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Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute
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Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute

Sep 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 11,179 Views 17 Comments

The city has come to a standstill in parts with cars sitting bumper to bumper and cycle lanes lined with commuters.

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
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Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Sep 1st 2019, 12:31 PM 9,965 Views 21 Comments

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam
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# Below The Surface

Coins, ID cards, and false teeth... what they found when they dredged canals in Amsterdam

Jul 8th 2018, 1:00 PM 27,552 Views 14 Comments

All of the items are on display on a fascinating website.

GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route
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GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route

Mar 28th 2018, 6:10 AM 31,127 Views 31 Comments

“Any campaign currently ongoing using the Na Fianna logo is not doing so at the request or on behalf of Na Fianna.”

Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack
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Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack

Mar 20th 2018, 1:10 PM 28,384 Views 38 Comments

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way
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# Sacre Bleu

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way

Mar 3rd 2018, 2:15 PM 40,002 Views 107 Comments

The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that
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Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

Dec 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,418 Views 16 Comments

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'
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# Metro Station

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'

May 9th 2017, 6:01 AM 16,206 Views 52 Comments

A public consultation on the plan will begin next year.

Police say St Petersburg attack carried out by suicide bomber as death toll rises to 14
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# Act Of Terror

Police say St Petersburg attack carried out by suicide bomber as death toll rises to 14

Apr 4th 2017, 10:05 AM 13,796 Views 48 Comments

Interfax quotes sources who say police believe the attacker was linked to radical Islamist groups.

Terror investigation launched after 10 die in blast in St Petersburg underground system
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Terror investigation launched after 10 die in blast in St Petersburg underground system

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:39 PM 75,975 Views 95 Comments

The system has been shut down and passengers are being evacuated from stations.

The hunt to find the owners of urns found on the Mexico subway
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# Remains Of The Dead

The hunt to find the owners of urns found on the Mexico subway

Oct 15th 2016, 6:15 PM 8,336 Views 3 Comments

The man trying to reunite them with their owners is Donovan Alvarado.

Milan's subway evacuated ahead of Euro final due to 'suspicious package'
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# Champions League Final

Milan's subway evacuated ahead of Euro final due to 'suspicious package'

May 28th 2016, 1:30 PM 14,801 Views 3 Comments

The packages in question were left by a woman at a metro stop. They were subsequently found to contain ‘children’s gifts’.

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded
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# How It Unfolded

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:20 PM 19,906 Views 23 Comments

This morning’s attacks at Brussels airport and a metro station in the city have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds wounded.

These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world
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# Going Underground

These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

Oct 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 22,113 Views 20 Comments

Some are works of art.

This Irish guy has been excellently trolling a newspaper's missed connections page
# Rush Hour Crush
# Rush Hour Crush

This Irish guy has been excellently trolling a newspaper's missed connections page

Sep 9th 2015, 6:18 PM 17,750 Views 1 Comment

Pranking isn’t usually this creative.

Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations
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Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations

May 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,830 Views 68 Comments

“We demand Germany’s debts.”

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks
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# Washington DC

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks

Apr 22nd 2015, 2:37 PM 9,700 Views 9 Comments

The man was quickly pulled from the tracks by two bystanders.

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims
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# St Pancras

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims

Feb 22nd 2015, 7:53 AM 11,542 Views 22 Comments

A member of the public made the allegation.

Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told
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Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told

Feb 19th 2015, 10:20 PM 20,775 Views 36 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

Chelsea fans in Paris sing 'we're racist and that's the way we like it'
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# Racism Claims

Chelsea fans in Paris sing 'we're racist and that's the way we like it'

Feb 18th 2015, 7:41 AM 22,612 Views 96 Comments

A group of supporters stopped a man getting on a Metro, proclaiming how proud they were to be racist.

Say it ain't so? Metro Herald will be published for the last time on Friday
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# End Of The Line

Say it ain't so? Metro Herald will be published for the last time on Friday

Dec 15th 2014, 7:04 PM 21,860 Views 45 Comments

The newspaper is to close with the loss of 13 full-time jobs.

This 'advice' from James Blunt's agony aunt column is solid gold
# To Be Blunt
# To Be Blunt

This 'advice' from James Blunt's agony aunt column is solid gold

Nov 13th 2014, 10:26 AM 7,134 Views 1 Comment

The singer has been giving advice to poor punters for the past month. Here’s how he finished up his residency.

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8
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# Back To Basics

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 19,548 Views 99 Comments

The latest update to Microsoft’s desktop OS, which will bring back it back to its roots, is expected to be unveiled on 30 September.

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment
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Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Jul 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,476 Views 3 Comments

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

Commuter pens least charming lonely hearts ad of all time
# Love On The Line
# Love On The Line

Commuter pens least charming lonely hearts ad of all time

Mar 14th 2014, 2:30 PM 4,325 Views 1 Comment

It’s just a little rush-hour crush.

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people
# Fancy A Ride
# Fancy A Ride

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people

Feb 12th 2014, 8:56 AM 5,262 Views 1 Comment

They’re speaking our language.

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber
# Seattle
# Seattle

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber

Dec 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,854 Views 60 Comments

The assailant produced a gun and attempted to rob people on a Seattle bus.

Best Lou Reed-related correction you'll see today
# RIP
# RIP

Best Lou Reed-related correction you'll see today

Oct 30th 2013, 11:19 AM 4,407 Views 3 Comments

Lou Reed, Metallica and… er… Lulu.

The best 'maverick goat' headline you'll ever see
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# No Butts

The best 'maverick goat' headline you'll ever see

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:11 AM 1,276 Views 0 Comments

He defeated an entire police patrol.

How often do you change you sheets?
# Oh Sheet
# Oh Sheet

How often do you change you sheets?

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:35 PM 5,293 Views 12 Comments

Is it more than four times a year?

Jetpacks, plane cars and the Metro - why are we still on the bus?
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# Who Killed The Flying Car?

Jetpacks, plane cars and the Metro - why are we still on the bus?

Aug 17th 2013, 8:31 PM 16,169 Views 69 Comments

With the founder of PayPal looking to fund a new super-fast transport system in California, we look at who else tried to break away from current transport methods.

There's something funny going on in the Metro's TV listings today
# Anyone?
# Anyone?

There's something funny going on in the Metro's TV listings today

Jul 29th 2013, 5:59 PM 2,351 Views 2 Comments

We like the cut of their jib.

Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike
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# Greece

Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike

Jan 25th 2013, 7:47 AM 4,427 Views 39 Comments

The strikers barricaded themselves in the depot yesterday after the government issued a civil mobilisation order.

Jonathan Sexton to Racing Metro? It's on according to reports in France
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# Metro-sext-ual

Jonathan Sexton to Racing Metro? It's on according to reports in France

Jan 14th 2013, 12:22 PM 13,969 Views 42 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland kicker is coming to the end of his current contract.

IKEA has built an apartment in the middle of a Paris Metro station
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

IKEA has built an apartment in the middle of a Paris Metro station

Jan 14th 2012, 4:16 PM 9,714 Views 9 Comments

Oh, and five people are LIVING in it.

More than 210 injured in Shanghai metro collision
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More than 210 injured in Shanghai metro collision

Sep 27th 2011, 1:45 PM 1,592 Views 0 Comments

More than two hundred people have been hurt in a train collision in Shanghai earlier today – the incident comes just two months after a deadly train crash in Wenzhou killed at least 40 people.