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Members of the RMT union are set to strike on Saturday evening in the latest industrial action over the sacking of a colleague who failed breath alcohol tests.

Jubilee is a real black cat, not just covered in Tube dust [Photograph from BCDH]

A stray cat who lived in Acton Town Tube station has finally found a new home - and it’s not even in Zone 6.

Friday, February 27, 2015
The Tube worker was sacked beacsue London Underground said her condition was 'too risky' (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Underground has been accused of adopting 19th century values after a tube worker was sacked simply because she had epilepsy, according to MPs.

Friday, February 27, 2015
The Mayor with Nathan Bostock, Chief Executive of Santander (Photo by Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander)

The Mayor of London took a new red Boris Bike out for a spin this morning as he announced Santander was taking over from Barclays as sponsor of the city’s cycle scheme.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The video appears to show the train tracks at New Eltham exploding (Picture: Instagram/@BenHartt_)

Video has emerged of train tracks at a station in south east London appearing to spark wildly and explode in front of passengers waiting on the platform.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The crash took place near this stretch of road [Image from Google StreetView]

The A243 Leatherhead Road is closed due to a serious road traffic collision near Silverglade Business Park, just after Junction 9 with the M25.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London taxi drivers packed into a GLA meeting at City Hall this morning for a question and answer session with Peter Hendy, Commissioner of TfL, after it was criticised for being woefully inadequate’ in providing enough ranks.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Cyclists lie in the road at a 'die-in' vigil for accident victim Akis Kolloras [Picture: @MPSHackney]

There are more than 12 road accidents a day involving cyclists in Greater London, it has been revealed.

Monday, February 23, 2015
The 40-feet tunnel was dug through a mountain of snow in Boston

Cyclists in London might think they have it tough when roadworks, parked cars or other detritus block the city’s cycle paths – but in Boston they had to deal with a gigantic mountain of snow.

Monday, February 23, 2015
After his unprovoked rant, he walks away swinging his umbrella [Photograph from YouTube]

A cyclist captured this bizarre rant on camera when she was approached by a passer-by who joked about recent cycling deaths and say that people who ride bikes on London’s roads “deserve to die”. PLEASE NOTE: CONTAINS SOME STRONG LANGUAGE

Friday, February 20, 2015
Confusion: The blurred sign has been bemusing pedestrians

Bemused pedestrians have been left scratching their heads by an street sign telling them to look “rliegfhtt” before they cross the road.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Campaigners have staged protests after four cycle deaths in London already this year (Picture: Tom Kearney)

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.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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A council van promoting legal parking has been spotted parking illegally on two occasions in east London.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
The incident took place on the westbound Piccadilly Line platform during the Wednesday evening rush hour [Photograph by Kenyh Cevarom]

A man was inches from death last night when he fell onto the westbound Piccadilly Line tracks at Leicester Square during the rush hour.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
The scene of a the collision between a tipper truck and a cyclist in Victoria Street (Picture: Nick Ansell/PA)

A female cyclist has been killed this morming after a crash involving an HGV at Victoria, the fourth to die on London’s roads in 2015.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Do you recognise the man in these pictures? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a sex attacker who stuck his hand down a woman’s trousers when she fell asleep on a early-morning train from Victoria to Mersham.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Danny Dyer at Bromley-By-Bow - which sits in as Walford East on the EastEnders Tube map (Picture: PA)

Self-confessed geezer and all-round rogue Danny Dyer is voicing the announcements at Bromley-by-Bow station today to mark EastEnders’ 30th anniversary.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Attacks on London Underground employees have gone up by 44 per cent (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Attacks by passengers on London Underground staff has risen by 44 per cent over the past five years as Labour calls for more protection for Tube employees.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The flashmob cheered on commuters in Islington like they were in the Tour de France

Cyclists riding through Islington on their way to work got a surprise boost when a flashmob of adoring fans cheered them on as if they were Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome riding in the Tour de France.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The Mini smashed into Hammersmith Bridge (Picture by @Banksy28)

This shows the horrific scene on Hammersmith Bridge (the A306) after a woman’s car smashed into the side of it.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The incident happened at Elephant & Castle - near to the junction with New Kent Road (Picture: Google)

A woman has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a lorry as she cycled on the Elephant and Castle roundabout this morning.

Monday, February 16, 2015
The protest stopped traffic in Oxford Street (Picture by Amna Khwaja)

Oxford Street has reopened after it was brought to a standstill this morning by a spur of the moment demonstration.

Monday, February 16, 2015
Cyclists lie in the road for the 'die-in' for Akis Kolloras. The vigils have become' too common', say campaign group Stop Killing Cyclists ([Picture: @MPSHackney)

A ‘die-in’ vigil will be held this evening to remember cyclist Federica Baldassa who was killed on Friday 6 February in Holborn.

Friday, February 13, 2015
Police want to speak to this woman after she appeared to tell a black Tube passenger:

Police investigating a video which appears to show a Tube passenger telling a black commuter ‘You guys used to be slaves’ say a person has come forward

Thursday, February 12, 2015
An artist's impression of Finsbury Park Station's new western entrance Pic: City North

Fears of travel chaos and overcrowding when Wells Terrace gates shut next month

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thanks to social media James Vernon's rare bike was tracked down all the way in Spain

The power of social media helped reunite a London cyclist with his prized bike months after it was stolen in the capital and taken all the way to Spain.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
'Hey - don't you DARE pull out!'

This justifiably angry cyclist shows just how dangerous London can be on two wheels - as he screams at drivers and pedestrians seemingly hell-bent on causing an accident.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The station is closed due to a security alert in the Shepherds Bush area

White City and Wood Lane Tube stations were closed for around 40 minutes during rush hour due to a suspicious vehicle.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Cyclists lie down in the road for the 'die-in' vigil ([Picture: @MPSHackney)

Hundreds of cyclists gathered in Homerton last night for a ‘die-in’ protest following the death of a Akis Kollaros, who died after being hit by a lorry in Homerton.

Monday, February 9, 2015
The secrets of the Bedlam burial ground are set to be revealed (Picture: Crossrail)

More than 3,000 people including a notorious criminal, political activists and even a former Lord Mayor of London could be unearthed when an infamous burial ground is excavated to create Crossrail.

Monday, February 9, 2015
The fatal accident happened at the junction with Vernon Place [Photograph from Google StreetView]

A woman has died after she was hit by a lorry as she cycled on Bloomsbury Square, making her the third cyclist to be killed on London’s roads in 2015, and the second in a week to die after a collision with an HGV.

Friday, February 6, 2015
Akis Kollaros was killed in Homerton (Picture: Phil Jones)

Londoners and other well-wishers have raised more than £6,000 to repatriate the body of Greek cyclist Akis Kollaros who was killed in Homerton High Street on Monday.

Friday, February 6, 2015
Should London turn its underground ghost tunnels into cycle paths? (Gensler)

London’s mass of underground ghost tunnels and stations could be turned into cycling and pedestrian paths, if a conceptual plan is realised.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Goodge Street was closed today while firefighters tackled a blaze in a basement underneath shops and homes.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The east-west cycleway has been approved this morning (Picture: Greater London Authority)

An ambitious plan to create two new cycle superhighways across London has been approved by the TfL board this morning.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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Often referred to as a melting pot, London is a city renowned for its rich blend of cultures.

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.