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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Metro

All time
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.”
# cult
Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack
Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.
# Sacre Bleu
Paris metro fines pregnant woman for walking wrong way
The Paris metro operator RATP stood by the penalty.
# 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.
# Metro Station
'Now is the time to get Metro North greenlit'
A public consultation on the plan will begin next year.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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’.
# 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.
# going underground
These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world
Some are works of art.
# rush hour crush
This Irish guy has been excellently trolling a newspaper's missed connections page
Pranking isn’t usually this creative.
# Germany
Greek subway stations are showing films demanding World War II reparations
“We demand Germany’s debts.”
# Washington DC
Man in wheelchair rescued after falling onto subway tracks
The man was quickly pulled from the tracks by two bystanders.
# st pancras
Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims
A member of the public made the allegation.
# Madrid
Gay people 'more likely to dodge tickets', metro workers told
An investigation has been launched into the leaked memo.
# 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.
# 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.
# to be blunt
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.
# 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.
# Derailed
Ten people killed in Moscow metro derailment
Another 106 people have been taken to hospital.
# love on the line
Commuter pens least charming lonely hearts ad of all time
It’s just a little rush-hour crush.
# fancy a ride
Nissan know exactly how to advertise to Irish people
They’re speaking our language.
# Seattle
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
Lou Reed, Metallica and… er… Lulu.
# No butts
The best 'maverick goat' headline you'll ever see
He defeated an entire police patrol.
# oh sheet
How often do you change you sheets?
Is it more than four times a year?
# 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.
# Anyone?
There's something funny going on in the Metro's TV listings today
We like the cut of their jib.
# 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.
# 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.
# Big Brother
IKEA has built an apartment in the middle of a Paris Metro station
Oh, and five people are LIVING in it.
# Shanghai
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.