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DiDi Chuxing backs Europe Uber challenger



BUSINESS, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST August 08, 2017


DiDi and Uber have a complicated relationship. Photo credit - Pixabay   Chinese ride-sharing service DiDi Chuxing has lent its support to a European Uber rival.   The chances are, you've not yet heard of Taxify. The...

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Waterloo redevelopment to delay thousands



UK, TRAVEL August 04, 2017


Thousands of passengers have been warned to expect extended delays to their journeys as Waterloo undergoes a massive redevelopment project. The station will undergo a £800m redevelopment that will see longer platforms, extr...

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Streatham set to get Marks Marks and Spencer Spencer (yes, you are seeing double)



UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST July 27, 2017


So it seems in a few months time Streatham residents will be spoilt for choice with the launch of a new M&S store next to Streatham station in October, which Marks and Spencer have confirmed on Twitter today. Then come late No...

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China anger after child removed from Virgin flight



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL July 26, 2017


A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400. The airline is attracting criticism in China. Photo credit - Pixabay   Virgin Atlantic has caused anger amongst Chinese netizens after apparently removing a child from a flight from Shangha...

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Jaguar Land Rover to build engines in China



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST July 25, 2017


Demand for Jaguar Land Rover's cars, such as this Evoque, continues to grow.   Jaguar Land Rover has opened an engine plant in China.   The facility, in Changshu, is part of its joint venture with Chery Automobi...

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