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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders, according to media reports. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm, however, the New York Times said. His resignation comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. Last week he said […]

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Cabbies for Clean Air

Recently a group of Unite taxi reps and activists, from the Heathrow and Central London branches, attended the offices of Global Action Plan (GAP), an environmental charity, as part of their widespread consultation on the effects of air pollution and the solutions being planned in the lead up to the recent ‘National Clean Air Day’. Unite […]

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Two Private Hire Drivers Prosecuted after trying Uber Incentive Scheme

Reading Council press release. TWO private hire drivers who tried to take advantage of an Uber incentive encouraging drivers to operate in Reading have been prosecuted for illegally plying for hire. Bruno Cardoso, of Portlock Road, Maidenhead and Abrar Hussain, of Cannon Gate, Slough, were fined a total of £475 and ordered to pay costs […]

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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] Charles Cecil Cotes, the album compiler, is standing at far left. Standing at back in the corner with arms folded is Archibald Philip Primrose, the 5th Earl of Rosebery, who went on to become prime minister in 1894. Probably the richest prime minister.

Mark’s Missive XIX: Just Enough

By Mark Edward Taylor I am very grateful to Laura, one of the bar staff at the Approach Tavern Bethnal Green, who shared the following quote with me: Just how do the Tories get away with it? Since they were founded as a modern political force in 1834, the Conservatives have acted as the parliamentary […]

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