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      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...

    2. 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 for...

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    1. 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 the...

    2. 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 by an...

    3. 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 capital’s...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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 Ackroyd...

    7. 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 introducing...

    8. 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 for a...

    9. 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...

    10. 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. Train...

    11. 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...

    12. 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 Leeds....

    13. 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 even if...

    14. 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, forcing...

    15. 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 much...

    16. 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 to...

    17. 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 raised on...

    18. 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 London...

    19. 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 transport...

    20. 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 full...

    21. 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 a...

    22. 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 on the...

    23. March 11, 2014

      Charismatic union leader with a quick wit

      Bob Crow, the RMT transport union leader who has died aged 52, was the stand out figure of the UK’s trade union movement; a...

    24. February 27, 2014

      London mayor Boris Johnson approves driverless Tube trains

      London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has approved plans to order driverless trains for the Underground, prompting one of the...

    25. February 11, 2014

      Unions suspend London Underground strike action

      A second 48-hour strike on London Underground in as many weeks was called off on Tuesday after two unions agreed to hold...

    26. February 8, 2014

      Tube talks fail to avert further strike

      Talks aimed at averting a second 48-hour strike by London Underground workers failed on Friday, meaning the planned action...

    27. February 6, 2014

      London hit by second day of Tube strike

      Transport for London was running more Underground services on Thursday as Londoners faced a second disrupted commute to work...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      February 5, 2014

      Buses packed as Tube strike hits London

      Ben Stansall/AFP Commuters take a bus in central London, on the first day of a strike by London Underground workers. Workers...

    29. FT Alphaville

      February 5, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Not All Forms of Wealth Are Equally Pernicious: The future does not belong to high...

    30. February 5, 2014

      Londoners struggle to work through Tube strike

      Most Londoners appear to have made it to work on the first day of a 48-hour Tube strike, according to Transport for London...

    31. February 3, 2014

      Mayor and unions at impasse as Londoners face Tube strike

      Boris Johnson has refused to bow to union leaders’ demands to delay planned job losses on the London Underground and hold...

    32. January 29, 2014

      Tesco and Waitrose expand into London Underground stations

      A wave of supermarket services will open in London Underground stations after the capital’s transport authority announced...

    33. January 27, 2014

      London commuters face co-ordinated Tube strike

      London’s Underground system is facing severe disruption next week after two transport unions said they would co-ordinate...

    34. January 10, 2014

      London Underground faces strike action

      London Underground was bracing itself for a strike by one of its unions after members voted for industrial action over plans...

    35. January 5, 2014

      Hong Kong Electric: power play

      When Li Ka-shing – one of one of the world’s most successful asset traders – sells anything, the question is always why. For...

    36. December 30, 2013

      London Tube plans grocery services at stations

      London Underground is throwing its stations open to greater commercial development as part of an overhaul of the world’s...

    37. November 21, 2013

      Amazon eyes gap as Tube’s 24-hour move signals end for ticket offices

      The mad dash for the Tube is to be a thing of the past. As of 2015 London will keep the Underground service running...

    38. September 13, 2013

      Victoria’s secret life as a beach

      London’s Victoria Station is getting a £700m upgrade that will open up one of the Underground’s most congested stations,...

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