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The relief that the second Tube strike failed to materialise led to palpable relief from London commuters.

But it also threw into stark relief the level to which the journey to work affects workers' general moods.

See our graphics below which quantify this phenomenon.


Workers at three universities are preparing a day-long walk-out on Monday over an ongoing pay row.

The University and College Union said its members at University of East London, Queen Mary University and the University of Greenwich will strike over the dispute.


Commuters to Canary Wharf and across the rest of London face severe disruption this week unless last minute talks prevent a 48-hour strike.


Services will be temporarily suspended across the DLR after the RMT Union announced a duo of 48-hour strikes relating to disputes over pay and working conditions.

A "total breakdown of industrial relations" between staff and DLR operator, Serco, has been flagged as the reason for the walk-outs, on January 31 and February 4.


Docklands Light Railway staff have voted to go on strike in a row over pay and industrial relations threatening major disruption.

RMT Union members backed action by 9-1 after clashing with management over the use of agency staff, end-of-year pay increases and disciplinary procedures.

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