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A Lamborghini supercar rented in Switzerland vanished without a trace after being driven hundreds of miles across Europe to London.
A Lamborghini supercar rented in Switzerland vanished without a trace after being driven hundreds of miles across Europe to London.

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Two dead in Kos after earthquake strikes region popular with British tourists
Two people have died and more than 120 have been injured in an early morning earthquake off the coast of Greek islands and Turkey,

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Police step up patrols after 15-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Twickenham
Police are hunting a man after a teenage girl was grabbed and sexually assaulted as she walked along a street in south-west London.

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London acid attacks: Met Police looking at gang links
The Met Police says it is "seeing a move across" to gang members using acid as a weapon.

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More than 20 firefighters tackled a fire in a flat above a row of shops earlier today.

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Chelsea's N'Golo Kante relishing Champions League and World Cup debuts in next 12 months
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante relishing Champions League and World Cup debuts in next 12 months

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West Ham have agreed a deal to sign striker Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen.

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Number of police officers taking sick days for poor mental health doubles in six years
The number of police officers taking sick leave because of mental health problems has nearly doubled in just six years.

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Tuberculosis has been reported at a primary school in Bexley
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Fay Maschler's week in food: from lamb chops to quail eggs
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Woman fighting for life and man injured in hammer attack in Croydon
A woman is fighting for her life and another man has been left injured in a suspected hammer attack in Croydon.

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Revealed: Not one of London's 20,000 empty homes was seized by town halls using tough housing laws last year
Not one of London's 20,000 empty homes was seized by town halls last year despite the housing crisis.

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Number of police deployed at Croydon Immigration Rallies has been revealed
The number of police deployed to cover the Croydon Immigration Rallies earlier this year been revealed.

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Pep Guardiola confirms Manchester City rivalling Chelsea for Real Madrid defender Danilo
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Rehearsal Rooms Apartments, opening doors to new rental homes in North Acton
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From the archive, 21 July 1982: IRA terror bombs kill eight soldiers in London parks
21 July 1982: Two explosions bring carnage to London’s Hyde Park and Regent’s ParkThe Provisional IRA brought scenes of horror and carnage back to the streets of London yesterday with two bombs that left two cavalrymen dead in Hyde Park and killed six bandsmen from the Royal Green Jackets in Regents Park. At least 51 people, many of the civilians, were taken to hospital, some with serious injuries. The bombs exploded within two hours of each other. The first, made with between 5 and 10Ib of commercial explosives and packed with four and six inch nails, went off at 10.43 am ripping through a troop of 16 soldiers from the Blues and Royals as they left the Knightsbridge Barracks of the Household Cavalry for the daily changing of the guard in Whitehall. Related: Man accused of 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing walks free Continue reading...

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VIEW THE ST JAMES’S AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ST JAMES’S AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ST JAMES’S AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ST JAMES’S AREA IN THE 1860s
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St James’s

St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.

St James’s was once part of the same royal park as Green Park and St James’s Park. In the 1660s, Charles II gave the right to develop the area to Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of St Albans, who proceeded to develop it as a predominantly aristocratic residential area with a grid of streets centered on St James’s Square. Until the Second World War, St James’s remained one of the most exclusive residential enclaves in London. Famous residences in St James’s include St James’s Palace, Clarence House, Marlborough House, Lancaster House, Spencer House, Schomberg House and Bridgewater House.

St James’s is the home of many of the best known gentlemen’s clubs in London. The clubs found here are organisations of English high society. A variety of groups congregate here, such as royals, military officers, motoring enthusiasts, and other groups.

It is now a predominantly commercial area with some of the highest rents in London and, consequently, the world. The auction house Christie’s is based in King Street, and the surrounding streets contain a great many upmarket art and antique dealers.

Office space to rent in St James’s is the most expensive in the world, costing up to five times average rents in New York, Paris and Sydney.

The area is home to fine wine merchants including Berry Brothers and Rudd, at number 3 St James’s Street. Adjoining St James’s Street is Jermyn Street, famous for its many tailors. St James’s is home to some of the most famous cigar retailers in London. At 35 St James’s Street is Davidoff of London, 19 St James’s Street is home to J.J. Fox and 50 Jermyn St has Dunhill; this makes the area a Cuban cigar haven.

The iconic English shoemaker Wildsmith which designed the first ever loafer was located at 41 Duke Street, St, James’s. It is now currently located at 13 Savile Row.

The area has a good number of art galleries, covering a spectrum of tastes. The White Cube gallery, which represents Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, had originally opened in Duke Street, St James’s, then moved to Hoxton Square. In September 2006, it opened a second gallery in St James’s at 25–26 Mason’s Yard, off Duke Street, on a plot previously occupied by an electricity sub-station. The gallery is the first free-standing building to be built in the St James’s area for more than 30 years.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Buckingham Palace:   Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch.
Government Equalities Office:   The Government Equalities Office (GEO) was part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) of HM Government. It was created in October 2007 when the Women and Equality Unit, based within the Department for Communities and Local Government was converted into an independent department.
Pickering Place, SW1Y:   Thought to be the smallest public open space in London, Pickering Place is perhaps most famous for being the location of the last public duel in England.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
The 52 bus:   In modern times, the 52 bus route plies from Victoria station as far as Willesden Bus Garage.
Victoria:   The railways largely replaced the canals as a means of transport. Uniquely for a main line station, Victoria station was built on top of one.
Victoria Bus Station:   Victoria bus station is a bus station outside Victoria Station in Terminus Place.
Victoria Memorial:   The Victoria Memorial is a sculpture dedicated to Queen Victoria, sculpted by Sir Thomas Brock in London, placed at the centre of Queen's Gardens in front of Buckingham Palace.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albany Courtyard, W1J · Allington Street, SW1E · Ambrosden Avenue, SW1P · Angel Court, SW1Y · Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y · Arlington Street, SW1A · Ashley Gardens, SW1P · Ashley Place, SW1P · Beeston Place, SW1W · Bennett Street, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Bressenden Place, SW1E · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1V · Buckingham Palace, SW1A · Buckingham Place, SW1A · Buckingham Place, SW1E · Bury Street, SW1Y · Carlisle Mansions, SW1P · Carlisle Place, SW1P · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Castle Lane, SW1E · Catherine Place, SW1E · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Cleveland Road, SW1A · Cleveland Row, SW1A · Crown Passage, SW1Y · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Duke Street, SW1Y · Eland House, SW1E · Evelyn Mansions, SW1P · Francis Street, SW1P · Greencoat Place, SW1P · Grosvenor Gardens Mews East, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W · Heddon Street, W1B · Hobhouse Court, SW1Y · King Street, SW1Y · Kingsgate Parade, SW1E · Lower Grosvenor Place, SW1W · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Marlborough Road, SW1A · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Morpeth Terrace, SW1P · New Burlington Street, W1S · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Palace Street, SW1E · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Park Place, SW1A · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Portland House, SW1E · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Regent Place, W1B · Regent Street, SW1Y · Regent Street, W1 · Regent Street, W1B · Roebuck House, SW1E · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Ryder Street, SW1Y · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Place, SW1A · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Street, SW1A · Stag Place, SW1E · Street, SW1Y · Swallow Street, W1B · Terminus Place, SW1 · The Mall, SW1A · Thirleby Road, SW1P · Vandon Street, SW1H · Victoria Arcade, SW1E · Victoria Arcade, SW1V · Victoria Square, SW1W · Victoria Street, SW1E · Victoria Street, SW1W · Warwick Row, SW1E · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wilcox Place, SW1E · Wilfred Street, SW1E ·


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Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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