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Friday, March 27, 2015

The fate of the popular car-booking app hangs in the balance as TfL asks the High Court to decide if it is operating illegally in the capital.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Do you know this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a thug who attacked a 17-year-old boy with half a brick on a train journey from Crystal Palace to East Dulwich - then snatched a man’s phone in West Norwood station.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
London Bridge

Commuters travelling on trains to and from London Bridge via Charing Cross are facing headaches this evening due to signalling problems at Waterloo East.

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Passengers were forced to jump barriers to escape the chaos on Wednesday March 4  (Pic @BlowersSon)

Changes to train timetables, better advance warnings and increased staff numbers will be introduced to help ease commuter chaos at London Bridge station.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
There are serious delays at Euston station tonight after overhead power problems (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Commuters at Euston are facing a night of misery after damage to overhead power lines is causing delays and disruption to all services in and out of the major London station.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The driver was pulled to safety from his burning vehicle after becoming hypoglycaemic and crashing (Picture: Twitter/@jacknathaniel)

A man was dragged from the burning wreckage of his car by a passer-by after he became hypoglycaemic and crashed on the A40 and his vehicle burst into flames.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The M1 is closed southbound after an accident near junction 2  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The M1 is closed southbound from junction 4 at Edgware to junction 1 at the A406 after a serious crash this morning.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Do you recognise this man? [Images from British Transport Police]

Police have released footage of the shocking moment a man was punched so hard in the face aboard a Euston to Northampton train that he needed to go to A&E.

Monday, March 16, 2015
Natasha Ghoneim tweeted this picture saying:

Scores of trains have been cancelled and delayed again at London Bridge on the day new measures designed to ease commuter congestion were due to come into force.

Friday, March 13, 2015
London Underground released this picture of the platform at Clapham South yesterday morning (Picture: TfL)

After a woman was dragged under a Northern Line train at Clapham South yesterday the RMT said its warnings about ‘lethal overcrowding’ at the ‘death trap’ Tube station were ignored.

Friday, March 13, 2015
Police want to speak to these men after a man was attacked for his top hat (Picture: British Transport Police)

A man was attacked on a train to London by three men after he refused their request to let them borrow his top hat.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Twitter user @A_4_Absolution took this photograph of the emergency services outside the station

A man was hit by a train at Bond Street Tube station on Tuesday afternoon after he felt unwell and fell onto the tracks.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
The video shows the driver and another man wrestling and fighting in the West End (Picture: Twitter/@Hassanpc35)

A video showing an Uber driver brawling with a man in a West End street - allegedly in self-defence - has been released on Twitter.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Do you know this man? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

A man exposed and pleasured himself as he made lewd remarks at a woman - then followed her off a train as she tried to escape.

Thursday, March 12, 2015
There was huge disruption this morning after a woman was dragged on to the tracks at Clapham South (Picture: Twitter/@namelesswon)

There are severe delays on the Northern Line this morning after a woman was reportedly dragged onto the tracks and under a train at Clapham South station.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Do you know this man? [Images from British Transport Police]

Police are hunting a man who hit a member of c2c rail staff so hard he was left with a bloody lip.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The incident took place near Watney Market [Image from Google StreetView]

Police were alerted by a member of the public to a man lying injured in the road at 10.37am this morning.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The rubbish truck was left dangling over the Sun in the Sands Roundabout (Picture: Twitter/@LAS_HART)

A rubbish truck crashed into a busy south east London roundabout and flipped on it side spilling debris onto a path.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Thameslink train was travelling at 100mph when a shopping trolley was thrown at it (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A shopping trolley was thrown off a railway footbridge in front a train travelling at 100 miles an hour towards London - putting ‘hundreds of lives at risk’.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The colourless figures on the Tube (Picture: Dulux)

A bunch of creepy colourless figures were seen stalking Tube stations around London this morning and freaking the hell out of passengers.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The collision took place at the junction of Kensington High Street and Holland Road (Picture: Google)

A motorcyclist has been killed after a collision with a cement lorry in Kensington this morning - but police say the truck driver failed to stop at the scene.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
(Teilo Colley /PA Wire)

As electrical supply problems throttle services into London Bridge this morning, RMT report that staff at the beleaguered station have been threatened and assaulted by angry passengers.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Greater Anglia tweeted a picture of the fire at Wickford which is causing services between Liverpool Street and Southend to be suspended (Picture: Twitter/@GreaterAnglia)

A total of 72 trains between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria have been cancelled today.

Monday, March 9, 2015
Last week, passengers jumped over the barriers to escape the chaos (Pic @BlowersSon)

After last week’s scenes of crushing and overcrowding, travel chaos at London Bridge station continued today as a broken-down trail caused delays at the station already hampered by building work.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Pictured: Hell [Photograph by Oli Scarff]

TUBE STRIKE. Two small words of doom for Londoners. Coping with a tube strike without punching the person crammed in next to you takes superhuman mental effort - but don’t worry, we’ve got a guide for you.

Friday, March 6, 2015
The man was seen with a knife on the Central Line before moving onto the Jubilee Line (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The Jubilee line was brought to a standstill today after passengers reported seeing a man carrying a knife.

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Do you recognise these young men? [Photograph from British Transport Police]

Police are looking for two young men after a teenager was punched so hard in a fight at Watford Hight Street Station that his jaw fractured in two places.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Steve Rowland took this photograph of the damaged car near Junction 8

Commuters on the M25 face misery this evening after two crashes caused serious delays on clockwise and anticlockwise lanes.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Who doesn't like a good game of pass the parcel?

Any attempt to make boring commutes across London more fun is to be admired - and when it involves a game of pass the parcel then that’s even better.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Passengers jumped over the barriers to escape the chaos (Pic @BlowersSon)

These pictures reveal the chaos at London Bridge station last night where hundreds of passengers claim they were ‘kettled’, with police called to contain the dangerous situation.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
[Photograph by Bluebella]

Commuters at the newly-refurbished Tottenham Court Road Tube station got a surprise when a gang of underwear models turned the platform into a catwalk.

Monday, March 2, 2015
The scene at St Pancras station following the death of a person on the Eurostar track (Pic: @VinnieLo)

There are severe delays and cancellations on the Eurostar today after a person was killed on the tracks in Kent.

Monday, March 2, 2015
The world's first diesel electric hybrid double decker bus launched in London in 2007. The new purely electric vehicles, which have yet to be ordered, will start running in south London in September (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

London’s first all-electric bus route will start running in south London in September.

Monday, March 2, 2015
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.

Monday, March 2, 2015
Getting home from a night out might be trickier if the Saturday night strikes go ahead

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.

Chuka Umunna certainly won’t be buying one.

The explosion in New York’s East Village killed two men in their 20s and left 22 people injured.

Here’s how the 2015 general election battle officially got under way.

London Bloggers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
[Photograph by John Phillips/PA Wire]

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.