Tag: London Underground

London Underground: Police appeal to family of woman, 45, who died at Tube station days before Christmas

Police are appealing to the family of a woman who died of cardiac arrest outside a West London Underground station just before Christmas. Today British Transport Police released an image to identify the next of kin of a woman who died at Northfields Underground station. BTP said: “Monique Ribeiro, aged 45, very sadly suffered a […]

Dancing On Ice star Sean Rice dies aged 49 as ‘heartbroken’ friend leads tributes

Dancing On Ice star and professional skater Sean Rice has died, it has been reported. Sean was part of the ITV show as a pro-skater in 2011 and 2012, and was a firm fan favourite on the show. According to friends and those that knew him Sean passed away on Friday (January 14). READ MORE:BBC […]

London Underground super fan, 8, knows the quickest ways to get to every station

Many of us in the capital have a passion for our precious London Underground, the first subway system in the world. Few of us have used it to improve the lives of others. That’s exactly what eight year old Cian Patel from Stanmore has done. The quick-thinking youngster who knows the Tube inside out, started […]

BBC Rules of the Game: Maxine Peake on her time as a communist and failed IVF treatment with long term director partner

Maxine Peake is known for hard-hitting dramatic roles often portraying characters that reflect social issues facing large parts of society. In her most recent role on the BBC, she stars in a four-part thriller about gender politics in the modern workplace. The series, called Rules of the Game, is not the first time Maxine has […]

Mayor Sadiq Khan tells Londoners to ‘significantly reduce car use’ to avoid ‘another public health crisis’

Mayor Sadiq Khan has today (January 11) warned that if Londoners keep relying on cars for short journeys, the capital ‘will replace one public health crisis with another – caused by filthy air and gridlocked roads’. His comments follow data released today which shows that over a third of car journeys in the capital could […]

London Underground station transformed into green odyssey in homage to Sir David Attenborough

If you take a Victoria line train southbound one stop from Oxford Circus, you’ll now arrive at ‘Green Planet’. Gone are the classic London Underground red and blue roundels, new special green signage and an array of imagery of all things plants and the natural world now greets passengers at Green Park. It’s all in […]

Millwall vs Crystal Palace: ‘Huge brawl’ outside stadium on match day as police make 4 arrests

A total of four people have been arrested after an FA Cup match between Milwall and Crystal Palace saw a steward assaulted and a bottle thrown at players, according to the Met. One apparent brawl outside The Den stadium in New Cross was caught on camera in a now deleted video shared on Twitter. Two […]

Oval London Underground station: Man rushed to hospital after being hit by car outside Tube station

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car outside a South London Tube station this evening. The Metropolitan Police was called by London Ambulance Service to Harleyford Street, outside Oval Tube station, at around 9.30pm today (January 7). They attended the scene following reports of the crash. READ MORE:New Tube […]

The very important reason why all London Underground passengers should check their Oyster Cards right now

This morning – bright, frosty, beautiful – I saw a man scraping the ice off his windscreen of his car. His partner was waiting inside, checking whether he’d missed any spots. He wasn’t using one of those mini scrapers, kept in the glove compartment year-round for the rare day like this. No – as I […]

The lost London Underground line you probably don’t remember that disappeared from the Tube map 15 years ago

It’s easy to think that the London Underground network is something that’s set in stone and has stayed the same for years. A rock solid part of the London infrastructure that we rely on everyday. But actually it’s changing all the time. Lines are being altered, stations scrubbed from the network and new ones built […]

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