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East London Gangsters and Murderers Iconic Places

East London, now a trendy and hipster place (in some areas only), used to be notorious for its deep poverty, overcrowding and associated social problems, illegal activities and crime. Notable crimes in the area include the Ratcliff Highway murders (1811); the killings committed by the London Burkers (apparently inspired by Burke and Hare) in Bethnal Green (1831); the notorious serial killings of …

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Best destinations for a long weekend away from London

Collaborative post Living in London means that you have it all on your doorstep: beautiful historical sites, modern museums and monuments, great shopping and nightlife, and glorious country parks. However, sometimes to clamour and chaos of the capital becomes a bit too much to bear, particularly during the peak tourist seasons. For those who are …

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Harry Potter's Warner Bros. Studio in London. Hogwarts Express

Visiting Harry Potter’s Warner Bros. Studio in London

The tour Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is a behind-the-scenes walking tour featuring authentic sets, special effects, costumes and props from the Harry Potter series. The average visit lasts approximately 3 hours and a half. The Sets include: Great Hall Forbidden Forest Platform 9 3/4 Diagon Alley The Props include: Potions Classroom Memory Cabinet Professor Umbridge’s …

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Visit the pub in London where football was created

As most people already know, many sports were invented in the UK. Some of them are Football, Basketball, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Golf, Volleyball, Hockey and Curling. It is not always clear the exact date and inventor, as some sports were played similarly in multiple countries at the same time. So most of the times the date is selected based on …

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