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‘I don’t think it will ever be the same’: commuters slow to return in England
Lifting of working from home Covid guidance leads to gradual awakening in London and Manchester

Gwyn Topham, Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Sarah Butler

24, Jan, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Train passengers in England to be given break from ‘endless’ announcements
Transport secretary Grant Shapps calls for ‘bonfire of the banalities’ as he commissions review

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

21, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK households hit by rising cost of living; Omicron lifts US jobless claims to three-month high – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

20, Jan, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Tube journeys up 8% after work-from-home Covid guidance ends
Bus journeys were also up as Savid Javid claims Omicron coronavirus variant is ‘in retreat’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

20, Jan, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Sadiq Khan proposes journey charge for motorists in London
Mayor says air pollution and climate crisis are issues of ‘social justice’ in capital and across the globe

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

18, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Work on post-Brexit lorry contraflow system in Kent will disrupt M20 for a year
Concrete barrier must be moved from hard shoulder to central reservation, meaning overnight motorway closures

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

13, Jan, 2022 @7:33 PM

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Smart motorway rollout suspended amid safety concerns
Controversial schemes to convert stretches of M3, M25, M62 and M40 will be paused until at least 2025

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

12, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Ditching the hard shoulder proved too hard a sell to MPs and motorists
Analysis: the UK government has bowed to the inevitable and shelved the expanded rollout

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

12, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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OECD inflation hits 25-year high, as Fed’s Powell vows to stop it becoming ‘entrenched’ – as it happened
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell is appearing for a confirmation hearing at the Senate, as prices across the OECD jump at the fastest pace since 1996

Graeme Wearden

11, Jan, 2022 @6:06 PM

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Bus services in England face axe as end to emergency Covid funding looms
Ministers urged to extend grants as funding gap and driver shortages prompt operators to draft list of route cuts

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

11, Jan, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Sadiq Khan warns London could become mired in gridlock
London mayor urges people to make greener journeys as figures show fall in walking, cycling and use of public transport

Peter Walker and Gwyn Topham

11, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Omicron hits UK and US service sector growth; German inflation highest since 1992 – as it happened
Activity weakened across UK services sector last month, as hospitality firms suffer cancellations and staff shortages

Graeme Wearden

06, Jan, 2022 @5:06 PM

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