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Under London: Victorian train station built to serve Crystal Palace

If you're going in search of a piece of London's historic past, a busy road running through Crystal Palace may seem like the last place to look.

But dig a little deeper, and you'll uncover one of the capital's hidden secrets.

Teenager crashes moped into wall causing gas leak

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A 17-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after crashing a moped into a wall in south London causing a gas leak .

Police were called just after 6pm yesterday to reports of a man being badly injured after crashing into a building in Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace.

London Ambulance Service took him to hospital in south London where he remains.

A number of residents had to be evacuated after the crash as a precaution while the gas leak was dealt with.

The teenager has been arrested on suspicion of taking and driving away and dangerous driving.

Police, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade attended the scene.

Crystal Palace fan turns to Twitter to find girl he fell in love with on a train

Crystal Palace fan Angus Mainland had a very enjoyable day on Saturday. Not only did his team win away at Southampton but he met a young woman on the train to the match. They got on so well that the 19 year-old student took a couple of photos of the two of them together:

But Angus forgot to ask the woman for her phone number. So he turned to Twitter and sent a message to CrossCountry trains asking for help tracking her down. He says he 'fell in love' with her and the message has been spreading amongst social media users ever since.


Pardew hopes the pitch will help Palace beat Spurs

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew believes the new pitch might help his side win against Tottenham Hotspur.

The London derby takes place at Selhurt Park on Saturday.

The Eagles are going into the game as the underdogs currently placing third from bottom in the table, while rivals Tottenham are fifth, their highest position since the start of the season.

Palace say Pardew announcement taking 'longer than expected'

Alan Pardew is yet been officially confirmed as the Crystal Palace new manager. Pardew attended Thursday’s 0-0 draw with Aston Villa and is widely expected to succeed Neil Warnock as the club’s full-time boss. At press conference caretaker manager Keith Millen said the deal is taking 'a bit longer than expected'.

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