London Underground

NHS worker punched and thrown off Tube after confronting anti-maskers

October 27, 2020

An NHS worker was punched in the head and thrown off the Tube after he confronted three passengers for not wearing face masks. The row erupted on the Circle Line when he noticed two men and one woman without the coverings. One of the men punched the victim several times in the side of the […]

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Tube network getting busier as people return to work

August 18, 2020

There was a period at the height of lockdown when you could easily see an empty Tube carriage, even at rush hour. Now, as restrictions on going out have eased, the transport network is getting busier. Pictures show how London Underground looks more like it did pre-pandemic, other than the addition of face masks, which […]

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White man floored with single punch after calling black people ‘pets’ on Tube

August 17, 2020

A white man was knocked out with a single punch after chanting ‘lesser than us’ at a group of black people during a racist tirade on the London Underground. In footage posted online, the man can be seen screaming at the group of young black men while swinging from a handrail, which is understood to […]

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Sadiq Khan launches review of TfL in response to official inquiry

July 21, 2020

The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has launched an independent review of Transport for London’s future funding and finances, in swift retaliation to the government-imposed inquiry whose terms and panel were announced on Monday. The review is the latest move in a bitter row between City Hall and Downing Street over the £1.6bn bailout begrudgingly granted […]

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Man says he’s ill but gets on Tube after arriving from Switzerland despite quarantine

June 9, 2020

An unwell traveller who said he needed to go to hospital after landing at Heathrow Airport claims he had no idea about the UK’s new 14-day quarantine rule. Having arrived from Switzerland yesterday, he said no one told him that foreign visitors to Britain now have to stay in one place for two weeks and […]

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Shopper numbers jump 31% as lockdown in England relaxed

June 1, 2020

Shoppers rushed back to high streets and retail parks on Monday as the reopening of car showrooms, markets and some Ikea stores marked the easing of lockdown restrictions in England. The number of shoppers out and about jumped by 31% across all retail destinations by 5pm in England compared with last week’s bank holiday Monday, […]

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Boris Johnson’s Government is selfishly settling old scores instead of helping Londoners in need

May 22, 2020

Through the misery of Covid-19, which has taken so many lives, tales of heroic acts by frontline workers and stories of communities coming together have lifted the nation and given us hope.  However, our Government has unfortunately chosen to exploit the unprecedented situation we face to further narrow selfish interests and settle old scores. Shamefully, […]

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