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Yesterday, 10:46

Major works are being planned at London Bridge, the UK’s fourth busiest railway station, so we take at look at how they will affect your journeys this month:

Tue, 13:43
This woman is wanted in connection with two attacks at Tube stations in south London (Picture: British Transport Police)

A woman attacked and racially abused a fellow passenger for asking someone to move away from the platform edge on the Victoria Line in Stockwell.

Tue, 12:14
The accident happened outside Selfridges on Oxford Street (Pic: @Gamray)

A cyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a taxi on Oxford Street this morning.

Tue, 11:50
Central Line Tube drivers are expected to walk out on Friday  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A Central Line Tube strike has been announced for Friday.

Tue, 11:30
The man was spotted walking along the railway lines outside Liverpool Street, bicycle and golf clubs in hand (Picture: Twitter/@jamowalto86)

Dozens of trains going in and out of Liverpool Street this morning were delayed or cancelled thanks to a man who thought it would be a good idea to wander down the tracks with a bicycle and set of golf clubs.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Police want to speak to this man and this woman in conenction with the alleged attack [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a sick couple who beat a man in an ‘unprovoked’, “violent and sustained” attack on a train to Liverpool Street.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Six-year-old Bolutito Shodipe, who died after being hit by a car being driven by her mother (Picture: British Transport Police/PA Wire)

A six-year-old girl was killed after being hit by a car being driven by her mother as she tried to park up outside Hounslow West Tube station.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
In the pantheon of elaborate excuses for train delays, this one is a worthy candidate (Picture via Getty)

Train companies come up with some pretty far-fetched reasons for why trains get delayed but a burglar stuck in tree for 12 hours is probably the most inventive. Except this is real.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The familiar sight of heavy traffic on the A40 as people commute in and out of London (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Londoners fear congestion in the city is going to get much worse over the next few years but are unable to agree on what should be done about it.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Vanessa was collecting her 11-year-old sister from West Ealing on the 207 bus when the driver confiscated her pass  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A 16-year-old girl who was left stranded miles when a bus driver confiscated her bus pass – sparking a missing persons hunt by police – has today received an apology from TfL (Transport for London).

Monday, August 11, 2014
This woman, assumed to be the child's mother, realised what had happened in the nick of time [Photo courtesy of British Transport Police]

These shocking images show a young child’s buggy being blown onto Underground tracks in a freak and near-fatal accident.

Monday, August 11, 2014
The victim was punched, kicked, and verbally abused on an early morning commuter train between Charing Cross station and Bexleyheath (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Can you help find the violent thug who subjected a man to a violent and homphobic abuseon a train between Charing Cross and Bexleyheath?

Monday, August 11, 2014
Kris Cook died on the last leg of the Prudential RideLondon London to Surrey race. Here some of his fellow cyclists can be seen passing under Admiralty Arch [Andrew Matthews/PA Wire]

A cyclist who was raising money for a hospice died during the Prudential RideLondon event yesterday.

Sunday, August 10, 2014
Riders pass the Queen Victoria Monument during the Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix Pro Womens race in St James's Park  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

The 100-mile RideLondon event from the capital to Surrey and back had to be cut by 14 miles after the city was battered by the remnants of Hurricane Bertha this morning.

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Cyclists of all ages and abilities can take part in the Prudential RideLondon events (Photo by Tom Dulat/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 2014:

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
The new cycle safety technology was unveiled at an event in Stratford

London’s buses look set to get safer and more tech-savvy, as TfL trials free WiFi and cyclist safety measures.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Two fire engines were sent to London Bridge station. This photo was taken from the nearby 'Baby Shard' [Photo courtesy of Jules Mattson/The Times]

Fire engines were called to London Bridge station on Tuesday evening after a train caught fire.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The car pulls out in front of the cyclist who cannot avoid colliding with it

A cyclist’s bike-mounted camera captures the moment a driver pulls out into a cycle lane, causing the rider to smash into him and be left sprawled on the road.

Monday, August 4, 2014
The rider clipped the central reservation before falling into oncoming traffic on London Bridge (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

A cyclist was killed after he hit the central reservation on London Bridge and fell into oncoming traffic before being hit by a car.

Monday, August 4, 2014
We showcase the best bike shops in east London

The sun is out and you want to get cycling along the canals and around the parks, so we pick out the best bike shops in east London:

Monday, August 4, 2014
A man's ear was partly bitten off during a fight on a 253 bus in Camden Town on Friday night. Picture: Oyxman

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 25-year-old man’s ear was partly bitten off during a fight on a Camden Town bus.

Friday, August 1, 2014
This version of the classic London Underground map shows the West Bank, the territory that Israel and Palestine have been fighting over for decades [Photo from Imgur, creator unknown]

This is the Underground map as you’ve never seen it before.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Where would we be without Boris bikes, eh? Stuck in traffic or sweltering on the Tube  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Today marks four years since the ubiquitous Boris bikes – or ‘Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme’, to give them their official name – first came to London’s streets.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Kona range is back in at Halfords, including the limited edition NuNu 27.5, a classic

Looking for a new bike this summer to hit London’s streets and take on some off-road trails too? Then the new Kona range might be right for you.

Monday, July 28, 2014
Moorgate station was evacuated this evening after a 'security alert' causing delays on the Tube network (Photo by Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

There are severe delays on the Tube in central London tonight after a ‘security alert’ shut Moorgate Underground station with passengers evacuated and trains stopped in tunnels.

Monday, July 28, 2014
Ruislip was hit with torrential rain overnight leaving the town centre badly flooded this morning (Picture: Twitter/@souvikdash)

The Monday morning commute is not exactly most people’s idea of a good time but it was made a lot worse for those in west London this morning after flash flooding.

Friday, July 25, 2014
From September 16, you will no longer have to rely on this piece of blue plastic to get you places [Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA]

Finally! From September 16, you will be able to use your contactless bank card to pay for journeys on the Tube, the DLR, the Overground and London trams, instead of your Oyster card.

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Oli Beckingsdale says mountain bikes are the best for riding in London

The obvious perception of mountain biking is being in the countryside riding up and downhill far away from built up urban areas. Whilst this is where the best all day adventures will take place there is still a lot of fun to be had riding mountain bikes in the city.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The cyclist's helmet camera captured the sickening moment that a car slammed into him [Picture from Youtube]

A cyclist was hit by a car in Romford, slammed into the windscreen and miraculously landed on his feet - and caught the whole thing on his helmet cam.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
A million passengers are expected to fly out from London airports this weekend (Picture via Getty Images)

Expect travel chaos this weekend as almost one million Londoners are expected to fly out from the capital, with roads and railways also expected to be jam-packed as the summer getaway begins.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Three unconnected attacks occurred at Green Park Tube. [Picture courtesy of Sunil060902 and Wikimedia Commons]

London’s Tubes and trains are now a little safer after police arrested 13 people for sexual offences last week – including three men accused of filming up women’s skirts.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The cyclist was killed by a lorry in Richmond (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

A cyclist who died from injuries sustained in a crash with a bin lorry in Richmond during rush-hour has been named as 40-year-old Henry Lang from the Twickenham area.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Chrissie Wellington tweeted about the theft

A brazen cycle thief was caught on camera breaking into an office in south London and stealing Ironman world champion Chrissie Wellington’s prized triathlon bike.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The 174 bus collided with a house in Harold Hill (Picture by Dani Walsh)

A double-decker bus rolled backwards down a hill and crashed into a house in east London yesterday afternoon.

Sunday, July 20, 2014
The cyclist was killed in the collision in Kingston Road, Merton, on Saturday morning (Picture: Google StreetView)

The driver of a car involved in a fatal collision with a cyclist in south London has been arrested suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

TOP Stories

13:56
A life-size statue of Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in Camden next month (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch said his daughter will ‘oversee the comings and goings of her home town forever’ after it was announced a life-size statue of the singer will be unveiled in Camden.

The Ford Focus careered off the road and was planted in the front of a house in Barnet (Picture: Samantha Dossett)

A car smashed through a wall and ended up buried in the hallway of a house in Barnet after ts driver lost control and veered off the road.

Hardip Singh found a fly in his chicken wing

A man was horrified to discover a dead fly in his Kentucky-fried chicken wing as his bit into his lunch.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The television programme Whose Line is it Anyway? showcased the art of improv

Now that whole regiments of London comedians have dissolved in the festival mists north of the border it’s a good time to sample a different sort of humour.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Carlisle Bay in the Caribbean has 9 courts

Tennis anyone? Wimbledon might be over but that’s no reason to let the racket get dusty.

Quizzes

Can you find the animals hiding in London station names? (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

You may not realise it but there are animals hiding in stations across London? Play our quiz and see if you can you find them:

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Can you guess the Tube station just from the outside? (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

How well do you know your Tube stations? Can you guess these Underground stops from the pictures taken outside them?

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But which London?! [Photo courtesy of Basher Eyre]

You might know London like the back of your hand, but how well do you know the other Londons - and London landmarks - across the world?

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