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22 Jun 2017
16:49
IP: 46.229.168.70
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Theresa May sorry for 'failure' to help Grenfell victims
The Prime Minister said she 'took responsibility' for the 'failure of the state, local and national' to provide assistance in the immediate aftermath.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4625756/May-sorry-failure-state-help-Grenfell-victims.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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22 Jun 2017
00:16
IP: 46.229.168.67
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London thug jailed for beating up his girlfriend twice
Jason Reid, 39, (pictured) from London, met his 38-year-old girlfriend on the Bumble app and has been locked up for six months for attacking her twice and leaving her 'covered in bruises'.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4622488/Thug-39-jailed-beating-girlfriend-TWICE.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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21 Jun 2017
23:05
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Wimbledon people recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Two acclaimed Wimbledon luminaries have been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15360870.Wimbledon_people_recognised_in_Queen__39_s_Birthday_Honours/?ref=rss
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20 Jun 2017
12:02
IP: 180.76.15.161
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'Melting' tram lines worry residents in East Croydon
How hot was it today?

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15357398._Melting__tram_lines_worry_residents_in_East_Croydon/?ref=rss
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20 Jun 2017
09:43
IP: 46.229.168.77
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Daughter saw father die after Finsbury Park attack
The 26-year-old arrived to help her father Makram Ali, who had collapsed in the road before the attack. Grandmother Hirsiyo Ali (pictured, middle), who is not related to Mr Ali, suffered broken ribs.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4619674/Daughter-saw-father-die-Finsbury-Park-attack.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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19 Jun 2017
20:49
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Sutton woman collecting Lego books and cards for children affected by the Grenfell Tower fire
A Sutton woman has begun collecting Lego cards and accompanying Lego collectors' books to donate to children who were involved in the Grenfell Tower fire.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15352753.Sutton_woman_collecting_Lego_books_and_cards_for_children_affected_by_the_Grenfell_Tower_fire/?ref=rss
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19 Jun 2017
18:49
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Fire breaks out a flats in Thornton Heath - as it happened
We are getting reports of a leisure centre in Thornton Heath being evacuated because of a fire. Stay with us for live updates.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15350220.Fire_breaks_out_a_flats_in_Thornton_Heath___as_it_happened/?ref=rss
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19 Jun 2017
14:17
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Khadija Saye: artist on cusp of recognition when she died in Grenfell
Work of Khadija Saye, who died in Wednesday's fire, was being exhibited at Venice Biennale and had caught eye of influential directorThe day before she died, Khadija Saye had met an influential gallery director who was blown away by the young artist's work and wanted to meet her. After years of striving to create her work while studying and holding down a job as a care worker, it felt like her moment to shine had come.Her work was being exhibited as part of a showcase of emerging artists at the Venice Biennale, and now an important gallery was offering to show her art. The director had wanted to meet at her studio, not knowing she worked out of the 20th-floor flat she shared with her mother. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/17/khadija-saye-artist-was-on-cusp-of-recognition-when-she-died-in-grenfell
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19 Jun 2017
13:17
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Theresa May announces public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire
Theresa May announces public inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/15/theresa-may-announces-public-inquiry-into-grenfell-tower-fire
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19 Jun 2017
06:49
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Finsbury Park mosque attack: One killed and 10 injured after van ploughs into worshippers on Seven Sisters Road
One man was killed and 10 others injured after a van was driven into worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque in a suspected terrorist attack.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/finsbury-park-number-of-casualties-after-vehicle-strikes-pedestrians-on-seven-sisters-road-a3567741.html
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19 Jun 2017
05:36
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Kensington election results: Labour's Emma Dent Coad poised to win seat from Conservatives after third recount
Labour looked poised to claim a shock victory in Kensington as a third recount was set to get underway in the traditionally Tory seat.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/kensington-election-results-labours-emma-dent-coad-poised-to-win-seat-from-conservatives-after-third-a3561386.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:36
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Investment in London benefits all of Britain, business chiefs tell Labour
Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a backlash today after saying London and the South-East get "far too much" investment for transport projects.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/investment-in-london-benefits-all-of-britain-bosses-tell-labour-a3553141.html
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19 Jun 2017
04:36
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Mansfield: Town where Labour votes used to be weighed not counted is now a realistic Tory target
Mansfield: Town where Labour votes used to be weighed not counted is now a realistic Tory target

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/mansfield-town-where-labour-votes-used-to-be-weighed-not-counted-is-now-a-realistic-tory-target-a3554116.html
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19 Jun 2017
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Tim Farron in car crash radio interview over "homosexuality is a sin"
Tim Farron was at the centre of a fresh row over his views on homosexuality after refusing to say whether he thought it was a sin.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/utterly-unbelievable-tim-farron-in-fresh-row-after-refusing-to-say-if-he-thinks-homosexuality-is-a-a3555256.html
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19 Jun 2017
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BBC faces 'bias' claims after Jeremy Corbyn's name is blurred from Clean Bandit singer's t-shirt
The BBC was accused of "bias" after blurring out a musician's T-shirt bearing the name of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/bbc-faces-bias-claims-after-jeremy-corbyns-name-is-blurred-out-of-clean-bandit-singers-tshirt-a3557126.html

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Vauxhall

Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.

It is generally accepted that the etymology of Vauxhall is from the name of Falkes de Breauté, the head of King John's mercenaries, who owned a large house in the area, which was referred to as Faulke's Hall, later Foxhall, and eventually Vauxhall.

There is no mention of Vauxhall in the 1086 Domesday Book. The area formed part of the extensive Manor of South Lambeth. From various accounts three local roads, the South Lambeth Road, Clapham Road (previously called Merton Road) and Wandsworth Road (previously called Kingston Road) were ancient and well known routes to and from London. The area was flat and marshy with parts poorly drained by ditches. The area only started to be developed in the mid 18th century. Prior to this it provided market garden produce for the nearby City of London.

The area only became generally known by this name when the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens opened as a public attraction. Initially most visitors would have approached by river, but crowds of Londoners of all classes came to know the area after the construction of Westminster Bridge in the 1740s.

There are competing theories as to why the Russian word for a central railway station is vokzal, which coincides with the 19th-century transliteration of Vauxhall. It has long been suggested that a Russian delegation visited the area to inspect the construction of the London and South Western Railway in 1840, and mistook the name of the station for the generic name of the building type. The locality of the L&SWR's original railway terminus, Nine Elms Station, was shown boldly and simply as Vauxhall in the 1841 Bradshaw timetable.

Another likely explanation is that the first Russian railway, constructed in 1837, ran from Saint Petersburg via Tsarskoye Selo to Pavlovsk Palace, where extensive Pleasure Gardens had earlier been established. In 1838 a music and entertainment pavilion was constructed at the railway terminus. This pavilion was called the Vokzal in homage to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in London. The name soon came to be applied to the station itself, which was the gateway that most visitors used to enter the gardens. It later came to mean any substantial railway station building.

It has also given its name to the Vauxhall Motors car manufacturer, which originated in the area.

Vauxhall station was opened by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) as 'Vauxhall Bridge Station' on 11 July 1848 when the main line was extended from Nine Elms to Waterloo, then 'Waterloo Bridge Station'. It is on a viaduct with eight platforms. The deep tube London Underground station is on the Victoria line, and opened on 23 July 1971.

Vauxhall was located next to a major creamery and milk bottling plant for United Dairies. Milk trains from all over the West Country would stop at Clapham Junction in the evening, and reduce their length by half so that they did not block Vauxhall station while unloading. They would then proceed to Vauxhall, and pull into the down side platform, where a discharge pipe was provided to the creamery on the other side of the road. There was also pedestrian access from below the station, under the road to the depot, in the tunnel where the pipeline ran. Unloaded trains would then proceed to Waterloo, where they would reverse and return to Clapham Junction to pick up the other half of the train. The procedure was then repeated, so that the entire milk train was unloaded between the end of evening peak traffic and the start of the following morning.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Battersea Park:   Battersea Park station was named after the nearby park.
Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
Vauxhall Gardens:   Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Vauxhall Station early 1900s.:   Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Business Centre, SW8 · Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Andrew Place, SW8 · Ascalon House, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Avro House, SW8 · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmore Street, SW8 · Blore Close, SW8 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bradfield House, SW8 · Brocket House, SW8 · Brooks Court, SW8 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carey Gardens, SW8 · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Cloisters House Cloisters Business Centre, SW8 · Clyston Street, SW8 · Condell Road, SW8 · Corunna Road, SW8 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Cowthorpe Road, SW8 · Cringle Street, SW8 · Deeley Road, SW8 · Dolland House, SE11 · Durham Street, SE11 · Elm Lane, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Flower Market, SW8 · Fruit And Vegetable Market, SW8 · Fruit Vegetable Market, SW8 · Garden House Cloisters Business Centre, SW8 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Goldsboro Road, SW8 · Goldsborough House Springfield Estate, SW8 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Havelock Terrace Arches, SW8 · Havelock Terrace, SW8 · Hewlett House, SW8 · Hookham Court, SW8 · Imex Business Centre, SW8 · Imex Centre, SW8 · Ingate Place, SW8 · Jameson House, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Linford Street, SW8 · Link House, SW8 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Market Towers, SW8 · Montford Place, SE11 · New Covent Gard, SW8 · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · New Covent Garden Mar, SW8 · New Covent Garden Mark, SW8 · New Covent Garden Market, SW8 · New Covent Garden, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Nine Elms Lane, SW8 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Pascal Street, SW8 · Patcham Terrace, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Pensbury Place, SW8 · Ponton Road, SW8 · Prince Of Wales Drive, SW8 · Queens Circus, SW11 · Queens Circus, SW8 · Queenstown Mews, SW8 · Queenstown Road, SW8 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Sedley House, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · Sopwith Way, SW8 · Southolm Street, SW11 · Spaces Business Centre, SW8 · Spencer House, SW8 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · Statham House, SW8 · Stewarts Road, SW8 · Studios, N1 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Pavilion, SW8 · Thessaly Road, SW8 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Turpin House, SW11 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Wenham House, SW8 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 ·


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