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    1. February 5, 2016

      Tube strike called off but more are scheduled

      A Tube strike over the closure of ticket offices was cancelled a few hours after another one relating to maintenance...

    2. January 25, 2016

      London Underground 24-hour strike action suspended

      The 24-hour strike action planned by London Underground workers has been suspended after unions said progress had been...

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    1. Fast FT

      January 12, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Dr. No

      British doctors are poised to strike for the first time in 40 years on Tuesday. The strike will see only emergency...

    2. January 11, 2016

      Tube workers announce 3 strike days over plans to hire night staff

      London’s commuters are set for more travel disruption this year after Tube workers announced plans to strike for three...

    3. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      Three 24-hour strikes called on London's Tube

      A series of strikes are to be held on the London Underground following disputes between unions and the authorities over...

    4. December 29, 2015

      Couple guilty of plotting London attack on 7/7 anniversary

      A married couple has been found guilty of plotting a terrorist attack in London last summer on the 10th anniversary of...

    5. FT Alphaville

      December 14, 2015

      Tube escalators and bond market liquidity

      Commuters passing through London’s Holborn Underground station in recent weeks have been guinea pigs in an experiment...

    6. December 9, 2015

      Banks tumble in list of best UK workplaces

      Online travel company Expedia climbed 24 places to top a list of employees’ 25 best places to work in the UK — a list...

    7. November 18, 2015

      TfL files planning applications for maiden property developments

      Transport for London is pushing ahead with plans to build 10,000 homes across the capital during the next decade, as it...

    8. November 17, 2015

      Trial hears of Westfield bomb plot

      An alleged terrorist plot to target the London Underground or Westfield shopping centre was thwarted just before the...

    9. November 12, 2015

      London fares to rise 1% and free child travel extended

      Children under 11 will travel free on all train services in the capital under plans announced by the London mayor but...

    10. November 8, 2015

      TfL paying £1.5m a month for delayed night Tube

      London’s transport operator has been criticised for wasting money after it emerged that it has been paying 500...

    11. October 30, 2015

      FT Thrift: Cash in your foreign coins

      Most of us have a drawer in our house somewhere full of foreign coins from past holidays, which are too small — or too...

    12. October 14, 2015

      Night Tube hits buffers as negotiations with unions break down

      Talks over the launch of a night Tube service in London have broken down again, with the new weekend service unlikely...

    13. September 16, 2015

      Bleak years ahead promise to offer unexpected fringe benefits

      A trio of economists has just published an encouraging new demonstration of the truth of the adage that what does not...

    14. September 14, 2015

      Tube strike an economic boost, universities’ study finds

      A Tube strike that caused travel chaos across London last year will end up boosting the economy, according to research...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. July 9, 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. July 7, 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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