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26 Jun 2017
03:48
IP: 207.46.13.131
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http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/camden-council-pledges-100k-for-chalcots-estate-residents-following-urgent-evacuation-a3572541.html
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25 Jun 2017
02:13
IP: 66.249.75.201
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Notorious Brick Lane curry house facing closure after 'ex-waiter threatened with kidnap'
A notorious Brick Lane curry house faces being shut down over claims its owners harassed rival restaurateurs and threatened an ex-waiter with kidnap.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/notorious-brick-lane-curry-house-facing-closure-after-exwaiter-threatened-with-kidnap-a3572016.html
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23 Jun 2017
20:17
IP: 46.229.168.74
1498522870
1498835844
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24-storey tower proposed for Hatfields and Paris Garden
Plans for a 24-storey office block between Hatfields and Paris Garden have been revealed.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/IUVhYUBlos0/9283
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22 Jun 2017
13:12
IP: 124.150.67.151
1498522870
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Appeal to find missing man from Purley
An Afghan man from Purley has gone missing and police are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15363758.Appeal_to_find_missing_man_from_Purley/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
13:12
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Commuters swelter on 'cattle truck' Tube as temperatures pass 30C
Sweltering commuters were today struggling through "crazy hot" cattle truck travelling conditions on what was forecast to be the hottest day so far this year.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/commuters-swelter-on-cattle-truck-tube-as-temperatures-pass-30c-a3569726.html
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22 Jun 2017
10:06
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Travellers on Cannon Hill Common have now been removed according to police
Caravans on Cannon Hill Common have now been removed, police say.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15361842.Travellers_on_Cannon_Hill_Common_have_now_been_removed_according_to_police/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
04:14
IP: 185.53.44.186
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Diane Keaton's new film is set in, and named after, the prosperous London district of Hampstead; she co-stars with Brendan Gleeson in a romantic comedy about an American woman who strikes up a relationship with an eccentric itinerant who lives in a shack on Hampstead Heath. Directed by Joel Hopkins and also featuring Simon Callow and James Norton, Hampstead is released on 23 July Continue reading...
Diane Keaton's new film is set in, and named after, the prosperous London district of Hampstead; she co-stars with Brendan Gleeson in a romantic comedy about an American woman who strikes up a relationship with an eccentric itinerant who lives in a shack on Hampstead Heath. Directed by Joel Hopkins and also featuring Simon Callow and James Norton, Hampstead is released on 23 July Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/film/video/2017/jun/21/hampstead-diane-keaton-brendan-gleeson-london-video-interview
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22 Jun 2017
00:55
IP: 46.229.168.75
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Elegant Donna Air cuts a chic figure in a tailored dress
The actress, 37, was spotted embracing the sunshine in a classic design that perfectly flaunted her slender frame as she stepped out in London on Monday.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4619106/Elegant-Donna-Air-cuts-chic-figure-tailored-dress.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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22 Jun 2017
00:55
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The deaths at Grenfell Tower were no surprise. Many of us saw it coming | Sam Webb
The deaths at Grenfell Tower were no surprise. Many of us saw it coming | Sam Webb

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/19/tragedy-grenfell-tower-disaster
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22 Jun 2017
00:55
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21 Jun 2017
22:47
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Latest transfer news LIVE: Breaking stories and rumours from Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and London's clubs
Stay on top of all the latest news and rumours

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21 Jun 2017
07:19
IP: 173.252.86.204
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A 74-year-old woman is in hospital after a 'hit and run' in North Cheam
A 74-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car on the corner of London Road and Senhouse Road.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15358322.A_74_year_old_woman_is_in_hospital_after_a__hit_and_run__in_North_Cheam/?ref=rss
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21 Jun 2017
05:45
IP: 207.46.13.61
1498522870
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Adele cheers Grenfell Tower firefighters in Chelsea
The 29-year-old has taken more time out of her busy schedule to visit Chelsea Fire Station and thank the heroes who risked their lives to rescue those still trapped in Grenfell Tower.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4619204/Adele-cheers-Chelsea-visits-Grenfell-Tower-firefighters.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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21 Jun 2017
05:45
IP: 207.46.13.61
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Heatwave temperatures in UK higher than Los Angeles and Bahamas
London reached 32.4C on Monday afternoon, with Public Health England issuing an amber alertTemperatures in some parts of the UK exceeded those in Los Angeles and the Bahamas on Monday as the hottest day of the year so far gripped the country. Temperatures rose to a sweltering 32.4C in parts of greater London in the afternoon, just above the 32.1C highs of the weekend. Most of England and Wales was affected by the hot weather, which was made particularly sweaty by the absence of a breeze, though the north of England and Scotland saw cooler, cloudier conditions. Related: Don't lick and drive: police warn against boozy ice lollies Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/19/heatwave-temperatures-in-uk-higher-than-los-angeles-and-bahamas
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21 Jun 2017
02:23
IP: 46.229.168.66
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Finsbury Park mosque attack: One dead and 10 injured after lone attacker ploughs into crowd of Muslims
One man died and ten others were injured after a van driver screaming "I want to kill all Muslims" ploughed into worshippers in a terror attack near to Finsbury Park mosque.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/finsbury-park-terror-attack-one-dead-and-10-injured-after-van-mows-down-worshippers-near-mosque-a3567881.html

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VIEW THE WHITECHAPEL AREA IN THE 1830s
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Whitechapel

Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.

By the late 1500s Whitechapel and the surrounding area had started becoming 'other half' of London. Located downwind of the genteel sections of west London which were to see the expansion of Westminster Abbey and construction of Buckingham Palace, it naturally attracted the more fragrant activities of the city, particularly tanneries, breweries, foundries (including the Whitechapel Bell Foundry which later cast Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and also Big Ben), slaughterhouses and, close by to the south, the gigantic Billingsgate fish market, famous in its day for the ornately foul language of the extremely Cockney fishwomen who worked there.

Population shifts from rural areas to London from the 1600s to the mid 1800s resulted in great numbers of more or less destitute people taking up residence amidst the industries and mercantile interests that had attracted them. By the 1840s Whitechapel, along with the enclaves of Wapping, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Mile End, Limehouse and Stepney (collectively known today as the East End), had evolved, or devolved, into classic 'dickensian' London. Whitechapel Road itself was not particularly squalid through most of this period - it was the warren of small dark streets branching from it that contained the greatest suffering, filth and danger, especially Dorset St., Thrawl St., Berners St. (renamed Henriques St.), Wentworth St. and others.

In the Victorian era the base population of poor English country stock was swelled by immigrants from all over, particularly Irish and Jewish. 1888 saw the depredations of the Whitechapel Murderer, later known as 'Jack the Ripper'. In 1902, American author Jack London, looking to write a counterpart to Jacob Riis's seminal book How the Other Half Lives, donned ragged clothes and boarded in Whitechapel, detailing his experiences in The People of the Abyss. Riis had recently documented the astoundingly bad conditions in the leading city of the United States. Jack London, a socialist, thought it worthwhile to explore conditions in the leading city of the nation that had created modern capitalism. He concluded that English poverty was far rougher than the American variety. The juxtaposition of the poverty, homelessness, exploitive work conditions, prostitution, and infant mortality of Whitechapel and other East End locales with some of the greatest personal wealth the world has ever seen made it a focal point for leftist reformers of all kinds, from George Bernard Shaw, whose Fabian Society met regularly in Whitechapel, to Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, who boarded and led rallies in Whitechapel during his exile from Russia.

Whitechapel remained poor (and colourful) through the first half of the 20th Century, though somewhat less desperately so. It suffered great damage in the V2 German rocket attacks and the Blitz of World War II. Since then, Whitechapel has lost its notoriety, though it is still thoroughly working class. The Bangladeshis are the most visible migrant group there today and it is home to many aspiring artists and shoestring entrepreneurs.

Since the 1970s, Whitechapel and other nearby parts of East London have figured prominently in London's art scene. Probably the most prominent art venue is the Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 and long an outpost of high culture in a poor neighbourhood. As the neighbourhood has gentrified, it has gained citywide, and even international, visibility and support.

Whitechapel, is a London Underground and London Overground station, on Whitechapel Road was opened in 1876 by the East London Railway on a line connecting Liverpool Street station in the City of London with destinations south of the River Thames. The station site was expanded in 1884, and again in 1902, to accommodate the services of the Metropolitan District Railway, a predecessor of the London Underground. The London Overground section of the station was closed between 2007 and 27 April 2010 for rebuilding, initially reopening for a preview service on 27 April 2010 with the full service starting on 23 May 2010.


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Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adler Street, E1 · Alie Street, E1 · Angel Alley, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Bacon Street, E1 · Batty Street, E1 · Bishops Square, E1 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Blossom Street, E1 · Bowmans Mews, E1 · Brady Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Buckhurst Street, E1 · Buckle Street, E1 · Burr Close, E1W · Burslem Street, E1 · Buxton Street, E1 · Calvin Street, E1 · Cambridge Heath Road, E1 · Celia Blairman House, E1 · Central House, E1 · Chance Street, E1 · Chicksand Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · Club Row, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Court Street, E1 · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Cudworth Street, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Durward Street, E1 · East Tenter Street, E1 · Elder Street, E1 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Fordham Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · George Street, E1 · Golding Street, E1 · Gowers Walk, E1 · Granary Road, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Grindall House, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Hemming Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hermitage Court, E1W · Hessel Street, E1 · Hooper Street, E1 · Hunton Street, E1 · Ivory House, E1W · Key Close, E1 · Knighten Street, E1W · Knighton Street, E1W · Lamb Street, E1 · Langdale Street, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Myrdle Street, E1 · Nesham Street, E1W · New Road, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Pedley Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Pier Head, E1W · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Quaker Street, E1 · Redchurch Street, E2 · Romford Street, E1 · Royal Mint Court, EC3N · Sclater Street, E1 · Selby Street, E1 · Settles Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Silwex House, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spital Square, E1 · St Katharines Way, E1W · St Mark Street, E1 · St Marks Street, E1 · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Stepney High Street, E1 · Stothard Place, EC2M · Tent Street, E1 · Thomas More Square, E1W · Thomas More Street, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Three Colts Lane, E2 · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Walk, E1W · Umberston Street, E1 · Underwood Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E1 · Vaughan Way, E1W · Vine Court, E1 · Weaver Street, E1 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whitby Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · Whitechap, E1 · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Winthrop Street, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 ·


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