London underground: news roundup 20.11.2013

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Here’s today’s roundup of the top Underground news, with articles on tube shopping collection, house prices and the German football team

Commuters will soon be able to pick up their groceries from tube stations as part of new plans between Asda and TfL. The 6 tube stations are East Finchley, Harrow and Wealdstone, High Barnet, Highgate, Stanmore and Epping, and there are plans to open 1,000 more click-and-collect points to open over the next five years. (The Telegraph)

This fantastic data piece from the Guardian looks at house prices in relation to tube stations. You can view it by line, and separate the data into properties with different numbers of bedrooms. (The Guardian)

Heat from the Northern line is going to be used to warm homes, according to a new scheme in Islington. (Wired.com)

Ed Miliband, Jay-Z and have all been seen cruising the tubes. Yesterday, before England lost to Germany at Wembley, the team were spotted taking the Bakerloo line. (Time Out)

Heard any other interesting #undergroundnews ? Tweet us @fndunderground and let us know.

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About Natasha Clark

Digital journalist for The Times - Red Box. natasha[dot]clark[at]thetimes[dot]co[dot]uk Previously @TwitterUK, @politicshome and @thesundaytimes. Previously freelance for the Guardian and the Independent. I also work for What's New in Publishing and co-editing Wannabe Hacks. Previously I was Editor @ The Boar, the University of Warwick students' newspaper. I am a graduate of History and Politics from Warwick, and of Newspaper Journalism at City University. Ginger and proud.

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