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Michael Portillo appointed new RMT Union boss

Michael Portillo has been appointed leader of the RMT following a secret ballot of the union’s members. A delighted and surprised Mr Portillo said: “I think the selection committee appreciated my passion for the railways,” although the RMT later confirmed it was mostly down to his apparent ‘intense pathological hatred’ of both Boris Johnson and the Daily Mail.

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Posted: Mar 26th, 2014
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Bob Crow brings heaven out on strike

in the interests of my members...Heaven is staging a series of 24-hour stoppages after new arrival Bob Crow balloted angels over terms and conditions.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 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 Tube Crisis – Russell Brand yet to comment

Confusion among Londoners over how they feel about the tube strike continues to grow as Russell Brand still hasn’t released any form of open letter about it.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2014
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Train operator denies third-class plan

‘We have never petitioned anyone to introduce further classes of travel on our routes’, a FirstGroup spokesman said.

‘For starters, with first class taking up so much room on our rolling stock, despite limited take-up, where would we put it?

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2012
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