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London

London (play /ˈlʌndən/) is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who called it Londinium. London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its square-mile mediaeval boundaries. Since at least the 17th century, the name London has also referred to the metropolis developed around this core. The bulk of this conurbation forms the London region and the Greater London administrative area, governed by the elected Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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Articles About London

The trophy and tiara given to Maria Jose Alvarado when she became Miss Honduras World 2014 are seen at her house in Santa Barbara November 19, 2014. The bodies of Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofia, 23, were found buried near a river in the mountainous re
Killer Even Joined Search For Beauty Queen & Sister, Uncle Reveals; Honduras Won’t Send Replacement Candidate To Miss World

By IBTimes AU

So as not to be suspected as the gunman, Plutarco Ruiz, the self-confessed killer of Miss Honduras Mary Jose Alvarado and her sister Sofia Trinidad, even came to the Alvarado residence after the two went missing on Thursday and invited the family to lunch. (11:50 pm)

Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker-Bowles At The White House: Duchess Squeezed An Actor's Butt, Actor Spills The Details

By IBTimes AU

The Duchess of Cornwall allegedly squeezed an actor's butt and made a flirtatious comment about finally meeting him in the flesh. (1:23 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES, GEORGE W. BUSH, WHITE HOUSE, HOLLYWOOD

Maria Jose Alvarado participates in a beauty contest in San Pedro Sula April 26, 2014. Alvarado has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on November 19, 2014. The bodies of Alvarado,
Jealousy Behind Shooting Of Miss Honduras & Sister, BF Confesses

By IBTimes AU

Plutarco Antonio Ruiz, the boyfriend of Sofia Trinidad, the sister of Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado, admitted on Wednesday killing the two women because he got jealous that Trinidad danced with another man at a birthday party. (11:14 am)

Mirka Federer watches her husband Roger Federer of Switzerland play his semi-final tennis match against compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London November 15, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Roger Federer News: Swiss Great Slams Umpire’s Conduct In Wake Of Alleged Row With Stan Wawrinka

By IBTimes AU

Roger Federer slams umpire Cedric Mourier for confirming in an interview that his wife Mirka heckled Stan during the semi-final match at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS

A morgue worker stands next to bags containing unidentified bodies at a grave at Divino Para?so cemetery in Tegucigalpa October 4, 2014. The bodies of 29 people, who were not claimed from the city morgue and were mostly killed in drug-related incidents an
Police Find Miss Honduras & Sister’s Dead Bodies Near River; Sister’s BF Being Questioned

By IBTimes AU

Maria Jose Alvarado, the 19-year-old representative of Honduras to the Miss World Beauty pageant in London was found dead on Wednesday, BBC tweeted. Also found was her sister, 23-year-old Sofia Trinidad. (Nov 20)

Kim Kardashian arrives at the Teen Choice Awards 2014 in Los Angeles, California
Kim Kardashian Starts Her World Tour And Is Already Missing Her Family

By IBTimes AU

Kim Kardashian is embarking on a three-city promotional tour for her new fragrance and she's already showing how much she misses her family members (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, KIM KARDASHIAN, DUBAI, INDIA

Singer Taylor Swift performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada September 19, 2014.
Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014: Taylor Swift Booked Second Time, Alongside 'Break Free' Singer Ariana Grande

By IBTimes AU

Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande will open this year's Victoria's Secret show. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Manila, PhilippinesMiss World 2013 Megan Young of the Philippines waves to fans during her victory parade in Manila's Makati financial district
Miss World 2014 Controversy: Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado Vanishes Days Before The Beauty Pageant

By IBTimes AU

Miss World 2014's contestant has gone missing under mysterious circumstances. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Kate Middleton And Prince William
LeBron James To Meet And Greet Prince William And Kate Middleton [CORRECTION]

By IBTimes AU

As part of their three-day NYC Tour, Prince William and Kate Middleton are going to meet NBA's superstar LeBron James. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS, NEW YORK, SILVER, KATE MIDDLETON

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal talks to journalists as he leaves the hospital after appendicitis surgery in Barcelona November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
Rafael Nadal News: Confirms January Return; Says ATP World Tour Finals Is The Strangest He’s Ever Seen

By IBTimes AU

World No. 3 Rafael Nadal targets January return after undergoing appendectomy that left him unable to complete in the remainder of the 2014 season. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARCLAYS