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Londoners take to Twitter on Uber license crisis



BUSINESS, UK, Europe, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL September 22, 2017


Disgruntled Londoners are taking to Twitter to voice their thoughts on the government's decision to strip Uber of its license to operate in the capital and putting 40,000 cab driver jobs at risk. From safety concern...

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Ctrip to create Skyscanner jobs in Edinburgh



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL September 15, 2017


The new call centre will employ 200 staff when it opens in 2018. Photo credit - Pixabay   Ctrip - the Chinese owner of Skyscanner - has revealed plans to open a new call centre in Edinburgh.   The new call centre wil...

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Did-backed Taxify suspended in London



UK, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST September 11, 2017


Transport for London is the body responsible for the underground, overground, buses and taxi services of London, amongst other services. Photo credit - Taxify   Taxify has halted its London service after just three days of ...

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China’s ‘piano island’ hits all the right notes for UNESCO



CHINA , TRAVEL September 06, 2017


Over the last few days of the BRICS summit, all eyes have been on the Chinese city of Xiamen, where leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have been putting their heads together on pressing economic and politic...

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Didi-backed Uber rival coming to London



LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST September 01, 2017


Taxify, which works on a similar basis to Uber, is originally Estonian. Photo credit - Pixabay   Intense competition in London's taxi market is about to get tougher, as a new Uber rival, backed by China's Didi Chu...

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