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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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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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Anti-lockdown protestors descend on London [Video]

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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 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]

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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]

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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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Sadiq Khan: We hope London will never reach Tier 3 [Video]

Sadiq Khan: We hope London will never reach Tier 3

As the capital prepares to enter Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, Mayor ofLondon Sadiq Khan says that by acting early, he hopes the city can avoid thehigher level of restrictions.

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London bans different households from gathering as it tightens rules to tackle coronavirus spike [Video]

London bans different households from gathering as it tightens rules to tackle coronavirus spike

Cases in London have been doubling every ten days, prompting the government to bring in new restrictions .

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3D technology could save the live performance industry [Video]

3D technology could save the live performance industry

New 3D hologram technology could be the solution to a dearth of live musicduring the coronavirus pandemic, according to one artist. Singer-songwriterDan Olsen launched the technology, created by Musion..

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‘Do the right thing for our city’ – Khan pleads with Londoners [Video]

‘Do the right thing for our city’ – Khan pleads with Londoners

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has told Londoners who are being asked to make“monumental sacrifices” in the incoming local lockdown to “ignore Governmentpoliticians” who have flouted coronavirus..

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Coronavirus in UK: Alert level raised in London, stricter measures imposed [Video]

Coronavirus in UK: Alert level raised in London, stricter measures imposed

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'Difficult winter': London tightens lockdown [Video]

'Difficult winter': London tightens lockdown

London is joining a growing number of European cities going into stricter lockdown, as the UK battles a second wave of COVID-19. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Priti Patel meets officers on Covid-19 enforcement patrol [Video]

Priti Patel meets officers on Covid-19 enforcement patrol

Home Secretary Priti Patel has met with police officers on Covid-19 enforcement patrol in west London. This comes as the capital is put into Tier-2 coronavirus restrictions. Report by Thomasl. Like us..

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Hancock confirms tougher restrictions for London and other parts of England [Video]

Hancock confirms tougher restrictions for London and other parts of England

Millions more people in London and across England will face toughercoronavirus restrictions from Saturday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock'sannouncement means that more than half of England’s..

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London moves into Tier-2 Covid-19 restrictions [Video]

London moves into Tier-2 Covid-19 restrictions

London has been moved into Tier-2 restrictions, the second-highest Covid-19 alert level, as cases continue to rise in the capital. Essex, Elmbridge, Barrow-in-Furness, York, North East Derbyshire,..

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Sadiq Khan says London will move into Tier 2 restrictions [Video]

Sadiq Khan says London will move into Tier 2 restrictions

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he expects the government to announce that London will shortly be moving into Tier 2 of coronavirus restrictions. MPs in the capital have been told the capital will move..

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London set to move to Tier 2 of lockdown restrictions [Video]

London set to move to Tier 2 of lockdown restrictions

Millions of people in England will face tougher coronavirus restrictions asLondon is set to move into Tier 2 of lockdown measures.

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London mayor expecting Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions for capital [Video]

London mayor expecting Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions for capital

London mayor Sadiq Khan has said that he expects the capital to be moved intothe Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions. Mr Khan told the London Assembly: “Finalconversations with ministers are ongoing..

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Mayor: London heading for Tier 2 restrictions in a few days [Video]

Mayor: London heading for Tier 2 restrictions in a few days

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said that it is likely the capital will pass a "trigger point" to enter the higher Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions in the "next few days". Report by Blairm. Like us on..

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Could a necklace help you keep your distance? [Video]

Could a necklace help you keep your distance?

A wearable device called 'Bump' that warns you when you forget to socially distance helped this year's London marathon take place despite the COVID-19 restrictions. Emer McCarthy reports.

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London's bridges face closures and repairs [Video]

London's bridges face closures and repairs

Local and central government continue row over who is responsible for the refurbishment.

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