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China: Suspension bridge collapses after tourists shook it for fun

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A suspension bridge collapsed in a tourist attraction, causing more than a dozen people to fall into the water in Yancheng City, east China’s Jiangsu Province. The cause of the accident was […]

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Two people stabbed at Sony Music's London HQ

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One person was arrested after two people were injured in a stabbing incident at Sony Music headquarters in London on November 2. Local police said that the …

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Over a million people take to the streets of London in Brexit protest

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Thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of London calling on the government to “Put it to the People” demanding a second referendum. Rally organizers expect the headcount to exceed that […]

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Ex-Mayor of London Boris Johnson will not run for PM

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Ex-Mayor of London and anti-EU campaigner Boris Johnson says he will not run for the leadership of the Conservative party, ruling him out as next prime minister of the UK. He had […]

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Beluga whale spotted in Britain's River Thames, experts say it might be in trouble

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A beluga whale spotted in London’s River Thames surfaced again on Wednesday (September 26), after it was spotted in the surrounding area on Tuesday. Beluga whales are a species that normally live in […]

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Gatwick chaos: 'Deliberate' drone flights cripple London airport

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London’s Gatwick Airport shut down late on Wednesday while officials urgently investigated reports that two drones were flying above the airfield. The airport suspended all flights, causing severe disruptions just days before […]

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Chinese elements highlight 2018 Lord Mayor of London show

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The Lord Mayor of London show comes every mid-November. A golden coach leaves its position at the Museum of London and makes its way to Westminster, carrying the newly-elected Lord Mayor of […]

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London museum uses Minecraft to recreate disaster

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A London museum is using the popular block-building game Minecraft to recreate the 1666 Great Fire of London. It will be 350 years on September 2 since the infamous disaster, which destroyed […]

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New violent crime task force launched as London murder rate overtakes New York’s

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At least 55 people have been killed so far this year after a spate of knife and gun attacks in the British capital. The murder investigation number in February and March were higher in […]

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History and finance coexist in the City of London

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CCTVNEWS is now following International Museum Day in London’s financial district, which has been re-named “The City of London,” or “The Square Mile.” The Museum of London lays out thousands of years […]

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Lord Mayor of the City of London sends Chinese New Year greetings

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Lord Mayor of the City of London, Peter Estlin, extended his warm wishes to the Chinese people ahead of the Chinese New Year of the Pig. He wished all those celebrating around […]

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Bike-sharing in London: a change for local travel habits

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Nothing says London more than the city’s big red buses and black cabs. But if you’re a bicycle lover, another option is available for getting from point A to B. Subscribe to […]

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The next Mayor of London could be of Asian heritage

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Londoners are going to the polls today to elect their next mayor – and with enough votes, the city could have its first executive with an Asian heritage. Sadiq Khan, the son […]

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