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After 25 years London’s First Out gay café has closed down. First Out joins the other casualties of the Crossrail development, the east-west rail link due to open in 2017, such as the famous Astoria Theatre. The cafe’s owners say they are shutting up shop having failed to satisfactorily renegotiate the lease as the area undergoes redevelopment. It will be much missed.