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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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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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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.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/number-of-police-officers-taking-sick-days-for-poor-mental-health-doubles-in-six-years-a3591821.html
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Fay Maschler's week in food: from lamb chops to quail eggs
The Evening Standard's restaurant critic details the culinary highlights of her week

http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/restaurants/fay-maschlers-week-in-food-from-lamb-chops-to-quail-eggs-a3591611.html
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Pep Guardiola confirms Manchester City rivalling Chelsea for Real Madrid defender Danilo
Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City are trying to sweep in ahead of Chelsea and sign Real Madrid full-back Danilo.

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Downing Street freerunner Karol Michta spared jail
Karol Michta, 22, admitted causing death by careless driving after running over builder Henrik Luszcz in Isleworth, West London, on May 2015.

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Brexit cabinet row intensifies as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove accused of plot to bring Theresa May talks crashing down
Cabinet tensions over Brexit intensified today as Tory sources accused Boris Johnson and Michael Gove of trying to force Theresa May into storming out of Brexit talks.

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Borough Market traders hit with losses after London Bridge attack ask Government for financial help
A number of Borough Market traders hit by losses since the London Bridge terror attack called for financial help from the Government today as they wait to see if insurers will pay out.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/borough-market-traders-hit-with-losses-in-wake-of-london-bridge-terror-attack-ask-government-for-a3590236.html
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London should not roll out red carpet for Donald Trump's UK state visit, Mayor Sadiq Khan says
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he does not believe it is appropriate for the UK to "roll out the red carpet" for Donald Trump's state visit to Britain.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-wont-roll-out-red-carpet-for-donald-trump-in-uk-state-visit-mayor-sadiq-khan-says-a3590106.html
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Myleene Klass goes for ladylike chic in a floral midi
Wearing a floral midi dress, the former Hear’Say singer looked stunning as she soaked up the city sun.

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Chelsea consider Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Andrea Belotti as AC Milan trump Blues' Alvaro Morata offer
Chelsea are facing more frustration in their search for a new striker after AC Milan made a major move to beat them to the signing of Alvaro Morata.

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Wimbledon crash: Teenage boy riding stolen moped fighting for life after crash with police car in south west London
A 16-year-old boy who was riding a stolen moped with three teenagers on it is fighting for life after it crashed into a police car in south west London.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/teenage-boy-16-riding-stolen-moped-fighting-for-life-after-crash-with-police-car-a3588991.html
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Sun sun sun and thunder: Weather for the week in London
The outlook for the beginning of the week in the capital is sun and lots of it, but heavy downpours are expected from Wednesday.

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Greenwich murder victim 'thought moped-riding attackers were joking when they pulled out gun'
A man who was stabbed to death in Greenwich thought two moped-riding attackers were joking when they pulled out a gun and demanded his phone, a witness has claimed.

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Rehearsal Rooms Apartments, opening doors to new rental homes in North Acton
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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE PICCADILLY CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1800s
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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
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.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
26, SM2 · Air Street, W1B · Air Street, W1J · Albany Courtyard, W1J · Albemarle Street, W1S · Angel Court, SW1Y · Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y · Archer Street, W1D · Arlington House, SW1A · Arlington Street, SW1A · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Beak Street, W1F · Bennett Street, SW1A · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Bourchier Street, W1D · Bray House, SW1Y · Brewer Street, W1F · Bridle Lane, W1F · Broadwick Street, W1F · Burlington Arcade, W1J · Burlington Gardens, W1S · Bury Street, SW1Y · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carnaby Street, W1F · Chapone Place, W1D · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chesham House, W1B · Church Place, SW1Y · Cleveland Road, SW1A · Cleveland Row, SW1A · Clifford Street, W1S · Coach And Horses Yard, W1S · Coach Horses Yard, W1S · Conduit Street, W1S · Cork Street, W1S · Crown Passage, SW1Y · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Dover Street, W1S · Duck Lane, W1F · Dudley House, W1J · Dufours Place, W1F · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Eagle Place, SW1Y · Farringdon Street, W1S · Fouberts Place, W1 · Fouberts Place, W1F · French Railways House, W1J · Ganton Street, W1F · Germyn Street, SW1Y · Glasshouse Street, W1B · Golden Square, W1F · Great Pulteney Street, W1F · Great Windmill Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Ham Yard, W1D · Heddon Street, W1B · Hobhouse Court, SW1Y · Holland Street, W1F · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · International House, W1B · Jermyn Street, SW1Y · King Street, SW1Y · Kingly Court, W1B · Kingly Street, W1B · Lexington Street Cos, W1F · Lexington Street, W1F · Linen Hall, W1B · 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 · Marlborough Court, W1F · Marlborough Road, SW1A · Marshall Street, W1F · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Meard Street, W1F · New Burlington Mews, W1B · New Burlington Place, W1S · New Burlington Street, W1S · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Norris Street, SW1Y · Old Bond Street, W1S · Old Burlington Street, W1S · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Park Place, SW1A · Peter Street, W1F · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, W1J · Pollen Street, W1S · Portland Mews, W1F · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Regent Place, W1B · Regent Street, SW1Y · Regent Street, W1 · Regent Street, W1B · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Royal Arcade, W1S · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Ryder Street, SW1Y · Sackville Street, W1S · Sandringham Court, W1F · Savile Row, W1S · Sherwood Street, W1F · Silver Place, W1F · Smiths Court, W1D · St Annes Court, W1F · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Place, SW1A · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Street, SW1A · Stafford Street, W1S · Street, SW1Y · Swallow Street, W1B · The London Pavillion, W1J · The Ritz Arcade, W1J · The Royal Arcade, W1S · Tisbury Court, W1D · Townsend House, W1D · Upper James Street, W1F · Vigo Street, W1S · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warwick Street, W1B · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Winnett Street, W1D ·


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