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Nov 2019

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29 NOV 2019

Christine and Melania

Boys on bus ‘wanted sex demo’
A court has heard that a group of boys who subjected two women on a bus in Greater London to homophobic comments ‘wanted to be shown how lesbians have sex’.

28 NOV 2019

Christine and Melania

Boys admit to bus threats
Three teenage boys have admitted threatening two women who refused to kiss each other on a bus in Greater London.

27 NOV 2019

Joyce Polis

OAP ordered off bus over ‘joke’
An 89-year-old woman says a bus driver ordered her off his vehicle after she told the driver: ‘You look down, have you not had your lunch?’

19 NOV 2019

Cambridgeshire

Vandals smash bus windows
Vandals shattered several windows on four buses in Cambridgeshire, showering passengers with glass, after throwing ‘heavy objects’ at them.

Preston

Woman struck by bus dies
A woman hit by a double-decker bus in Lancashire has died, police have said.

16 NOV 2019

Preston

Woman hit by bus ‘critical’
A woman is in a critical condition after a bus hit her in Lancashire, police have said.

14 NOV 2019

First Bus

Cashless overtakes cash
More passengers paid with contactless and mobile apps rather than cash on local bus routes for the first time in FirstGroup’s history, the company has said.

13 NOV 2019

Jane Hayward

Actor ‘crossed without looking’
An actor apparently stepped into the road without looking and was hit and killed by a bus in Hertfordshire, a coroner has said.

Wrightbus

First new bus delivery completed
Wrightbus, based in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, has completed its first delivery of new buses following the firm’s acquisition in October by new owners Bamford Bus Company.

12 NOV 2019

Andover

Bus roof torn off by bridge
A bus had its roof ripped clean off when it struck a low bridge in Hampshire.

Old Trafford

Buses axed following assaults
A bus company claims that Manchester United football supporters assaulted its inspectors and has therefore decided to axe services from Old Trafford on match days.

Norma Dorran

Driver admits careless driving
A bus driver who hit other vehicles and then smashed into a garden wall in southwestern Scotland has admitted careless driving, despite claims her brakes were faulty.

11 NOV 2019

Edinburgh

Bus and truck in collision
Police in southeastern Scotland partially closed a road after a bus crashed into a truck, causing it to knock over a set of traffic lights.

08 NOV 2019

Newmarket

Girl injured in bus crash
A girl sustained serious injuries when a bus struck her in Newmarket, Suffolk.

Rowley Regis

Van driver dies in bus crash
A van driver has died following a crash with a bus in Rowley Regis, West Midlands.

05 NOV 2019

Exhaust Pipe

Clean air bid to target buses
A council could charge buses, taxis, and HGVs (heavy goods vehicles) to drive through part of Merseyside in a bid to reduce air pollution.

01 NOV 2019

Orpington

Bus driver killed and 15 hurt
A bus driver has died and 15 people have sustained injuries in a crash involving two buses and a car in Greater London.

Orpington

Buses and car collide
A crash between two buses and a car in Greater London has killed one person and injured 15 others.

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