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Jeremy Vine films ’40 driving crimes a day’
The BBC Radio 2 presenter talks about the woman who was jailed for threatening him in August 2016.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43114022
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Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London’s power
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43121199
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Enormous oil spillage spreads miles across London along River Lea
Environmental officers are struggling to contain an enormous oil spillage that has spread miles across London along the River Lea.

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Laughter Yoga session hopes to break record and tackle mental health
Yoga and laughter is being combined in order to boost spirits and break a record.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16033436.Laughter_Yoga_session_hopes_to_break_record_and_tackle_mental_health/?ref=rss
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Higher education
The inner-city parents who took a trip to Cambridge in a bid to tackle university inequality.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43084674
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London welcomes Year of the Dog at Chinese New Year
The event is the largest Chinese New Year celebration outside of Asia.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43105730
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London Fashion Week: What people are really wearing
Women and men show off their street style as London Fashion Week 2018 gets under way.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43092459
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Adwoa Aboah: Fear of abuse is ’rampant’ in fashion industry
As London Fashion Week starts, the model warns too many young models "are put at risk".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43086364
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’Unforgivable’ decision on Haringey Development Vehicle
Haringey Liberal Democrats have criticised a Labour unanimous vote to defer a decision on the fate of the Haringey Development Vehicle until after May’s local elections.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16029864.__39_Unforgivable__39__decision_on_Haringey_Development_Vehicle/?ref=rss
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Sean Rigg death: Custody officer suspended
Sgt Paul White, the custody officer when Sean Rigg died, has had his bid to retire rescinded.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43079152
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Like a Woman bookshop to sell female authors only
Like a Woman bookshop to sell female authors only

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/16/like-a-woman-bookshop-to-sell-female-authors-only
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London Living Rent development opens its doors
A new housing development that is part of the London Living Rent scheme is set to open its doors to its first tenants.

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Grenfell Tower campaigners in ’Three Billboards’ stunt
The demonstration was inspired by Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43073382
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Mid-earners ’locked out of buying a home’
The biggest decline in home ownership in the last 20 years has been among middle-income 25 to 34-year-olds.

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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1900s
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Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.

The junction has been a very busy traffic interchange since construction, as it lies at the centre of Theatreland and handles exit traffic from Piccadilly, which Charles Dickens, Jr. described in 1879: "Piccadilly, the great thoroughfare leading from the Haymarket and Regent-street westward to Hyde Park-corner, is the nearest approach to the Parisian boulevard of which London can boast."

Piccadilly Circus tube station was opened 10 March 1906, on the Bakerloo Line, and on the Piccadilly Line in December of that year. In 1928, the station was extensively rebuilt to handle an increase in traffic.

The intersection's first electric advertisements appeared in 1910, and, from 1923, electric billboards were set up on the facade of the London Pavilion. Traffic lights were first installed on 3 August 1926, at the junction.

The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in Piccadilly Circus was erected in 1893 to commemorate the philanthropic works of Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury. During the Second World War, the statue atop the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain was removed and was replaced by advertising hoardings. It was returned in 1948. When the Circus underwent reconstruction work in the late 1980s, the entire fountain was moved from the centre of the junction at the beginning of Shaftesbury Avenue to its present position at the southwestern corner.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
On This Day in London: 2 November:   Ally Pally’s TV role started on 2 November
Piccadilly Circus:   Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Piccadilly Theatre:   The Piccadilly Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece in the West End.
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Tottenham Court Road (1927):   The area through which Tottenham Court Road was built is mentioned in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Air Street, W1B · Air Street, W1J · Albany Court Yard, W1J · Albany Courtyard, W1J · Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y · Archer Street, W1D · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Beak Street, W1B · Beak Street, W1F · Berners Place, W1T · Berners Street, W1D · Berners Street, W1T · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Bourchier Street, W1D · Bray House, SW1Y · Brewer Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1F · Bridle Lane, W1F · Broadwick Street, W1F · Carlisle Street, W1D · Carlisle Walk, E8 · Carnaby Street, W1F · Chapone Place, W1D · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chesham House, W1B · Church Place, SW1Y · Circus Walk, E15 · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Coventry Street, SW1Y · Coventry Street, W1D · Coventry Street, W1J · Dansey Place, W1D · Darblay Street, W1F · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Denmark Place, WC2H · Denmark Street, WC2H · Duck Lane, W1F · Dufours Place, W1F · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Eagle Place, SW1Y · East Street, TW8 · Eastcastle Street, W1T · Eastcastle Street, W1W · Evelyn Yard, W1T · Falconberg Court, W1D · Flaxman Court, W1F · Foubert’s Place, W1F · Fouberts Place, W1 · Fouberts Place, W1F · French Railways House, W1J · Frith Street, W1D · Ganton Street, W1F · Germyn Street, SW1Y · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Glasshouse Street, W1B · Golden Square, W1F · Goslett Yard, W1D · Goslett Yard, WC2H · Great Chapel Street, W1F · Great Marlborough Street, W1B · Great Marlborough Street, W1F · Great Pulteney Street, W1F · Great Russell Street, W1T · Great Windmill Street, W1D · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Gresse Street, W1T · Ham Yard, W1D · Hanway Place, W1T · Hanway Street, W1T · Haymarket, SW1Y · Heddon Street, W1B · Hobhouse Court, SW1Y · Holland Street, W1F · Hollen Street, W1F · Hopkins Street, W1F · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · Jermyn Street, SW1A · Jermyn Street, SW1Y · John Street, SE11 · Kingly Court, W1B · Kingly Street, W1B · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Lexington Street Cos, W1F · Lexington Street, W1F · Linen Hall, W1B · Lisle Street, WC2H · Livonia Street, W1F · London Pavilion, W1J · Lower James Street, W1F · Lower John Street, W1F · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Lowndes Court, W1F · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Manette Street, W1D · Marlborough Court, W1F · Marshall Street, W1F · Marylebone Passage, W1W · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Meard Street, W1F · Moor Street, W1D · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Newport Place, WC2H · Noel Street, W1F · Norris Street, SW1Y · Old Compton Street, W1D · Old Copton Street, W1D · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Oxendon Street, SW1Y · Oxendon Street, W1D · Oxford Street, W1D · Oxford Street, W1F · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Panton Street, SW1Y · Peter Street, W1F · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Circus, W1B · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, SW1Y · Piccadilly, W1A · Piccadilly, W1J · Poland Street, W1F · Portland Mews, W1F · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Princess House, W1W · Ramillies Place, W1F · Ramillies Street, W1F · Rathbone Place, W1T · Rathbone Place, WC1H · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Romilly Street, W1D · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Sackville Street, W1S · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Sandringham Court, W1F · Sheraton Street, W1F · Sherwood Street, W1F · Silver Place, W1F · Smiths Court, W1D · Soho Square, W1D · Soho Street, W1D · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Annes Court, W1F · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Martins Street, WC2H · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Sutton Row, W1D · Swallow Street, W1B · The Boardwalk, SE5 · The London Pavillion, W1J · The Mall, SW1E · The Mall, SW1Y · The Queens Walk, SE1 · Tisbury Court, W1D · Townsend House, W1D · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Upper James Street, W1F · Upper John Street, W1F · Vigo Street, W1S · Walker’s Court, W1F · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Mews, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warwick Street, W1B · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · Wells Mews, W1T · Wells Street, W1D · Wells Street, W1T · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Wilder Walk, W1B · Winnett Street, W1D · Winsley Street, W1D · Winsley Street, W1W ·


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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
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
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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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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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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