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Londoners are facing a trio of bus strikes in February - including one on Friday 13 - after bus drivers threatened to walk out over a pay dispute.

An appeal has been launched after a man was assaulted on the Tube in east London in the early hours of 2015 (Picture: British Transport Police)

A man’s eyesight was damaged after he was attacked in the early hours of New Year’s Day on a District Line Tube at Mile End.

Yesterday, 10:00
This is how Blackfriars Junction would look after the cycleway was installed (Picture: Greater London Authority)

Despite criticism from taxi drivers, the City and even cyclists themselves Boris Johnson has decided to go ahead with his contentious new cycle superhighway, dubbed ‘Crossrail for bikes’.

Yesterday, 09:01
The cyclist lay down on the road in Hackney (Picture: Tom Kearney)

More than 200 cyclists lay down in the street in Stamford Hill to protest about road safety last night after the death of Stephanie Turner.

Mon, 14:11
Officers want to speak to this man after a blind woman was sexually assaulted at Waterloo Tube station (Picture: British Transport Police)

A man pretended to help a blind woman get off a Tube train at Waterloo station - but then sexually assaulted her and fled the scene.

Mon, 12:13
Anyone with information about the incident outside Goresbrook School is asked to call police on 02 3276 1090 quoting ref 5100841/15

An appeal has been launched to find a moped rider who kicked a cyclist off his bike in east London on Friday night.

Mon, 11:33
The flooding on the Thameslink line in the Clerkenwell Tunnel

Flooding in a Farringdon railway tunnel is continuing to cause problems for commuters today.

Mon, 10:41
Die-ins are a graphic illustration of the dangers that cyclists face [Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images]

The Stop Killing Cyclists campaign is holding a vigil tonight at the site where a cyclist was killed last week.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
The water main burst in between St Pancras and Farringdon

There are no Thameslink trains between Blackfriars and St Pancras tomorrow in both directions because of flooding between Farringdon and St Pancras, caused by a burst water main.

Friday, January 23, 2015
The flooding on the Thameslink line in the Clerkenwell Tunnel

Commuters using the Thameslink line are set for a miserable journey home this evening due to chaos caused by a burst water main.

Friday, January 23, 2015
(Picture:: PA)

Lancaster Gate Tube station was closed this morning after a member of staff was brutally assaulted.

Friday, January 23, 2015
There is chaos at stations across London this morning (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Travelling into London this morning was made way more arduous than usual after chaos at many of the capital’s busiest stations.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Alfred Ajani is now helping others who were in the same position [Photograph from Twitter]

A man who landed his dream job after holding up a placard in Victoria train station in the summer is now giving other jobseekers a helping hand - by hiring them.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Upgrades at Victoria Underground station will mean misery for Tube passengers until 2018 (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Passengers at Victoria can expect disruption for three years as TfL begins a £700million upgrade at the Tube station.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
London Bridge passengers were left both terrified and stranded by the hoax [Photograph by Rick Findler/PA Wire]

A man who caused terror on a packed commuter train and shut down one of London’s busiest stations in rush hour has been jailed.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
[Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

DLR workers in the RMT union are planning to strike for 48 hours from January 28 in a row with KeolisAmey Docklands, who run the DLR.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The crash happpened on the A13 Thames Gateway (Pic: TfL Traffic News)

Crashes on the A13 and A12 heading into London are expected to cause long delays for motorists this morning.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Traffic at a standstill before the road was reopened [Photograph by James Farnell]

Five cars crashed last night on the southbound A2 - but amazingly only one patient was injured.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
TfL said claims night buses will be scrapped to pay for the Night Tube are wrong (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

TfL have said claims by a transport union up to 1,000 night buses will be scrapped to pay for the Night Tube as ‘incorrect and nonsensical’.

Monday, January 19, 2015
Travellers at St Pancras International on Saturday after the lorry fire caused severe delays [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire]

After a lorry caught fire in the Channel Tunnel and caused serious delays over the weekend, the travel misery looks set to roll on into today.

Monday, January 19, 2015
These pigeons know exactly where they're going [Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images]

When you’re stuck on the Underground, you might imagine that being able to fly would be a better alternative.

Friday, January 16, 2015
[Photograph by Chad O'Carroll]

A cyclist has been involved in a serious collision with a skip truck on the Elephant and Castle roundabout.

Friday, January 16, 2015
The driver gets out an unleashes a torrent of abuse before attacking the rider (Picture: YouTube/DrMorocho)

The shocking moment a van driver ran a cyclist off the road and then assaulted him in east London has been released in a bid to catch the attacker.

Friday, January 16, 2015
Travel chaos at Finsbury Park station earlier this year  [Photograph by PA/Stefan Rousseau]

Underground platforms at Finsbury Park station have been closed due to flooding this morning.

Friday, January 16, 2015
The man was spotted curled up on a bench by a passer-by who alerted station staff [Photograph by Phillip Perry]

A man collapsed and died on the platform at Pinner Tube station early this morning.

Friday, January 16, 2015
The assault took place on a crowded train to Clapham Junction [Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images]

A man has been placed on the sex offenders’ register and been given a suspended jail sentence after sexually assaulting a woman on a train at Halloween.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
The boy was hit by the bus in Edmonton around 8am this moring (Picture: Twitter/@DjMumin)

A teenage boy died on his way to school this morning after being bit by a bus in Edmonton.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Chaos last week at London Bridge (Picture: Sonia Hogg)

London Bridge station is currently among the most hated things in the city.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
London Bridge passengers face delays and cancellations (Rick Findler/PA Wire)

There was disruption at London Bridge this evening after yet more signalling problems throughout today.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Lee Taylor tweeted this picture of an eerily empty Oxford Street during the strike

Minor hardships can bring out the worst in some and the best in others. Here are the funniest, grumpiest, cleverest and weirdest reactions to the bus strike from Londoners.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Ian Young, 24,  Joe Lillington, 24, and Desmond Lillington, 37, have been jailed for a vicious baseball attack on a train (Picture: British Transport Police)

Men armed with baseball bats smashed their way on to a train in Edmonton, chased their victim through the carriage and attacked him in an ‘appalling display of violence’ - all because somebody stood on someone else’s foot.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A large number of bus services throughout the capital are expected to be disrupted on Tuesday January 13

A 24-hour strike by the Unite union means that only a third of London’s buses are running today - but it’s hard to say which.

Monday, January 12, 2015
(Picture: Elena Isac)

The sixth annual No Trousers Tube Ride saw baffled passengers look on as hundreds of Londoners dropped their keks for one of London’s silliest events.

Monday, January 12, 2015
Chaos last week at London Bridge (Picture: Sonia Hogg)

The horrible start to 2015 for passengers at London Bridge is set to continue as two platforms are closed from today with Southeastern trains no longer stopping at the station.

Friday, January 9, 2015
Detectives want to speak to this man in connection with the incident on the Metropolitan Line on Saturday, January 4 (Picture: British Transport Police)

A nurse saved the life of a Good Samaritan who had a heart attack at Uxbridge station just minutes after he had intervened to stop her from being harassed on the Tube.

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Monday, December 22, 2014
Around 25 per cent of the population self-identity as having no religion yet still enjoy the fun of Christmas (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Christmas time. We know this by the light-adorned streets, the mobility hazard posed by boxes of Quality Street, Roses and Celebrations in every supermarket’s entrance and, of course, the incessant radio-plays of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
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