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Tube pusher Paul Crossley jailed for life
An Old Bailey judge describes Paul Crossley as a "grave and enduring risk to the public".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-48743979

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Frank Lampard to Chelsea: What we know so far about new manager plans
Chelsea are on the hunt for a new manager after Maurizio Sarri joined Juventus following just one season at Stamford Bridge.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea/frank-lampard-to-chelsea-transfer-interest-derby-manager-what-we-know-a4174721.html

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'Jihadi Jack' feels 'guilty' over his parents being convicted of funding terrorism for sending him money in Syria
The suspected ISIS militant nicknamed Jihadi Jack said he feels "guilty" that his parents have been convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money in Syria.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/jihadi-jack-feels-guilty-over-his-parents-being-convicted-of-funding-terrorism-for-sending-him-money-a4173861.html

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Kieran Tierney: Arsenal ’optimistic’ over Celtic defender deal
Premier League side Arsenal are in talks with Scottish champions Celtic to sign Scotland defender Kieran Tierney.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48731196

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East London churches targeted in ’satanic’ arson attacks
Attackers lit fires outside four churches and etched occult symbols and messages including 666 into doorsThe doors of two churches within about a mile of each other in east London were almost destroyed in a series of arson attacks with an apparently satanic motive.In the space of two days, attackers lit fires outside the doors of four churches near Stratford, including one where a children’s playgroup was taking place in the church hall.The doors of Cann Hall and Harrow Green Baptist Church near Stratford, one of four churches attacked by arsonists in just 36 hours this week. Attackers drew occult symbols on the doors of each church they attacked. pic.twitter.com/qwDGwI2CdE Continue reading...


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Chelsea confirm Petr Cech return as technical and performance advisor
Petr Cech has returned to Chelsea as the club’s technical and performance advisor, the Blues have announced.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea/chelsea-confirm-petr-cech-return-as-technical-and-performance-advisor-a4172601.html

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Man held after hidden camera found in women's toilets at James Bond studio
A man has been arrested after a concealed camera was found in the women’s toilets at the studios where the next James Bond film is being made.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/man-held-after-hidden-camera-found-in-women-s-toilets-at-james-bond-studio-a4173361.html

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Brexit news latest: EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker
European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/eu-leaders-fail-to-reach-agreement-on-replacements-for-donald-tusk-and-jeanclaude-juncker-a4172481.html

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Jack Shepherd latest: Speedboat killer loses appeal to have manslaughter conviction overturned
Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has failed in an appeal against his conviction for killing his date during a drunken night-time trip along the River Thames.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/jack-shepherd-latest-speedboat-killer-loses-appeal-to-have-manslaughter-conviction-overturned-a4171646.html

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Sheridan Smith cuts a stylish figure as she heads to rehearsals for Joseph The Musical
The actress, 37, cut a chic figure in a power blue power suit and jazzy silver sunglasses as she headed to rehearsals for Joseph The Musical in London on Thursday.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7164527/Sheridan-Smith-cuts-stylish-figure-heads-rehearsals-Joseph-Musical.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490

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Five PMs pay tribute to 'the greatest public servant' Lord Heywood
Five prime ministers paid tribute to Lord Heywood of Whitehall who was being remembered today as "the greatest public servant of our time".

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/five-pms-pay-tribute-to-the-greatest-public-servant-lord-heywood-a4172006.html

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Tory leadership odds: Boris Johnson still clear bookies' favourite after topping third ballot
Boris Johnson’s odds to become next Prime Minister have been slashed once again after he dominated the third ballot in the Tory leadership race.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tory-leadership-odds-boris-johnson-still-clear-bookies-favourite-after-topping-third-ballot-a4171466.html

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Man dies after being floored by punch in bar brawl at Butlin's holiday resort
A man has died after being floored by a punch during a fight in a bar at a Butlin’s holiday resort.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/man-dies-after-being-floored-by-punch-in-mass-bar-brawl-at-butlins-holiday-resort-a4171556.html

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Man Utd plot to claw back Aaron Wan-Bissaka transfer fee as they prepare improved bid
Man Utd plot to claw back Aaron Wan-Bissaka transfer fee as they prepare improved bid

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/manchesterunited/man-utd-plot-to-claw-back-aaron-wanbissaka-transfer-fee-as-they-prepare-improved-bid-a4171111.html

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The depressing lesson of west London’s lost cycle route
The depressing lesson of west London’s lost cycle route

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2019/jun/17/the-depressing-lesson-of-west-londons-lost-cycle-route

VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CHELSEA AREA IN THE 1900s
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Chelsea

Chelsea is an affluent area, bounded to the south by the River Thames.

Its eastern boundary was once defined by the River Westbourne, which is now in a pipe above Sloane Square tube station. The modern eastern boundary is Chelsea Bridge Road and the lower half of Sloane Street, including Sloane Square, along with parts of Belgravia. To the north and northwest, the area fades into Knightsbridge and South Kensington, but it is safe to say that the area north of King’s Road as far northwest as Fulham Road is part of Chelsea.

The word Chelsea originates from the Old English term for chalk and landing place on the river. The first record of the Manor of Chelsea precedes the Domesday Book and records the fact that Thurstan, governor of the King’s Palace during the reign of Edward the Confessor (1042–1066), gave the land to the Abbot and Convent of Westminster. Abbot Gervace subsequently assigned the manor to his mother, and it passed into private ownership. The modern-day Chelsea hosted the Synod of Chelsea in 787 AD.

Chelsea once had a reputation for the manufacture of Chelsea buns (made from a long strip of sweet dough tightly coiled, with currants trapped between the layers, and topped with sugar).

King Henry VIII acquired the manor of Chelsea from Lord Sandys in 1536; Chelsea Manor Street is still extant. Two of King Henry’s wives, Catherine Parr and Anne of Cleves, lived in the Manor House; Princess Elizabeth – the future Queen Elizabeth I – resided there; and Thomas More lived more or less next door at Beaufort House. In 1609 James I established a theological college on the site of the future Chelsea Royal Hospital, which Charles II founded in 1682.

By 1694, Chelsea – always a popular location for the wealthy, and once described as ’a village of palaces’ – had a population of 3000. Even so, Chelsea remained rural and served London to the east as a market garden, a trade that continued until the 19th-century development boom which caused the final absorption of the district into the metropolis.

Chelsea shone, brightly but briefly, in the 1960s Swinging London period and the early 1970s. The Swinging Sixties was defined on King’s Road, which runs the length of the area. The Western end of Chelsea featured boutiques Granny Takes a Trip and The Sweet Shop, the latter of which sold medieval silk velvet caftans, tabards and floor cushions, with many of the cultural cognoscenti of the time being customers, including Keith Richards, Twiggy and many others.

The exclusivity of Chelsea as a result of its high property prices has historically resulted in the term Sloane Ranger to be used to describe its residents. From 2011, Channel 4 broadcast a reality television show called Made in Chelsea, documenting the ’glitzy’ lives of several young people living in Chelsea. Moreover, Chelsea is home to one of the largest communities of Americans living outside of the United States, with 6.53% of Chelsea-residents being born in the United States.
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