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London, England, GB

Detectives investigating an alleged historical pedophile ring in London are also investigating the murder of 3 boys - @guardian

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air travel

More: United Airlines says flight from London to Newark, NJ, is returning to Heathrow after circling English Channel due to 'maintenance issue' - @Reuters

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air travel

United Airlines flight from London's Heathrow to Newark, NJ, appears to be circling in English Channel shortly after taking off - @itvnews (corrects destination)

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Camden, London, England, GB

London police: Falkirk MP Eric Joyce charged with assault and criminal damage over incident at shop in Camden - @BBCBreaking

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rail travel

London Bridge underground station closed while fire brigade deals with a small fire in the basement - @LondonFire, @BBCTravelAlert

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

British transport secretary says up to 10,000 passengers at Heathrow airport alone were affected by Friday's computer failure - @BBCNews

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terrorism

Police arrest 20-year-old man from London on suspicion of terrorism offenses, Scotland Yard says - @BBCNews

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London, England, GB

Four boys, all believed to be aged 13 and 14, arrested on suspicion of murdering a man in north London - @BBCNEws

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Sydney hostage situation, December 2014

UK Prime Minister David Cameron 'I was briefed overnight on the siege in Sydney. It's deeply concerning and my thoughts are with all those caught up in it' - @David_Cameron

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Miss World

Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, crowned Miss World 2014 at pageant's final in London - @AFP

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Computer problem which caused flights over London to be grounded 'not seen before', officials say - @BBCNews

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

So far, 50 flights have been cancelled at Heathrow, but the airport expects that figure will rise - @BBCNews

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Photo: The sky over London from the top of Canary Wharf with no airplanes visible - @Anthony_North

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

London airports warn of 'cancellations and delays' despite flights resuming after computer glitch - @BBCBreaking

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Computer glitch causing air delays over London has been resolved; UK air traffic control says - @SkyNews, @AP

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Photo: Passengers headed to Berlin but stuck on the runway at Heathrow enjoy beer during delay - @Phil_Damerell

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Ministry of Defence says Royal Air Force operations are unaffected by the airspace problems over London - @SkyNewsBreak

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Image: Airspace over London is devoid of planes after power failure at air traffic control center; the cluster is at Heathrow - @CarlosWPLG

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Video: Gridlock on the runway at London's Heathrow Airport - @YouTube's Eye 24 7 News

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London airspace closed, Dec. 12, 2014

Editor's note: London's Heathrow is the 3rd busiest airport in the world and handles the most international passengers, so delays there surely will ripple throughout Europe. The airport's web site says it handles 62 airlines and 180 destinations. - Tom

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