Police launch hunt for ‘posh man travelling with mother’ who punched fellow Tube passenger

Police launch hunt for ‘posh man travelling with mother’ who punched fellow Tube passenger

A “posh-voiced” man has been filmed punching a fellow passenger in the face following a heated row on the London Underground. Shocked travellers watched on as the attack took place on a packed Northern line train between Kennington and Stockwell at around 10.10pm on Thursday. In footage of the incident, the attacker can be seen lurching through the carriage towards the man before punching him […]

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Putney station closed after report of man with knife on tracks, police say

Putney station closed after report of man with knife on tracks, police say

Police officers have been called to Putney station in southwest London over reports of a man on the tracks wielding a knife. All trains through the railway station are currently suspended. “Severe disruption at Putney…due to someone on the tracks,” said a spokesperson for Roehampton Police. ”Station is closed.” We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own […]

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Virgin passenger 'slaps' woman on train as row on packed service gets heated

Virgin passenger ‘slaps’ woman on train as row on packed service gets heated

A Virgin passenger appears to slap a woman during a row that broke out in a packed carriage. Stunned onlookers called the British Transport Police after witnessing the ugly scenes, caught on camera by another passenger. The suspect can be heard calling other people on board “ableists” and “b***s” The disagreement  is believed to have […]

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'Bully' screams homophobic abuse then spits at 'gay' man on Tube in horror video

‘Bully’ screams homophobic abuse then spits at ‘gay’ man on Tube in horror video

A woman screamed homophobic abuse at a man on a Tube before spitting in his face in a shocking incident captured on camera. The woman shouts ‘because you’re gay I’m going to violate you’ before telling others ‘I don’t care, I’m going to bully him’. The incident on the London Underground’s Jubilee line in the […]

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Extinction Rebellion: Climate demonstrators glue themselves to Treasury and London Stock Exchange before 'pausing' protest

Extinction Rebellion: Climate demonstrators glue themselves to Treasury and London Stock Exchange before ‘pausing’ protest

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has brought 10 days of climate protests to an end after activists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange and the Treasury on Thursday. Protesters held a “closing ceremony” at Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park following a wave of blockades around the capital over 10 days. Members of the group targeted London’s […]

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Two malicious devices found on railway lines 'linked to Brexit', police believe

Two malicious devices found on railway lines ‘linked to Brexit’, police believe

Two “malicious obstructions” found on railway lines in the UK are linked to Brexit, police believe. British Transport Police (BTP) said short-circuiting devices were left on tracks near Yaxley, Cambridgeshire, and Netherfield, Nottinghamshire, last month in “a serious and deliberate attempt by someone to cause significant sabotage and disruption to Britain’s rail network”. Detectives investigating the attempted sabotage […]

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Dad threw himself under train after ‘surprise financial inspection’ announced at work

A dad killed himself after a surprise financial inspection was announced at the holiday park where he worked, an inquest heard. Graham Durman stepped in front of a train while facing questions over irregularities in Seaview Holiday Park’s finances. The dad-of-one was working as clubhouse manager at the caravan park near Whitstable, Kent, when he […]

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Tulse Hill incident: Man with ‘massive machete’ tasered by police at train station in rush hour

A man with a “massive machete” was tasered by police at a south London train station and arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The suspect, aged 59, was caught by officerson Monday evening on the platform while terrified commuters looked on. Videos posted on social media show the man, who was wearing camouflage trousers and a hoodie, waving […]

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Police investigate claims ‘Chelsea fans sexually assaulted women on a train and sang racist chants’

Police are appealing to speak to witnesses after a group of football fans understood to be Chelsea supporters allegedly sexually assaulted and chanted racist songs on a train journey following the defeat against Leicester City. “A group of around 20 football fans boarded the 6.22pm Great Western Service from London Paddington and began to chant […]

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