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London knife crime out of control, say murdered teenager’s family
London knife crime out of control, say murdered teenager’s family

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/nov/24/london-knife-control-murdered-teenagers-family-jason-isaacs
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Irene, the south-London pensioner who sent sewing machines to Sally Mugabe | Letters
One day an official black limousine arrived at the door and it was Sally Mugabe herself who had come to see her friend Irene and to collect the latest batch of machinesAs we reach the close of the Mugabe era in the life of Zimbabwe, I would like to share a story about Robert Mugabe’s first wife, Sally, who was loved by the people and is still thought of as the founding mother of the nation. Her early death in 1992 from kidney failure was one of the factors that marked a turning point in the life of the country. Sally is also remembered with affection by a friend of mine and an old friend of hers, an elderly lady now living in a care home in Croydon. Irene Owens, who is now 98, lived and worked In Zimbabwe in 1981. On her return home to London she found she couldn’t forget the country she had grown to love and decided to write to Robert Mugabe to inquire as to how she could help, an unusual letter bearing in mind that Irene was a pensioner in a small flat in south London. Mugabe passed the letter over to Sally, triggering the start of a firm and productive friendship between the two women.Sally wrote back to Irene saying she was concerned for the welfare of the women of the country and requested sewing machines. Irene asked around and was able to find a few that had been tucked away unused in people’s cupboards. She didn’t have the means to ship them herself but arranged for Air Zimbabwe to fly them out at no cost. Irene continued to spread the word about the need for sewing machines and they began to pour into the tiny flat in Dulwich. One day an official black limousine arrived at the door and it was Sally Mugabe herself who had come to see her friend Irene and to collect the latest batch of machines. The two women enjoyed chatting over a cup of tea. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/24/irene-the-south-london-pensioner-who-sent-sewing-machines-to-sally-mugabe
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Empty homes spike in London commuter belt
Parts of London and South East saw a rise despite a long-term downward trend.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41968461
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The reduction of morality to a data-driven calculation has proved especially attractive in an age where Stem disciples make so much of the cultural runningGiving to charity goes up at Christmas time. Many of us, secretly repulsed by our gluttonous orgy of collective servitude to next February’s landfill delivery, yearn for a better use for our money. Bombarded by advertisements, sometimes a thought peeps though the fog of amplified desire: what if we used our money to do some good in the world rather than fill it with more and more meaningless crap? But how to make the most effective difference?In a central London pub this week, I joined a hundred or so young people who meet up regularly to talk about precisely this: what might a data-driven approach to doing good look like? The effective altruism movement emerged around the start of this decade in Oxford. The big idea is to encourage a broadly utilitarian/rationalist approach to doing good, and it is particularly aimed at graduate higher earners who have more money to give and who thus, on a utilitarian calculus, can achieve more. This approach has proved particularly attractive to those with backgrounds in maths and computer science, and chapters of effective altruists have sprung up in Silicon Valley, New York and London, with many pledging at least 10% of their income to charity. Continue reading...
The reduction of morality to a data-driven calculation has proved especially attractive in an age where Stem disciples make so much of the cultural runningGiving to charity goes up at Christmas time. Many of us, secretly repulsed by our gluttonous orgy of collective servitude to next February’s landfill delivery, yearn for a better use for our money. Bombarded by advertisements, sometimes a thought peeps though the fog of amplified desire: what if we used our money to do some good in the world rather than fill it with more and more meaningless crap? But how to make the most effective difference?In a central London pub this week, I joined a hundred or so young people who meet up regularly to talk about precisely this: what might a data-driven approach to doing good look like? The effective altruism movement emerged around the start of this decade in Oxford. The big idea is to encourage a broadly utilitarian/rationalist approach to doing good, and it is particularly aimed at graduate higher earners who have more money to give and who thus, on a utilitarian calculus, can achieve more. This approach has proved particularly attractive to those with backgrounds in maths and computer science, and chapters of effective altruists have sprung up in Silicon Valley, New York and London, with many pledging at least 10% of their income to charity. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/money/belief/2017/nov/23/its-called-effective-altruism-but-is-it-really-the-best-way-to-do-good
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WATCH: With sliders and melting chocolate bombs, this is a restaurant where you can indulge
The worst thing about dinner at The Sugar Mill is deciding what to choose.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15680671.WATCH__With_sliders_and_melting_chocolate_bombs__this_is_a_restaurant_where_you_can_indulge/?ref=rss
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Alan Pardew to West Brom: Former Crystal Palace and West Ham manager leading contender for Baggies job
Former Crystal Palace and West Ham manager Alan Pardew is a leading contender to take over at West Brom.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/former-crystal-palace-and-west-ham-manger-alan-pardew-leading-the-way-for-west-brom-job-a3699781.html
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The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.
The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42084695
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London gallery honours Tarantino precursor Jusepe de Ribera
London gallery honours Tarantino precursor Jusepe de Ribera

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/nov/22/london-gallery-honours-tarantino-precursor-jusepe-de-ribera-exhibition-art-of-violence-dulwich
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Cancer charity prepares to move into new building
A cancer charity will soon be able to offer more help to people.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15672448.Cancer_charity_prepares_to_move_into_new_building/?ref=rss
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Qarabag vs Chelsea team news: Antonio Conte rests Alvaro Morata and others with eye on Liverpool clash
Antonio Conte has rested several senior players as Chelsea chase the win that will secure their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/qarabag-vs-chelsea-team-news-antonio-conte-rests-stars-with-eye-on-liverpool-clash-a3698911.html
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Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham come from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany and secure first place in Group H of the Champions League.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42055903
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Former Britain's Next Top Model star Talulah-Eve Brown reveals transphobic abuse recieved on Twitter
Former Britain's Next Top Model star Talulah-Eve Brown has revealed she was "threatened with an acid attack" as she received transphobic abuse on Twitter.

https://www.standard.co.uk/home/standard-showbiz/transgender-model-threatened-with-acid-attack-by-twitter-trolls-a3697966.html
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I was a victim of undercover police abuse. I fear we won’t get justice | Alison
Here in the Royal Courts of Justice we are listening for crumbs of information about the officers who used and abused us. But nothing is revealedI’ve been researching undercover policing ever since the boyfriend I knew as Mark Cassidy left me in spring 2000. Like the other female activists bringing cases of undercover police abuse to light, I have become skilled in scouring documents, interrogating and interpreting evidence. We’ve fought a legal case against the Metropolitan police to expose its institutional sexist practices, and waited for five years for an apology that should have been given much earlier. Related: Police spies: in bed with a fictional character Sexual abusers should not be able to rely on a court anonymity order Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/21/undercover-police-abuse-public-inquiry-cover-up
VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Camden Town

Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.

Camden is well-known for Camden Market which is a major tourist attraction, particularly busy at weekends, selling variety of fashion, antiques, lifestyle and bizarre goods; they (and the surrounding shops) are popular with young people, in particular those searching for alternative clothing.

It is an area popular with overseas students who come to Camden to learn English and find a job in one of the local bars or restaurants. The oldest established language school is Camden College of English, which is located at the Chalk Farm side of the market.

The Regent's Canal runs through the north end of Camden Town and is a popular walk in summer.

Camdem Town tube station began life as part of the original route of the Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR) (now part of the Northern Line). As the line here branched into two routes, to Hampstead and to Highgate, the design of the station was rather unusual, shaped like a V. The line to Hampstead (now the Edgware Branch) is under Chalk Farm Road; the line to Highgate (now the High Barnet branch) is under Kentish Town Road. With the narrowness of the roads above, and the necessity to keep directly beneath them to avoid having to pay compensation to landowners during construction, on both lines the northbound platform is directly above the southbound one.

At the apex of the V is a junction allowing northbound trains to take either of the branches north, and likewise allow the trains south from the branches to join the single southbound track. This resulted in four connecting tunnels. When the CCE&HR and City & South London Railway lines were joined together after the City & South London Line became part of London Underground, a short extension from the Euston terminus of the City & South London was built to connect with each of the two northerly branches. This added another four tunnels to the junction, making it the most complex junction on the network.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Camden Road:   Camden Road is one of the few railway stations in England in which there is a police station.
Camden Town:   Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.
London Greek Orthodox Cathedral - All Saints:   All Saints, Camden Town is a Greek Orthodox church known as the Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints.
Mother Red Caps:   At the main junction of Camden Town is a long-established business, once known as Mother Red Caps or Mother Damnable's, more recently the World's End.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Camden Town (1920):   Camden Town was named after Charles Pratt, the first Earl Camden, who started its development in 1791. It began life as little more than a handful of buildings beside a main road. Camden Town’s expansion as a major centre came with the opening of the Regent’s Canal to traffic in 1820


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agar Grove, NW1 · Agar Place, NW1 · Albany Street, NW1 · Albany Terrace, NW1 · Albert Street, NW1 · Arlington Road, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Barker Drive, NW1 · Bayham Place, NW1 · Bayham Street, NW1 · Baynes Street, NW1 · Baynham Place, NW1 · Bergholt Mews, NW1 · Bonny Street, NW1 · Broadfield Lane, N1C · Broadfield Lane, NW1 · Bruges Place, NW1 · Buck Street, NW1 · Camden High Street, NW1 · Camden Mews, NW1 · Camden Park Road, NW1 · Camden Road, NW1 · Camden Square, NW1 · Camden Street, NW1 · Camley Street, NW1 · Carol Street, NW1 · Chester Close North, NW1 · Chester Court, NW1 · Cliff Road Studios, NW1 · Cliff Road, NW1 · Cobham Mews, NW1 · College Grove, NW1 · College Place, NW1 · Court, NW1 · Crofters Way, NW1 · Crowndale Court, NW1 · Crowndale Road, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Cumberland Terrace, NW1 · Delancey Passage, NW1 · Delancey Street, NW1 · Early Mews, NW1 · Elm Friars Walk, NW1 · Farrier Street, NW1 · Georgiana Street, NW1 · Gloucester Crescent, NW1 · Gloucester Cresent, NW1 · Gloucester Gate Mews, NW1 · Godwin Court, NW1 · Granary Street, NW1 · Greenland Place, NW1 · Greenland Road, NW1 · Greenland Street, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Inverness Street, NW1 · Ivor Street, NW1 · Jamestown Road, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Street, NW1 · Jeffreys Place, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW1 · Kings Terrace, NW1 · Lawfords Wharf, NW1 · Lyme Street, NW1 · Lyme Terrace, NW1 · Mandela Street, NW1 · Mary Terrace, NW1 · Miller Street, NW1 · Mornington Street, NW1 · Mornington Terrace, NW1 · Murray Mews, NW1 · Murray Street, NW1 · North Villas, NW1 · Oval Road, NW1 · Park Village East, NW1 · Park Village Mews, NW1 · Park Village West, NW1 · Parkway, NW1 · Plender Street, NW1 · Ploughmans Close, NW1 · Pratt Mews, NW1 · Pratt Street, NW1 · Prowse Place, NW1 · Randolph Street, NW1 · Reachview Close, NW1 · Reapers Close, NW1 · Redhill Street, NW1 · Regal Lane, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E2 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E8 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW1 · Regent’s Park Terrace, NW1 · Regent’s Place Plaza, NW1 · Regents Canal towpath, NW1 · Regents Park, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, NW1 · Rochester Mews, NW1 · Rochester Place, NW1 · Rochester Road, NW1 · Rochester Square, NW1 · Rochester Terrace, NW1 · Rossendale Way, NW1 · Rousden Street, NW1 · Royal College Street, NW1 · Signmakers Yard, NW1 · St Katharines Precinct, NW1 · St Martins Almshouses, NW1 · St Martins Close, NW1 · St Pancras Way, NW1 · St Pauls Mews, NW1 · St. Augustine’s Road, NW1 · St. Pancras Way, NW1 · Stratford Villas, NW1 · The Marr, NW1 · Underhill Street, NW1 · Water Lane, NW1 · Weavers Way, NW1 · Whitcher Place, NW1 · Wilmot Place, NW1 · Wrotham Road, NW1 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

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."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

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.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

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
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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