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  1. Tube strike live coverage

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    Video caption: Video of the Tube strike from the air

    As this aerial footage shows from earlier, it's been a day where commuters have had to deal with longer journeys than usual.

    Updates on the Tube strike have ended for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather for London.

    You can keep up to date with the latest travel information from TfL here.

  2. Underground to remain disrupted until Tuesday morning

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    Although the Tube strike is over, the after effects mean that many lines will reduce in operation during the evening rather than increase.

    This is because of aspects such as staff displacement and shift patterns making it unsafe to open stations.

    And those that are open already, are likely to close earlier than normal as well.

  3. Damp and slow journey home

    Tim Stokes

    BBC News

    It will be a damp and long journey home for many commuters from central London this evening.

    While Oxford Circus is quieter than usual because of the station being closed, the pavements along Oxford Street are crowded with people holding umbrellas and dodging around puddles.

    Bus queue

    At bus stops around the West End there are long lines of people hoping to squeeze on to buses. When services arrive, many are turned away because the buses are too full.

    On the roads there are plenty of buses, taxis and cyclists, with heavy traffic along main routes like Euston Road.

    Busy bus

    At some stations including Goodge Street and Warren Street people are queuing outside the gates, hoping Tubes will begin running again this evening.

    Given the lack of staff inside the stations, it seems like they will be waiting for a while.

  4. Watch: Commuter views on the strike

    Londoners appeared silently resigned to commutes that were taking up to an hour longer than usual.

    They told BBC News their views.

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    Video caption: These commuters told us their views on the tube strike
  5. Social media reacts to the strike

    Social media has been in overdrive today as people struggled into and now back from work. 

    Alex Bushill has a round up of some of the popular ones being shared.

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    Video caption: Alex Bushill reports
  6. Students say Tube strike has affected university exams

    Today was the first day of exams for many university students. 

    The strike meant some arrived late or missed their assessments altogether. 

    Education Reporter Marc Ashdown has the story.   

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    Video caption: Marc Ashdown reports
  7. A novel method of transport during the Tube strike

    While a lot of people took to London's streets on their feet, Jamie Harrop used his hands

    We can't confirm if his whole journey was completed this way....

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    Video caption: While a lot of people took to London's streets on their feet, Jamie Harrop used his hands
  8. Warren Street to remain closed?

    The automated tannoy system has said stations will probably be closed for the entire day but people are ignoring that and are still queuing. 

    Our reporter added there was no sign yet of staff.

    Commuters outside Warren Street Station
  9. Heading to Waterloo?

    If you're heading home from Waterloo check out BBC News's Snapchat, as they're heading there now to see what it's like. 

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  10. Strike ends

    The 24-hour Tube strike by union members has now finished however TfL has said disruption will last throughout the evening. 

  11. Queues as commuters wait for strike to end

    The strike is to finish at 18:00.

    Queues outside Tube station
  12. Commuters try to get home via buses

    TfL Bus alerts has the latest on the service. 

    Oxford Street bus queue
    Bus queue
  13. Tube strike delays will 'get worse before they get better'

    Transport for London (TfL) has warned that problems on the Tube might "get worse before they get better" when the strike ends at 18:00 GMT.

    Evening Tube workers were drafted in to provide a partial service on some Underground lines during peak hours between 07:00 and 19:00 on Monday.

    This has left London Underground low on staff during the evening commute.

    TfL said stations which opened on Monday would close by 19:00. Normal service is expected to resume on Tuesday.  

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    Video caption: Tube strike: Clapham Junction pianist calms commuters

    A man began playing a piano to calm commuters at an overcrowded Clapham Junction station during the Tube strike.

  15. Wait for buses

    Instead the queues are for buses instead.

    Bus queue at Oxford Street
  16. Empty Oxford Circus

    Normally at this time of day, there are so many people wanting to access Oxford Circus Underground station that the gates are periodically closed for crowd control. 

    Entrance to Oxford Street
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    Closed gates at Oxford Street