London Underground

Explosion on the Tube – police confirm ‘terrorist incident’

15 September 2017 10:19

An explosion has been reported on the London Underground this morning. Passengers fled from Parsons Green in panic after a device exploded…

The Spectator podcast: The real hate crime scandal

6 August 2016 10:00

Since the vote for Brexit, the media has fallen over itself to cover the apparently large upswing in the number…

The Spectator podcast: The real hate crime scandal

4 August 2016 9:04

Since the vote for Brexit, the media has fallen over itself to cover the apparently large upswing in the number…

Can the Night Tube save London’s nightlife?

3 August 2016 12:15

On Friday 19 August, London Underground will run its first night tube services as the capital congratulates itself on becoming…

The Tube is an essential service and should be protected from strikes

5 August 2015 11:20

Today, London feels on edge. For the second month in a row, militant transport unions will shut down the Underground system…

National Busking Day is an insult to real buskers

16 July 2015 15:53

This Saturday is National Busking Day, a series of events across the country proving that Britain’s arts establishment just don’t…

Women don’t need police protection on the Tube

28 May 2015 15:48

The Tube isn’t an obvious political arena, but recently, it has become the backdrop for a number of flashy feminist statements. Last year,…

Tube strike called off, but is either side victorious?

11 February 2014 15:03

Londoners rejoice — the Tube strike has been called off. Following discussions through the ACAS arbitration service, the RMT and…

Tube strike shows how Bob Crow is losing his power

4 February 2014 16:49

Just over two years ago, London Tube drivers negotiated a package that took their pay to £52,000 – around £10,000…

Mayor’s Question Time: Boris’ budget day

29 January 2014 17:17

A tax-cutting budget to support growth — that’s the central, very Conservative message of Boris Johnson’s 2014-15 budget for London.…

24 hour Tubes are on their way — the impact on London will be huge

21 November 2013 14:51

Ravers of London rejoice — 24-hour tubes at the weekend are finally on their way. TfL has announced today that…