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Bike Crash lorry

Boris bans unsafe lorries in London from today in bid to save cyclists

Tue, 1 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Lorries in London will now require side panels and larger mirrors

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Boris Johnson

Night Tube launch delay is a "massive embarrassment to Boris Johnson", says RMT boss

Thu, 27 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We were “right to strike”, says Mick Cash

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Night Tube picco

Night Tube launch DELAYED

Thu, 27 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The launch of a 24-hour Night Tube in the capital has been delayed.

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Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott: "Assault and harassment will be worse on the Night Tube"

Wed, 26 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The mayoral hopeful speaks to LondonLovesBusiness

Women train station

I was groped and would definitely use women-only carriages on public transport

Wed, 26 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It’s a common sense approach to a massive problem, says Robyn Vinter

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Train Carnage

Strikes, engineering, bad weather: August Bank Holiday travel nightmare looms

Wed, 26 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

No trains, as rail engineers are “untangling the tracks”

Tube strike piixxo

Tube strike latest: Strikes called off – but new dates announced

Tue, 25 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Here’s the most up-to-date info we have

David Lammy in the rain

“Boris has botched the discussion” – David Lammy hits out at Tube strike chaos

Mon, 24 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

But workers will lose Londoners’ sympathy if strikes continue, Lammy warns

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Traffic Jam M25 Motorway cars congestion

London’s traffic is the worst in Europe – here’s how bad it is

Mon, 24 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

UK capital hits the top spot

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Tube strike piixxo 340

London Tube strikes: Last-ditch talks to avert two 24-hour walkouts to be held today

Mon, 24 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Union members set to walk out from 6.30pm Tuesday evening

Norwegian

Flight of fancy? Budget airline launches tickets from London to Boston for just £179

Thu, 20 Aug 2015| By LLB Reporter

Travelling to the US doesn’t necessarily mean breaking the bank.

Flight

A man was tasered by police on an easyJet flight at Gatwick Airport

Thu, 20 Aug 2015| By LLB Reporter

A disruptive passenger on an easyJet flight at Gatwick airport was tasered by police this morning.

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Boris rides the Emirates Air Line

Scrutinising Boris Johnson's cable car project – is it a complete failure?

Wed, 19 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Exclusive figures obtained by LondonLovesBusiness show the performance of the project

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Cycle lane westminster

Black cab drivers' association launches judicial review against Embankment cycle path

Tue, 18 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Mayor’s cycle superhighway should have planning permission, claim LTDA

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David Lammy hands

Exclusive: Mayoral candidate David Lammy says cycling in London is taking your “life into your own hands”

Tue, 18 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Lammy calls for HGV ban at peak hours, and an end to diesel vehicles in London

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Train passengers

Rail fares have risen three times faster than wages

Tue, 18 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Huge rise over the last five years has left customers “out of pocket”

Lightning road electricity car travel

Do automobiles dream of electric streets? Charge-as-you-drive motorways to be tested in UK

Thu, 13 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Highways agency announces plans for electric motorway trials

New Tube map 2015

Which are London’s best and worst Tube stations?

Thu, 13 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Dalston Junction? Commuter says no

Tube strikers earn more than nurses and firefighters

Everyone knows what Tube drivers get paid but it turns out station staff are paid well too…

Wed, 12 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Tube station staff can earn as much as Tube drivers

Heathrow aeroplane over house

“Misleading” Gatwick adverts banned by ASA

Wed, 12 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Airports’ advertising war gets noisy

Tube strike piixxo

Tube Strike: TWO 24-hour Tube strikes to hit London in August

Tue, 11 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The Tube strike saga rumbles on. The trains do not

Luton Airport

Gatwick Airport evacuated after fire alert

Mon, 10 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

A fire alarm has prompted the evacuation of Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal

HS2

HS2 controversy: £7bn contracts out for tender, but project is yet to gain Royal Assent

Mon, 10 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

European construction companies to bid for multi-million pound contracts

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Disabled tube passenger

Shocking infographic shows how disabled people CAN'T access most Tube stations

Fri, 7 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

And Central Line Tube stations are the worst

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A plan comes in to land at London City Airport

London City Airport up for sale for £2bn

Thu, 6 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London City Airport could be sold for up to £2bn by owners Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP).

Happy bus people

It turns out resilient Londoners are fine with Tube strikes – here’s the proof

Thu, 6 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

People aren’t anywhere near as annoyed as we thought they’d be

station closed tube strike

3 big fat Tube strike myths

Wed, 5 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

You’ve heard them all before but they’re NOT TRUE

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Tube Strike July

Here's a BRILLIANT idea to minimise disruption during Tube strikes

Wed, 5 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tube strikes bring misery – both for the strikers and London commuters.

Plane

New York to London in ONE HOUR? It’s possibleVideo

Tue, 4 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Airbus is working on a jet that can cover the 3,459-mile journey between London to New York in 60 minutes.

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Tube mind the gap

Tube strike 2015: How to get around London

Tue, 4 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Tube strikes begin tomorrow, here’s how to beat the disruption

Tube strike

5 appalling impacts of London Tube strikes

Tue, 4 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

As Tube workers prepare to strike on 5 August over Night Tube pay offer

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London bus

London Tube strike: here's how to get a free bus ride

Tue, 4 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

(But only from Liverpool Street to Kings Cross)

Tube Strike July

Tube strike on 5 August: Services to stop running from 6.30pm

Tue, 4 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Londoners, brace yourselves for commuter misery as union bosses have confirmed that a Tube strike is set to go ahead this week.

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Night Tube picco

Woohoo! The Tube is getting a £5.4bn revamp – here’s what you need to know about it

Mon, 3 Aug 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Good news Londoners - Transport for London (TfL) is set to revamp 40% of the Tube network.

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