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Jacob Furedi | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jacob Furedi

Something terrible is happening to the Tube. Where once it was a place of solitude for the fatigued, if a bit sweaty, commuter, a sadistic group of right-on luvvies is attempting to turn it into a guitar-playing, poncho-wearing, dreadlock-sporting commune.

Sadiq Khan Vows To Tackle Tube Station Overcrowding

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK Politics

Sadiq Khan has warned that more London Tube stations may have to close at busy times in a bid to avoid dangerous overcrowding caused by the capital’...

This Is What Happens When You Remove Tube 'Thought Of The Day Board'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Commuters haven't been shy in offering Transport for London (TfL) feedback after a 'thought of the day' board was removed at a south London tube stati...

London Tube Strike Map Shows How Many Calories You Burn Walking Between Stops

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A healthcare company has found a silver lining in the looming grey cloud that is the London tube strike. SEE ALSO: Tonight's Tube Strike Is Entirel...

Check Out This London Underground Busker Playing A Bach Violin Concerto... On The Harmonica

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Jazz pianist John Turville spotted this harmonica player performing Bach's Violin Concerto in A minor on the London Underground - and as he says: "Thi...

Interesting Sign Spotted On The London Underground

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Thanks to @TechnicallyRon for this spot at Kilburn Park station. We're not sure about TFL's new tone......

London Tube Passenger Dragged Along Platform After Scarf Is Trapped In Door

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

A London tube passenger was left with back and head injuries after her scarf was caught in a train door and she was dragged along the platform. The...

Tube Strike To Continue, Talks Scheduled For Friday

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

Londoners face yet another day of travel chaos on Thursday after it was revealed that talks aimed at resolving the crippling strike will not be held u...

13 Pictures That Should Leave Bob And Boris Feeling Contrite

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

There's a lot to dislike about London on a normal day, but when the Tube isn’t running the nation's ancient capital turns into a hellish pit of angu...

London Tube Strike: How To Complete Your Journey Without Killing Your Fellow Commuter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So you woke up hours early due to the tube strike, still didn't manage to get a seat on the bus, and when you did, you got shoved in the shoulder. ...

Tourist Lost In London For Three Days Found 'Safe And Well'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Romanian tourist who vanished after he got separated from his son on the Tube has been found safe and well. Vasile Belea, 63, was last seen at St...

Romanian Tourist Missing After Losing Son On Tube Doors

The Huffington Post UK | Cassandra Ward | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Romanian tourist has been missing since Tuesday after becoming separated from his son on the London Underground. Vasile Belea was last seen at St...

PICTURES: Take A Tube Back To The Underground Of The 70s & 80s

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

What’s your commute like? Do you keep your head down and concentrate on getting from A to B, or do you open up your eyes and absorb the world around...

London Underground To Run 24 Hours At Weekends From 2015

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

The London Underground will run 24-hours at weekends from 2015. Tfl have announced five lines - the Piccadilly, Jubilee, Victoria, Northern and Cen...

The Silence of the 'Lambs'

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tarun Sakhrani

The realization of how dreary it actually is hits me as I step off the train at the Canary Wharf station. Hordes of people pile out of the train at that one stop, as if guided by a singular force or command. Still no smile!

Want To Know When Your Next Tube Is?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Tech

This hugely impressive map by Bruno Imbrizi is a visualisation of where every single train is on the London Underground. The very clever and very h...

LOOK: London Underground's 'Ghost Stations'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK

Ever been on the Tube and caught a glimpse of a mysterious dark tunnel and wondered where it went? Chances are it has something to do with the nume...

Sex, Sciatica And My Don Draper Moment

Grant Feller | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Grant Feller

I often think I could have been (could be?) Don Draper - obviously - and always want to endure the train commute in and out of town dressed in an immaculate Mad Men outfit. And one day, most importantly, I'll add the stiff-brimmed Fedora. That's the important bit.

Here's How To Get Free WiFi On The Tube (If You're On O2)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech

O2 customers will be able to access free WiFi on London's Tube network from June. A deal with Virgin Media, who operate the internet service on the...

Tube 'To Reinstate Original Mind The Gap Announcement So Widow Can Hear Her Late Husband’s Voice'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK

Hankies at the ready - the original recording which reminded London Underground passengers to “mind the gap” is reportedly being reinstated – so...

WATCH: 39 Tonne Runaway Train Shoots Through Busy Tube Stations

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

London Underground and its contractors have been fined a total of £300,000 after an engineering train ran out of control for over four miles on the N...

The Subway vs. The Tube: Which Is Better?

Corinne Purtill | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Corinne Purtill

The London Underground system turns 150 years old this month. In honor of this occasion, I'm publishing the results of a five-year independent study of the Tube and its 108-year-old American cousin, the New York City Subway.

150 Years Of The Tube Leaves Its Stamp

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | Home

A set of special stamps is being issued to mark the 150th anniversary of London Underground, showing scenes of a steam locomotive, construction worker...

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To London Tube

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Tech

Google has paid tribute to London's Tube by replacing its logo with an homage to the famous Underground map. The search giant made the switch to ce...

Why Do Brits Hate the London Olympic Games?

Mark Hillary | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

What is it about being British? We go and invent all the best sports in the world and then give great sportsmen like Andy Murray a hard time about whether he is more Scottish or more British - or ever going to win at Wimbledon.