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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

Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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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

The literary world today remembered Nobel Prize-winning author and West Hampstead resident Doris Lessing. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Doris Lessing memorial service: Literary world pays tribute to West Hampstead’s Nobel Prize winning author

Friends, family and figures from across the literary world gathered to pay tribute to West Hampstead resident and Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing today.

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Competitions See all

Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive.

Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive

David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.

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