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Archive for October, 2014

New minicab law ‘would put women at risk’

  From the Independent Safety charities, the police and taxi drivers oppose coalition’s proposed relaxation of rules JANE MERRICK POLITICAL EDITOR Sunday 19 October 2014 Ministers will come under fresh pressure this week not to ease rules on minicabs, a relaxation that safety campaigners say would endanger vulnerable women. The Government has quietly dropped one […]

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French court fines Uber car service 100,000 euros

(Reuters) – A Paris court fined the French subsidiary of U.S. app-based ride service Uber 100,000 euros ($128,000) on Thursday for fraudulent business practices after it advertised its paid transportation service UberPop as a car pool. UberPop, which the private company launched about a year ago in Paris, links private drivers with passengers. Called a […]

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