London Underground

Watch The Moment This Tube Passenger Lost A Valiant Battle Not To Laugh

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

It's a rare occurrence on London's lonely and introverted underground, but a carriage crammed full of commuters have been captured sharing a grin on t...

Man Sings Along To The Music In His Headphones, Fellow Commuter's Reaction Is Priceless

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Comedy

They say you should dance like nobody's watching. Well, here's evidence that you should sing like nobody's listening. Because this guy - filmed on ...

YouTube Clip Of Woman Biting Man On Tube Triggers Police Investigation

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK

It seems Luis Suarez is not the only one with a penchant for biting after footage emerged appearing to show a woman sinking her teeth into another pas...

Mark Harding: Irony, Hypocrisy and a Media Blackout

Karl Davis | Posted 09.06.2014 | 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.

Tube Driver Suspended For Bullying In 'Extraordinary' Row Over Queen Portrait

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

A London Underground driver has been suspended over claims he "bullied and harassed" a fellow driver, including by placing a picture of the Queen in t...

Tube Strike Cancelled As 11th Hour Deal Struck

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

A planned three-day strike by London Underground workers in a row over Tube ticket office closures has been called off after last-ditch talks. Memb...

Boris Johnson Accused Of 'Intervening' In Failed Talks Over Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK

A union leader has accused Boris Johnson of "intervening" to derail talks aimed at reaching an agreement to avoid a 72-hour tube strike by London Unde...

Fresh Talks To Avoid 72-Hour Tube Strike Next Week

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK

Fresh talks aimed at averting another strike on the London Underground are due to take place later this week. The conciliation service Acas said al...

Shocking Footage Of Elderly Man Punched On Tube (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK

An elderly man was repeatedly punched on a London Underground train and apparently knocked out of by the force of it, this shocking video shows. Th...

London Commuters Face Chaos As 48-Hour Tube Strike Continues

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

A strike by London Underground workers has been causing travel chaos for commuters and other passengers this morning, with disruption set to continue ...

'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...

Tibetan Monk Loses Life's Work On Tube After Posing For Boris Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

A Tibetan monk, distracted by a selfie with Boris Johnson on the tube, lost his life's work by leaving behind his laptop containing his near-finished...

5 Day Tube Strike To Hit London Underground

PA | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

London Underground workers are to stage five days of strike action in the coming weeks in the long-running row over Tube ticket office closures. Me...

Women Who Eat on Tubes Is Not Art, It's Not Harmless and It's Not Okay

Poorna Bell | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

There's a reason why there isn't a show called Women V Food because you're conditioned to hog, eat competitively and scoff. We're conditioned to watch what we eat, consider low-fat options and watch our figures. We do consider it a violation in a public place that someone has caught us at a vulnerable moment and decided to broadcast it.

LOOK: This Is The Most London Piece Of Vandalism Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

This might just be the most London piece of vandalism ever. Love this @stephenfry @Henryvonstifle @TimeOutLondon @simonpegg pic.twitter.com/AmtqZxj...

Panic As Tube Travellers Trapped In Sweaty Lift

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

It's every commuter's worst nightmare. Around 20 people were trapped in a sweaty lift, listening to a deafening alarm, for more than an hour at Elepha...

TfL Makes Surprising Tribute To Bob Crow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

Bob Crow has been remembered across London in a series of tube posters, by the organisation that he most frequently rallied against. Poster tribut...

Women Who Don't Get Women Who Eat on Tubes

Nathalie Gordon | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nathalie Gordon

Ladies, I'm a feminist and I will actively fight our cause till my boobs hit the floor and I breathe my last breath through my Chanel lipstick but oh my goodness am I embarrassed by your behaviour lately.

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...

An Open Letter to Commuters Everywhere

Francesca Peak | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Francesca Peak

Move all the way down the carriage. People are going to squash on whether you're standing halfway down the aisle or at the very end. Take a dive through those sweaty bodies and use up all available space, before someone (read: me) passive-aggressively asks you to move down.

London Tube Strike Is Off!

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

A planned 48-hour strike by London Underground workers in a row over ticket office closures has been called off after a last-minute deal was agreed. ...

Union Ballot Thresholds Pose a Greater Threat to Democracy Than Low Turnouts

Paul Embery | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Embery

Amid the boilerplate Tory bluster about militant trade unionists holding the public to ransom with unreasonable demands and threats to withdraw their labour comes a new and sinister campaign, led by the mayor himself, demanding the government legislate for a 50% turnout threshold for industrial action ballots... The most dangerous consequence of any new law on ballot thresholds would be for democracy itself.

Police Hunt Woman Who 'Racially Abused Family On The Tube'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK

Police are asking the public for help after a young family were allegedly racially abused on the London Underground. A couple were involved in an a...

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.