The Tube is not a Cafe

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in latest | no responses

A proposed ban on smelly food on New York’s subway has sparked calls among London’s commuters for similar action on the Underground. NYC’s transport boss Joe Lhota has prompted debate in the Big Apple by suggesting a clampdown on hot foods on the subway, after being subjected to a fellow passenger’s spilt Chinese takeaway. Disgusting […]

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No Ladies and Gentlemen on The Tube

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in latest | no responses

London Underground staff have been told to ditch the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” in a bid to go gender-neutral. Instead, staff should use inclusive greetings like “good morning everyone” to make passengers feel more welcome. The decision comes after various activists, including LGBT charity Stonewall, campaigned for the change for months, claiming that although “ladies […]

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Underground Anxiety

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 in latest | no responses

For some London commuters, riding the Underground is a tedious part of the daily grind. For riders with claustrophobia or anxiety disorders, it can be a source of dread. Now a new London Underground map has been launched to help passengers suffering from claustrophobia or anxiety. The new design highlights routes commuters can take to […]

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Seven Sisters at Seven Sisters

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in latest | no responses

Don’t you like it when something feels just right. Ben Patey, 33, was travelling home from work when he captured a snap of seven nuns on a train platform, at Seven Sisters London Underground station. He said: “I had just had a long day and I was waiting to jump on the train when I […]

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Apple ringtone on the Tube

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 in latest | no responses

Filmed entirely in central London and featuring actual footage shot on the London Underground, Rainer Hersch’s new Apple® Ringtones Rag Video is a real cracker! Rainer Hersch is a British conductor, actor, writer and comedian, best known for comic takes on classical music. One of his most notable recent creations? A symphony-worthy compilation of iPhone-inspired […]

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Welcome to Webminster

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 in latest | no responses

Londoners were left puzzled after Tube station Westminster appeared to be renamed Webminster overnight in a PR stunt. Amazon replaced Tube signs with a new name to advertise the launch of a new London internet service to help businesses. Scores of confused London Underground passengers noticed the swapped signs and questioned what was going on […]

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A strike too far down the Tube

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 in latest | no responses

Commuters battled through “absolute mayhem” to get to work on today as the Tube strike sparked a morning of travel misery across London. Commuters have been warned they face further woe trying to get home because of London’s crippling Tube strike. The 24-hour walk-out by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union and the […]

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This strike is pants!

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 in latest | no responses

With somewhat unfortunate timing on the Sunday before a 24 hour Tube Strike pranksters staged a cheeky invasion of London’s underground network to take part in No Trousers On The Tube Day. What began as a madcap idea by a handful of people on New York City’s mass transit system in 2002 has grown into […]

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Beautiful Metro Maps

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 in latest | no responses

It a problem facing every holidaymaker when on a city break abroad – how on earth to read the Underground map. Whether it’s the Metro in Mexico City, the Subway in New York or the Tube in London, each subterranean transport system has its own unique map and for foreign visitors they can be impossible […]

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Brandalism on The Tube

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in latest | no responses

A ‘brandalism’ group has targeted the London Underground by covering hundreds of advertisements with posters claiming “advertising shits in your head”. The Special Patrol Group (SPG) says adverts are a form of “visual pollution that is harmful for the public” and claims to have dispatched 40 agents to take on the Tube network. Transport for […]

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The Eagle On London

No Ladies and Gentlemen on The Tube

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in latest | no responses

Underground Anxiety

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 in latest | no responses

Remembering London 7/7 Bombings

Posted on Jul 7, 2017 in latest | no responses

Farewell to Paddington Bear’s Creator

Posted on Jun 28, 2017 in latest | no responses

The Eagle on Ireland

Get your kicks on the Wild Atlantic Way

Posted on Aug 12, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Free the All American Murderers?

Posted on Aug 12, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Kevin Myers Foot and Mouth Disease

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in Ireland | one comment

Irish War Hero Dr. Aidan MacCarthy

Posted on Jul 30, 2017 in Ireland | no responses