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OLA Indian ride-hailing

London transport regulator strips Ola’s operating licence over public safety failings

London’s public transport authority stripped Indian ride-hailing firm Ola of its London operating license, stating that the cab app wasn’t “fit and proper” ...

Uber Technologies

Judge to rule whether Uber deserves new London licence

A British judge is set to inform Uber today if it has won back its London operating licence after it was eliminated over security concerns, the most recent period of a long-running...

Uber Technologies

Uber says it is fit and proper in battle to win back London licence

Ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies have told a London court it had addressed concerns over safety as it struggles to win back its operating licence in a few of its main markets,...

Uber Technologies

Uber attempts to win back London licence in latest court battle

Ride-hailing app Uber will battle in court Tuesday to win back its licence to operate in London after the city’s transportation regulator eliminated it over safety issues.

Bitcoin

Bitcoin meets the real world in Africa

Just over four months ago, entrepreneur Abolaji Odunjo made an intrinsic change to his company selling mobile phones in a bustling street market in Lagos. He started paying his pro...

Facebook

Facebook closes London offices until Monday due to coronavirus

Facebook said on Friday it is closing its London offices until Monday morning after a visiting employee from Singapore was tested and diagnosed with coronavirus. 

Driver

‘Unfit’ Uber loses London licence over safety failures

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber was stripped of its licence to carry paying passengers in London on Monday for the second time in just over two years, pending an appeal, over a ̶...

London

Uber still in the dark on London taxi licence renewal, three days before expiry

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber is waiting to find out whether its taxi licence in London, one of its most important markets, will be renewed, just three days before it is due to exp...