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New record temperature for March

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56579679
The record temperature in London has been confirmed as 24.5C
Can the weather box please be updated. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Thermohydraulic ( talkcontribs) 11:45, 31 March 2021 (UTC) Reply reply

Population update

The population updates for 2020 have been published by the ONS: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/datasets/populationestimatesforukenglandandwalesscotlandandnorthernireland

Can somebody please update the total population here to reflect the latest data? (9,002,488) Row 222, Code: E12000007 in the mid-2020 spreadsheet. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cardyak ( talkcontribs) 09:09, 28 June 2021 (UTC) Reply reply

rail and airports

This section doesn’t make sense. For example Inverness Airport is not conveniently linked to London via Inverness railway station, which isn’t even near the airport anyway. The journey would be over 9 hours and then you would need to find your way to the airport by road which is at least 30 mins. There is only one train per day and then the sleeper. Same with the other examples except Birmingham.

London also has convenient rail connections with airports out of Greater London. These airports include Birmingham Airport (via Birmingham International railway station), East Midlands Airport (via East Midlands Parkway railway station), Inverness Airport (via Inverness railway station), Leeds Bradford Airport (via Bradford Interchange or Leeds railway station) and Liverpool John Lennon Airport (via Liverpool South Parkway railway station). — Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.23.25.205 ( talk) 20:16, 9 August 2022 (UTC) Reply reply

Thanks for pointing that out. I have removed Inverness Airport. As you say, there is no convenient rail connections from London any way you look at it. I am not so sure about the others though. I think most are within two hours from London. Should any more airports be removed? Vpab15 ( talk) 20:40, 9 August 2022 (UTC) Reply reply
On second thoughts, I removed the whole paragraph ( [1]) Vpab15 ( talk) 20:54, 9 August 2022 (UTC) Reply reply

Rail

London#Inter-city and international currently has "linking London with the rest of Britain including" followed by a list of over 40 cities and towns, which doesn't look at all useful to the reader and is a WP:SEAOFBLUE. It grew slowly from the original 10 added in 2014 to over 20 in 2020, each addition being quite reasonable in itself, then to over 40 in those same edits that added Inverness Airport. Should we prune it back to about 10 again and maybe watch it grow again, or simply say something like "directly linking London with many of Britain's major cities and towns"? NebY ( talk) 14:37, 20 August 2022 (UTC) Reply reply

I'd vote to remove all of them and leave something like "directly linking London with most of Great Britain's major cities and towns". Failing that, I don't think we should have more than five destinations. Vpab15 ( talk) 15:16, 20 August 2022 (UTC) Reply reply
 Done Nice phrasing, far better than trying to pick a few cities. NebY ( talk) 11:13, 24 August 2022 (UTC) Reply reply

Foreign born population ERROR

Demography
Main article: Demography of London

The 2021 census recorded that 3,575,739 people or 40.6% of London's population were foreign-born making it the city with the second largest immigrant population after New York City, in terms of absolute numbers.

This is correct, until the part 'the second largest immigrant population after New York, in terms of absolute numbers.'

Wikipedia has its own article on this topic ( /info/en/?search=Foreign_born). It shows New York City having 3.2 million foreign-born while London has 3.5 million foreign born, which according to this webpage, makes London the city with the largest immigrant population - period.

Can someone please fix up this sentence by stating that London is the city with the largest immigrant population, in terms of absolute numbers? Cythreill ( talk) 11:11, 3 January 2023 (UTC) Reply reply

Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood is stated as living in London. This is not the case - she died in December 2022 as stated in the (linked) entry dedicated to her. Requires updating. 88.97.106.170 ( talk) 15:57, 12 January 2023 (UTC) Reply reply

 Done. Thanks. Vpab15 ( talk) 16:38, 12 January 2023 (UTC) Reply reply