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He's beneath you! Oscar-winning millionaire Eddie Redmayne snubs chauffeurs as he's spotted taking the London underground AGAIN
He's got an Oscar, BAFTA and Tony award under his belt, millions in the bank, is the star of one of this year's biggest box office smashes and used to go to Eton.
Tram driver is suspended after a shocking video showed 'him asleep at the controls doing 40mph' on the same track as the Croydon disaster that killed seven
The driver was caught nodding off as his tram headed towards New Addington in south London, just three miles from the scene of the Croydon crash.
Revealed: Croydon tram was travelling at three-and-a-half times the 12.5mph speed limit when it derailed killing seven passengers
The tram arrived too fast at a sharp bend in Croydon, south London, and careered more than 80ft on its right side, shooting off the track at 43.5mph when the top permitted speed was 12.5mph.
Croydon tram crash survivors have arms and legs amputated as arrested driver is bailed and first of the seven who died is named as a 19-year-old labourer
Teenager Dane Chinnery, 19, has been named as the first victim of the Croydon tram crash, with scores of tearful mourners visiting the site today to leave flowers and tributes.
A young father about to get married, a mother-of-two on her way to work, a 'gentle giant' grandfather and a teenage football fan are named among the seven killed in Croydon tram tragedy
Mother-of-two Dorota Rynkiewicz, 35, young father Mark Smith and 57-year-old grandfather Phil Seary are feared to be among the seven dead following the tram disaster in Croydon.
Did driver of Croydon death crash tram - who has been arrested - fall ASLEEP at the controls? At least seven dead with toll 'set to rise' and 50 hurt after two carriages careered off tracks and overturned
The tram overturned near Sandilands tram stop in Croydon, south London, during torrential rain this morning and at least seven people have died while more than 50 have been taken to hospital.
Terrified passengers flee for their lives after thugs throw an exploding firework into a train carriage filled with shoppers and families
The 'bomb scare' at Hackney Central station in East London sparked a huge stampede involving hundreds of passengers and some people jumped on to the tracks - fearing for their lives.
'So when will they accept legal tender as payment again?' Disbelief as ticket machines STILL reject plastic £5 note WEEKS after it starts circulation
Muraq Qureshi was left scratching his head after a machine at Edgware Road Station, refused to take his fiver, despite a £236million revamp on ATMs, ticket machines and self-service tills to accept the notes.
Teenager accused of bombmaking after rucksack containing explosive device made up of ball-bearings, powder, wires and timer was found on Tube train says 'it was a prank'
Damon Smith, 19, of Southwark, south-east London, was held by Metropolitan Police after two members of the public discovered a backpack on a Jubilee line service at North Greenwich.
Heathrow passengers and London West End shoppers face Christmas travel chaos as Tube union ballots drivers for festive strike action
The Rail, Maritime and Transport union said 400 of its members working on London Underground's Piccadilly line will vote in the coming weeks on whether to launch industrial action.
Tube terrorist suspect 'asked to be called by Muslim name': Teenager was also bullied because of his high-pitched voice and posed as a woman on the internet
Damon Smith, 19, who was arrested after a 'suspicious device' was found on the Tube in London, is said to have been considering converting to Islam.
Talk about a one-way ticket! The creepy 19th century train built solely to transport 2,000 corpses a year out of London
Every day, from the late 1880s to the early 1900s, the London Necropolis Railway ferried corpses from a purpose-built station near Waterloo directly to the Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey.
Has a second bomb been discovered? Police find a 'suspicious device' during raid in Devon linked to plot to blow up London Tube that was foiled when passengers spotted a 'bag full of wires'
Police cordoned off the street in Newton Abbot just before 2.45pm this afternoon. A 19-year-old man arrested in Holloway Road on Friday remains in custody.
Twenty-six people are injured after a party bus crashes into a railway bridge in London and its roof is ripped off
The collision which saw the roof of the double decker bus torn off took place at around 4am this morning in Tottenham, north London. 21 other passengers were treated at the scene.
Tube bomb plot: 'Lone wolf terrorist left crude bomb with wires sticking out on underground train heading for Westminster and the Shard as police quiz 19-year-old man Tasered in the street by armed officers’
The bomb, described by police as a 'viable device' was found on an underground train bound for London Bridge and Westmister. A teenager was arrested yesterday afternoon.
Anti-terror police blow up a suspicious package found on a train near The O2 in a controlled explosion as bomb squad close North Greenwich Tube
Passengers were evacuated from North Greenwich station in East London as alarm bells rang at about 11am and a huge section of the Jubilee line was suspended.
Commuters face rush hour chaos across London Underground after District and Circle line signal failure
A signal failure at South Kensington left the Circle and District lines - which run through the centre of the capital - with a reduced service or none at all, and this caused problems for other lines and stations.
‘Let’s go!’ Stocky teenage girl tries to goad a man into fighting her as she chases him across a Tube platform and threatens him with her SHOES - but he refuses to retaliate
The argument, which was filmed at Debden station, Essex, yesterday, allegedly began after one girl said she 'hated Essex white people'. One girl can be heard asking 'Who's a black c***?'
Police, paramedics and two fire engines raced to Bethnal Green station in East London this afternoon after the person was hit by a westbound Central line service at about 1pm.
Revealed: The London Underground stations and Tube lines where you're most likely to be pick-pocketed
Statistics compiled by the British Transport Police (BTP) showed that King's Cross St Pancras was the worst for thefts. There were 215 incidents from January 2015 to February 2016 at the site.
They're taking the pee! RMT union launches new 24-hour Tube strike in a row over toilet breaks (and after just 16% of drivers voted to walk out)
Union leaders have said Transport for London has a 'flagrant disregard' for the welfare of staff and agreed policies and procedures on the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
'We've all been there!': Embarrassing video of the moment a drunk female passenger uses her hands to eat a takeaway
The woman, believed to be travelling on the London Overground, can be seen using her hands to pick at the takeaway meal. The clip has been viewed more than 117,000 times on social media.
Shocking moment ranting women launches a flying kick at innocent man on London bus - but falls flat on her BACK and is bundled out
Footage filmed on a London night bus shows a woman insulting a man before slapping his face. The pair hit each other before the bus stops and the man shoves her out the door.
Fire engines, ambulances and police vehicles surrounded the station in Central London, which is used by up to 150,000 passengers daily, and roads around it were blocked off.
Does the new walking Tube map REALLY get it right? We put TfL's step count between stations to the test (and one route is DOUBLE the number predicted)
In the name of research, armed with an iPhone pedometer and a bottle of water, FEMAIL's Lucy Morris set out to test the accuracy of TfL's calculations at nine central London stations.
It really IS worth walking to Covent Garden from Leicester Square! New Tube map reveals the walking distance between stations with some separated by just a few hundred steps
Experts fear the Underground could be inoperable within 15 years, with around 1.7billion people projected to use the tubes by 2026. The new map (pictured) is also aimed at getting people fit.
Government fears £4billion ‘super sewer’ could ‘flood the London Underground and undermine Big Ben’s foundations'
The Tideway project, which will run under the Thames, is being investigated by the National Audit Office, but potential damage to London landmarks are just some of the concerns surrounding it.
Smoking, drinking and being sick on the platforms: How Londoners predictably welcomed the first ever Night Tube
The hugely-anticipated Night Tube launched in the early hours of this morning and drunken revellers made use of the service - by urinating on the tracks and throwing up on the platforms.
Well, you do meet all sorts on the tube! London Mayor Sadiq Khan is greeted by a VERY colourful TFL worker as London Underground launches its all night service
Trains will operate through the night on London Underground's Victoria line and parts of the Central line, with the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines following in the autumn.
Dramatic moment mystery passenger risked his life by jumping onto live Tube tracks to pull man to safety as train approached
Police are trying to trace the Good Samaritan who leapt onto the train tracks at Tottenham Court Road Underground Station in London to save a man who became unwell and fell off the platform.
Thousands of commuters stranded in sweltering conditions as 50ft sinkhole appears at London railway station on hottest day of the year
The hole, which was around 50 feet deep and six feet wide, appeared at Forest Hill station in South East London during the afternoon and disrupted dozens of Southern and London overground trains.
Sheikhs on a train: Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed and his son take a trip on the London Underground (but leave their dish-dashes at home)
UAE royalty has been photographed riding the London Tube today. The Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the UAE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum rode the undeground with his son.
Around the world in 80 jobs: Intrepid London Underground worker is travelling 46,000 miles across the globe for charity
His journey will take him along the 2014 Tour de France route before he blazes across four mountain ranges: the Himalayas, Andes, Alps and Rockies.
Japanese pensioner who waited for 45 minutes before trying to kill a stranger by pushing her in front of a Bakerloo Line train sentenced to a mental hospital
A Japanese pensioner who waited on a busy London tube platform for 45 minutes before he tried to kill a stranger by pushing her in front of an oncoming train was today locked up in a mental hospital.
London's crazy plan for an elevated airport: Scrapped 1931 design reveals a dangerous wheel-shaped runway at King's Cross
Designed by architect Charles Glover, the 'Central Airport' for London was launched in an article in the Illustrated London News in 1931. It would have cost £5 million ($6.5 million).
Hundreds of Tube passengers flee packed Central Line train after it broke down by walking through dark tunnels (but at least they had a dog called Trouble to keep them entertained)
Passengers were trapped inside the peak-time train near Shepherd's Bush station, west London, for 40 minutes before train crews and police led them in single file back to a platform.
She's got a ticket to ride! Make-up free Suki Waterhouse keeps things casual in a tracksuit and sandals as she hops on the train
Suki Waterhouse opted for a dressed down look as she sauntered to catch a train at Paddington Station in central London on Friday.
'Incredible' 21-year-old who blogged about her battles with mental illness to inspire others is killed by Tube train
May Patterson was hit at Leyton Underground station, near her home in east London, after falling in front of a carriage on June 15. Her devastated friends have described her as 'sweet and supportive'.
A full work-out session, drying trousers from the window and masturbating: People share the weirdest things they've seen on public transport
Users on US-site Reddit have been sharing their strangest public transport stories, which range from the hilarious to the disturbing.
Queuin' in the rain! Hundreds of soggy commuters wait in downpour to get into Waterloo station as dozens of cancellations cause yet more misery
More heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast to hit the south of England and East Anglia during the evening rush hour. A family had to be rescued from their home in Romford by boat earlier.
Benedetta Frizzarin, 27, was on her way home with brother Ireneo, 37, waiting at Waterloo station, when she caught the striking image of the headless man on her phone (pictured).
Terror alert at London rail station as police put up security cordon after finding suspicious vehicle
Specialised officers arrived on the scene after the Renault Clio parked in the middle of a narrow walkway was reported next to Blackfriars station and it was cordoned off during investigations.
The mayor has announced that there will be a block on adverts that 'demean' women or encourage them to conform to unrealistic body shapes.
Tiny electrical shop in David and Goliath battle with TfL after transport bosses order owner to change his tube station-style logo
Rick Footman, 53, has had a shop called The Tube Station for six years, but received a letter from TfL demanding that he change its name and logo, despite being 250 miles from the Underground.
TfL managers who held black-tie dinner at swanky Mayfair club to celebrate the closure of hundreds of Tube ticket offices are branded ‘disgusting and obscene’ by unions
A leading rail union has attacked the 'disgusting and obscene' spectacle of transport managers celebrating the closure of London Underground ticket offices.
Caught on video: The moment 'Muslim extremist taps out with his Oyster card after trying to behead musician in a Tube station by sawing through his victim's neck'
Muhiddin Mire, 30, allegedly cut the throat of Lyle Zimmerman, 56, at Leytonstone station in East London, three days after the House of Commons debate on the bombing of Islamic State in Syria.
Caught on CCTV: Moment Uber driver 'tried to decapitate' Tube passenger with blunt knife while yelling 'this is for my Syrian brothers, I'm going to spill your blood'
Muhiddin Mire, 30, attacked commuter Lyle Zimmerman, 56, at Leytonstone Underground station, the Old Bailey heard. The incident was caught on CCTV footage (pictured).
Angry commuter, 25, is convicted of slapping security guard who asked to see her ticket and told to pay nearly £1,500
Ravjeer Sandhu, 25, was asked to show her ticket to a guard at Slough train station last year - but instead of presenting her season ticket, she launched into a violent rage.
'Call that f*****g justice?': Family's fury as Romanian teenager, 17, is jailed for just TWO YEARS for killing builder, 53, in a rush hour row at a tube station
John Breen, 53, suffered catastrophic head injuries and died in hospital a day after the assault in Stratford tube station last year. His 17-year-old killer, a Romanian national, was jailed for just two years.
Man, 29, appears in court charged with attempted murder after commuter 'was pushed in front of a Tube train’ at north London station leaving him in a coma with suspected fractured skull and chest injuries
Devindra Ferguson, 29, has been charged with the attempted murder of Kamlesh Ramji, who remains in a serious condition in hospital after being injured at Kentish Town station.
Abbey to catch the tube: Downton star Lily James proves she's just a normal girl at heart as she goes incognito on the London Underground
The actress, 27, was spotted mingling with the masses as she rode the London Underground in the British capital.
Computer programmer left with horrific injuries and terrified of leaving his home after total stranger pushed him under a Tube train
Devindra Ferguson, 29, shoved software developer Kamlesh Ramji (pictured), 40, onto the tracks on the southbound platform at Kentish Town underground station in north London.
Could eleven wild hedgehogs spike HS2's new depot? Euston plan under threat from tiny group of animals in nearby park
London Zoo animal experts have joined hundreds of other opponents of the HS2 project as they try to protect the only group of wild hedgehogs in the zoo's inner-city car park.
Abandonded dog is dumped trembling and terrified on a London bus and then left locked in there overnight because authorities feared it might BITE
An unwanted Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross was abandoned and left to ride on a London night bus for up to 10 hours on Thursday night until an animal charity could come and rescue it.
Londoners are travelling in conditions that would be illegal for sheep, cattle and pigs as TfL predicts 330m MORE journeys per year
Nearly 22,000 passengers are now arriving in London during the morning rush hour peak - forcing commuters to be crammed in carriages with five people per square metre.
A man was arrested by British Transport Police at Bank Station on the London Underground on suspicion of assaulting a woman and carrying a bladed weapon.
Pensioner, 70, is badly injured after young woman SLIDES down middle of Tube escalator during rush-hour and smashes into her
The smartly-dressed woman was 'sent flying' and left lying face down on the floor of North Greenwich Underground Station at around 7am yesterday morning.
Voice-over artist Phil Sayer, 62, who previously worked for the BBC as a regional TV and radio presenter, died on yesterday, his wife announced.
Police hunting woman after Asian man 'was racially abused and threatened on a London Underground train'
The man had been travelling on a Circle line train between Paddington and Euston Square stations when he says he was subjected to abuse from the woman sitting opposite.
Tube worker 'refused to help a young woman who reported a passenger carrying out a sex act on the Central line'
The woman saw an elderly man performing the lewd act at Leytonstone on Monday, but when she reported it to TfL staff at Bank station she was told there was 'nothing they could do.'
Waterloo's a pretty boy, then? Parrot spotted taking a ride around Underground station - but there's no sign of its owner
The colourful bird was spotted flying around a conveyor belt at Waterloo station in Central London - and certainly provided a splendid sight for commuters.
Thousands of TfL staff are being paid 'off the books' through personal firms as part of a 'shameful' scheme to reduce their tax bill
The number of people at getting their salary handed to them before tax at TfL, which runs the Tube, pictured, has almost trebled in the past four years to 2,300 - up from 970 in 2011.
Angry commuter is hunted by police after he shoved fellow passenger, 60, down Tube stairs for bumping into him in rush hour
The man was pursued by a fellow passenger after they collided at the ticket barrier at Putney overground station in south west London.
The RMT union announced today that 500 track patrol staff on the London Underground would walk out of their jobs for 24 hours starting on Friday morning.
Tube strike this weekend is OFF as RMT union suspends action over ticket office closures and rosters
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union were due to walk out at 9pm on Saturday, which would have disrupted Tube services into next week.
Ministers are launching an assault on unions by pledging to ban cosy deals for jobs such as driving a Tube train. MP Sajid Javid said he would 'shine the light of transparency' on such deals.
'Tories should be taken out and shot' says union boss planning 48-hours of tube strike chaos this weekend
Steve Hedley, assistant general secretary of the RMT union, claimed the Government's benefit cuts are 'killing three disabled people every week' as he made a series of sweeping allegations on live radio.
Taking white lines off roads 'saves lives': Motorists' uncertainty on unmarked roads found to make them drive more carefully
Plans for a pilot scheme across 200 sq miles of north Norfolk could see centre lines removed on minor rural roads and a blanket 40mph speed limit imposed instead of the current 60mph.
Other buzz words from an analysis of the their social media account included “delay”, which was used 260 times, “cancelled”, which featured 136 times and “due to”, which was posted 130 times.
Biggest rail union calls off tomorrow's 24-hour Tube strike but STILL plans industrial action over all-night Underground service
The Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union has announced it has joined other unions in deciding not to go ahead with tomorrow's walkout in London following lengthy talks with the company.
Tube drivers are set for another three day strike over long-running dispute about pay and all night services
Tube drivers are set to go on another three-day strike on January 27 and February 15 and 17 over a long-running dispute with London Underground bosses over pay and plans for an all-night service.
180 part-time drivers to FINALLY help launch Night Tube: Boris Johnson in recruitment drive four months after service was due to start
The service was due to start in September but no agreement has been reached with current drivers on pay and conditions such as how many night shifts they will work.
Ex-Australian PM Tony Abbott wades into row over Rhodes statue by claiming Oxford would 'damage its standing as a great university' if it was to remove monument
Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, himself a former Rhodes Scholar, said it was possible to ‘celebrate’ Rhodes’s achievements while being aware of his ‘faults’.
Stop killing cyclists! Remarkable moment dozens of riders dragged 21 coffins into the road and held a 'die-in' to protest the number of people killed on London's streets
Members of the action group Stop Killing Cyclists lay down next to coffins to stop traffic outside TfL's headquarters. They demand that 10 per cent of its budget be spent on cycling infrastructure.
Rich resident pays £11,000 to move bus stop: Disabled and elderly left without easy access to buses after it is relocated hundreds of metres away
Residents of an estate in Maida Vale, north-west London, have been left without a local bus stop after a rich neighbour paid £11,000 to have it moved.
One-day Tube strike is ON for this week as Transport for London pushes ahead with plan for all-night service
Thousands of workers from four unions are due to walk out for 24 hours from 6.30pm on Wednesday evening, shutting down the service for the second time in a month.
Government hires £500,000 a year troubleshooter to tackle disastrous £38billion rail scheme (but he'll only work four days a week)
Network Rail chief Richard Parry-Jones was moved by the Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and replaced with the controversial boss of Transport for London Sir Peter Hendy (pictured).
Fury after number of Transport for London staff earning more than £100,000 goes up from 326 to 413 in one year
Boris Johnson has been accused of creating a 'first class gravy train' for senior managers at Transport for London, but the company says chief officers' pay was 'significantly below market level.'
Fury over friends and family of Transport for London staff getting '£22MILLION' of free Tube and bus travel last year - and bosses won't stop perk in case workers go on strike
More than 8.4million journeys were taken for free last year by people living with TfL staff members - which could even include lodgers, according to figures obtained by the Tories.