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Fri, 10:47

Police want to speak to the woman in this photograph after a 23-year-old man was subjected to a ‘prolonged verbal tirade’ by a woman on the Metropolitan Line.

Fri, 08:38
TfL's 'amazing' new equipment for preventing delays, behold; THE STICK! (Picture: TfL/Twitter)

There is nothing quite so annoying as delays on Tube journeys - so it’s good to know TfL are sparing no expense with a new hi-tech gadget to help tackle disruption...wait a minute, that’s just a stick.

Thu, 13:30
Police believe this man has information that can help them in their enquiries [Photographs from British Transport Police]

Police are appealing to the public to help them catch a pervert who struck on trains travelling through Hackney Downs and Walthamstow, and believe the man in these pictures can help them.

Thu, 10:50
Nariman Gharib took this photo of passengers evaucating from Archway station

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated from Archway Underground station after ‘smoke’ was seen billowing out of the tunnel this morning.

Wed, 12:27
Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him [Photograph from BTP]

British Transport Police want to speak the man in this photo after a woman was sexually assaulted as she slept on a train between Liverpool Street and Witham.

Wed, 11:41
The incident has caused severe disruption to Central Line trains to and from Liverpool Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A man has been killed by a train at Leyton Underground station.

Tue, 10:02
Congestion on commuter trains into London could be eased by double-decker trains
 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

To ease overcrowding on some of the busiest rail routes into London plans are underway to introduce double-decker trains.

Tue, 07:56
Officers have released an image of a man they wish to speak with following a sexual assault at London Bridge Underground station (Picture: British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a woman was subjected to a ‘serious sexual assault’ as she walked through London Bridge Tube station.

Mon, 19:01
BlackRock director Jonathan Paul Burrows was caught by inspectors at Cannon Street station last year (Picture: Google Streetview)

A City worker who dodged train fares of more than £40,000 by systematically failing to buy the right ticket has been struck off from working in the financial services industry.

Mon, 07:30
Cannon Street is closed until further notice (Sunil Prasannan)

Several platforms remain closed at Cannon Street this evening after emergency ‘safety checks’ have caused travel chaos at the station throughout today.

Friday, December 12, 2014
Thousands of passengers have been left stranded after the problems (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Thousands of passengers have been left stranded at airports across London after flights were suspended this afternoon by a technical glitch with air traffic control.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The days of consulting roadmaps are over: the new quietways promise clearly signed routes making it hard to get lost (Mike Barnes/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

The first of the new ‘quietways’ - routes giving cyclists ‘direct, pleasant, back-street alternative to busy main roads’ - will open in May, Boris Johnson has announced.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Americans taking part in the New Year's Day parade in London have been hit with whopping air surcharges  (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

Americans coming to the UK to take part in London’s New Year’s Day Parade have been hit with “swingeing” fuel surcharges on flights despite the big dip in world oil prices, according to the parade’s organisers.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Parts of the M25 were closed after the fatal accident

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a pile-up on the M25 killed one and injured three in the early hours of this morning.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Police want to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted on board a Bakerloo line service between Lambeth North and Charing Cross (Picture: British Transport Police)

Detectives have released an image of a man they want to speak to after a 21-year-old woman was sexually-assaulted on a Bakerloo Line service between Lambeth North and Charing Cross.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The huge tunnels which will house the platforms at the new Crossrail Bond Street station (Picture: Crossrail)

These amazing photos show the gigantic tunnels being created right under central London as Crossrail bosses say 90 per cent of the 26-mile stretch is now complete.

Monday, December 8, 2014
Liverpool Street Station experienced delays of up to an hour this morning, and further travel chaos this evening (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Disruption is expected to Southern services to and from London Bridge until the end of service today, and to some Liverpool Street trains until 10.30pm today, after a signal failure between Liverpool Street and Hackney Downs.

Monday, December 8, 2014
Lyon McClean beat up a bus driver who beeped him

A cyclist who dragged a bus driver from his cab onto the pavement before violently assaulting him has been jailed for 12 months.

Monday, December 8, 2014
The cyclist was killed after a collision on Leman Street in Tower Hamlets this weekend (Picture: Google Streetview)

A 57-year-old cyclist has died in hospital a day after being involved in a crash with a Toyota in Tower Hamlets early on Saturday morning.

Monday, December 8, 2014
The Greater Anglia services into Liverpool Street station are severely disrupted after engineering works at Seven Kings (Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Wire)

Over-running engineering works at Seven Kings is causing major delays and train cancellations on Greater Anglia services into Liverpool Street this morning.

Sunday, December 7, 2014
The drone almsot collided with an aircraft near Heathrow, according to UK Airprox Board (Photo by Philipp Guelland/Getty Images)

A report into a near miss between a drone and a passenger jet is expected to say there was a ‘serious risk of collision’ during the incident near Heathrow Airport.

Friday, December 5, 2014
The woman was groped on a train at Clapham Junction Station (Picture: Getty/British Transport Police)

An appeal has been launched after a woman was sexually assaulted on a train at Clapham Junction when a man stuck his hand up her skirt.

Friday, December 5, 2014
Police want to speak to this man [British Transport Police]

Police are hoping to speak to a man who may have witnessed a nasty flashing incident at New Malden station on Wednesday October 8.

Friday, December 5, 2014
The scene outside St James Park station this morning [Photograph by Simon Cornwell]

Passengers experienced disruption this morning when a fire broke out at St James’s Park and Canada Water’s Jubilee Line was completely closed for over an hour.

St James’s Park was closed for an hour from 8am due to “a small trackside fire”, a London Fire Brigade spokesperson said. Three fire engines attended and the incident is now under control, but the hour-long closure has caused delays on the Circle Line and District Line.

Friday, December 5, 2014

The M1 is closed between junctions six and six A after a car overturned in a serious accident near Bricket Wood in Hertfordshire - and could remain so into the afternoon.

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Get used to seeing this at your local Tube station from next year (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

TfL have announced the dates for when every Tube station ticket offices will close next year - with the first nine set to shutter as soon as February.

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Police want to speak to this man in connection with the incident [Photograph from British Transport Police]

British Transport Police are looking for the man pictured above after a 13-year-old boy was sexually assaulted as he left Southgate Tube station with his family.

Thursday, December 4, 2014
The victim was followed into the toilets where a man made indecent remarks at her [Photograph by Flinga]

Police are appealing for a man who may have rescued a woman from a disturbing encounter in a train toilet to come forward.

Thursday, December 4, 2014
London Ambulance Service attended the scene

A man was hospitalised after a serious accident on Kew Bridge Road this morning which brought parts of Chiswick and Ealing to a standstill during rush hour.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The Central Line platforms at Tottenham Court Road will be closed for most of 2015 [Photography by Laurent1291]

The busy West End Tube station will be partly shut from January 3 2015 to early December to make way for Crossrail.

Monday, December 1, 2014
[Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images]

The Piccadilly Line and District Line were briefly closed to eastbound services at Barons Court today.

Monday, December 1, 2014
The Northern Line during a strike on April 29, 2014  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Disruption is expected on the Northern Line today as RMT members walk out over the sacking of a colleague who failed an alcohol breathalyser test on the job.

Friday, November 28, 2014
London Ambulance Service Joint Response Unit tweeted this photograph of the aftermath of the crash

There are serious traffic delays in Islington today after a pedestrian was knocked down on Popham Road.

Friday, November 28, 2014
The westbound A13 is closed at the junction with Ferry Lane [Photograph from Google StreetView]

The A13 was closed near Ferry Lane yesterday as police discovered a dead body in a car.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
How London Bridge station is expected to look when the regeneration is complete

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

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Fri, 17:31
The three teenagers were found guilty of killing Paul Thrower with an axe at a block of flats in Hayes (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Three 18-year-olds have been jailed for their part in a “wicked and unnecessary” axe and knife attack reminiscent of The Shining. An unnamed 17-year-old was cleared of involvement.

Fri, 17:24
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

Clubbers across the globe are breathing a sigh of relief now that Farringdon superclub Fabric has been allowed to stay open.

Fri, 12:40
The Met have released images of 12 people wanted over burglaries and violent offences (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Images of 12 of London’s most wanted have been released by the Met as it launches a Christmas crackdown on evasive suspects.

London Bloggers

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
Bird Lovegod

I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years: