Train Strike: Updates On Line And Station Closures, And What’s Running In London

Photo: Tomek Baginski / Unsplash As you’ve probably heard, there are major train strikes happening nationally this week, including in the London area. It’s the biggest train strike for around 30 years, with many operators warning passengers not to attempt to travel on strike days, as there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to complete your … Read more

Fans of Hong Kong boy band Mirror wait hours for concert tickets; gov’t says real-name registration running ‘smoothly’

Tickets for a series of concerts featuring Hong Kong’s biggest boy band Mirror went on sale on Tuesday. Some fans complained of agonising hours-long waits to get tickets, which, in an attempt to foil touts, required real-name registration. Emily told HKFP that she had five screens set up – two computers, two tablets and one … Read more

London’s Trial Of Rental E-Scooters Is Now Running To November

Those of you taking advantage of the sunny days to see more of London with the help of an e-scooter can breathe a sigh of relief that the convenient short-trip rental devices won’t be disappearing too soon. TfL and London councils initially collaborated on a year-long of rental e-scooters across London which has now been … Read more

Crossrail Begins Running Daily Tests To Open Soon to the Public

Crossrail will operate empty trains for several weeks to ensure the service is “absolutely flawless” when it opens, the boss of Transport for London (TfL) said. Andy Byford, London’s transport commissioner, told reporters he does not want the launch of the capital’s new railway to be reminiscent of the botched opening of Heathrow’s Terminal 5. … Read more

What are the best running shoes for Hong Kong? Here are our favorites!

Whatever you call them – and whether you wear them for walking, running, hiking or casual, everyday wear, they have to be comfy! So we asked EL staff and readers to tell us what they think are the best running shoes and what they’re currently wearing. Hopefully, this helps if you’re looking to purchase a … Read more

From the Ukrainian Ius Laboris lawyers: Keeping the economy running during war in Ukraine

Life and employment go on in Ukraine but the war has created many pressing and unprecedented issues for employers and employees. Our lawyers in Ukraine have been keeping us posted about the numerous labor law questions that are arising from both the employer’s and employees’ point of view. New legal provisions have established some temporary … Read more