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London King's Cross railway station

King's Cross railway station known as London King's Cross, is a passenger railway terminus in the London Borough of Camden, on the edge of Central London. It is in the London station group, one of the busiest stations in the United Kingdom and the southern terminus of the East Coast Main Line to North East England and Scotland. Adjacent to King's Cross station is St Pancras International, the London terminus for Eurostar services to continental Europe. Beneath both main line stations is King's Cross St Pancras tube station on the London Underground; the station was opened in Kings Cross in 1852 by the Great Northern Railway on the northern edge of Central London to accommodate the East Coast Main Line. It grew to cater for suburban lines and was expanded several times in the 19th century, it came under the ownership of the London and North Eastern Railway as part of the Big Four grouping in 1923, who introduced famous services such as the Flying Scotsman and locomotives such as Mallard. The station complex was redeveloped in the 1970s, simplifying the layout and providing electric suburban services, it became a major terminus for the high-speed InterCity 125.

As of 2018, long-distance trains from King's Cross are run by London North Eastern Railway to Edinburgh Waverley and Newcastle. In addition, Great Northern runs suburban commuter trains around north London. In the late 20th century, the area around the station became known for its seedy and downmarket character, was used as a backdrop for several films as a result. A major redevelopment was undertaken in the 21st century, including restoration of the original roof, the station became well known for its association with the Harry Potter books and films the fictional Platform 9¾; the station stands on the London Inner Ring Road at the eastern end of Euston Road, next to the junction with Pentonville Road, Gray's Inn Road and York Way, in what is now the London Borough of Camden. To the west, on the other side of Pancras Road, is St Pancras railway station. Several London bus routes, including 30, 59, 73, 91, 205, 390 and 476 pass in front of or to the side of the station. King's Cross is spelled both without an apostrophe.

King's Cross is used in signage at the Network Rail and London Underground stations, on the Tube map and on the official Network Rail webpage. It featured on early Underground maps, but has been used on them since 1951. Kings X, Kings + and London KX are abbreviations used in space-limited contexts; the National Rail station code is KGX. The area of King's Cross was a village known as Battle Bridge, an ancient crossing of the River Fleet known as Broad Ford Bradford Bridge; the river flowed along what is now the west side of Pancras Road until it was rerouted underground in 1825. The name "Battle Bridge" is linked to tradition that this was the site of a major battle between the Romans and the Celtic British Iceni tribe led by Boudica. According to folklore, King's Cross is the site of Boudica's final battle and some sources say she is buried under one of the platforms. Platforms 9 and 10 have been suggested as possible sites. Boudica's ghost is reported to haunt passages under the station, around platforms 8–10.

King's Cross station was built in 1851–52 as the London terminus of the Great Northern Railway, was the fifth London terminal to be constructed. It replaced a temporary station next to Maiden Lane, constructed with the line's arrival in London in 1850, had opened on 7 August 1850; the station took its name from the King's Cross building, a monument to King George IV that stood in the area and was demolished in 1845. Construction was on the site of a smallpox hospital. Plans for the station were made in December 1848 under the direction of George Turnbull, resident engineer for constructing the first 20 miles of the Great Northern Railway out of London; the station's detailed design was by Lewis Cubitt, the brother of Thomas Cubitt, Sir William Cubitt. The design comprised two great arched train sheds, with a brick structure at the south end designed to reflect the arches behind, its main feature was a 112-foot high clock tower that held treble and bass bells, the last of these weighing 1 ton 9 cwt.

In size, it was inspired by the 200 yards long Moscow Riding Academy of 1825, leading to its built length of 268 yards. The station, the biggest in England, opened on 14 October 1852, it had one arrival and one departure platform, the space between was used for carriage sidings. The platforms have been reconfigured several times, they have been numbered 1 to 8 since 1972. Suburban traffic grew with the opening of stations at Hornsey in 1850, Holloway Road in 1856, Wood Green in 1859 and Seven Sisters Road in 1861. Midland Railway services to Leicester via Hitchin and Bedford began running from King's Cross on 1 February 1858. More platforms were added in 1862. In 1866, a connection was made via the Metropolitan Railway to the London and Dover Railway at Farringdon, with goods and passenger services to South London via Herne Hill. A separate suburban station to the west of the main building, housing platforms 9–11 as of 1972 and known as "Kings Cross Main Line Station", opened

List of airports in the Melbourne area

The following are active airports serving the Melbourne area. The following are the four airports that offer scheduled passenger flights. Melbourne Airport is located in Tullamarine to the north-west of the city and is by far the busiest airport serving the city with domestic flights to every state and territory of Australia, as well as Africa, Asia, North America and South America; the airport is a major hub for both Qantas and Virgin Australia, home base for Jetstar Airways and Tiger Airways Australia, cargo airlines Australian air Express and Toll Priority. Avalon Airport is located to the south-west, outside the city of Geelong, is the next most prominent airport with Jetstar Airways and AirAsia serving the airport. Essendon Airport is located in the middle north-west of the city and was the primary airport for Melbourne, it is now limited to a handful of passenger airlines and is used for general aviation and cargo flights. Moorabbin Airport is located in the middle southern suburbs and offers a limited number of passenger flights but is the primary general aviation airport in the city.

Coldstream Airport located in Melbourne's scenic Yarra Valley. The airport is a part of Coldstream and was established in 1962 on the Doake Family property and is a centre for pilot and aviation engineering training and aviation social activities, it provides charter and scenic flights throughout the state and is a base for aerial fire-fighting services. Lilydale Airport is located in the Yarra Valley near Yarra Glen. In operation since 1968, Lilydale caters for a large number of pilot training flights,'joyflights', passenger flights to various parts of the Alpine region. RAAF Williams is located at Point Cook List of airports in Victoria Melbourne Airport Avalon Airport Essendon Airport Moorabbin Airport Coldstream Airport Lilydale Airport Melbourne Airport Parking

Lilik Sudjio

Lilik Sudjio was an Indonesian actor turned film director who won the Citra Award for Best Director in 1955 for his film Tarmina. He was involved in 74 feature film productions since his debut in Fred Young's Saputangan in 1949. Lilik was born in Makassar, Dutch East Indies, on 14 May 1930 to his wife. Taking the pseudonym Astaman Jr. Lilik began his stage career as a teenager during the Indonesian National Revolution, joining the Bintang Timoer troupe with his father under the leadership of Djamaluddin Malik. In 1949 he made his film debut with a small role in Fred Young's Saputangan; the following year he appeared for three different production companies. He had his last on-screen role in 1951's Surjani Mulia, directed by Mohammad Said Hamid Junid and produced by Malik's film company Persari. In 1951 Lilik had his first experience as a member of a film crew, working the clapperboard and writing scripts for the company's production Dunia Gila. After several years of working menial tasks and learning the production side of the industry, Lilik was tasked as director for Tarmina in 1954.

For the film, which followed a young woman named Tarmina who married multiple times before committing suicide, Lilik directed his father, as well as Fifi Young, A Hadi, Djauhari Effendi. The film was recognised as the Best Film at the inaugural Indonesian Film Festival in 1955, Lilik was recognised as Best Director. However, the decision was controversial: the festival's panel was decried by film critics as having sold out to Malik, as they considered D. Djajakusuma's Lewat Djam Malam to be a much more solid work. After his success with Tarmina, Lilik directed and produced and edited several dozen films, he took a hiatus between 1962 to study cinema at the University of California, Los Angeles. After Persari was closed in the 1960s Lilik went between studios. For his editing of the film Juda Saba Desa Lilik received Best Editing at the 1967 Indonesian Film Festival, he made his final feature film in 1990 with Misteri dari Gunung Merapi III. This silat film saw Fendi Pradana as Sembara, a skilled warrior who must save his compatriots from a woman with fire for hair.

As the Indonesian film industry saw a downturn in 1992, Lilik began directing sinetron, including Mahkota Madangkara, Si Buta Dari Goa Hantu and Cinta Dalam Misteri. Lilik died on 9 December 2014. Lilik Sudjio on IMDb

Battle of Intramuros

"Battle of Intramuros" can refer to the several Battles fought over Manila. The Battle of Intramuros is the rivalry between Colegio de San Juan de Letran Knights and Mapúa Institute of Technology Cardinals; the rivalry is played at the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The rivalry is notable in which though Letran performs better in league competition, they have never swept the elimination round meetings against their neighbors in recent years; the Battle of Intramuros may refer to the "original" rivalry between University of the Philippines Manila and Ateneo de Manila in which first began on 1915 when UP and Ateneo played basketball games on Intramuros. The rivalry died down and was revived when both schools competed in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines and is now called the "Battle of Katipunan" from the avenue that connects Ateneo's new campus at Quezon City and University of the Philippines Diliman Another "Battle of Intramuros", though not as prominent as the one between Letran and Mapúa, was formed when Lyceum of the Philippines University, another Intramuros-based institution sandwiched between Letran's and Mapúa's campuses, joined the NCAA as a guest team in 2011 and was advertised as such whenever the Pirates play either the Knights or the Cardinals.

However, due to Lyceum's status as a guest team, it is not considered a rivalry for now. Both teams are guaranteed to face each other at the elimination round twice, while they can meet for a maximum of three times in the playoffs. Mapua leads the eliminations 26-20 over Letran. Juniors games between Letran and Mapua have not been played under this label. While Letran's high school has always been at Intramuros, Mapua's high schools have always been outside its walls, staying at the Santa Cruz district for most of its history the current Malayan High School of Science now being found at Paco. Letran - San Beda rivalry San Sebastian-Letran rivalry NCAA historical results

Suvorov Museum

Suvorov Memorial Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia is a military museum dedicated to the memory of Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov. It was founded in 1900 to commemorate the century of Suvorov's death and was inaugurated four years on the 175th anniversary of Suvorov's birth, with much pageantry, in the presence of Emperor Nicholas II. In 1904, the museum moved into the present building, purpose-built to a flamboyant design by Alexander von Hohen in a dramatic Russian Revival style; the building's austere appearance derives from medieval Muscovite military architecture. Apart from the Suvorov family coat of arms and signs of military glory, the facade displays two mosaics representing "Suvorov Leaving Russia for Italy in 1799" and "Suvorov Crossing the Alps"; the museum's collections, exceeding 100,000 items in 2002, were acquired through purchase and private donations. The Communist authorities had the museum closed down in 1919 and the collections were dispersed to other museums. In the 1930s, the building housed the AeroMuseum.

During the Siege of Leningrad, it was damaged by a bomb. During World War II the respect of Suvorov was restored in the Soviet military; as a consequence, the museum building was renovated in 1950 and resumed its activity the following year. The latest restoration was undertaken in 1995-2000. Suvorov Museum, Timanivka, Vinnitsya, Ukraine Suvorov Museum, Ochakiv, Ukraine Suvorov Museum and Reserve, in Konchanskoye-Suvorovckoye, Russia Suworow Museum, Linthal, Switzerland Suvorov Museum, Izmail, Ukraine Suvorov Military History Museum, Kobrin, Belarus Музей А. В. Суворова: Путеводитель. Л. 1954. В. Музей А. В. Суворова. Л. 1969. И. Музей А. В. Суворова: Историко-краеведческий очерк. Л. 1981. Official website Views of the museum Suvorov Memorial Museum

Hilary Robinson

Hilary Robinson is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours, played by Anne Scott-Pendlebury. The character first appeared on-screen during the episode broadcast on 25 June 1987. Hilary departed the show on 28 February 1990, following Scott-Pendlebury's decision to quit in 1989. Scott-Pendlebury reprised her role in 2005 for the serial's 20th anniversary episode, again in February 2015 ahead of the 30th anniversary. Writers established that Hilary is back living in Erinsborough, so she can continue to make sporadic appearances, she is characterised as a bossy and meddling woman who lacks romance and seeks comfort interfering with her Neighbours' personal lives. Hilary's main storyline was mothering an illegitimate child Matt Robinson, he arrives in Erinsborough to forge a relationship with his birth mother. The character's "hard-edged approach to life" mellowed during the storyline. Scott-Pendlebury joined the cast in 1987 for Scott Charlene Mitchell's wedding; the actress commented, "Hilary would turn up at Christmas and weddings, as annoying relatives do!"Hilary stayed in the show for around a year, before Scott-Pendlebury decided to leave the series in 1989 at a time many of her fellow cast members left.

Producers sent the character to live in Adelaide. In April 2005, it was announced that Scott-Pendlebury had returned to make a cameo appearance in the 20th anniversary special episode. On 28 November 2014, it was announced that Scott-Pendlebury had reprised her role as part of Neighbours' 30th anniversary celebrations. Hilary returned on 25 February. Script writers had written Hilary as living back in Erinsborough. Jason Herbison told Daniel Kilkelly from Digital Spy that the move would allow Hilary to continue making appearances in the show. Hilary returned the following year on 5 November 2015, she made further appearances on 10 November 2017, 31 January 2018, 5 March 2018. Hilary is characterised as not an ideal mother figure, her bossy manner and liking to organise everyones lives angers other characters. This surprises Hilary because she never is not vindictive, she is an honest person, important to her, though others perceive it as tactlessness. Hilary enjoys meddling in other people's personal lives.

She does so because she does not have male friends. But the character does have a neat and attractive dress style but men become alarmed by her bossy tendencies. Hilary believes that men only want sex and is wary of any attention. Hilary was introduced into the show as the cousin of Jim Robinson, she arrives in Ramsay Street to attend Scott Charlene Mitchell's wedding. Her first storyline saw her nearly exposing the secret that relative Paul Robinson has married Gail Lewis for business reasons after spying on them. Dennis recalled the storyline as one of his favourites because "it was just silly, fun stuff to play."The show invested in a backstory for the character. They played a storyline. Matt Williams was introduced into the show, she had become pregnant with Matt following a short romance. Hilary rejects Matt because she feels ashamed and fears a negative reaction from her Neighbours, but he convinces Hilary to tell the Robinson family the truth. They go onto create a strong relationship. A writer from assessed that "her slightly'hard-edged' approach to life was softened slightly" through her relationship with Matt.

Hilary arrives in Ramsay Street to attend Charlene's wedding. While staying at Number 22, she discovers Paul has married Gail for business reasons and nearly exposes their secret. Hilary interferes with Jim's love life, match-making him with her friend Beverly Marshall, whom he marries, she is thrown out of the Robinson household for telling Nick Page he is not part of the Robinson family. She moves in with Sharon Davies, she begins feuding with Joe Mangel and Kerry Bishop. Kerry becomes enraged by Hilary, she falls from a ladder. Bronwyn Davies saves her life. Matt is revealed to be Hilary's son, she tries to keep it a secret until he blackmails her, telling her he will walk out on her for good, in turn making Hilary publicly reveal him as her son. Hilary begins a relationship with Kenneth Muir. Hilary decides to leave Ramsay Street permanently. Hilary suggests Matt come back to Adelaide with her but he decides to stay and she leaves alone. Hilary makes a cameo appearance in Annalise Hartman's documentary.

She credits her time living in the street as helping her rebuild her relationship with Matt. In 2015, Hilary and her friend Janice Stedler go to the Erinsborough community centre for their flu shots, Hilary complains about the waiting times to Karl Kennedy, she apologises and explains that she is unhappy about the mayor cutting community services to help fund the Erinsborough Festival. When the mayor, turns up to talk about the festival with a journalist, Hilary interrupts to say she is a victim of his budget cuts. Paul berates for her actions. While