London Buses

Hey, You! Leave Our Bus Alone!

Nick Abbot | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

Sadiq Khan has dumped the new double-decker bus which was annoyingly dubbed the 'Boris Bus', because everything that Bozo the Mayor did always had his name appended to it by the press and, I suspect, by himself.

Moment London Bus Has Roof Sliced Off After Driver Took Wrong Turn

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

A London double-decker bus had its roof ripped off leaving several passengers wounded, after the driver took a wrong turning and collided with a bridg...

Biggest Tube Strike In 13 Years Sees London Struggle Into Work

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

London's biggest tube strike in 13 years descended into chaos on Thursday morning, as commuters struggling to get into work faced severe delays and ov...

Ten Years on From 7/7

Yasmin Khatun Dewan | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Politics
Yasmin Khatun Dewan

A decade on from 7/7 its a day that has and is shaping things to come for my generation as we all continue to feel it's consequences - but difficulties often prove to be the most testing of times, pushing you to make choices and the 7th of July 2005 was a difficult day for London.

For Wheelchair Users Like Me, Getting on a Bus Isn't So Simple

James Lee | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
James Lee

it's not just access to buses that are a problem for young disabled people. A lack of step-free tube and train stations, being charged more to use a wheelchair accessible taxi and having to book train assistance 24 hours in advance are all part of the issue too.

Behind the Voice of the London Buses: Q&A with Emma Hignett

Dan Hughes | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Dan Hughes

It's very hard to say what makes a good voice artist; the brilliant thing is that the jobs and the voices are so varied, so one voice is perfect for one job while another voice is perfect for another job.

Gay Couple 'Ordered Off London Bus For Kissing'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

A gay couple say they were ordered off a London bus by the driver after he spotted them kissing. Jack James, 23, and his partner were on board an ...

Use Buses In London? Then You Need To Read This

PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

London's buses are no longer accepting cash from today as part of a raft of reforms. Transport for London (TfL) said dwindling numbers of passenger...

Fire Breaks Out On London Double Decker

Amelia Amin | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

A London double-decker bus caught on fire outside London Waterloo, one of the city's main transport stations on Tuesday night. The London bus drive...

Two Charged After London Bus Attack Which Left Woman Unconscious

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Two men have been charged after a young woman was left unconscious following a violent attack on a bus, police said. The 22-year-old victim was tak...

Jessica Elgot

Stonewall 'Some People Are Gay' Posters To Be Challenged By Gay Cure Group | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK

A gay cure group is to pursue Transport for London for allowing Stonewall to display its “Some people are gay. Get over it!” campaign on London bu...

New London Bus In Dramatic Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

One of Boris Johnson's flagship new buses has crashed in London, on its first day in service. Three people were hospitalised after the Routemaster ...

Asa Bennett

'Boris's London Bus Broke EU Law' | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

Boris Johnson could have broken European law in awarding a £428,000 contract for designing the new London Routemaster bus without publicly advertisin...

Unused Oyster Cards Have £53m On Them, Says TfL

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Around £53m of passengers' money is wasted on unused Oyster cards, rising by £3m in the last year, latest figures show. Transport for London (TfL...

Jessica Elgot

Causing Widespread Offence | Jessica Elgot | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

Banning 'gay cure' posters on London buses was not unlawful, a High Court judge ruled on Friday, but suggested two prominent campaigns, one by Stonewa...

Court Rules In Favour Of Boris's Ban On 'Gay Cure' Bus Ad

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

Mayor of London Boris Johnson's decision to ban a Christian group's controversial bus advert about gays was not unlawful, the High Court has ruled. ...

From Marmite To Milkmen: British Problems

Reddit | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Queen Elizabeth Land sounds like a theme park (self.britishproblems) submitted 13 hours ago by s7jones I want to play the new Assassin's Creed gam...

Not Gay And Proud: Gay Conversion Therapy Advert Banned From London Buses

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

An advert due to run on London buses that promoted gay conversion therapy has been been banned following a public outcry. The advert, which promote...

Not Gay And Proud: Religious Groups Promote Gay Conversion Therapy On London Buses

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Adverts promoting gay conversion therapy designed to help people reach their "heterosexual potential" are set to appear on London buses from next week...

London Bus Drivers Could Strike During Olympics

Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Politics

Thousands of London bus workers are to be balloted for strikes in a row over payment for working during the Olympic Games. Unite said 24,000 of its...