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Two dead in Kos after earthquake strikes region popular with British tourists
Two people have died and more than 120 have been injured in an early morning earthquake off the coast of Greek islands and Turkey,

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Armed robber who targeted Lewisham bookies jailed for 10 years
An armed robber who targeted Lewisham bookmakers has been jailed for 10 years.

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Tuberculosis has been reported at a primary school in Bexley
Students and staff at a school in Bexley are being screened for tuberculosis after a member of staff in Year 6 was diagnosed with the disease.

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Ruislip flooding: Café owner devastated after water cascades into property during flash floods
A café owner has spoken of her devastation after water caused massive damage to her property when flash floods hit west London.

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Petition calling for entire Grenfell Tower council to quit handed in ahead of major meeting
A petition demanding the resignation of the entire elected leadership of the council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower disaster will be debated at a major meeting.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/petition-demanding-council-leadership-all-quit-after-grenfell-fire-to-be-debated-a3591001.html
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Woman who killed her mother by giving her an overdose of insulin sentenced
A woman who killed her mother by giving her an overdose of insulin and smothering her with a pillow has been sentenced.

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Willian targets most prolific season for Chelsea after scoring a hat-trick against Fulham
Willian is convinced next season will see him hit new heights for goalscoring after the Brazilian netted a hat-trick in Chelsea's first pre-season friendly of the campaign.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/willian-targets-most-prolific-season-for-chelsea-after-scoring-a-hattrick-against-fulham-a3590021.html
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World Para-athletics Championships: Olivia Breen wins long jump gold in London
Great Britain’s Olivia Breen wins gold in the women’s T38 long jump at the World Para-athletics Championships in London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40628963
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Acid attacks in London: Sadiq Khan calls for zero-tolerance approach
Sadiq Khan today called on the Government to bring in a "zero-tolerance" approach to acid attacks after a string of assaults in London.

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Philip Hammond in fresh row after 'saying public sector workers are overpaid'
The Royal College of Nursing said it would be "insulting" to suggest public sector workers are overpaid.

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Grateful Londoners send thank you gifts to capital's hero police and firefighters
Londoners have shown their appreciation for the capital's emergency services in the wake of several atrocities to hit the capital in recent months.

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Railway bridge in south-west London 'at risk of collapse'
Urgent works are to take place on a Grade II listed railway footbridge in south-west London amid claims it is at "risk of collapse".

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West Ham hope to complete loan signing of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart in next 24 hours
West Ham hope to have completed a loan deal for Manchester City Joe Hart within the next 24 hours.

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More than 21,000 sign petition to oppose move on affordable housing branded ’shameful’
More than 21,000 sign petition to oppose move on affordable housing branded ’shameful’

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Newly qualified teachers celebrate before starting in September
Trainees graduated as newly qualified teachers on Friday.

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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1830s
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Marble Arch

Marble Arch, at the northern end of Park Lane - the gateway to Buckingham Palace that the royals just didn't want.

Marble Arch is a white Carrara marble monument near Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, at the western end of Oxford Street.

The arch was designed by John Nash in 1828, based on the triumphal arch of Constantine in Rome. It was originally erected on The Mall as a gateway to the new Buckingham Palace (rebuilt by Nash from the former Buckingham House). A popular story says that the arch was moved because it was too narrow for the Queen's state coach to pass through, but, in fact, the gold state coach passed under it during Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. Whatever the reason, it was moved in 1851 to its present location.

Like the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, it was originally intended to carry a programme of sculpture celebrating British victories during the Napoleonic Wars. An architectural model, made in around 1826 and now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, shows it with a continuous relief of the Battle of Waterloo on one side and scenes of naval engagements on the other.


The Arch stands close to the site of the Tyburn gallows (sometimes called Tyburn Tree), a place of public execution from 1388 until 1793.

There are three small rooms inside which were used as a police station until 1950.

The nearest London Underground station is Marble Arch, on the Central Line. It was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway (CLR).

Like all the original stations on the CLR, Marble Arch was served by lifts to the platforms but the station was reconstructed in the early 1930s to accommodate escalators. This saw the closure of the original station building, designed by the architect Harry Bell Measures, that was situated on the corner of Quebec Street and Oxford Street. The original surface building was later demolished.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch, at the northern end of Park Lane - the gateway to Buckingham Palace that the royals just didn't want.
The Serpentine:   The Serpentine is a 40-acre (16 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Twopenny Tube:   In 1900, a pioneering underground railway began running in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albion Street, W2 · Archery Close, W2 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Berkeley Mews, W1H · Bilton Towers, W1H · Brendon Street, W1H · Bryanston Mews East, W1H · Bryanston Place, W1H · Bryanston Street, W1H · Burwood Place, W2 · Cabbell Street, NW1 · Cambridge Court, W2 · Castlereagh Street, W1H · Cato Street, W1H · Chapel Street, NW1 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clarewood Court, W1H · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Crawford Mews, W1H · Crawford Place, W1H · Crawford Street, W1H · Cumberland Mansions, W1H · Dorset Street, W1U · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Edgware Road, W2 · Frederick Close, W2 · George Street, W1H · Gloucester Place, W1U · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Hampden Gurney Street, W1H · Hampshire House, W2 · Harcourt Street, W1H · Harrowby Street, W1H · Homer Row, W1H · Homer Street, W1H · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Place, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Hyde Park, W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Kendal Street, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Marble Arch, W1H · Market Place, W1H · Molyneux Street, W1H · Montagu Place, W1H · New Quebec Street, W1H · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · Nutford Place, W1H · Old Marylebone Road, NW1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Park Steps, W2 · Park West Place, W2 · Park West, W2 · Porchester Place, W2 · Portman Square, W1H · Portsea Mews, W2 · Portsea Place, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Rodmarton Street, W1U · Sale Place, W2 · Serpentine Road, W2 · Seymour Buildings, W1H · Seymour Leisure Centre, W1H · Seymour Place, W1H · Seymour Street, W1H · Seymour Street, W2 · Shillibeer Place, W1H · Shouldham Street, W1H · Southwick Place, W2 · St Georges Fields, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marks Church, NW1 · Stanhope House, W2 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Stourcliffe Street, W1H · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Sussex Square, W2 · The Water Gardens, W2 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · Transept Street, NW1 · Upper Berkeley Street, W1H · Upper Montagu Street, W1H · Vincent Court, W1H · Wallace Court, NW1 · Water Gardens, W2 · Wyndham Place, W1H · York Street, W1H ·


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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 map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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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
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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
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London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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