London Underground Strike

Mark Harding: Irony, Hypocrisy and a Media Blackout

Karl Davis | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK
Karl Davis

What was Mark Harding's crime? What had he done that prompted the police to act in such a robust manner? Mark, as a committed and dedicated defender of worker's rights had tried to persuade another member of staff from crossing the picket line. He hadn't been violent, or abusive, and the staff member concerned had successfully reported for work without incident.

'Narrow Minded Union Barons Flexing Their Muscles'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

London Underground workers have walked out on a 48-hour strike in a long-running row over Tube ticket office closures. Members of the Rail, Maritim...

Can The Tube Strikes Be Averted?

PA | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK

Last-ditch talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground (LU) workers in a row over ticket office closures are to be held. Members of the R...

London Tube Strike's £200Million Cost 'Plucked Out of Thin Air'

The Conversation UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

The true economic impact of such strikes is hard to calculate accurately, but that doesn't stop lobby groups from throwing big numbers around... Once such a number is picked up in the popular press, it is widely quoted without examination, as the press coverage of the recent strike reveals.

Now London's Met Police To Join Tube Workers On Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Politics

Thousands of Metropolitan police civilian staff are set to walk out for two days in a row over pay, a move that will coincide with the London Tube str...

We Need Democratic Trade Unions (Even if they sometimes make the trains late)

Sam Fowles | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Sam Fowles

One may disagree with the tube strike, but that isn't an argument against Unions. But banning strikes or condemning strikers is suppressing legitimate democratic expression. And that's much worse than making the train late.

London Tube Strike: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Comedy

As Londoners struggled to get into work on Wednesday morning, the scenes across the capital were, of course, chaotic: Live pictures from the scene...

Another Christmas Tradition - A Tube Strike

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

Shops hoping Boxing Day bargain-hunters will boost their coffers after a gloomy Christmas could be thwarted again by tube strikes, which union bosses ...