London media
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 (Reuters headquarters in Canary Wharf, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Reuters-Building-30SC.JPG) London is one of the first communication centers in the world with the presence of a large number of communications companies. Most major British media and all major national television networks, including BBC News, … Read More

Sport in London
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 (Wembley Stadium, the most expensive stadium in the world, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wembley_Stadium_closeup.jpg) In the twentieth century, London has hosted numerous occasions of global sports events, such as the Summer Olympics three times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012, making it the first city … Read More

Culture of London
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Entertainment  (The O2, one of the largest domes in the world, originally built to celebrate the new millennium, this structure is now part of a reconstruction project and hosts many major events) Within the City of Westminster, the West End … Read More

Education in London
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 (Main entrance of Royal Holloway, a college of the University of London) Welcoming number of universities and other higher education institutions, London has about 378,000 students and is a major center for research and development. Most primary and secondary schools … Read More

Lines of communication and transport in London
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 (Paddington, one of the 14 stations in London, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paddington_Station_rush_hour.jpg) Transport is one of the four areas of competence of the Mayor of London although its financial control is quite limited and it has no control over the rail network (but … Read More

Gambling games in Italy
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Lotteries The modern gaming market began in Italy in 1946 when Sisal proposed a football pool (known today as Totocalcio). Just two years later Sisal invented Totip, a form of betting based on the outcome of horse races. The lottery … Read More

Economy of London
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 (Bishopsgate in the City of London) By GDP, London is in 2005 the sixth city in the world and second in Europe after Paris. Greater London makes about 20% of UK GDP, and the London metropolitan area about a third. … Read More

London’s demography
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London has always been a major population center. At the time, city, urban area and most populous urban area in the United Kingdom, it was also the most populous in Europe and the world before experiencing a slight decline. Population … Read More

London Policy and Administration
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(City Hall, headquarters of the Greater London Authority, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:City_hall_london.jpg) Local administration London management is done on two levels: at the level of the city, under the authority of the Greater London Authority (GLA) and at a local level within the … Read More

Short history of London
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London in Roman times The regions around London (now within the boundaries of Greater London) seem to have been inhabited by Britons islanders since prehistoric times, but no archaeological evidence has been unearthed in north of London bridge, where the … Read More

London urbanization
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 (Example of Victorian architecture in Gothic style in London, St. Pancras station, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:StPancrasMidlandHotel.jpg) The population density varies greatly in London. The center brings together many jobs while the outskirts of the city includes residential areas more or less densely populated, … Read More

London geography
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Relief and hydrography   (London from Primrose Hill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:London_from_Primrose_Hill_May_2013.jpg) Greater London is located 50 km west of the Thames Estuary and extends over an area of 579 km2 (37th worldwide). The altitude there varies from sea level to 245 m … Read More

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