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The grieving boyfriend of a mother-of-two whose body was found in the middle of a busy motorway has said he is struggling to come to terms with her death.

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Woman dies after ’collapsing on the steps’ at Woolwich hostel

A woman died after she "collapsed on the steps" at a hostel in the centre of Woolwich.


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Gameweek 28 of the 2017-18 Premier League season could prove pivotal come the end of the campaign as Manchester United host Chelsea after a Saturday packed with relegation battles.

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FA Cup: Leicester v Chelsea quarter-final live on BBC One
The FA Cup quarter-final between Leicester and Chelsea will be broadcast live on BBC One on Sunday, 18 March.

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Tottenham will have to inform the Premier League early in March whether they expect their new stadium to open in time for the start of next season.

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Dean Smith: Brentford head coach and assistants extend deals
Brentford head coach Dean Smith and his assistants extend their contracts with the Championship club.

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’Justice for tube cleaners’ protest held at City Hall
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VIEW THE WHITECHAPEL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE WHITECHAPEL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE WHITECHAPEL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WHITECHAPEL AREA IN THE 1860s
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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.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Liverpool Street:   Liverpool Street station is a mainline railway station and connected London Underground station in the north eastern corner of the City of London.
Shoreditch:   Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
Tenter Ground:   Tenter Ground harks back to the seventeenth century when this patch of land was surrounded by weavers’ houses and workshops and used to wash and stretch their fabrics on ’tenters’ to dry.
Whitechapel:   Whitechapel is a neighbourhood whose heart is Whitechapel Road itself, named for a small chapel of ease dedicated to St Mary.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
190 Bishopsgate:   A 1912 view of the City.
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Wentworth Street (1901):   Turn-of-the-century fashion in east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
100 Bishopsgate · 99 Bishopsgate, EC2N · Adler Street, E1 · Alderman Stairs, E1W · Alderman Stairs, SE1 · Aldermans Walk, EC2M · Anning Street, EC2A · Appold Street, EC2A · Arcadia Court, E1 · Artillery Lane, E1 · Artillery Passage, E1 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Bacon Street, E1 · Barnsley Street, E1 · Bateman’s Row, EC2A · Batemans Row, EC2A · Batty Street, E1 · Bell Lane, E1 · Bethnal Green Road, E1 · Bishops Square, E1 · Bishopsgate Arcade, EC2M · Bishopsgate Churchyard, EC2M · Bishopsgate, EC2M · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Blackall Street, EC2A · Blossom Street, E1 · Boundary Passage, E1 · Bowl Court, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Brady Street, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E1 · Broadgate Circle, EC2M · Brune House, E1 · Brune Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, E1 · Brushfield Street, EC2M · Buckhurst Street, E1 · Burr Close, E1W · Burslem Street, E1 · Buxton Street, E1 · Calvin Street, E1 · Cambridge Heath Road, E1 · Camomile Street, EC3A · Casson Street, E1 · Castlemain Street, E1 · Cavendish Court, EC3A · Celia Blairman House, E1 · Chance Street, E1 · Charlotte Road, EC2A · Chicksand Street, E1 · Christian Street, E1 · Christina Street, EC2A · Clifton Street, EC2A · Club Row, E1 · Club Row, E2 · Cobb Street, E1 · Collingwood Street, E1 · Commercial St, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Coppergate House, E1 · Corbet Place, E1 · Court Street, E1 · Coverley Close, E1 · Crispin Place, E1 · Crispin Street, E1 · Cudworth Street, E1 · Curtain Road, EC2A · Curtan Road, EC2A · Cutler Street, E1 · Cutler Street, EC3A · Cutlers Gardens Arcade, EC2M · Darling Row, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · Devonshire Row, EC2M · Devonshire Square, E1 · Devonshire Square, EC2M · Dorset Street, E1 · Dray Walk, E1 · Durward Street, E1 · East Mount Street, E1 · Ebor Street, E1 · Elder Street, E1 · Exchange Arcade, EC2M · Exchange Place, EC2M · Exchange Square, EC2A · Exchange Square, EC2M · Fairchild Place, EC2A · Fairchild Street, EC2A · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fieldgate Street, E1 · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Fordham Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · Frying Pan Alley, E1 · Fulbourne Street, E1 · Gatesborough Street, EC2A · George Street, E1 · Golding Street, E1 · Goulston Street, E1 · Granary Road, E1 · Gravel Lane, E1 · Great Eastern Street, EC2A · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Gun Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Harrow Place, E1 · Headlam Street, E1 · Hearn Street, EC2A · Hemming Street, E1 · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hermitage Court, E1W · Hewett Street, EC2A · Holywell Centre, EC2A · Holywell Lane, EC2A · Holywell Row, EC2A · Hunton Street, E1 · Key Close, E1 · King John Court, EC2A · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Knighten Street, E1W · Knighton Street, E1W · Lamb Street, E1 · Langdale Street, E1 · Leyden Street, E1 · Ligonier Street, E2 · Little Paternoster Row, E1 · Liverpool Street, EC2M · Lolesworth Close, E1 · London Fruit Exchange, E1 · London Wall Buildings, EC2M · Luke Street, EC2A · Merceron Street, E1 · Mews Street, E1W · Middlesex Street, E1 · Monmouth House, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · Myrdle Street, E1 · Nesham Street, E1W · New Goulston Street, E1 · New Inn Broadway, EC2A · New Inn Square, EC2A · New Inn Street, EC2A · New Inn Yard, EC2A · New North Place, EC2A · New Street, EC2M · Norton Folgate, E1 · Norton Folgate, EC2M · Octagon Arcade, EC2M · Old Broad Street, EC2M · Old Castle Street, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Old Nichol Street, E2 · Orton Street, E1W · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Parfett Street, E1 · Parliament Court, E1 · Pedley Street, E1 · Pereira Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Phipp Street, EC2A · Pier Head, E1W · Pinchin Street, E1 · Pindar Street, EC2A · Plough Yard, EC2A · Plumbers Row, E1 · Ponler Street, E1 · Primrose Street, EC2A · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · Quaker Street, E1 · Railway Arches, EC2A · Ravey Street, EC2A · Redchurch Street, E2 · Regal Close, E1 · Romford Street, E1 · Rose Court, E1 · Saint Katherine’s Way, E1W · Sampson Street, E1W · Sandy’s Row, E1 · Sandys Row, E1 · Scott Street, E1 · Scrutton Street, EC2A · Selby Street, E1 · Settles Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E8 · Shoreditch High Street, EC1V · Shoreditch High Street, EC2A · Silwex House, E1 · Snowden Street, EC2A · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spital Square, E1 · Spital Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · St Anthony’s Close, E1W · St Katharines Way, E1W · St Katharine’s Way, E1W · Star Place, E1W · Stepney Green Court, E1 · Stockholm Way, E1W · Stothard Place, EC2M · Strype Street, E1 · Stutfield Street, E1 · Sun Street Passage, EC2A · Sun Street Passage, EC2M · Surma Close, E1 · Tea Building, E1 · Tent Street, E1 · Tenter Ground, E1 · The Arcade, EC2M · Thomas More Square, E1W · Thomas More Street, E1W · Thrawl Street, E1 · Three Colts Corner, E2 · Three Colts Lane, E1 · Three Colts Lane, E2 · Tower Bridge Approach, E1W · Tower Bridge Approach, EC3N · Tower Bridge, E1W · Tower Walk, E1W · Toynbee Street, E1 · Trahorn Close, E1 · Umberston Street, E1 · Underwood Road, E1 · Vallance Road, E1 · Vandy Street, EC2A · Vaughan Way, E1W · Victoria Avenue, EC2M · Victoria Yard, E1 · Vine Court, E1 · Weaver Street, E1 · Wentworth Street, E1 · Wheler Street, E1 · Whitby Street, E1 · White Kennet Street, E1 · White Kennett Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Whitechapel Road, E1 · Whitechapel Street, E1 · Whites Row, E1 · Wicker Street, E1 · Widegate Street, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Willow Court, EC2A · Willow Street, EC2A · Winthrop Street, E1 · Wodeham Gardens, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 · Wormwood Street, EC2M · Wormwood Street, EC2N · Worship Mews, EC2A · Worship Street, EC2A ·


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