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From TheJournal.ie Paris facing biggest strike in over a decade as metro workers walk out over pension dispute Metro

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station Hong Kong

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie GAA club asks members not to get involved in political campaigns to save its home from Metrolink route Na Fianna

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack Cult

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

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

From TheJournal.ie Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way Sacre Bleu

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way

The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that Commuters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit' Metro Station

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'

A public consultation on the plan will begin next year.

From TheJournal.ie Police say St Petersburg attack carried out by suicide bomber as death toll rises to 14 Act Of Terror

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Terror investigation launched after 10 die in blast in St Petersburg underground system Russia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The hunt to find the owners of urns found on the Mexico subway Remains Of The Dead

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Milan's subway evacuated ahead of Euro final due to 'suspicious package' Champions League Final

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded How It Unfolded

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

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

From TheJournal.ie These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world Going Underground

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

Pranking isn’t usually this creative.

From TheJournal.ie Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations Germany

Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations

“We demand Germany’s debts.”

From TheJournal.ie Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks Washington DC

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks

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

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims St Pancras

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims

A member of the public made the allegation.

From TheJournal.ie Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told Madrid

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

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

From The42 Chelsea fans in Paris sing 'we're racist and that's the way we like it' Racism Claims

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8 Back To Basics

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment Derailed

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

Commuter pens least charming lonely hearts ad of all time

It’s just a little rush-hour crush.

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people

They’re speaking our language.

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber Seattle This post contains videos

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber

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

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

Best Lou Reed-related correction you'll see today

Lou Reed, Metallica and… er… Lulu.

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

He defeated an entire police patrol.

How often do you change you sheets? Oh Sheet This post contains a poll

How often do you change you sheets?

Is it more than four times a year?

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

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

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

We like the cut of their jib.

From TheJournal.ie Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike Greece

Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike

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

From The42 Jonathan Sexton to Racing Metro? It's on according to reports in France Metro-sext-ual

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

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 This post contains images

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

Oh, and five people are LIVING in it.

From TheJournal.ie More than 210 injured in Shanghai metro collision Shanghai This post contains images

More than 210 injured in Shanghai metro collision

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The nine things you need to know by 9am this Saturday morning.