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Au revoir, Eurostar: UK sells its stake for £757m

Wed, 4 Mar 2015| By Sophie Hobson

Osborne says it is a “very good deal” for the 40% stake

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Chaos at London Bridge forces crushed commuters to jump barriers

Wed, 4 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

More apocalyptic scenes from the troubled railway station

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Tube strike on Saturday after fall-out over alcohol breath test

Mon, 2 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Unions warn of further strikes to come

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London’s most dangerous cycling hotspots revealed as TfL admits under-spending road safety budget

Wed, 25 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Just £29m of £82m cycling budget spent this financial year

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Rush hour trains into London were faster in the age of steam than today

Wed, 25 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Steam trains quicker than plodding pace of modern rail traffic

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Night Tube! All-night Tube service to be extended to most Tube lines, Overground and DLR

Fri, 20 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Soon, you will be able to ride the trains of London all-night.

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Garden Bridge legal challenge launched over “devastating” visual impact

Tue, 17 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Bridge would “compromise” views from Waterloo Bridge and Southbank, campaigner argues

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Addison Lee mulls job cuts as rivals Uber and Hailo gain ground

Mon, 16 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

As Londoners move to app-based cab booking services, can Addison Lee keep up?

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Look no hands! Trials of driverless cars in London begin today

Wed, 11 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The future is here, and it’s moving at 15mph

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Uh oh. There could be a Tube strike next week

Tue, 10 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

And that’s on top of the planned bus strikes on Friday and Monday

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Crossrail to excavate thousands of skeletons from Bedlam burial site

Mon, 9 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Dig could unearth remains of a former Lord Mayor of London and those of a notorious criminal

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London bus strike: which services are affected?

Thu, 5 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Just 47% of buses are running today. Here’s what’s going on

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Wheely good news! TfL approves plans for new cycle superhighways

Wed, 4 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Our senior reporter hails the investment in London’s cycling infrastructure

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HS2 expected to boost business for third of SMEs, report says

Tue, 3 Feb 2015| By Harry Cockburn

A third of SMEs are expecting to see increased levels of business as a direct result of the planned HS2 railway.

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