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Commuter Hit In The Head By Tube Train As He Picked Up His Bag

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK

Commuters watched in horror as a young man was struck by a London Underground train as he bent down to reach his bag. The man, believed to be in h...

This Tube Station Poster Has A Harsh Message For London Commuters

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Strange. We don't remember seeing this poster at Waterloo station. Did our bosses plant it there? Nice start to the morning. pic.twitter.com/yrK...

This London Station Had The Perfect Response To Parliament Being Dissolved

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Comedy

In case you hadn't noticed, parliament has been dissolved. Managing pretty well without a government so far.— Rich Neville (@RichNeville) March 3...

'Hero' Killed By Tube At Old Street Was Trying To Save His Brother

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK

A man has died after being hit by a Tube train as he tried to save his brother, who had fallen on to the tracks. Nick Mann, 35, from London, was tr...

Woman 'Dragged Under A Train' At Busy London Station

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

A woman was reportedly "dragged under a train" at a busy London Tube station, prompting complaints of dangerous overcrowding on the platforms. The ...

This Oxford Circus Crush Led To Scuffles In The Streets

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK

Commuters were forced to practice their rugby skills at Oxford Circus Thursday night as severe congestion caused the pavements to become flooded with ...

The 7 Weird Thoughts Everyone Has On The Tube

Huffington Post UK | Eugene Smith | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Like most human inventions, the London Underground is distinctly designed to facilitate laziness. How would your legs cope without it? Whether you'...

Singer Starts Impromptu 'A Little Respect' Singalong On Tube Platform

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Comedy

Normally when someone starts singing on the Tube it's just another annoyance during your commute. But if it's a trained vocalist singing Erasure's ...

Lanes for Slow and Fast Walkers and Other Public Space Ideas

Laura Blumenthal | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Blumenthal

I am a pretty speedy walker, if I do say so myself. I would love to be involved in the Olympics' walking race, the funniest looking event was always the one I was going to show some talent for! Working in London has shown me one truth about the city: people are always in your way. Have you come across this problem?

Ghostly Black-Eyed Child Of Cannock Chase 'Haunting The London Underground'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

A spectre known as “the black-eyed child” has reportedly been spotted on the London Underground. A traveller and his wife said they encountere...

This Is London's New 'Driverless' Tube Train

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech

London Underground has officially unveiled its 'New Tube for London' at a cost of £2.5 billion. The futuristic looking trains will be packed with ...

Tube Workers To Strike Next Week

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Tube Strike Next Week Called Off As London Underground Staff Reach A Deal Tube workers are set to stage 48-hour strike next week over a lon...

Why No Solution to Oyster-Contactless 'Card Clash' on London's Tube and Buses?

Asa Cusack | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech
Asa Cusack

For most people the real issue is having to take out their Oyster various times a day instead of just pressing their wallet or purse against the reader. A trivial complaint? Perhaps, but with about 19 million Oyster journeys a day, that adds up to a lot of needless frustration. So why haven't TfL come up with a solution?

Happy Wednesday! London Commuters Endure Hellish Maze Of Queues

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A glance at these pictures is likely to make you want to put your head in your hands and climb back into bed. So spare a thought for the poor comm...

Baby's Buggy Blown Onto Tube Tracks In 'Near-Fatal' Incident

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

A series of pictures depicting the terrifying moment a child's buggy was blown into the path of an oncoming tube train have been released by police. ...

This New TFL App Tells You How Hot Your Tube Train Will Be

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Travelling by London Underground during this hot weather? You might find this new TFL app - designed by @TechnicallyRon - useful... ...

10 Things You Need to Know Before Moving to London

Ronnie Joice | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ronnie Joice

My cousin e-mailed me and asked me a few questions about moving to London that I felt compelled to share with you all...

London Must Learn From Taipei Tube Attacks

David Spencer | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Politics
David Spencer

At 4.26pm on Wednesday 21st May, a second year university student boarded a metro train at Longshan Temple station in Taipei, Taiwan. He was carrying two knives with him. In the four minutes before the train arrived at the next station, he killed four people and injured another twenty-three...

Tube Crush: Objectification or Celebration?

John Mason | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John Mason

The thing that really changed my mind was how the unsuspecting tube travellers who appeared on the site embraced the idea completely. In fact, most of the men wore it like a badge of honor. The men absolutely loved being apart of it.

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...

Why the London Underground Sucks

Carina Maggar | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Carina Maggar

The London Underground. It's dusty, it's grimy and it's full of people's body odours that I care not to sample. If i wanted your armpit shoved up against my chin, i'd be in a relationship with you. Then there are the breed of people who think it's acceptable to eat curries/pasties/burgers in such a confined place. This was my horrific experience recently:

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: 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...

London Commuters Want Bosses to Offer Flexible Working as Rail Fares Rise Again

Andrew Millard | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Millard

Here's an alarming statistic for you: more than one in five commuters say rising fares are leading to them considering looking for work outside of London according to a OnePoll survey of over 500 London workers. This would be a disaster for the Capital's business scene. Can you imagine losing more than 20 per cent of your workforce to rising commuter costs?