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    1. August 27, 2015

      Launch of all-night Tube service delayed

      The launch of a weekend-only all-night Tube service has been delayed as London Underground managers seek to reach...

    2. August 24, 2015

      London Tube strike suspended in ‘goodwill’ gesture

      The strike action planned by Tube workers this week has been suspended to allow for further talks between unions and...

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    1. August 21, 2015

      London river boat workers join transport strikes

      London commuters hoping to avoid next week’s tube strikes by jumping on a City Cruise Thames river boat will be...

    2. August 18, 2015

      Hard-left unions weigh return to Corbyn-led Labour

      The prospect of a Jeremy Corbyn victory looks set to herald the return of some hard-left union leaders to the Labour...

    3. August 11, 2015

      London commuters face 2 more Tube strikes

      London commuters face another two Tube strikes this month as the dispute between unions and London Underground managers...

    4. August 6, 2015

      Deep roots of London Underground dispute

      The four unions involved in the Tube strikes jamming up London’s transport network this week say it is not about the...

    5. August 6, 2015

      Commuters struggle through Tube strike in London

      Millions of Londoners battled through the capital’s second Tube strike in a month on Thursday as they searched for...

    6. August 5, 2015

      Unions say more Tube strikes possible

      London commuters may face more Tube strikes in the coming weeks with unions warning of further industrial action ahead...

    7. August 3, 2015

      London set for more Tube chaos with strike over night service

      London is on course for more Tube strike chaos this week as unions rejected a revised offer on Monday from London...

    8. August 3, 2015

      Tube upgrade to arrive 4 years late at double original price

      A modernisation programme to overhaul signalling on some of the oldest parts of the London Underground is to be...

    9. July 14, 2015

      UK banks put squeeze on Apple Pay fees

      British bankers said they had struck a harder bargain with Apple than their US rivals, giving the technology group less...

    10. July 9, 2015

      Londoners face more Tube strike chaos

      London struggles to get to work London could be plunged into more Tube strike chaos this summer if negotiations between...

    11. July 9, 2015

      London Tube strike in numbers

      Ten numbers that help explain the 24-hour London Tube strike that began on Wednesday night. 3.4m people use the Tube...

    12. July 8, 2015

      Strike action shuts down London Underground

      London struggles to get to work Millions of Londoners were stuck waiting in long queues for buses, taxis and bike hire...

    13. July 8, 2015

      Strike action begins to shut down London Underground

      Millions of London commuters swarmed to London Underground stations early on Wednesday afternoon as they tried to get...

    14. July 6, 2015

      London braced for worst Tube strike in decade

      London is set for its worst Tube strike in more than a decade this week, as last-ditch talks with unions and London...

    15. July 6, 2015

      London Tube managers fail to avert worst strike in a decade

      London commuters are being encouraged to walk, cycle or get the bus after eleventh hour talks between unions and London...

    16. June 18, 2015

      London Underground drivers vote to strike for 24 hours

      London Underground drivers have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions that could threaten plans...

    17. FT Alphaville

      May 26, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Dear buy side? Worried about liquidity? How about you pay for it? - Technology, inflation and...

    18. May 21, 2015

      Cash ceases to be king in the UK

      The number of cash transactions made in Britain has been overtaken by other payment methods for the first time, driven...

    19. May 5, 2015

      Transport for London seeks media partner for £1bn contract

      Transport for London is inviting media companies to pitch for a £1bn contract to oversee advertising across the...

    20. February 20, 2015

      Chefs cook up campaign for dining till dawn in London

      The dinner began at 1am with a dish of smoked eel, white soy and kohlrabi. It ended five courses later at dawn, with...

    21. October 7, 2014

      London Underground to go on 2-day strike

      London Underground workers will go on strike for 48 hours next week, adding their weight to a wave of simultaneous...

    22. October 3, 2014

      Why commuter journeys in London are the slowest of any major city

      Perhaps it is the case that the city above ground has made a replica of itself below.” Thus ventures historian Peter...

    23. September 24, 2014

      London to run 24-hour weekend Tube services from September 2015

      London’s 150-year-old underground system is finally set to follow the New York subway and European metros by...

    24. September 7, 2014

      Vodafone to launch UK mobile payments

      Vodafone will launch a mobile wallet service in the UK next month into a market set to be shaken up by Apple’s plans...

    25. August 21, 2014

      Tube strike hits London commuters

      London Underground shut parts of the Central line and all of the Waterloo and City line on Friday as train drivers took...

    26. August 6, 2014

      Rail industry reviews prospects for automated trains

      The rail industry has begun a review into using driverless technology to bring automated trains to Britain’s railways....

    27. July 1, 2014

      Tube power strike to go ahead

      Power control staff at London Underground are due to begin an eight-day strike on Tuesday evening after talks failed to...

    28. June 20, 2014

      ‘Crossrail of the North’ suggested to boost economic integration

      Lay a London Underground map on the north of England, and the length of the Central Line stretches from Manchester to...

    29. May 19, 2014

      Acas hosts talks to prevent bank holiday Tube strike

      Transport for London said it planned to run a normal service on the London Underground over the bank holiday weekend...

    30. May 9, 2014

      Cameron eyes threshold on union ballots in future Tory government

      A future Conservative government would introduce a threshold on union ballots for strikes in essential services,...

    31. May 5, 2014

      Battle looms over driverless Tube trains

      The RMT union called off a three-day Tube strike over cuts to ticket office staff that was due to start on Monday but a...

    32. May 5, 2014

      RMT union cancels three-day Tube strike

      The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called off its three-day Tube strike over modernisation plans that was due...

    33. May 4, 2014

      Last-ditch talks over Tube strike

      Fresh hopes for a break to the deadlock between the Rail, Maritime and Transport union and London Underground were...

    34. April 30, 2014

      RMT union vows to go ahead with second Tube strike

      The RMT transport union said it had no plans to call off next week’s three-day Tube strike despite agreeing to join...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      April 29, 2014

      Mind the gap

      Neil Hall/Reuters Commuters board an underground train at King’s Cross station in London. Millions of people faced...

    36. April 29, 2014

      RMT Tube strike disrupts Londoners’ commute

      Transport for London said half of Tube services were running and two-thirds of stations were open on Tuesday, the first...

    37. April 28, 2014

      London Tube strike talks collapse

      Londoners are set to face significant disruption from 9.30pm on Monday after the collapse of last-ditch talks to avert...

    38. April 17, 2014

      Tube strike threat to London commuters

      London commuters face severe travel disruption in the coming weeks after the RMT union announced five days of strikes...

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