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December 29, 2013 4:11 PM The bicycle highway: Plans unveiled for £220m 'Skycycle' that lets riders commute far above the railways of London

Plans for a network of cycle pathways high above the streets of London have been unveiled by one of the world's most prominent architects. SkyCycle is a 135-mile network of roads that would be constructed above existing suburban rail lines to create new cycle routes throughout the capital and has been developed by cycling enthusiast Sir Norman Foster 75

December 4, 2013 12:03 AM Siemens' tube of the future aims to ease sardine-like commutes

WITH YOUR NOSE WEDGED FIRMLY in the armpit of a complete stranger, clinging to whatever handrail, nook or person you can while swaying back and forth with the rolling wheels below you, nothing quite compares to the joys of riding the London Underground at peak times. The scene is all too familiar to many morning commuters in London who rely on the city's 147

November 27, 2013 3:25 PM Worcestershire nuclear bunker 'houses drug factory'

A large-scale cannabis farm has been found in an underground former nuclear bunker, West Mercia Police have said. More than 400 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £650,000 were seized from Drakelow Tunnels, near Kidderminster in Worcestershire. A 45-year-old man has been arrested in a separate dawn raid in Kidderminster. During the Cold War, the tunnels 73