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An earlier Latino immigration to London
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An earlier Latino immigration to London

Spanish people arrived in large numbers in London escaping from the Civil War,1936 -39, and many settled in the area near Portobello and Golborne Roads where housing then was cheap. Graham Douglas Many came from the Basque Country after Franco’s brutal repression centred on their ancient capital Guernica. By the […]

Whitechapel, the heart of the East
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Whitechapel, the heart of the East

During the final years of the 19th Century it was the scene of the crimes of Jack the Ripper. It has since become a peaceful and picturesque area inhabited, mostly, by the Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities of London. Text and photos by Benjamin Serra Anyone who takes the District or […]