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Would-be killer abseiled into woman's Fulham home through skylight before bludgeoning her with crowbar and leaving her for dead
Attacker who targeted woman in her house jailed for 18 years

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Sky’s the limit for Wimbledon pilot (he hopes)
A Wimbledon resident is hoping to take part in a Vintage Air Rally that will travel from Ushuaia - the southern-most city in the world - to Florida, covering 19 countries over 42 days.

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Kevin Spacey: Scotland Yard investigating new sexual assault allegation
The Metropolitan police say they are looking into a new allegation of sexual assault.

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The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.
The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.

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Can your cats compete with Sundir? Send us your photos!
Do you have a cat which does funny things, or is, quite simply, the cutest cat in the world?

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Trade union angered by cancelled public meeting
Trade union angered by cancelled public meeting

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Charlton Athletic 2-1 Rochdale
Jake Forster-Caskey’s brace helps Charlton come from behind to see off lowly Rochdale at The Valley.

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WW2 machine guns among weapons handed to police in London
The two-week National Gun Surrender began on 13 November.

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Eat and Drink Festival (22nd Nov 17 to 26th Nov 17)
Eat and Drink Festival (22nd Nov 17 to 26th Nov 17)

https://www.allinlondon.co.uk/whats-on.php?event=198915
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Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree to be made into film
The Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for the big screen for the first time.

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Night Tube: London Overground to get 24-hour service
A sixth line will begin operating the 24-hour service on Friday and Saturday nights

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Meet the baby boy born at Waterloo station
Baby Reign arrived early after his mother went into labour on a train.

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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 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.
Horse Hospital :   Built as stabling for cabby’s sick horses, The Horse Hospital is now a unique Grade II listed arts venue in Bloomsbury WC1
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.
Russell Square:   Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Place, WC1H · Adeline Place, WC1B · Alfred Mews, WC1E · Alfred Place, WC1E · Argyle Square, WC1H · Argyle Street, WC1H · Argyle Walk, WC1H · Bainbridge Street, WC1A · Bainbridge Street, WC1B · Barbon Close, WC1N · Barter Street, WC1A · Bayley Street, WC1B · Bcm Embankment, WC1N · Bedford Avenue, WC1B · Bedford Place, WC1B · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bedford Square, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1H · Bernard Street, WC1N · 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 · Bristol House, WC1B · British Museum, WC1B · Brownlow Mews, WC1N · Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Shopping Centre, WC1N · Brunswick Square, WC1N · Burton Street, WC1H · Bury Place, WC1A · Byng Place, WC1E · 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 · Colonnade, WC1N · Compton Place, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1N · Cosmo Place, WC1B · Cosmo Place, WC1N · Cromer Street, WC1H · Cubitt Street, WC1X · Dane Street, WC1R · Darwin Walk, WC1E · Dombey Street, WC1N · Doughty Mews, WC1N · Doughty Street, WC1N · Dyott Street, WC1A · Eagle Street, WC1R · Emerald Street, WC1N · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Field Court, WC1R · Fisher Street, WC1R · Fleet Square, WC1X · Foundling Court, WC1N · Frederick Street, WC1X · Galen Place, WC1A · 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 · Grays Inn Road, WC1X · 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, WC1B · Guilford Street, WC1N · Hand Court, WC1V · 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 · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · John Street, WC1N · Johns Mews, WC1N · Judd Street, WC1H · Kenton Street, WC1N · Keppel Street, WC1E · Kings Mews, WC1N · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kirk Street, WC1N · Lamb’s Mews, N1 · Lambs Conduit Passage, WC1R · Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N · Lamp Office Court, WC1N · Leigh Street, WC1H · Lion Court, WC1V · Little Guildford Street · Little Russel Street, WC1A · Little Russell Street, WC1A · Long Yard, WC1N · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Marchmont Street, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Place, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N · Mecklenburgh Street, WC1X · Medway Court, WC1H · Midhope Street, WC1H · Millman Place, WC1N · Millman Street, WC1N · Montague Street, WC1B · Mortimer Market, W1T · Morwell Street, WC1B · Neals Yard, WC1N · New North Street, WC1N · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · North Mews, WC1N · Northington Street, WC1N · Oblique Museum Mansions, WC1B · Odonnell Court, WC1N · Old Glocester Street, WC1N · Old Gloucester Street, WC1N · Old Glouster Street, WC1N · Orange Street, WC1R · Orde Hall Street, WC1N · Ormond Close, WC1N · Peabody Buildings, WC1N · Percy Street, W1T · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Pied Bull Yard, WC1A · Powis Place, WC1N · Princeton Street, WC1R · Queen Annes Square, SE1 · Queen Square, WC1N · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Red Lion Street, WC1R · 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 · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Seaford Street, WC1H · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC1H · Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Sidmouth Street, WC1H · Sidmouth Street, WC1X · Soho Square, WC1A · South Cloisters, WC1H · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Speedy Place, WC1H · Store Street, WC1E · Streatham Street, WC1A · Tankerton Street, WC1H · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Square, WC1H · Thanet Street, WC1H · 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 · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Victoria House, WC1A · Wakefield St, WC1N · Wakefield Street, WC1H · Wakefield Street, WC1N · Wells Square, WC1X · Westking Place, WC1H · Whidborne Street, WC1H · Witley Court, WC1N · Woburn Place, WC1B · Woburn Place, WC1H · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woolf Mews, WC1H · Wren Street, WC1X · Yorkshire Grey Roundabout, SE9 · Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R ·


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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
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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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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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