Brandalism on The Tube

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Brandalism on The Tube

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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Cost and time mapped by TuberMap

Posted on Nov 3, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Cost and time mapped by TuberMap

TuberMap, a new Tube map instantly tells Londoners the time and cost of any journey across the capital with one click of a button. As the three questions commuters want answers to are how do I get there, how much will it cost and how long will it take, having all these answered on one […]

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Emma Watson the Tube Book Fairy

Posted on Nov 2, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Emma Watson the Tube Book Fairy

London commuters got a surprise when they spotted Emma Watson dashing through underground stations to hide copies of her favourite book. Onlookers noticed the actress at St John’s Wood station on Tuesday afternoon as she got involved in the Books on the Underground campaign. The 26-year-old filmed herself dropping copies of Maya Angelou’s Mom & […]

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Frank Pick of The Underground

Posted on Oct 3, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Frank Pick of The Underground

A man described as the “forgotten visionary of London transport” is set to be honoured with a memorial in Piccadilly Circus Tube station. As managing director of London Underground in the early 20th century, Frank Pick introduced the branding, classic red logo and map design which are recognised globally today. Sam Mullins, director of the […]

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Tube Chat Shock! Horror!!

Posted on Oct 1, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Tube Chat Shock! Horror!!

Badges from a mystery source encouraging passengers to talk have elicited calls for ‘do not disturb’ signs – but not everyone is against! I'd rather chew my right arm off then be seen talking to someone on the tube. #tube_chat https://t.co/VQdRrDkAF8 — Paul (@Paul1Singh) September 29, 2016 The perception of the London commuter as an […]

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Cats of the Underground

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Cats of the Underground

London Underground commuters found their journey this Monday morning was particularly CAT! A small subset of commuters in London had a good Monday. Rather than being plastered all over with advertisements, South London’s Clapham Common tube station is suddenly covered in cats. There are more than 60 adverts displaying cute kittens and cats from every […]

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Grumpy mice on The Tube

Posted on Aug 28, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on Grumpy mice on The Tube

Be careful what you wish for as London’s most fearless rodents are about to get very grumpy. While London’s humans are celebrating  the 24 hour weekend the mice on the Tube are less than happy, as far as we can tell! It has been estimated that around half a million mice are living across the […]

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A Night Tube for London

Posted on Aug 20, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on A Night Tube for London

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, rode the first night tube on Friday evening when the much-delayed project finally came into service. Trains will operate through the night on Fridays and Saturdays on the Victoria line and parts of the Central line, with the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines following in the autumn. Sadiq Khan expressed […]

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The 13 year old Tube Wizard

Posted on Aug 2, 2016 in latest | Comments Off on The 13 year old Tube Wizard

  A 13-year-old Tube Wizard today completed a challenge to visit all 270 London Underground stations in one day in memory of his older brother who died after a battle with cancer. Alasdair Clift, from Wirral, Merseyside, took on the “Tube Challenge” to raise money for charity Bloodwise after his brother Adam, 17, died from […]

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London 7/7 Bombings

Posted on Jul 7, 2016 in latest | one comment

  Eleven  years ago on this day the London 7/7 Bombings brought death and carnage to London’s transport system on the day after the capital had celebrated winning the 2012 Olympics. The attacks by four suicide bombers on the London Transport system on 7th July 2005 were the largest mass murder in Britain in peacetime killing […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

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Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

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Bloomsday 2019

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My Old Man

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An Irish song for May Day!

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