Pre-Christmas strikes that threatened to cause chaos for hundreds of thousands of rail passengers have been called off.
The latest incident involved a 12-year-old boy who accidently stayed on board a Bakerloo Line train when it went into sidings after its final passenger stop.
Political parties suffer drop of almost £1m in quarter but donations still total nearly £7.9m
In the wake of the shocking killings of the Marikana protesters, a lingering question remains: how could post-apartheid-era South African officers have used such force against protesters?
Blair praised Scott's acerbic views but wrote that he had 'the diplomatic skills of Dirty Harry'
Danny Sergeant, a softly spoken man with strong views, was the last President of the printers' union the Society of Graphical and Allied Trades. A Scot who left school at 14 to become a breadwinner for his family, he rose to become one of the central figures in the print world as it faced and fought the advent of how new technology was introduced and changes made to existing working practices – a battle that was largely lost at Wapping.
Continued disruption to Tube services today, that will see commuters face massive delays on their journey home, has fuelled fears that the 150-year-old system is unequal to the extra demand expected during the Olympics.
The threatened Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port has been saved and hundreds of new jobs will be created there, its American parent company General Motors will announce today.
The artistic director of La Scala has warned that the celebrated opera house is "dangerously close" to privatisation, as public funding for the arts continues to dry up.
Careful planning can help alleviate the Chancellor's decision to freeze and then abolish the higher personal allowance for the over-65s. By Julian Knight
Union leaders today accused London Underground of attempting to impose new "strings" over an Olympic pay deal for Tube staff after talks collapsed.
Six activists fear long jail sentences for alleged attempt to inspire uprising. Alex Duval Smith reports in Harare
Equity wants to make the industry spend moreof its money across the UK
Rail passengers could fork out even more for "high-peak" fares at the heart of the rush-hour under Government proposals announced today.
Thousands of London Underground workers have been offered a payment of £850 each for working during the Olympic Games, it was learned today.
Britain's railways are at the bottom of the league for fares, efficiency and comfort compared with other European countries, according to a union-commissioned study today.