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Yesterday, 16:20

A trainspotter’s camera caught a reckless man jumping onto the tracks at Peckham Rye Overground station to rescue his mobile phone.

Yesterday, 13:36
The new 24 hour strike is set for August 5 (Picture: Getty)

London Underground (LU) and the transport unions are trying to avoid a 24 hour strike from Wednesday, but Unite has already rejected the offer on the table.

Yesterday, 12:56
Oxford Circus just before the last Tube strike (Picture by Twitter / Geoffrey Barraclough)

As Unite rejects TfL’s pay deal, it seems that Wednesday’s Tube strike is likely to go ahead. Here’s our guide to what will be happening.

Yesterday, 18:34
A 24-hour strike will take place from Wednesday evening

Unions have confirmed that the planned 24-hour strike scheduled for Wednesday will go ahead after talks collapsed yet agaain.

Yesterday, 10:25
Travellers were ushered out of the station (Photo: Steven Gray @Frogo)

All passengers were evacuated from Baker Street Underground station this morning because of a fire alert.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Prudential Ride London 2015 takes in the capital's most striking landmarks (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

The capital’s cycling festival is back this year bigger and better, so we’ve put together a handy guide with everything you need to know about Prudential RideLondon 2015.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Not fun: Part of the Victoria Line will closed in August and the rest of the line extremely busy

The top part of the Victoria Line will be closed for most of August, with no service between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central, and a reduced service on the rest of the line. Here’s everything you need to know about the closure.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Commuters face heavy traffic (Picture: PA Images)

Drivers are stuck in three-hour queues in some places due to a collision that has caused chaos on the M25, A2 Dursley Road and the northbound approach of the Blackwall Tunnel.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Euston station

Rush hour delays of up to 20 minutes are expected past 8am due to over-running engineering works between Watford Junction and Harrow & Wealdstone,

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Nick Brett was charged £310 for a £2 Santander Cycle journey (Picture: PA Images)

An east Londoner today discovered he was charged over £300 by TfL for a 15 minute Boris bike ride, London24 reports.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
A signalling problem is causing delays at Waterloo (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

South West Trains services to and from Waterloo are experiencing delays of up to 15 minutes - or not calling at the terminus at all.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Huge queues outside London Bridge station this evening (Picture: Jules Cooper)

Commuters faced massive queues and long train delays after a person walked onto the tracks at Greenwich and lines in and out of London Bridge station were closed.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Flowers and tributes left at Bank junction in response to the death of cyclist Ying Tao, the eighth to be killed on London's roads this years  (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

With cycle safety now a key issue in the capital - here at London24 we are keeping a list of every cyclist’s death across the city in 2015.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Christopher A. Hamer ?said he had

A man was killed after he was hit by a train at Raynes Park station near Wimbledon this morning.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Commuters face heavy traffic (Picture: PA Images)

Angry commuters faced gridlock as the A12 East Cross Route was completely closed this morning due to overrunning engineering works.

Friday, July 17, 2015
Tower Bridge is closed after police found a suspect package (Picture: Drew Heatley)

Tower Bridge was closed this afternoon as City of London Police dealt with ‘a suspect package’.

Thursday, July 16, 2015
The seats of a Waterloo and City Line train have been given Societe Generale branding

Société Générale is sponsoring the 2015 Rugby World Cup so TfL made a deal allowing the bank to create ‘custom made seat covers’ for a Waterloo and City Line train, complete with company colours and logo.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Canning Town station is closed

Canning Town station has reopened after closing during this morning’s rush hour due to a flood.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
There is a signalling problem at Berrylands

Trains to Waterloo from Southampton Centra, Portsmouth Harbour, Basingstoke and Alton are facing severe delays this morning because of a signalling problem.

Monday, July 13, 2015
The new 24 hour strike is set for August 5 (Picture: Getty)

London Underground drivers will stage another 24-hour strike from 9.30pm on August 5 in a dispute over the new all-night Tube, the Aslef union has announced.

Monday, July 13, 2015
London Fire Brigade helping cut someone free from a vehicle (Picture: TfLTraffcNews)

Motorists are advised to avoid the A406 North Circular after a serious crash involving several cars near Colney Hatch Lane near Muswell Hill this afternoon.

Monday, July 13, 2015
Hammersmith Bridge is closed southbound for emergency repairs

Motorists are facing long delays after Hammersmith Bridge was closed to southbound traffic for emergency repairs.

Monday, July 13, 2015
There are severe delays on the Victoria Line

A man has died after being hit by a Victoria Line Tube train at Victoria station.

Monday, July 13, 2015
Plane Stupid protestors have chained themselves together on Heathrow's northern runway (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Climate change activists have chained themselves together on the north runway at Heathrow Airport.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Clare McCaffrey joins c2c rail at Fenchurch Street

Clare McCaffrey is making a bold promise to give rail passengers refunds if their trains are even just two minutes late.

Friday, July 10, 2015
Maida Vale station (Picture: David Dixon/Commons)

A man died this morning after he fell onto Bakerloo Line Tube tracks at Maida Vale Underground station.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Boris Johnson has cast doubt on the planned state of September 12 (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has cast doubt over the date for the introduction of the highly-anticipated Night Tube.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Anna Kealey with friends

A terrifying voicemail was allegedly left by a furious Uber driver who threatened to cut 28-year-old Anna Kealey’s throat after she cancelled her ride.

Thursday, July 9, 2015
People wait for a bus at Stratford station (Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

As London Underground is completely closed today due to strike action, Londoners are braving crowded buses, jogging to work or staying home in their pyjamas. London24 brings you reactions and journeys from around the capital.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Oxford Circus before the strike had started (Picture by Twitter / Geoffrey Barraclough)

These pictures show the chaos at London’s Tube stations before the strike even started.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Emergency services putside Caledonian Road Tube station (Photo: Dilima L Netherwood)

A woman has been hit by a Piccadilly Line train at Caledonian Road.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The People's Assembly demonstrate against Osborne's planned cuts in this Budget (Picture: Getty)

Anti-austerity protestors are occupying central London on Budget Day to expresstheir anger at Osborne’s further £12 billion planned cuts.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
(Image: Zoah Hedges-Stocks)

TfL and the unions have both talked at length about why the Tube strike is going ahead, but we found this heartfelt explanation straight from a Tube driver himself on Facebook.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
We may see repeats of these scenes across the tube network later today and tomorrow

TfL say if the planned industrial action goes ahead, “there will be no Tube service from late afternoon on Wednesday July 8 and no Tube service at all on Thursday July 9.”

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The Broadway crash involved two buses, including this doubledecker (Photo: Bexley Fire Brigade)

Ambulance, police and fire crews are all attending a seven-vehicle crash near ASDA on The Broadway in Bexleyheath.

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Eating the right foods can significantly improve your mood

Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.