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Parsons Green attack: People think twice but ’he’s innocent’
The boss of a man released without charge over the Parsons Green attack thinks the police have a lot to answer for.

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Grenfell 100 days: More than 150 fire survivors still living in hotels over three months after inferno
More than 150 survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze are still living in hotels and hostels 100 days on from the inferno.

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Dead cat found in a box in Purley ’linked to the Croydon Cat Killer’
The Croydon Cat killer may have stuck once again - this time in Purley.

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Domino’s gets the go-ahead to open in South Norwood
Domino’s is set to open a new store in South Norwood.

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Council urges people to volunteer as mentors for youngsters
Hillingdon Council are currently seeking volunteers as guides for young people who are going through difficult times in their lives.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15553128.Council_urges_people_to_volunteer_as_mentors_for_youngsters/?ref=rss
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Arsene Wenger tells Alex Iwobi to add goals and assists to develop into 'top-class player' at Arsenal
Arsene Wenger has challenged Alex Iwobi to add goals and assists to his game as he vies for a regular place in the Arsenal side.

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Theresa May to pledge protection for EU citizens in landmark Florence Brexit speech
Theresa May will vow to strengthen legal protection for EU citizens in the UK in a bid to push forward with crucial Brexit negotiations.

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Murder arrests over burned body in Southfields garden
Detectives said it appeared "attempts" had been made to dispose of the body.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41348036
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Jeremy Corbyn has better judgment, and is more likeable than Theresa May, say voters in new poll
Jeremy Corbyn has leapfrogged Theresa May for having sound judgment and likeability in the eyes of the public, says an exclusive new poll.

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London's toxic air scandal was laid bare today with a new "Monopoly board" of pollution hotstpots.
London's toxic air scandal was laid bare today with a new "Monopoly board" of pollution hotstpots.

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Petition opposing new Tesco in Twickenham calls on council to reject it
A petition has been launched calling on the council to reject a new Tesco being opened in Twickenham.

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Mauricio Pochettino tells Tottenham to match West Ham's desire
Mauricio Pochettino has told his Tottenham players to match West Ham's fight and desire if they want to overcome their London rivals on Saturday.

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Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded.

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Claudia Schiffer steps out with husband Matthew Vaughn
Claudia Schiffer showed off her catwalk credentials as she supported her director husband Matthew Vaughn at the premiere of his latest film Kingsman: The Golden Circle in London on Monday.

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Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea
A brilliant hat-trick from Alvaro Morata helps Premier League champions Chelsea to a dominant win at Stoke City.

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TfL says it won’t be renewing Uber’s licence in London, which is stressing people out.

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Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.

The earliest record of what would become Bloomsbury is the 1086 Domesday Book, which records that the area had vineyards and 'wood for 100 pigs'. But it is not until 1201 that the name Bloomsbury is first noted, when William de Blemond, a Norman landowner, acquired the land.

The name Bloomsbury is a development from Blemondisberi – the bury, or manor, of Blemond. An 1878 publication, Old and New London: Volume 4, mentions the idea that the area was named after a village called Lomesbury which formerly stood where Bloomsbury Square is now, though this piece of folk etymology is now discredited.

At the end of the 14th century Edward III acquired Blemond's manor, and passed it on to the Carthusian monks of the London Charterhouse, who kept the area mostly rural.

In the 16th century, with the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Henry VIII took the land back into the possession of the Crown, and granted it to Thomas Wriothesley, 1st Earl of Southampton.

In the early 1660s, the Earl of Southampton constructed what eventually became Bloomsbury Square. The area was laid out mainly in the 18th century, largely by landowners such as Wriothesley Russell, 3rd Duke of Bedford, who built Bloomsbury Market, which opened in 1730. The major development of the squares that we see today started in about 1800 when Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford removed Bedford House and developed the land to the north with Russell Square as its centrepiece.

Historically, Bloomsbury is associated with the arts, education, and medicine. The area gives its name to the Bloomsbury Group of artists, the most famous of whom was Virginia Woolf, who met in private homes in the area in the early 1900s, and to the lesser known Bloomsbury Gang of Whigs formed in 1765 by John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford.

The publisher Faber & Faber used to be located in Queen Square, though at the time T. S. Eliot was editor the offices were in Tavistock Square. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in John Millais's parents' house on Gower Street in 1848.

The Bloomsbury Festival was launched in 2006 when local resident Roma Backhouse was commissioned to mark the re-opening of the Brunswick Centre, a residential and shopping area. The free festival is a celebration of the local area, partnering with galleries, libraries and museums, and achieved charitable status at the end of 2012.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bloomsbury:   Bloomsbury is an area of the London Borough of Camden, in central London, between Euston Road and Holborn, developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area.
British Library:   The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. Its building at St Pancras was the largest public building constructed in the UK in the 20th century.
British Museum:   Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history.
Foundling Hospital:   The Foundling Hospital in London was founded in 1741 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram.
King's Cross St Pancras:   King's Cross St Pancras is the biggest interchange station on the London Underground, serving six lines on four pairs of tracks as well as two National Rail stations.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
St Pancras:   St Pancras railway station, celebrated for its architecture, is built on the site of the St Pancras suburb of London.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
The 'Royal Blue' horse omnibus outside 5 Euston Road (1912):   The bus carries route information and an advert for Selfridge's. The shops behind, including Boots the Chemist, Stewart & Wright's Cocoa Rooms and the Northumberland Hotel, are covered in advertisements.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Place, WC1H · Acton Street, WC1X · Adeline Place, WC1B · Albion Yard, E1 · Albion Yard, N1 · Alfred Mews, WC1E · Alfred Place, WC1E · Argyle Square, WC1H · Argyle Street, WC1H · Argyle Walk, WC1H · Bainbridge Street, WC1A · Bainbridge Street, WC1B · Balfe Street, N1 · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barter Street, WC1A · Bayley Street, WC1B · Bcm Embankment, WC1N · Bedford Avenue, WC1B · Bedford Place, WC1B · Bedford Square, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1H · Belgrove Street, WC1H · Bernard Street, WC1N · Bidborough Street, WC1H · Birkenhead Street, WC1H · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Place, WC1B · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Bloomsbury Street, WC1A · Bloomsbury Street, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · Boswell Street, WC1N · Boswell Street, WC1X · Britannia Street, WC1X · British Museum, WC1B · Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Square, WC1N · Burton Street, WC1H · Bury Place, WC1A · Byng Place, WC1E · Caledonia Street, N1 · Calshot Street, N1 · Capper Street, WC1E · Cartwright Gardens, WC1H · Centa Housebirkenhead Street, WC1H · Chenies Mews, WC1E · Chenies Street, WC1E · Clare Court, WC1H · Coach Road, NW1 · Cockpit Yard, WC1N · Collier Street, N1 · Colonnade, WC1N · Compton Place, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1N · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Crestfield Street, NW1 · Crestfield Street, WC1H · Crinan Street, N1 · Cromer Street, WC1H · Darwin Walk, WC1E · Derby Lodge, WC1X · Dombey Street, WC1N · Doughty Mews, WC1N · Doughty Street, WC1N · Dyott Street, WC1A · Emerald Street, WC1N · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Road, N1 · Field Street, WC1X · Foundling Court, WC1N · Frederick Street, WC1X · Galen Place, WC1A · Gatti’s Wharf, N1 · Gilbert Place, WC1A · Gloucester Road, WC1N · Goodge Street, W1T · Gordon Mansions, WC1E · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Place, WC1E · Gower Street, WC1E · Grafton Way, WC1E · Great Court, WC1B · Great James Street, WC1N · Great Ormond Street, WC1N · Great Russell Street, W1T · Great Russell Street, WC1A · Great Russell Street, WC1B · Grenville Street, WC1N · Guilford Street, WC1N · Handel Street, WC1N · Harrison Street, WC1H · Hastings Street, WC1H · Heathcote Street, WC1N · Henrietta Mews, WC1N · Herbrand Street, WC1N · Hunter Street, WC1N · Huntley Street, WC1E · Jenner House, WC1N · John Street, WC1N · Johns Mews, WC1N · Judd Street, WC1H · Kenton Street, WC1N · Keppel Street, WC1E · Keystone Crescent, N1 · Killick Street, N1 · King’s Boulevard, N1C · King’s Cross Square, N1C · King’s Cross Station Concourse, WC1 · Kings Cross Bridge, N1 · Kings Mews, WC1N · Kirk Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamp Office Court, WC1N · Leeke Street, WC1X · Leigh Street, WC1H · Little Guildford Street · Little Russel Street, WC1A · Little Russell Street, WC1A · Long Yard, WC1N · Lorenzo Street, N1 · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Marchmont Street, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Place, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1X · Medway Court, WC1H · Midhope Street, WC1H · Midland Road, NW1 · Millman Place, WC1N · Millman Street, WC1N · Montague Street, WC1B · Mortimer Market, W1T · Morwell Street, WC1B · Neals Yard, WC1N · New North Street, WC1N · New Wharf Road, N1 · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · North Mews, WC1N · Northdown Street, N1 · Northington Street, WC1N · Oblique Museum Mansions, WC1B · Odonnell Court, WC1N · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Gloucester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Ormond Close, WC1N · Pancras Road, N1C · Peabody Buildings, WC1N · Percy Street, W1T · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Pied Bull Yard, WC1A · Powis Place, WC1N · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen Square, WC1N · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Railway Street, N1 · Regent Square, WC1H · Regent Square, WC1N · Richbell Place, WC1N · Ridgmount Gardens, WC1E · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Roger Street, WC1N · Rugby Chambers, WC1N · Rugby Street, WC1N · Russell Court, WC1H · Sandwich House, WC1H · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Seaford Street, WC1H · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC1H · Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Sidmouth Street, WC1H · Sidmouth Street, WC1X · Sinclair House, WC1H · Soho Square, WC1A · South Cloisters, WC1H · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southern Street, N1 · Speedy Place, WC1H · Spitfire Studios, N1 · St Chads Place, WC1X · St Chads Street, WC1H · St. Chad’s Street, WC1X · Store Street, WC1E · Streatham Street, WC1A · Swinton Street, WC1X · Tankerton Street, WC1H · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Square, WC1H · Thanet Street, WC1H · The Circle, N1C · Theobald’s Road, WC1R · Theobalds Road, WC1X · Third Floor, WC1E · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tonbridge Street, WC1H · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · University Street, WC1E · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, NW1 · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Wakefield St, WC1N · Wakefield Street, WC1H · Wakefield Street, WC1N · Wells Square, WC1X · Westking Place, WC1H · Wharfdale Road, N1 · Whidborne Street, WC1H · Wicklow Street, WC1X · Witley Court, WC1N · Woburn Place, WC1B · Woburn Place, WC1H · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woolf Mews, WC1H · York Road Curve, N1 · York Road Curve, N1C · York Way, N1 ·


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