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Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

The battle over Brexit spilled onto the streets of London on Saturday when tens of thousands of people gathered to demand a new referendum while lawmakers decided the fate of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Climate protester scales London's Big Ben on final day of action

Climate protester scales London's Big Ben on final day of action

A climate-change protester climbed scaffolding around London's Big Ben tower at parliament on Friday, as nearly two weeks of action from the Extinction Rebellion group draws to a close.

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists targeted London's financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catastrophe.

Humpback whale found dead in River Thames east of London

Humpback whale found dead in River Thames east of London

A 10 metre (33-ft) humpback whale spotted in the River Thames earlier this week has been found dead just east of London and will now be handed over to scientists for an autopsy.

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

London police have made nearly 500 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled ‘uncooperative crusties’ by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continue two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more ...

Two arrested in transfer fraud raids in Belgium, Monaco, London

Two arrested in transfer fraud raids in Belgium, Monaco, London

Police investigating suspected fraud linked to the transfer of Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to Newcastle United have raided properties in Belgium, Monaco and London ...

Teen arrested after 'throwing' boy from London's Tate Modern

Teen arrested after 'throwing' boy from London's Tate Modern

A teenager was arrested on Sunday after allegedly throwing a six-year-old boy from a tenth-floor viewing platform of London's Tate Modern gallery, police said.

Heathrow airport cancels hundreds of flights ahead of strike

Heathrow airport cancels hundreds of flights ahead of strike

London's Heathrow Airport cancelled over 100 flights ahead of planned two-day strike next week, British media reported Friday.

London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv for $27 bn

London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv for $27 bn

The London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Friday it was in discussions to acquire financial data analytics provider Refinitiv Holdings Ltd for $27 billion, including debt.

Thompson wins 200m in London as Muir storms to victory in 1500m

Thompson wins 200m in London as Muir storms to victory in 1500m

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson cruised to victory in the 200 metres at the Anniversary Games in London on Saturday as home favourite Laura Muir destroyed the field in the 1500m.

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain

Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub.

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

London anti-knife protesters target YouTube

Anti-knife crime protesters smeared themselves with fake blood outside YouTube's London offices in protest at the Google company's alleged promotion of graphic content.