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Sunday, July 20, 2014

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.

Friday, July 18, 2014
(Pic: BBC News / PA)

Nine Britons are now known to have died aboard flight MH17 when it crashed in eastern Ukraine, Malaysia Airlines have said.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Cycling in London was celebrated at the awards (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Read more of the LATEST LONDON CYCLING NEWS here.

The rise in the popularity of cycling in the city was celebrated at the London Cycling Awards last night.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
An artist's impression of a design by Hawkins Brown

Architects have come up with designs for “Heathrow City” - a 190,000-home town that would spring up if the west London airport closes.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Hounslow West tube and rail station is closed due to a power failure this evening [Picture from Google StreetView]

Hounslow West rail and Underground station on the Piccadilly Line is closed this afternoon due to a power failure.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
A Twitter user took this shot of a closed-off Camomile Street from their office window after the accident [Picture courtesy of @monkeybuxton and Twitter]

A man was killed today in a road accident in the City of London.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Your company could win signed kit from the Team GB Olympic cycling team! [Picture courtesy of TfL]

Has the Tour de France inspired you to get on your bike? Now TfL want to get even more of us cycling to work with their Workplace Cycle Challenge.

Friday, July 11, 2014
The street is partially closed after an accident  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

The A4 Strand is partially closed this morning after a collision between a scooter and a van.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The artist's impression of what the new cycle lane will look like if built (Picture: TfL)

Plans have been revealed to create a 1.4km two-way segregated cycle track from Oval to Pimlico and across Vauxhall Bridge, as TfL tries to improve safety at London’s most dangerous junctions.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
A Gatwick Express train struck a track worker at 80mph as it travelled to London Victoria last month (Picture: PA Wire/Martin Keene)

A rail worker was seriously injured after being hit at 80mph by a Gatwick Express train travelling to London Victoria while supervising a gang carrying out track maintenance work.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The incident happened on Stockwell Road. Pic: Google Street View.

A male motorcyclist is in a life-threatening condition after being hit by a car in Stockwell Road, Brixton, this morning.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The cyclist and pedestrian-only bridge would connect Pimlico with Nine Elms on the South Bank

Plans for a £40m bridge across the Thames for pedestrians and cyclists moved one step closer to fruition after Wandsworth Council approved plans to launch an architect competition last night.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Hopefully we won't see a repeat of yesterday's scenes, when huge crowds formed as train after train was postponed [Photo courtesy of Peter Walker/Guardian]

UPDATE: Eurotunnel have removed the train and the tunnel is now open as normal. Eurostar say that whilst there is still a small possibility of unexpected delays, all trains are now expected to leave on time.

Monday, July 7, 2014
Crowds cheer as cyclists competing in the Tour de France pass through Parliament Square (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Tens of thousands of Londoners lined the streets of the capital to see the world’s largest cycle race weave through the city as the third stage of the Tour de France finished with a sprint along The Mall.

Monday, July 7, 2014
(Picture: Twitter/@answernick)

A bus has crashed into Putney Bridge this morning and almost fallen into the Thames, with at least three people injured including the driver.

Monday, July 7, 2014
The train became stuck just 7.5 miles into the 30-mile-long tunnel this morning  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Hundreds of passengers – and four dogs – had to be evacuated from the Channel Tunnel this morning in a dramatic scene that has caused severe delays. Eurostar told customers: “If travel today is non-essential you can exchange your ticket, free of charge, to another available service within the next four months.”

Monday, July 7, 2014
Confidis rider Nicolas Edet makes his way to the summit as stage two of the Tour de France passes over Holme Moss Moor, Yorkshire. The highest point on the London leg will be Epping Forest. (Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

After millions of people turned out to watch the Tour de France in Yorkshire at the weekend, the world’s most famous cycle race moves south today for a stage ending in the centre of London.

Friday, July 4, 2014
Mounted Police officers will patrol around the St James Park 'fan zone' to direct spectators and provide security  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The Met will be using police officers to control the crowds and have warned people to watch out for pickpockets ahead of the Tour de France.

Friday, July 4, 2014
The scene of the crash on the A12

Tributes have flooded in for 26-year-old Ronnie Marshall who died in a horror smash on the A12 – one of London’s busiest roads.

Friday, July 4, 2014
Brit Bradely Wiggins donned the covetted winner's yellow jersey in the 2012 Tour de France  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Get ready for the world’s biggest annual sporting event to hit London! On Monday morning, the Tour de France will leave Cambridge and storm into the capital.

Thursday, July 3, 2014
The scene of the crash on the A12

A man has died after a van crashed into a lorry in the early hours of this morning.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The night bus is a weekend ritual that many of us have to endure after a night out (Photo by Alan Chapman/Getty Images)

It’s the nasty aftertaste at the end of a great night out: the night bus home.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Putney Bridge will shut for three months to all traffic from next Monday (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Putney Bridge will be closed to all traffic except pedestrians from July 14 for three months while urgent repairs ‘to safeguard the future of the river crossing’ take place.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
London Underground say the strike by tube power workers will not impact passengers (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Staff who control the power network behind London Underground are going on strike for eight days starting tonight, but TfL say the action will have ‘no visible impact’ on services.

Friday, June 27, 2014
Rob Gethen Smith tweeted this picture of the man, who appeared to be enjoying an evening jog down the tracks. [Photo by Rob Gethen Smith/@robgethers]

A man running along the train tracks near Waterloo station left thousands of passengers stranded this evening.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
The cycling tour is set to draw huge crowds when it comes to London - if they can reach the route, that is  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Tube strikes could stop people from watching the Tour de France when it arrives in London on July 7, unions have warned.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
The moment the woman appears to bite down on the man's arm (Picture: YouTube/TrizzCerti)

A video has emerged appearing to show the shocking moment a woman sinks her teeth into a man’s arm on the Tube.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Almost half of the people surveyed admitted to eating in their car  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

If you ask most London drivers what they hate the most, they’ll probably say ‘cyclists’ (and if you ask cyclists…) but a new survey has brought to light the ten worst sins that people get up to inside their own cars.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Waterloo station was evacuated today after a false alarm (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

A fire alarm was raised at 11.30am and the entire station was evacuated.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Southeastern scored poorly both for value for money and dealing with complaints (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Passengers rated Southeastern as the worst train company operating out of London with just 30 per cent saying tickets were value for money.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Concerns have been raised over the safety of vulnerable passengers, particularly at night (Photo by Alan Chapman/Getty Images)

New fears have been raised over Transport for London’s plans to stop accepting cash on buses, as figures reveal over 2,000 people would have been stranded every day last year – because their Oyster cards were lost, stolen, or stopped working.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Do you recognise this man?

It’s something we’ve all done: bumped into someone as we’re rushing through a tube station. Normally, we apologise and continue on our way.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The mezzanine food court offers a world tour of different cuisines

We know it has got a bit fancy after the refurb, but now King’s Cross has been voted the best station in the WORLD for food and drink!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The sign telling passengers to not drink from toilet bowls was spotted by Tom Papworth last week (Picture: Twitter/@TomPapworth)

I mean I know it can get a bit hot on trains but surely nobody’s thirsty enough to drink from the toilet bowl?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Due to escalator work passengers at Paddington will not be able to get on the Bakerloo Line from June 29 to August 22 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Passengers at Paddington Underground station will not be able to get on the Bakerloo line for two months as TfL repair the escalators.

TOP Stories

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The disabled woman was attacked after she accidentally rolled over a woman's foot with her whelchair at Victoria (Picture: Getty)

A disabled woman was abused by a man who grabbed her wheelchair and tilted it after she accidentally rode over a woman’s foot at Victoria Station.

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The video shows the officers grappling with the 8ft boa constrictor in east London (Picture: YouTube)

An officer had to deal with a pair of pretty slippery customers after two boa constrictors got on the loose in a park in east London.

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The woman pleaded guilty to manslaughter of her four-month-old baby (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A 19-year-old woman from Mile End has escaped jail after starving her four-month-old baby girl to death.

Yesterday, 16:40
Area to right of Aquatics centre where 'Olympicopolis' is planned

Thousands of commuters are to get cheaper travel into central London with Zone 2 on the transport map being extended eastward to Stratford.

Yesterday, 15:33
The woman was groped at Highbruy and Islington station Pic: Anna Bruce

A pervert groped a woman was she walked through a busy Tube station then attacked her friends after they stepped in to protect her.

Yesterday, 08:28
A man reportedly piured beer on a  tiger at ZSL London Zoo (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

A man poured beer over a tiger and another stripped off and tried to get into the penguin pool at London Zoo it has been revealed, as its boozy late-night events come under fire.

Yesterday, 07:40
The attempt was held on Sherlcok star Benedict Cumberbatch's birthday (Picture: PA Images/John Stillwell)

To mark Benedict Cumberbatch’s 38th birthday more than 100 Sherlock fans dressed up as the great detective to break a Guinness World Record.

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