands march in London to protest George Floyd death [Video]

Thousands march in London to protest George Floyd death

Protests that began in the US have now spread to Europe. View on euronews

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Thousands join protest in London after George Floyd's death [Video]

Thousands join protest in London after George Floyd's death

Thousands of protesters have flooded central London for a demonstration in response to the death of George Floyd. Activists chanted "black lives matter" and "we will not be silent" as they marched from..

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John Boyega makes emotional speech at Black Lives Matter protest in Hyde Park [Video]

John Boyega makes emotional speech at Black Lives Matter protest in Hyde Park

Star Wars actor John Boyega has made an emotional speech in London’s Hyde Park over the death of George Floyd. The film star, 28, told fellow demonstrators gathered for a Black Lives Matter protest..

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'No justice, no peace, no racist police': Thousands protest in London [Video]

'No justice, no peace, no racist police': Thousands protest in London

Thousands of people chanting "no justice, no peace, no racist police" and "black lives matter" gathered in central London on Wednesday to protest against racism after the death of George Floyd in..

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Six arrested as police face Hampstead Heath brawl [Video]

Six arrested as police face Hampstead Heath brawl

Six people have been arrested following a brawl involving hundreds of youths on London’s Hampsted Heath. Three van loads of police officers were deployed to the park at around 6.30pm on Tuesday to..

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London workers tested on return to offices in the city [Video]

London workers tested on return to offices in the city

A charitable foundation, Covid Crisis Rescue (CCR), which was set up in the midst of the pandemic by an NHS GP, Dr Sharon Raymond, begins testing workers returning to offices for Covid-19, in order to..

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Central London from the air [Video]

Central London from the air

An aerial view of London from the grounds of Westminster Abbey as the city eases itself out of coronavirus lockdown.

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Thousands march in Dublin following death of George Floyd in Minneapolis [Video]

Thousands march in Dublin following death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Demonstrations have taken place across Ireland following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Crowds gathered outside the US Embassy in Dublin. Protests have taken place across the world,..

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Rishi Sunak: Shopping at markets 'absolutely safe' [Video]

Rishi Sunak: Shopping at markets 'absolutely safe'

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said on Monday it's "absolutely safe" to shop at markets as the country loosens some of the lockdown measures. Speaking at London's Pimlico market, Mr Sunak said public life..

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Camden Market reopens following lockdown [Video]

Camden Market reopens following lockdown

Food sellers at Camden street market in London prepare their stalls for reopening after months of closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Boris Johnson announced that some outdoor markets can..

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Camden Market reopens as lockdown eases [Video]

Camden Market reopens as lockdown eases

London's Camden Market has reopened for the first time since March, as the government eases lockdown restrictions on some retail businesses. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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George Floyd protests reach London and Berlin [Video]

George Floyd protests reach London and Berlin

Hundreds rallied in London and Berlin on Sunday (May 31) in solidarity with U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd.

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Thousands take to London streets after George Floyd killing [Video]

Thousands take to London streets after George Floyd killing

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of London to protest after the killing of George Floyd in the US. Floyd died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. Protests..

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Hundreds join London protest against George Floyd death [Video]

Hundreds join London protest against George Floyd death

Hundreds of people have gathered in Trafalgar Square to protest against the death of a black man restrained by police in America. The Black Lives Matter demonstration on Sunday was organised after..

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Protesters gather in Peckham after George Floyd killing in US [Video]

Protesters gather in Peckham after George Floyd killing in US

Demonstrators have gathered in London after the death of a black man in the US which has seen a police officer charged with murder.

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NBA hoping to restart season July 31, according to report [Video]

NBA hoping to restart season July 31, according to report

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has informed the league's Board of Governors that he hopes to restart the season on July 31, the Athletic reports

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Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes [Video]

Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

Roger Federer is the world's highest-paid athlete for 2020 with Lionel Messi knocked off the top spot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dominic Cummings doorstepped outside London home [Video]

Dominic Cummings doorstepped outside London home

Government adviser Dominic Cummings continues to face pressure to resign or be sacked over allegations he broke lockdown guidelines. Mr Cummings ignored members of the press as he left his London home..

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Sir Keir Starmer joins final 'Clap for Carers' event [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer joins final 'Clap for Carers' event

Labour Party Leader Sir Keir Starmer has joined a national round of applause in the final 'Clap for Carers' event outside his London home. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at..

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Stock rally peters out as US-China trade tensions flare

stock rally peters out as us-china trade tensions flare
European stocks slipped on Thursday, bringing a three-day winning streak to an end, as trade tensions between the US and China flared up again and investors wait to see if the European Central Bank..
WorldNews - Published

Coronavirus news – live: Boris Johnson to host global vaccine summit as former MI6 chief ...

coronavirus news – live: boris johnson to host global vaccine summit as former mi6 chief ...
Boris Johnson is to urge world leaders to unite to fight against disease as he hosts a global vaccine summit in London amid the coronavirus...
WorldNews - Published

London shooting injures four people including young child

Youngster and man in critical condition in hospital following shooting in Brent
Independent - Published

Police clash with protesters after Black Lives Matter rally in London

police clash with protesters after black lives matter rally in london
Pockets of protesters clashed with police after thousands of people flooded into central London for a Black Lives Matter demonstration in response to the death of George Floyd. Activists held a..
WorldNews - Published

George Floyd protests: Australian TV crew accosted by demonstrators live on air in London

Footage shows TV crew fleeing towards parliament
Independent - Published

John Boyega delivers passionate speech at Black Lives Matter protest in London

john boyega delivers passionate speech at black lives matter protest in london
British actor John Boyega, best known for his performance in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, protested in London in response to the death of African-American George Floyd. Boyega said in his passionate..
WorldNews - Published

Four people, including child, injured in London shooting

Four people, including three adults and a child, were shot in north London late on Wednesday and an investigation has been launched into the incident, British Police said.
Reuters - Published

Four people shot in north London, police launch probe

Four people, including three adults and a child, were shot in north London late on Wednesday and an investigation has been launched into the incident, British Police said.
Reuters - Published

Shooting in Brent: Young child among four hurt

Three adults and a child from Brent, north London, are taken to hospital with gunshot injuries.
BBC News - Published

Scuffles break out during anti-racism protest in London

Brief scuffles broke out between police and protesters close to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street office on Wednesday during a march against racism prompted by the death of George..
Reuters - Published

'No justice, no peace': Tens of thousands in London protest death of Floyd

Tens of thousands of people chanting "no justice, no peace, no racist police" marched through central London on Wednesday to protest against racism after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters

George Floyd death: Thousands join London protest

It comes as UK police chiefs say they stand alongside all those "appalled and horrified" by the death.
BBC News - Published

George Floyd protests: Thousands gather in central London to call for justice

Star Wars actor joins protesters at Hyde Park as they chant 'Black Lives Matter'
Independent - Published

Britain's Johnson: Floyd's Death "Inexcusable"

britain's johnson: floyd's death inexcusable
LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the death of George Floyd was “inexcusable” and he understands why people are protesting. In his first...
WorldNews - Published

Man held for driving offences after car collides with two people in London

British police arrested a man for driving offences on Wednesday after a car collided with two people near Sloane Square in central London.
Reuters - Published

UK police investigating suspicious vehicle in central London

British police said they were dealing with a suspicious vehicle at Sloane Square in London and the area's lawmaker said he had heard that a vehicle mounted the pavement and struck pedestrians.
Reuters - Published

Man arrested after two people hit by car in London's Sloane Square

Eyewitnesses claim 'car mounted pavement and hit pedestrians'
Independent - Published

Man arrested after grabbing Australian journalist during live broadcast in London

A man has been arrested after allegedly threatening an Australian journalist who was broadcasting live from London.
SBS - Published

Police fining and arresting black and Asian people disproportionately under coronavirus laws in London

Metropolitan Police says reasons are 'complex' amid disproportionality across England and Wales
Independent - Published

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton 'overcome with rage' at racial injustice

f1 champion lewis hamilton 'overcome with rage' at racial injustice
LONDON: Six times motor racing world champion said on Tuesday he felt "completely overcome with rage" as he urged people to speak out against and stand up for justice. The Briton had slammed his sport..
WorldNews - Published

Caffeine calling: London phone boxes serve up coffee after lockdown

Two of London's famous red telephone boxes have been reborn as a coffee stall, and the owners say the lack of inside space that was a drawback when they opened a week before lockdown could now be an..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: London key workers to star on cover of British Vogue

Community midwife Rachel Millar describes being on the cover of Vogue as "surreal".
BBC News - Published

UK: Hong Kong law a 'clear violation' of China's obligations

uk: hong kong law a 'clear violation' of china's obligations
LONDON (AP) — The British foreign secretary says China’s proposed national security law for Hong Kong is a “clear violation” of Beijing’s international obligations. In a statement to the..
WorldNews - Published

Coronavirus: 'I don’t like doing it but I do it to survive'

An east London food bank has seen a large increase in people using its services during the pandemic.
BBC News - Published

Robert Jenrick: Police assess complaint over minister who approved Tory donor's £1bn housing scheme

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed they are "assessing" an allegation involving housing secretary Robert Jenrick and his decision to green light a controversial £1bn east London development.
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: The London hospital hit by a 'tidal wave' of patients

Northwick Park Hospital was overwhelmed with Covid patients. How did staff cope with the onslaught?
BBC News - Published

Man run over and stabbed in Harrow 'in critical condition'

The victim, thought to be in in his late teens, was attacked in north-west London on Monday night.
BBC News - Published

'We're being used to make a profit from during a pandemic': Thousands of London tenants refuse to pay rent amid coronavirus crisis

London Renters Union call on tenants to withhold enough of their rent to meet their basic needs including food and bills
Independent - Published

Harriet Dart and Naomi Broady to play in London event

Britain's top female tennis players are given the opportunity to return to competition next month.
BBC News - Published

Chinese envoy to Britain says Beijing is not suppressing Hong Kong activists

Any responsible government has to take measures against violence, the Chinese ambassador to London said on Monday, when asked about Beijing's response to protests in Hong Kong against it imposing..
Reuters - Published

UK PM's sister 'flouts lockdown'

uk pm's sister 'flouts lockdown'
London, June 1 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's sister has been accused of breaking the lockdown rules imposed in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, just a week after allegations emerged..
WorldNews - Published

Sadiq Khan breaks Labour ranks to call for Brexit transition extension after coronavirus disruption

Mayor of London says coronavirus means talks need more time
Independent - Published

Arab News recording exposes Nissan lawyer’s lie on IMF bailout for Lebanon

arab news recording exposes nissan lawyer’s lie on imf bailout for lebanon
LONDON: Arab News has published the recording of an interview with a Nissan lawyer after he denied saying that a bailout of Lebanon by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was linked to the..
WorldNews - Published

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

world alarmed by violence in us; thousands march in london
Nations around the world have watched in horror at the civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on his..
WorldNews - Published

Hundreds of protesters rally in London, Berlin over U.S. death

Hundreds of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States over the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India


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