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09:29

Central Line users are facing misery this morning after a broken down train at Tottenham Court Road threw the whole service into chaos.

Yesterday, 14:47
Part of the proposed new Bakerloo Line extension from Elephant & Castle to Hayes (Picture: TfL)

Plans have been released for a £3billion extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle through south London station to Lewisham and possibly Hayes and Beckenham.

Yesterday, 18:20
The problem at Liverpool Street has caused a knock-on effect along the line in east London - with passengers delayed at Stratford (Picture: Freddy Mayhew)

UPDATE: Delays are expected on all services into and out of Liverpool Street station until 9.30pm after a ‘tresspass incident’

Yesterday, 15:12
Emergency engineering work to cause disruption across south-east London

Trains across south-east London will be disrupted for the next four weeks due to emergency engineering work at Lewisham.

Yesterday, 11:20
Not your usual sight at Holborn during rush-hour

When people say it’s a battle to get a seat on the Central Line at rush-hour they probably don’t mean you have to fight Spartan warriors...but commuters at Holborn Tube station had to do just that yesterday.

Mon, 16:40
Severe delays have been caused on District and Circle Lines this evening after a fire alert at Blackfriars Tube station (Picture: Google Streetview)

A fire alert this afternoon at Blackfriars London Underground station is causing massive problems for commuters trying to get home this evening on the Circle and District Lines.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
King's Cross Underground station has been closed due to a person on the tracks this morning (Photo by Thomas Vilhelm/Cover/Getty Images)

King’s Cross Underground station was shut in the middle of rush hour this morning after TfL reported a person was on the Tube tracks.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A red London bus is today's Google doodle

Today’s Google doodle is a London bus, the latest in a series of events celebrating the much-loved Routemaster.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Francis Olawole has been convicted of sexual assault on the rail network for a second time [Photograph from British Transport Police]

A man from Newham who sexually assaulted a woman and exposed himself to her on the DLR has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and placed on the sex offenders register for seven years.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Currently the flagship cycle path only has a thin strip of blue paint separating lorries from riders (Picture: TfL)

A £25million upgrade to the controversial Cycle Superhighway 2 in east London and protect cyclists on the dangerous route have been unveiled.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Smoke filled the carriage with passengers then avacuated from the station at Manor House this morning (Picture: Twitter/@Carefree_Tug)

Terrified Tube passengers were evacuated from Manor House Underground station this morning after a Piccadilly Line train carriage filled with smoke.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Two people have died at Slough station after being hit by a train.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

A woman and a child have died after they were hit by a train at Slough station at9.45am.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The A12 is closed eastbound at the Gallows Corner junction with the A127 [Photograph from Google StreetView]

The A12 was briefly closed eastbound at the junction with the A127 Southend Arterial Road at Gallows Corner this morning.

Monday, September 22, 2014
The RMT said TfL is 'hell-bent' on pressing through with its progamme to close Tube ticket offices (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The RMT has warned of a fresh wave of industrial action after accusing TfL of being ‘hell-bent’ on shutting all ticket offices and cutting jobs at London Underground stations.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Staff at the Hackney Empire took this photograph of the flash floods.

Londoners experienced rush hour chaos on Friday night caused by unexpected storms.

Friday, September 19, 2014
The new safety measure hopes to eliminate scenes like this from London's roads, where a cyclist was involved in an accident with a lorry in Camden last November (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

New safety features on lorries using 360-degree intelligent cameras have prevented 15 serious cycle collisions in just six months.

Friday, September 19, 2014
Performance at London Bridge station has been so bad this month Network Rail have apologised to customers (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Passengers at London Bridge station have been hit with so many delays, disruption and cancellations this month Network Rail have taken the unusual step of issuing an apology for the ‘poor service’.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
King's Cross underground station was shut after 'loose concrete' was found in the roof this morning (Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire)

Commuters were hit with massive disruption to the Tube network this morning after King’s Cross was evacuated due to ‘loose concrete in the roof’.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The man climbs into the car on the back of the tow truck and reverses it off (Picture: YouTube/Waltham Forest Council)

One driver was pretty keen on not getting his car towed away, so keen in fact he drove it straight off the back of the truck. Thank god someone was filming.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Several vehicles were involved in the pile-up, including this lorry [Photo by @bcl_conor]

A multi-vehicle smash-up closed the M1 southbound between Junction 4 near Edgware and Junction 1 at Brent Cross where it joins the A406 North Circular this morning.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
London taxi cabs will clog up Trafalgar Square today  (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Cabbies in London are threatening to bring London to a standstill today with a protest against Boris Johnson’s taxi pollution measures.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The cyclist was injured in Richmond High Street after a collision with a bus on Sunday night (Picture: Google Streetview)

A cyclist is fighting for his life in hospital after being seriously injured in a collision with a bus in Richmond on Sunday night.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The lorry fire between J23 and J24 was caught on camera by Twitter user @Rory_London

There is travel chaos on the M25 due to several accidents.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The lorry overturned just before 8.30am on Tuesday morning [Photograph by Twitter user @thollonfrance]

A man has died after a lorry overturned on the A406 at Cooks Ferry roundabout.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The cyclist was caught on video by the taxi driver's dashboard camera [Image from YouTube]

This cyclist had a bad case of road rage on William Street on Saturday 3 September.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The scene of the crash in January 2013 [Photograph by Stefan Rousseau/PA]

Safety fears had been raised four years before a helicopter crashed into the St George Wharf development, it has emerged.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Luton Airport has been evacuated after a 'suspicious package' was discovered (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Luton Airport is set to re-open after all passengers were evacuated and incoming flights suspended when a ‘suspicious item was found in the security search area’.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Police want to speak to this man in connection with an attack on a bus driver in Streatham (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A bus driver was attacked in his cab and punched in the face in south London by a suspect police believe works as a TfL contractor.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Massive overcrowding at London Bridge (Pic by Daniel Jackson)

London Bridge was massively overcrowded during rush hour this evening after a signal points failure caused commuter chaos, with long delays and cancellations.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Forest Gate Station

A man has died after being hit by a train at Forest Gate station in east London.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
This is how Blackfriars Junction would look after the cycleway was installed (Picture: Greater London Authority)

Plans for two new cycle superhighways from north to south and east to west across London have been unveiled as part of ambitious £913million plans by Boris Johnson to get more Londoners cycling.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Boris Johnson is angry his plans for a new airport in the Thames estuary have been rejected (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Boris Johnson has reacted angrily to the decision by the Airports Commission to reject plans for ‘Boris Island’, accusing its author Sir Howard Davies of setting the debate on aviation expansion back by half a century.

Monday, September 1, 2014
Messages being spread on social media about a terror threat on the Tube are a hoax, say police (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Messages claiming a ‘terror threat’ was about to hit London Underground and urging people not to get the Tube this morning are a hoax, say police.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Central Line drivers will go on strike again next month, potentially disrupting a million passengers in London (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Commuters could be set for more travel chaos as two unions plan a series of Tube strikes in ongoing disputes with TfL over working conditions and ticket office closures.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The woman was attacked as she got the train home from Paddington station (Picture: British Transport Police)

A woman was sexually assaulted after she fell asleep on a train from Paddington to Reading after a night out in London.

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Officers want to speak to this man in connection with a stabbing on a tram in Croydon (Picture: British Transport Police)

A 15-year-old boy was left with a punctured lung after a man lunged at passengers on a Tramlink service near West Croydon with a knife, stabbing him five times.

09:29
Commuters try to pack onto Central Line trains (Picture by John Hilliard)

Central Line users are facing misery this morning after a broken down train at Tottenham Court Road threw the whole service into chaos.

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It has taken seven years but the waterways and wetlands around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are now established. Picture: Arnaud Stephenson.

It’s easy to forget, amid the constant chatter about the sporting legacy of London 2012, that there are other legacies being tended to as well.

London Bloggers

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The cast, including Josie Lawrence and Mike Myers

Simon Collins catches up with the improv impresarios, who despite being the world’s longest-running comedy show with the same cast, have lost none of the razor-sharp wit:

Monday, September 1, 2014
Do you really need an explanation for that?! (Pic by Serena Marinelli)

If you’ve ever seen an Italian movie, you would probably know how important body language is in the culture.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.