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# metro - Friday 13 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 11,174 Views 17 Comments

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

# metro - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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

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.

# metro - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 8th 2018, 1:00 PM 27,548 Views 14 Comments

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

# metro - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 28th 2018, 6:10 AM 31,123 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.”

# metro - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 20th 2018, 1:10 PM 28,383 Views 38 Comments

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

# metro - Saturday 3 March, 2018

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

Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way

Mar 3rd 2018, 2:15 PM 40,001 Views 107 Comments

The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.

# metro - Saturday 16 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 13,416 Views 16 Comments

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

# metro - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

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

'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'

May 9th 2017, 6:01 AM 16,203 Views 52 Comments

A public consultation on the plan will begin next year.

# metro - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Police say St Petersburg attack carried out by suicide bomber as death toll rises to 14
# Act Of Terror
# 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 13,793 Views 48 Comments

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

# metro - Monday 3 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 9:39 PM 75,968 Views 95 Comments

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

# metro - Saturday 15 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 15th 2016, 6:15 PM 8,334 Views 3 Comments

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

# metro - Saturday 28 May, 2016

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

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

May 28th 2016, 1:30 PM 14,796 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’.

# metro - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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

Timeline: How the Brussels terror attacks unfolded

Mar 22nd 2016, 6:20 PM 19,896 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.

# metro - Saturday 17 October, 2015

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

These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

Oct 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 22,082 Views 20 Comments

Some are works of art.

# metro - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 9th 2015, 6:18 PM 17,733 Views 1 Comment

Pranking isn’t usually this creative.

# metro - Sunday 10 May, 2015

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

Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations

May 10th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,821 Views 68 Comments

“We demand Germany’s debts.”

# metro - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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

Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks

Apr 22nd 2015, 2:37 PM 9,697 Views 9 Comments

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

# metro - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims
# St Pancras
# St Pancras

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims

Feb 22nd 2015, 7:53 AM 11,537 Views 22 Comments

A member of the public made the allegation.

# metro - Thursday 19 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 19th 2015, 10:20 PM 20,769 Views 36 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.

# metro - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 18th 2015, 7:41 AM 22,592 Views 96 Comments

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

# metro - Monday 15 December, 2014

Say it ain't so? Metro Herald will be published for the last time on Friday
# End Of The Line
# 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 21,858 Views 45 Comments

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

# metro - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 13th 2014, 10:26 AM 7,100 Views 1 Comment

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

# metro - Friday 22 August, 2014

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

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 19,546 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.

# metro - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment
# Derailed
# Derailed

Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment

Jul 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,474 Views 3 Comments

Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.

# metro - Friday 14 March, 2014

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

Commuter pens least charming lonely hearts ad of all time

Mar 14th 2014, 2:30 PM 4,314 Views 1 Comment

It’s just a little rush-hour crush.

# metro - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people
# Fancy A Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Fancy A Ride

Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people

Feb 12th 2014, 8:56 AM 5,259 Views 1 Comment

They’re speaking our language.

# metro - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber
# Seattle
From The Daily Edge
# Seattle

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber

Dec 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,851 Views 60 Comments

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

# metro - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Best Lou Reed-related correction you'll see today
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Best Lou Reed-related correction you'll see today

Oct 30th 2013, 11:19 AM 4,405 Views 3 Comments

Lou Reed, Metallica and… er… Lulu.

# metro - Monday 2 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:11 AM 1,275 Views 0 Comments

He defeated an entire police patrol.

# metro - Thursday 22 August, 2013

How often do you change you sheets?
# Oh Sheet
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Sheet

How often do you change you sheets?

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:35 PM 5,288 Views 12 Comments

Is it more than four times a year?

# metro - Saturday 17 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 17th 2013, 8:31 PM 16,164 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.

# metro - Monday 29 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 29th 2013, 5:59 PM 2,345 Views 2 Comments

We like the cut of their jib.

# metro - Friday 25 January, 2013

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

Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike

Jan 25th 2013, 7:47 AM 4,425 Views 39 Comments

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

# metro - Monday 14 January, 2013

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

# metro - Saturday 14 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 14th 2012, 4:16 PM 9,709 Views 9 Comments

Oh, and five people are LIVING in it.

# metro - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

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

More than 210 injured in Shanghai metro collision

Sep 27th 2011, 1:45 PM 1,587 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.

# metro - Saturday 9 October, 2010