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One Mo Mile: Great Britain's Mo Farah (left) and Kenya's Emmanuel Mutai in the final mile on Embankment. Picture: Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

Mo Farah finishes eighth in first full London Marathon as Wilson Kipsang wins

Mo Farah finished in eighth place in his debut London Marathon as Wilson Kipsang claimed victory on the streets of the capital.

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Mo Farah poses in front of London's Tower Bridge. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Mo Farah targets London Marathon glory but British record is first aim

When Mo Farah lines walks to the start line of the London Marathon this Sunday, the double Olympic champion will be looking to make his debut in such a distance a victorious run.

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Mo Farah poses for a photo ahead of the London Marathon. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Mo Farah focused on smashing British record at London Marathon

Olympic hero Mo Farah is eager to break the British record when he makes his first ever competitive appearance in the London Marathon on Sunday.

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Mo Farah performs the mobot at Team GB's London 2012 victory parade. (Photo by David Davies - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

6 reasons why we love Mo Farah

As we prepare to cheer on Mo Farah in this weekend’s London Marathon, we remind ourselves what’s made Britain’s greatest athlete a true national treasure...

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Education See all

Monty Python's Michael Palin with children at Carlton Primary School, where he will hold a talk to raise funds for a Multi-Sensory Garden

Michael Palin to perform intimate gig at Camden school ahead of Monty Python comeback

Such was the phenomenal demand for Monty Python’s O2 comeback gig this summer that tickets sold out in just 43.5 seconds.

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Heritage See all

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Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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Obituaries See all

Mike Read has passed away

Highgate Society president pays tribute to ex-treasurer and golf lover Mike Read

Mike Read, who died this month aged 79, was a very active member of a number of Highgate organisations and well known in the village.

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Competitions See all

You could be the lucky winner of a Kindle Paperwhite.

Win a Kindle Paperwhite

Spring has sprung and the countdown to the summer holidays is on, so Villa Plus is helping with the preparations by offering one lucky winner the chance to get their hands on an all-new Kindle Paperwhite.

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