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Commuter Chaos Hits London In Tube Strike

AP | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — London commuters are facing long delays and massive disruptions after subway workers walked off the job to protest upcoming job cuts. ...

Mind The Rap

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel

Londoners have always seemed to be "quite keen" on their public transportation system, which celebrated its 150th birthday this year. London Under...

PHOTOS: Royals Ride The Underground

Posted 01.30.2013 | Travel

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, took the London Underground early Wednesday morning to celebrate the famed subway's 150th b...

PHOTOS: An Abandoned Tube Station Opens Up

Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel

Below London, there sits a network of 18 "ghost stations" of the city's Underground that are closed for various reasons, ranging from disrepair to lac...

Viral Video Showing Inadvertant Cuddling On London Subway Gets Husband In Hot Water

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.04.2012 | Comedy

An awkward but amusing moment shared between strangers traveling home from work on the London Tube almost turned into disaster for one of the commuter...

Maps That Change the World: From the London Underground to the Cosmos

Mario Livio | Posted 10.15.2012 | Science
Mario Livio

In 1815, English geologist William Smith published the first geological map of Britain -- these findings formed the basis for theories the age of the Earth and were even a major contributor to Darwin's theory of evolution of the species.

Can London Underground Handle Olympics?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- London's extensive subway and train system is facing a major test with officials expecting up to 3 million more journeys a day during the Ol...

London Subway System Launches WiFi Service

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

LONDON — Travelers on London's Underground need no longer fear being out of touch. The subway network began launching WiFi on Thursday, rolling...

London Subway Suicide Victims Kept In Bins, Documentary Reveals

Posted 02.02.2012 | World

A new documentary has revealed that London Underground workers are urged to place suicide victims' bodies in cupboards and bins in order not to disrup...

Look Whose Album Art Was Banned From London's Subway

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

Public transit systems have traditionally been home to plenty of unsavory sights, from public displays of affection to public displays of urination, b...

WATCH: Are Former Tube Stations London's Next Big Attraction?

Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel

London's long empty Brompton Road subway stop is looking to get new life as Entrepreneur Ajit Chambers is hoping to buy the station from England’s ...

UNDERGROUND ART: Dante's Inferno Underneath Waterloo Station

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Americans are in trouble unless the UK increases exports. There they are, smugly denying us their resources like David Beckham on the bench. We need t...

PHOTOS: Aldwych Tube Station To Open This Weekend For 70th Anniversary Of WW2 Raids On London

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

LONDON — A London subway station closed since it was used as a shelter during World War II bombing raids is being opened to the public for guide...

9 Weirdest Things Left On The London Underground (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

David Finkleson of The Times of London has pointed out that this year will be the 75th anniversary of the London Underground's Lost Property Departmen...