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  London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are other definitions of "London" for special purposes, such as the London postal district; the area covered by the telephone area code 020; the area accessible by public transport using a Transport for London Travelcard; the area delimited by the M25 orbital motorway; the Metropolitan Police district; and the London commuter belt.
London's two Anglican bishops are the Bishop of London, whose see is London north of the Thames, and whose throne is in London's grandest church, the baroque St Paul's Cathedral (designed by Sir Christopher Wren), and the Bishop of Southwark, who tends to Anglicans south of the river.
London was one of the venues for the World Cup in 1966, and the European Football Championship in 1996, and hosted the final of both tournaments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London   (6794 words)

  
 London, city, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Greater London includes the area of the former county of London, most of the former county of Middlesex, and areas that were formerly in Surrey, Kent, Essex, and Hertfordshire.
Medieval London saw the foundation of the Inns of Court and the construction of Westminster Abbey.
During the Victorian era, London acquired tremendous prestige as the capital of the British Empire and as a cultural and intellectual center.
www.bartleby.com /65/lo/LondonEng.html   (1530 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - London (England)
London is situated in southeastern England along the Thames River.
London’s image is partly defined by its past, as its major buildings and institutions represent 2000 years of community history.
At the heart of Westminster is Westminster Abbey, begun by Edward the Confessor in the 11th century and rebuilt in the 13th century.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761574117   (1073 words)

  
 London Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
London's contrasts and cacophonies both infuriate and seduce.
When To Go London is a year-round tourist centre, with few of its attractions closing or significantly reducing their opening hours in winter.
London's Underground Rail system is the world's oldest (1863), most extensive (253mi, 407km), and most travelled (785 million journeys a year).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/england/london   (274 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: London
London, the capital of England and chief city of the British Empire, is situated about fifty miles from the mouth of the Thames, Lat.
London at this time consisted of a collection of low wooden houses thatched with reeds or straw, thus affording combustible material for the numerous and destructive fires which frequently broke out, as in 1087 when the greater part of the city, including St. Paul's, was burnt.
London under the Hanoverian kings lost the beauty it formerly had and became a vast collection of houses, plain but comfortable, a condition from which it is only now successfully emerging.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09341a.htm   (9600 words)

  
 England
London is the capital city of England, part of the United Kingdom, which also includes Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Nearby was the Tower of London, in which are housed the crown jewels of the monarchy.
One of the newest sites in London is the London Eye, an enormous ferris wheel which was erected to celebrate the new millennium.It is a very slow ride of just one rotation of the wheel, designed to give the most scenic views of the city.
www.europeanphotoalbum.com /england.html   (741 words)

  
 London, England
One of the largest cities in Western Europe, London is home to a diverse and exciting population.
One in four Londoners are from ethnic minority groups and over 300 languages are spoken in the city.
Well before the establishment of its world famous inhabitants -- The British Museum and the colleges of the University of London -- Bloomsbury was already an area associated with the literary, artistic and cultural life of the city and the realm, and this association has continued into the present.
www.international.fsu.edu /Locations/Europe/London.htm   (621 words)

  
 London, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The office operates both as the London office for the U.S.-based Sedgwick firm and as a separate limited liability multinational partnership regulated by the Law Society of England and Wales.
The offices are located in the heart of the City of London, the capital’s financial district, and within a short distance of many insurance company headquarters and the Lloyd’s of London building.
The London office is located on the corner junction of Cannon Street and King William Street near London Bridge and is five minutes walk from Lime Street and Lloyd’s of London.
www.sdma.com /firm/offices?london.html   (292 words)

  
 International Jewellery London - International Jewellery London
International Jewellery London is a premier event, which every September successfully brings together key buyers and suppliers of jewellery, gifts and related products.
IJL is dedicated to providing the jewellery industry with an unrivalled platform from which to buy and sell, network and keep abreast of exciting and innovative trends and products.
This essential event offers a valuable insight for both suppliers and buyers, into the jewellery industry of today which will be crucial to business successes.
www.jewellerylondon.com   (99 words)

  
 Genealogy, London, Geneology, History, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
London is every bit as raw, exciting, dizzy, happening, relaxing, eating, shopping, dancing, learning and entertaining as New York City but with one exception: the site of London's has being occupied since the ancient world!
Final resting place for so many of England's literary giants and the coronation spot of choice for most of England's monarchs since William the Conqueror started the trend in 1066.
Access to London Ancestor is free, and will continue to be so - however, for the further development of the site we need increased traffic.
www.londonancestor.com   (718 words)

  
 Study Abroad Programs in London, England.
London is a cosmopolitan melting pot known for its theatre, entertainment, fashion, history, pubs, museums and markets.
Despite its size, it is also a series of small villages with beautiful squares, hidden gardens and local parks making it one of the greenest capital cities in the world, as well as one of the most popular study abroad destinations worldwide.
Whether you are looking for the bustle of a big city or the familiarity of a local community, London offers something for every student who desires to study abroad in England.
www.gowithcea.com /programs/england/london.html   (326 words)

  
 london hotels, discounted hotels in london by londonhotels.net
We offer a wide selection of accommodation in London, England which are ideal for business and leisure traveller.
All the listed London hotels from luxury 5 star, 4 star or budget 3 star, 2 star hotels and apartments in London are personally inspected by us and present the outstanding quality, comfort and value.
With our hotels and apartments in London, you can rest assured that for whatever reason you visit, there will always be a warm welcome waiting for you.
www.londonhotels.net   (400 words)

  
 London Hotels, London Apartments, Hotel Accommodation London England
He who is tired of London is tired of life, he who is tired in London needs somewhere comfortable to lay his head, that's where we come in.
Not only do we offer the best accommodation in the city, we have service which is second to none - our professional and multi-lingual support staff are on hand to provide any information you need and of course to point you in the right direction.
Our aim is for your stay in the bustle of London to be as stress-free as possible.
www.apartmentsapart.com /london_hotels   (424 words)

  
 Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the Greater London Authority
Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the Greater London Authority
The Mayor is proposing to introduce a London Low Emission Zone, with the aim of improving air quality and Londoners' health by discouraging the entry of older, more polluting vehicles into the London area.
London will celebrate Diwali, 'the festival of light', in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 16 October, from 4pm-8pm.
www.london.gov.uk   (242 words)

  
 EO Newsroom: New Images - London, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For almost 2,000 years, the River Thames has served as the life force of London, capital of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s most famous cities.
After coping with the devastating effects of bombing during World War II and the gradual dismantling of the empire, London today thrives as a vital modern metropolis.
London is one of 100 cities being studied using Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) data to map and monitor urban use patterns and growth.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=10917   (271 words)

  
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Siphiwe Mbatha, star of the film shown in Singapore,  joined London 2012 Chairman Sebastian Coe and Youth Ambassador Amber Charles at Carpenters Road School in Newham.
The post calls for an energetic and dynamic individual with senior level organisational skills, and an attention to detail with a focus on delivery.
It is a wonderfully diverse and open city providing a home to hundreds of different nationalities from all over the world.
www.london2012.org /en   (164 words)

  
 Telegraph newspaper online
Judges and the Government were on a collision course after the new Lord Chief Justice warned ministers not to try to "browbeat" them.
England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has said that he will see out his contract until 2008 ahead of the World Cup qualifier with Poland at Old Trafford.
The England selectors have again mined the rich seam of talent emerging from Durham after calling Liam Plunkett into the Test party for the tour to Pakistan.
www.telegraph.co.uk   (316 words)

  
 London guide, London england, London hotel
Find out what new and annual events are going on in London including, concerts, pageantry, festivals, sport, art exhibitions and family shows.
London and UK Online Shopping page has gifts for everyone, including fashion, gifts, decorations and special online products.
London's famous Medieval Banquet is a night out not to be missed, with entertainment and food you will experience the past in a unique way.
www.londonvisions.com   (257 words)

  
 LondonTown.com | The Number One Internet Site for London England - London hotel and event review
London is now the greatest place to eat in the world.
London Theatre Guide — reviews, box office and theatre tickets for The Lion King, Chicago, Phantom and more.
BT and London Marketing have joined forces to bring you a London wide network of 450 LondonTown.com kiosk editions.
www.londontown.com   (607 words)

  
 Tower of London -- Britain's Crown Jewels, British Historical and Travel Destination Site
To e-mail the creators of the Tower of London Virtual Tour, or any of our contributors please click to Creators and Contributors page where we are all listed.
Just as the real Tower of London was added to and enhanced over time, so has this tour, and we expect to continue to do so in the future.
The Tower of London Virtual Tour is not officially connected with the Tower of London in London England, and is not connected with the British Government in any way.
www.toweroflondontour.com   (535 words)

  
 Stop the War Coalition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We believe it is now time for representatives of those people to meet together face to face, to renew our bonds of solidarity and to express our joint opposition to war.
To that end a broad and representative conference attended by a delegation of Iraqis drawn from all those sections of society rejecting the US and British occupation will meet in London on 10th December 2005.
We call on all peace campaigners, trade unionists, the congregations of all faiths, non-governmental organisations, progressive campaigns, community organisations and political parties to send delegates to this conference.
www.stopwar.org.uk   (652 words)

  
 Corporation of London
High quality services for the City, for London and for the country as a whole
Corporation of London main switchboard - tel 020 7606 3030.
Corporation of London donates £25,000 to Asian earthquake aid effort
www.cityoflondon.gov.uk   (44 words)

  
 Excursia | London, England | Visitor information
The surprise news of this year's Michelin Star Awards is the inclusion, for the first time ever, of two Indian restaurants, both achieving one coveted star rating each.
Spend a Sunday browsing through clothes in Camden or listening to traders' spiels in the East End and you'll be a little closer to the real London.
Italian restaurants have been leading the way for decades in sourcing top quality ingredients, often from tiny producers back home, and importing them for their customers in London.
excursia.com /destinations/UK/EN/london   (199 words)

  
 Home | This is London
Sven-Goran Eriksson revealed he shares the same "dream" as every England fan - winning the World Cup - as he vowed not to be forced out of his job by growing criticism...
Restaurant news: London restaurants have dominated a competition to find the finest examples of Britain's most popular meals.
But, via Private Lynndie England and an imagined tabloid journalist, it struggles to say anything new about this most discussed of issues...
www.thisislondon.co.uk   (458 words)

  
 London Zoo - ZSL
Catch up with the B.U.G.S! Take a journey around B.U.G.S! and discover a whole world of biodiversity under one roof.
Confront your phobias at London Zoo, with a half-term packed with spine-chilling activities.
If you’re at London Zoo make sure you catch our exclusive veterinary exhibition and learn about some the work that happens behind the scenes.
www.londonzoo.co.uk   (102 words)

  
 Cheap hotels in London from Online London Discounted Hotels
and Apartment Hotels all at the cheapest rates so if you are looking for Luxury at affordable prices look no further, All our London hotels currently offer late discounted rates for October 2005 and November 2005.
As a booking agent we also specialize in London West End Theatre Tickets we have Theatre Tickets for all the major West End shows including, Mamma Mia
We can also arrange your Sightseeing Tours in London and the around many of the United Kingdoms finest attractions including Windsor,
www.oldh.net   (403 words)

  
 Current local time in London - England - U.K.
Make a Personal World Clock and include London
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in London?
Compare London time to time in other time zones
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock/city.html?n=136   (215 words)

  
 Visit London - The Official Website for London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Please tell us where you are visiting from so we can provide you with information, offers and booking facilities that are relevant to you.
“Visit London Limited” is registered in England under No.761149; Registered Office: Visit London, 2 More London Riverside, London SE1 2RR.
Visit London is the official visitor organisation for London.
www.visitlondon.com   (84 words)

  
 UK Travel Guide - travel resources for visitors to London England and the rest of UK
UK Travel Guide - travel resources for visitors to London England and the rest of UK The ultimate guide for visitors to London and the rest of the UK UK Travel Home
The ultimate travel guide to Lodnon, England - the most cosmopolitan city on the earth, including transport, maps, top attractions, museums, entertainments, restaurant and more.
A point and click active map to many interesting places and underground stations across London with local information.
www.ukguide.org   (156 words)

  
 London Travel Guide - Everything you want to know about London
London Travel Guide - Everything you want to know about London
The ultimate guide for visitors to London and the rest of the UK UK Travel Home
When a man is tired of London he is tired of life, for there is in London all that life can afford
www.ukguide.org /london.html   (192 words)

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