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Celebrities to balls-up your commute on Poppy Day

Service announcements at Wood Lane will be replaced by Joey Barton reciting the prologue from Friedrich Nietzsche’s ‘Das Verhältnis der Schopenhauer Ischen Philosophie zu einer deutschen Kultur’, before bursting out of the control office and head-butting commuters on to the track.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2014
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British Transport Police given ‘stop and spray’ powers of deodorisation

police finally doing something popularUnder newly granted powers of deodorisation, Chief Constable Andrew Trotter has announced, British Transport Police officers will be equipped with industrial strength deodorant and empowered to ‘stop and spray’ malodorous passengers across the country’s rail network.

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2014
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Commuters beg Unions to extend tube strike

the fresh air, the view, the mayor of London cycling by...London commuters begged London transport unions tonight to extend the current 48 hour tube strike indefinitely, citing “an immeasurable improvement to our quality of life and general well-being” since suspension of services began.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2014
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London’s new airport will be underground, promises Boris Johnson

A high-speed tunnel leading to the runway will start at Dover, marked by a giant bullseye on the white cliffs.

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2012
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Chaos as London Underground hit by buskers’ strike

Millions of commuters face travel misery after 10 hours of talks aiming to avert a 48-hour strike by buskers on London Underground collapsed.

Transport for London (TfL) described the refusal by guitarists at Camden Town station to play Stairway to Heaven as ‘outrageous’ and ‘a slap in the face for all hard-working Londoners’.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2009
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