Trivago’s Tube takeover

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on Trivago’s Tube takeover

The Trivago woman is everywhere on The Tube. She has a blue shirt and stands to the left. She has ideal hotels. At the best prices. She wants you to know about them. But that’s not all she wants. She wants you to know that wherever you’re going, she’ll be there. Arms to the side. […]

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The Tube is not a Cafe

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in latest | Comments Off on The Tube is not a Cafe

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 | Comments Off on No Ladies and Gentlemen on The Tube

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 | one comment

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 | Comments Off on Seven Sisters at Seven Sisters

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 | 2 comments

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 | Comments Off on Welcome to Webminster

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 | Comments Off on A strike too far down the Tube

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 | Comments Off on This strike is pants!

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 | Comments Off on Beautiful Metro Maps

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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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | 15 comments

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 18 comments

Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Longest Day

Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

An Irish song for May Day!

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on An Irish song for May Day!