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London’s Garden Bridge has got the go-ahead. Here's why it's a bad plan

Fri, 19 Dec 2014| By Harry Cockburn

What could be more wonderful than a bridge in central London that is covered in trees and flowers? A lot actually.

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London bus drivers might strike in 2015 over pay dispute

Fri, 19 Dec 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Bus drivers in London may go on strike in 2015 over a pay dispute.

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Christmas Eve commuter chaos: leave London before 9pm

Wed, 17 Dec 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Christmas Eve in London is set to be commuter hell, thanks to the £200m worth of essential engineering works that need to be carried out over the holidays.

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You wouldn't believe how many millions councils made from parking charges

Fri, 12 Dec 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Councils in England went laughing all the way to bank this year as they made a combined profit of  £667m from parking charges.

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Snow for London?

Mon, 8 Dec 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Christmas is coming. The lights are up, the shopping frenzy has begun and drink is flowing.

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Air pollution crisis: UK’s toxic air killing as many as smoking

Mon, 8 Dec 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Air pollution in the UK is causing a deadly “public health crisis”, responsible for almost as many deaths as smoking, a panel of MPs has warned.

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The silent assassin: How London's air is making you ill

Fri, 5 Dec 2014| By Harry Cockburn

As we learn that just two hours on Oxford Street can damage your arteries

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Man waits for a train. Londoners face 6 per cent fares rise

“Rip-off” rail fares are going up AGAIN

Fri, 5 Dec 2014| By Robyn Vinter

It seems train companies don’t think you pay enough for your tickets already, as they’re about to go up by 2.5%.

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Fire causes delays and station closure at St James’s Park

Fri, 5 Dec 2014| By Robyn Vinter

St James’s Park Tube station was evacuated this morning due to a trackside fire.

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Riding into the unknown: the extraordinary growth of Brompton BicycleVideo

Thu, 4 Dec 2014| By Harry Cockburn

We visited the Brompton Bicycle factory to witness the building of a global brand

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Brompton Bicycle boss urges greater cycle infrastructure investment to “transform London”Video

Thu, 4 Dec 2014| By Harry Cockburn

The boss of London based folding-bike manufacturer Brompton Bicycle has hit out at the government’s reluctance to invest in cycling infrastructure in the capital.Video:

Regent Street in London, is fully prepared for the Diamond Jubilee, as flags fly above the road.

Here’s Boris’s latest crazy London plan – but could it work?

Mon, 1 Dec 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Over the last six years, we’ve grown accustomed to London Mayor Boris Johnson’s zany schemes.

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Is Osborne’s flashy £15bn “roads revolution” actually new?

Mon, 1 Dec 2014| By Sophie Hobson

Haven’t we heard today’s big news before?

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Londoners leave £53m unused on Oyster cards

Londoners want lower Tube prices more than anything else

Tue, 25 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

Londoners want cheaper Tube tickets more than anything else for Christmas this year, a survey has found.

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Londoners stuck on Bakerloo Line Tube for over an hour

Tue, 25 Nov 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Londoners were stuck on a Bakerloo Line train for a whole hour on Tuesday morning.

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Tube strike on 1 December on Northern Line

Mon, 24 Nov 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Update: RMT members on the Northern Line began a 24-hour strike at 04:30 GMT today. However, London Underground was still operating a good service, according to Phil Hufton, chief operating officer, London Underground.

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Network Rail is failing customers, watchdog warns, as passengers are “not getting what they pay for”

Fri, 21 Nov 2014| By Robyn Vinter

The Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) has issued a stark warning to Network Rail that the organisation is failing passengers.

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Six reasons why we should expand Heathrow Airport now

Thu, 20 Nov 2014

Every month the UK loses £1.25bn from lost trade due to a lack of airport capacity, says Heathrow

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