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Stratford, London: Human settlement in England
Stratford is a district in the East End of London, in the London Borough of Newham, England. It is 6 miles (10 km) east-northeast of Charing Cross and is in East London. Stratford is part of the Lower Lea Valley and includes the localities of Maryland, East Village, Mill Meads, Stratford City and Forest Gate. It is historically part of the ancient parish and subsequent County Borough of West Ham, which became the western half of the modern borough within a Greater London in 1965. Historically an agrarian settlement in the county of Essex, Stratford was transformed into an industrial suburb after the introduction of the railway in 1839.


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Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on to trains at Stratford, Canning Town and Shadwell on Thursday.
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London stabbings: Teenager charged with killing 15-year-old Baptista Adjei in Stratford

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Stratford stabbing: Boy charged with murder of Baptista Adjei

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Stratford stabbing: Killed teenager named by police

Baptista Adjei was killed when he was attacked on a bus or shortly after getting off, police say.
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Stratford shopping centre stabbing: Teenager dies

A male teenager was fatally stabbed outside on the Stratford Broadway about 15.20 BST on Thursday.
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Body scanners to screen London commuters for weapons

Passengers are scanned as they walk through Stratford station, in the "battle against knife crime".
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London killings: Man stabbed to death in Stratford is fourth victim in just four days

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London stabbing: Man found fatally wounded in Stratford

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