By Daniel Hunter

A row over pensions and benefits for London Underground workers has resulted in a vote to strike.

The Royal Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) union, who represent London Underground workers, said that the vote came back 4-1 in favour of strike action.

It is not clear when the strikes will be, if they go ahead, but with the Olympics looming any strikes could prove costly.

Talks centring around extra pay for working during the Olympics have been ongoing, with troublesome RMT General Secretary Bob Crow rejecting previous offers of increased pay.

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