Transport chiefs have claimed that most people support plans to close London Underground ticket offices, as passengers brace themselves for disruption caused by strikes over the issue next week.
A survey of more than 1,000 adults for Transport for London showed that 82% supported proposals to move staff out of under-used ticket offices into ticket halls and platforms.
Nine out of 10 backed plans to launch all-night Tube services in the capital next year.
Union leaders disputed the findings and called on London mayor Boris Johnson to hold direct talks with them in an attempt to avert two 48-hour walkouts.
More top news
Goals from Charlie Austin, Dusan Tadic and James Ward-Prowse consigned Slaven Bilic's men to their fourth straight Premier League loss.
A bizarre protest against BP sponsorship at the British Museum used theatre, sea shanties and 'mermaids' to 'summon a Kraken'.
Two men have been jailed for robbing a man aged 79 as he was washing his car.