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Evening update: All problems start in Aldgate
Another day, another dollar. Here is what you need to know to transfer seamlessly from rat race to leisurely evening.

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Man in ’critical’ condition after serious Balham High Road crash

A man is in a ’critical’ condition after he was involved in a serious car crash in Balham High Road this evening.


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Carjacker attacks petrified Chislehurst mum on her doorstep as toddler sits in back seat

A petrified mum from Chislehurst was attacked by a carjacker outside her home as her toddler sat screaming in the back seat.


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Liverpool and Roma charged by Uefa over crowd trouble before Champions League semi-final first leg
Liverpool and Roma have been charged by Uefa following crowd disturbances at the Champions League semi-final first leg between the teams at Anfield.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-and-roma-charged-by-uefa-over-crowd-trouble-before-champions-league-semifinal-first-leg-a3845951.html

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First-time home buyers in London pay twice UK average to get on the housing ladder
Soaring property prices mean that first-time buyers are forced to "pay double" in London to get on the housing ladder, a new report reveals today.

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’Out there you’re a team’ - Meet the group using football to tackle mental illness
There is a group of people in the heart of Crystal Palace who gather each week for a game of football.

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Embassy Gardens Market returns with world cuisine selection
A locally sourced food and drink market is returning to Nine Elms.

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Ruislip stabbing: First picture of 'caring family man' Osman Shidane, 20, who was knifed to death outside cinema
A young man who died in hospital three days after being ambushed and stabbed was in the "wrong place at the wrong time", his family said today.

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Labour youth wing challenges Corbyn to allow conference vote on second Brexit referendum
Jeremy Corbyn was today facing a fresh challenge from his party over his stance on Brexit in the wake of chaotic scenes at the Lewisham East selection over the weekend.

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Evelyn Road kicks off wedding street parties in style
Wimbledon streets were decked out in red, white and blue on Saturday and people celebrated the royal wedding in style.

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Archers actor Stephen Kennedy to tutor Kingston Grammar School drama pupils as new ’actor-in-residence’
The Archers actor Stephen Kennedy has been appointed actor-in-residence at Kingston Grammar School.

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Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern timetable shake-up: 'Meltdown Monday' as schedule changes spark chaos
UK rail commuters were hit by a rush-hour "Monday meltdown" as sweeping timetable changes on Govia Thameslink Railway’s routes kicked in.

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10 people evacuated after restaurant fire in Beckenham
The London Fire Brigade was called to a Beckenham restaurant this morning.

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Chelsea's FA Cup Final 2018 victory celebration in pictures
Eden Hazard fired Chelsea to FA Cup glory against Manchester United as Antonio Conte’s expected farewell ended with a memorable triumph against old foe Jose Mourinho.

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John Bercow accused of calling Andrea Leadsom a 'stupid woman' and 'f****** useless' in Commons outburst
John Bercow has been accused of calling leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom "f****** useless" and a "stupid woman" in a foul-mouthed outburst in Parliament.

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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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VIEW THE ST JAMES’S AREA IN THE 1900s
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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
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
L’Escargot:   L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
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.
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.
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
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
Air Street, W1B · Air Street, W1J · Albany Court Yard, W1J · Albany Courtyard, W1J · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Angel Court, SW1Y · Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y · Archer Street, W1D · Arlington Street, SW1A · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Beak Street, W1B · Beak Street, W1F · Bennett Street, SW1A · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Bourchier Street, W1D · Bray House, SW1Y · Brewer Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1F · Bridle Lane, W1F · Broadwick Street, W1F · Buckingham Palace, SW1A · Buckingham Place, SW1A · Burlington Arcade, W1J · Burlington Gardens, W1J · Bury Street, SW1A · Bury Street, SW1Y · Carlisle Street, W1D · Carlisle Walk, E8 · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carnaby Street, W1F · Catherine Wheel Yard, SW1A · Chapone Place, W1D · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chesham House, W1B · Church Place, SW1Y · Circus Walk, E15 · Cleveland Road, SW1A · Cleveland Row, SW1A · Conduit Street, W1B · Coventry Street, W1D · Crown Passage, SW1Y · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Dansey Place, W1D · Darblay Street, W1F · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Duck Lane, W1F · Dudley House, W1J · Dufours Place, W1F · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Duke Street St James’s, SW1Y · Duke Street, SW1Y · Eagle Place, SW1Y · 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 · Great Marlborough Street, W1B · Great Marlborough Street, W1F · Great Pulteney Street, W1F · Great Windmill Street, W1D · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Ham Yard, W1D · Haymarket, SW1Y · Heddon Street, W1B · Heddon Street, W1S · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Holland 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 · King Street, SW1Y · 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 · Little Marlborough Street, W1F · 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 · Marlborough Road, SW1A · Marshall Street, W1F · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Meard Street, W1F · New Burlington Mews, W1B · New Burlington Street, W1B · New Burlington Street, W1S · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Norris Street, SW1Y · Old Compton Street, W1D · Old Copton Street, W1D · Orange Street, SW1Y · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Oxendon Street, W1D · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Park Place, SW1A · Peter Street, W1F · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Circus, W1B · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, SW1Y · Piccadilly, W1A · Pickering Place, SW1A · Portland Mews, W1F · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Regent Place, W1B · Regent Street, SW1Y · Regent Street, W1 · Regent Street, W1B · Regent Street, W1J · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Romilly Street, W1D · Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Russell Court, SW1A · Ryder Street, SW1Y · Sackville Street, W1S · Saint James’s Place, SW1A · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Saint James’s Street, SW1A · Sandringham Court, W1F · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Sherwood Street, W1F · Silver Place, W1F · Smiths Court, W1D · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Annes Court, W1F · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Place, SW1A · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Street, SW1A · St James’s Place, SW1A · Stable Yard Road, SW1A · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Swallow Street, W1B · The Boardwalk, SE5 · The London Pavillion, W1J · The Mall, SW1Y · The Queens Walk, SE1 · Tisbury Court, W1D · Townsend House, W1D · 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 House Street, SW1Y · Warwick Street, W1B · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Wilder Walk, W1B · Winnett Street, W1D ·

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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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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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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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.
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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
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