London is the capital of and largest city in England and the United Kingdom, with the largest municipal population in the European Union. 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 follow closely its medieval limits. The City of Westminster is also an Inner London borough holding city status. Greater London is governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.
London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and.. Reuters - Published
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick speaks to the media outside the Old Bailey in London after a jury concluded the London Bridge terrorists, who killed eight people and injured 48 others,..
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Plans for a new London skyscraper dubbed the Tulip have been turned down by London Mayor Sadiq Khan. The proposed development, on land at 20 Bury Street, would have become the second tallest building..
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Extinction Rebellion protesters attempt to block traffic on Fleet Street in London. The group said it will begin a week-long "summer uprising" in Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Glasgow and London. Protesters..
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A Waitrose worker has been signed by the former manager of Blue after she gave him an impromptu performance with her guitar in a store in London. Music manager Dan Glatman asked Karina Ramage to sign..
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Australia's second most populous state Victoria pledged on Tuesday to spend A$600 million ($422 million) replacing flammable building cladding in the wake of London's fatal 2017 Grenfell Tower blaze. Reuters - Published
Director Jon Favreau praised Beyonce's performance in his remake of "The Lion King" at the film's London premiere. Other stars in attendance included Elton John, Pharrell Williams and Billy Eichner... USATODAY.com - Published
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit.. Reuters - Published
Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of.. Reuters - Published
The British foreign secretary has told Al Jazeera TV that London is monitoring the situation following an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker, the Qatar-based channel said in a tweet on.. Reuters - Published
British police said they had detained a man who scaled the front gates of Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace, almost 37 years to the day after the most famous break-in at the monarch's home in central.. Reuters - Published
There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation is ongoing, the UK's top civil servant in the.. Reuters - Published
Legendary musician Stevie Wonder revealed Saturday night he would be undergoing a kidney transplant in September. The 69-year-old said he made the announcement during a London concert to dispel rumors.. CBS News - Published