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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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Brexit: Barnier staying is a good sign, says Northern Ireland Secretary [Video]

Brexit: Barnier staying is a good sign, says Northern Ireland Secretary

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Musician Arlo Parks finds inspiration in lockdown [Video]

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Chief EU Negotiator Bariner leaves London after talks [Video]

Chief EU Negotiator Bariner leaves London after talks

Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier has left London after today's Brexit negotiations with Sir David Frost. Report by Odonovanc. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Michel Barnier arrives in London for 'intensive' Brexit talks [Video]

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Michel Barnier arrives in London at St Pancras International ahead of talksover a trade deal with the UK.

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Michel Barnier arrives in London for Brexit talks [Video]

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Naomie Harris was left "petrified" after an obsessed stalker menaced her in her London home.

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53 arrests and £63,000 cash seized during London drug sting [Video]

53 arrests and £63,000 cash seized during London drug sting

Footage from the Met's Operation Trigona: an undercover investigation toidentify organised criminal networks involved in Class A drug supply inLondon. The arrests follow a long-running operation which..

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Two dead in suspected gas explosion in west London [Video]

Two dead in suspected gas explosion in west London

Two people have died after a suspected gas explosion at a shop underneathflats in west London.

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Two dead after gas explosion in west London [Video]

Two dead after gas explosion in west London

Two people have died after a building collapsed in West London. London Fire Brigade are searching through the wreckage after a gas explosion in a shop in Southall early this morning. Report by Blairm...

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Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street [Video]

Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street

Protesters marched from the Nigerian High Commission in central London to Downing Street, following shootings at an End Sars protest in Lagos. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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William highlights impact of Covid on cancer treatment [Video]

William highlights impact of Covid on cancer treatment

The Duke of Cambridge has acknowledged the “challenging” impact of coronaviruson cancer treatment, as he launched the construction of a £70 million centreto combat the disease. William’s..

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Hospitality workers urge Government to provide more financial support amid tougher Covid-19 sanctions [Video]

Hospitality workers urge Government to provide more financial support amid tougher Covid-19 sanctions

Hospitality workers protest in Parliament Square, central London, againsttougher coronavirus restrictions and the amount of financial support given tothe industry. Interview withYotam Ottolenghi.

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Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty to reunite for Cirkus, Ajay Devgn will not be a part of Adipurush [Video]

Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty to reunite for Cirkus, Ajay Devgn will not be a part of Adipurush

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol's bronze statue to be unveiled at Leicester Square, London as DDLJ marks its silver jubilee on 20th October. Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty to join hands for an adaptation of..

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Michael Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for post-Brexit trade talks with EU [Video]

Michael Gove leaves door ‘ajar’ for post-Brexit trade talks with EU

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has insisted that the door is “ajar” forpost-Brexit trade talks to continue with the EU after Downing Street declarednegotiations as “over”. Mr Gove accused..

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Anti-lockdown protestors descend on London [Video]

Anti-lockdown protestors descend on London

Around 500 anti-lockdown protesters descended on central London on Saturday as tighter restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus came into force in the capital. Fred Katayama reports.

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Anti-lockdown campaigners compare Covid-19 to 'man flu' [Video]

Anti-lockdown campaigners compare Covid-19 to 'man flu'

Anti-lockdown campaigners have marched through London in protest at Governmentrestrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus. One protester leader comparedCovid-19 to man flu, while others said the virus..

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Last orders in London as tighter lockdown hits [Video]

Last orders in London as tighter lockdown hits

At a minute past midnight (00:01GMT) on Saturday (October 17), London, which has a population of 9 million, began a period of tighter lockdown restrictions.

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Piers Corbyn protests against 10pm curfew in London [Video]

Piers Corbyn protests against 10pm curfew in London

Piers Corbyn arrives in Soho after the 10pm curfew to support those opposed tolockdown.

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Mourinho coy on Bale, has another dig at Wenger over book [Video]

Mourinho coy on Bale, has another dig at Wenger over book

RESENDING WITH SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: NEWS CONFERENCE WITH TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO / B-ROLL OF GARETH BALE, SON HEUNG-MIN, ARSENE WENGER SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (SEPTEMBER 18, 2020) (

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