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Goodge Street tube station (2008)

Goodge Street station on London Underground's Northern Line, opened on 22 June 1907.

It was originally called Tottenham Court Road but changed to the present name on 3 September 1908 when an interchange was built between the previously separate (and differently named) Northern Line and Central Line stations at the present Tottenham Court Road.

It is one of the few tube stations that still rely on lifts rather than escalators to transport passengers to and from street level. In addition, it is one of the few tube stations with lifts to use the original scheme of separate exit and entrance areas.

Goodge Street is one of eight London Underground stations which has a World War II deep-level air-raid shelter underneath it. From late 1943 until the end of World War II, the Goodge Street shelter was used by SHAEF - the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. The shelter has two entrances - one on Chenies Street and the other on Tottenham Court Road next to the American Church.

In the invasion preparations, the Goodge Street Station was used only as a signals installation by the Signal Corps of the US Army. It was one of a number of signals installations for communications in and around London. Among the installations were SHAEF headquarters at 20 Grosvenor Square and the Basement of Selfridge's Department store on Oxford Street. Both buildings exist today. After the war the shelters were used as a hostel that could accommodate up to 8000 troops.

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24 Jun 2017
22:41
IP: 40.77.167.57
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Grenfell Tower fire: Manslaughter charges could be brought over Grenfell blaze as every firm involved is reviewed
Every company involved in building or refurbishing Grenfell Tower will be scrutinised by police as officers consider manslaughter charges during the criminal probe.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/grenfell-fire-police-consider-manslaughter-charges-as-every-company-involved-in-towers-construction-a3571586.html
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22 Jun 2017
22:37
IP: 216.244.66.237
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South east London and north Kent's most notorious unsolved murders
A lot of murders are solved promptly but some cases continue to haunt the public for years to come.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15362304.South_east_London_and_north_Kent_s_most_notorious_unsolved_murders/?ref=rss
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21 Jun 2017
01:17
IP: 157.55.39.177
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West Ham midfielder Havard Nordtveit joins Hoffenheim for undisclosed fee
Havard Nordtveit has joined Hoffenheim after just one season at West Ham.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-midfielder-havard-nordtveit-joins-hoffenheim-for-undisclosed-fee-a3569126.html
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19 Jun 2017
19:11
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Remember Fun House on telly? It's coming back in a new form and YOU could get to play it
Remember Fun House on telly? It's coming back in a new form and YOU could get to play it

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19 Jun 2017
03:11
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The burning Grenfell Tower picture that shook the world: Evening Standard photographer who covered wars and Lockerbie describes inferno as 'one of most traumatic events I've seen'
The Evening Standard photographer who watched a raging fire rip through Grenfell Tower has said the tragedy was one of the most traumatic events he has ever photographed.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/evening-standard-photographer-jeremy-selwyn-describes-tower-block-inferno-like-something-out-of-a-a3565206.html
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25 Jun 2017
01:36
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Georgina Stober, 46, from Carshalton, south London, was detained at her home after extreme images and videos were allegedly backed up onto a Yahoo 'cloud'.
Georgina Stober, 46, from Carshalton, south London, was detained at her home after extreme images and videos were allegedly backed up onto a Yahoo 'cloud'.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4629788/Nurse-46-child-abuse-videos-saved-X-rate.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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25 Jun 2017
01:36
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Post from Russell Square
London 'scum' explode firework onto sleeping homeless man
The three thugs walk into the underpass in London where a man is sleeping rough alone. They place the firework horribly close to the sleeping figure and leave the underpass quickly.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4632962/Scum-explode-firework-sleeping-homeless-man.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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24 Jun 2017
18:36
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Post from Euston Square
Grenfell Tower fire: Bills for burnt furniture cancelled after local outrage
Victims of the Grenfell Tower fire will have payments for incinerated furniture cancelled following outrage that they were still being charged.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/grenfell-tower-bills-for-burnt-furniture-cancelled-after-local-outrage-a3571926.html
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24 Jun 2017
16:20
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Post from Bond Street
London 'one of the greenest cities in the UK,' study claims
London is one of the greenest cities in the UK despite its ongoing battle against toxic air pollution, a study suggests.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-one-of-the-greenest-cities-in-the-uk-study-claims-a3570366.html
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24 Jun 2017
16:20
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Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea: What we know so far
Romelu Lukaku could become the most expensive player in history if Everton lose the striker to Chelsea this summer.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/romelu-lukaku-to-chelsea-transfer-news-what-we-know-so-far-a3570986.html
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24 Jun 2017
16:20
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Post from Bond Street
Camden Council orders 800 households to evacuate 'immediately' amid tower block cladding safety fears
More than 800 households in a Camden estate have been told they must evacuate their homes "immediately" amid concerns over the safety of the cladding.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/grenfell-fire-camden-council-evacuates-tower-block-over-cladding-concerns-a3572236.html
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24 Jun 2017
16:20
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Post from Bond Street
Lyon are close to completing a "very ambitious" move for Chelsea youngster Bertrand Traore, according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas.
Lyon are close to completing a "very ambitious" move for Chelsea youngster Bertrand Traore, according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/lyon-president-confirms-16m-deal-to-sign-bertrand-traore-from-chelsea-is-close-a3570031.html
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24 Jun 2017
08:05
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Post from Mornington Crescent
Have your say on Euston
The Council has developed principles for a plan to guide development around and above Euston station, and we want to know what you think. Euston station is changing, with HS2 Ltd preparing for construction, and Network Rail, Crossrail 2 and Transport for London also thinking about how to design the station. A fully redeveloped station would maximise opportunities for new homes, jobs, open space and routes through and around the station. We are preparing a plan for development in the Euston station and tracks area with the Greater London Authority and Transport for London, which will both inform, and be informed by, emerging designs for the stations at Euston. Get involved We have prepared some principles to guide the plan, and want feedback on these from residents, community groups, voluntary organisations, businesses and anyone who uses the station. The overarching principle is to design Euston as a new piece of city with a world-class station, and a mix of homes (including genuinely affordable housing), economic uses, open space and cultural facilities, which knits into and reconnects existing communities and areas. The key principles that we think help to achieve this include: Best use of space An outward looking-station, fostering stronger relationships with nearby communities and places Respecting the history of Euston Designing for the future Boosting the economy Quality open space A network of healthy streets to link into the surrounding area. Read more about the principles and give us your views by 5pm on Monday 3 July. We will use your feedback to refine the principles and help shape a draft planning brief for the Euston station area, which we will consult on next year. Drop-in events You can also come along to a drop-in event to learn more and give comments: Tuesday 13 June 12.30 to 7.30pm St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre (Francis Crick Institute) 2 Ossulston Street, NW1 1DF Wednesday 14 June 9.30am to 12.30pm Ampthill Square Tenants Hall, Barnby Street (opposite Stoutbeck), NW1 2RS Thursday 15 June 5.45 to 8.15pm HPod, Cumberland Market, Regent's Park Estate, NW1 3RH Tuesday 20 June 9am to 12 noon Surma Community Centre, 1 Robert Street, London, NW1 3JU Find out more Visit our Euston Area Plan website Sign up for updates on planning in Euston Visit our HS2 webpages.

http://news.camden.gov.uk/have-your-say-on-euston/
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24 Jun 2017
08:02
IP: 46.229.168.70
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Post from Piccadilly Circus
Armed police have detained a suspect outside Parliament. The man was arrested after he verbally abused officers close to the Black Rod Garden in central London.
Armed police have detained a suspect outside Parliament. The man was arrested after he verbally abused officers close to the Black Rod Garden in central London.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4628736/Armed-police-detain-suspect-outside-Parliament.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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24 Jun 2017
08:02
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Post from Piccadilly Circus
Kate Moss appears unsteady at Calvin Klein London bash
The 43-year-old supermodel looked sensational in a pink mini dress as she vacated the party during which she peeled on a pair of sunglasses

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4631794/Kate-Moss-appears-unsteady-feet.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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24 Jun 2017
07:37
IP: 46.229.168.65
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Post from Embankment
Warren Street: Victoria line Tube station evacuated and fire brigade called after 'smell of smoke'
Passengers were evacuated from a busy Victoria line station on Friday afternoon after reports of a fire.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/warren-street-victoria-line-tube-station-evacuated-and-fire-brigade-called-after-smell-of-smoke-a3572131.html
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24 Jun 2017
04:20
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Post from Covent Garden
Arsenal, Chelsea and The FA to donate Community Shield proceeds to Grenfell Tower support fund
Proceeds from the Community Shield will be donated to the Grenfell Tower support fund, it has been confirmed.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/grenfell-tower-arsenal-chelsea-and-the-fa-to-donate-community-shield-proceeds-to-support-fund-a3571986.html
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24 Jun 2017
03:48
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Post from Great Portland Street
'Just calm down': Sadiq Khan in angry row with Conservative over Palestine march policing
Sadiq Khan was embroiled an extraordinary row at City Hall as he was grilled by a Tory assembly member about a march where Hezbollah flags were seen.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/just-calm-down-sadiq-khan-in-angry-row-with-conservative-over-palestine-march-policing-a3572256.html
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24 Jun 2017
03:17
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Post from Charing Cross
Latest Serpentine Pavilion display unveiled
Architect Francis Kéré has brought a piece of Burkino Faso to this year's Serpentine Pavilion.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40378507
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24 Jun 2017
01:16
IP: 164.132.161.59
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Post from Euston
Woman who spat at and punched rail worker in 'disgusting' racist attack at Euston station is jailed
Toni Pottle said the staff member was "lucky it wasn't an uppercut, I'm from the endz"

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/woman-who-spat-at-and-punched-rail-worker-in-disgusting-racist-attack-at-euston-station-is-jailed-a3571996.html

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Adam and Eve Tearooms:   The Adam and Eve Tearooms were a fashionable Georgian watering hole.
Fitzrovia:   Fitzrovia is the area lying to the west of Tottenham Court Road.
Newman Arms:   The Newman Arms has been a Fitzrovia fixture for centuries.
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.
Scala Theatre:   Scala Theatre was a theatre in London, sited on Charlotte Street, off Tottenham Court Road. The first theatre on the site opened in 1772, and was demolished in 1969, after being destroyed by fire.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Warren Street:   Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station, located at the intersection of Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road. It is the nearest tube station to University College Hospital, being opposite the newly opened main building. It is also very close to Euston Square station.


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Fairyland:   During the period leading up to and during the First World War, 92 Tottenham Court Road was the location of a shooting range called Fairyland.
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