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New breed of rentals in heart of London Saco, the serviced apartment rental company, has opened a new type of crossover property in the City of Londo(...)

Out of the $100 million proposed payment, $84 million is guaranteed to drivers

Ride service Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a class action lawsuit over whether its California drivers are employees or independ(...)

A Jakarta taxi driver stands on his car during a protest against transportation apps with a sign reading ‘Remove!! Uber, Grab’. Four men torched a car from the lift hailing company Uber in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, police said. Photograph: Beawiharta/Reuters.

Four men torched a car from the lift hailing company Uber in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred on the sam(...)

Taxi drivers protest over Uber, near the Etoile in Paris in January. Photograph:  Thomas Samson/Reuters/AFP

A US company using state-of- the-art technology sets up in France, provides work for 12,000 men and fulfils a vital public need. You might think it (...)

An  Uber Technologies  driver recruitment event in Hong Kong. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

The chief executive of Uber Technologies said the company is burning through more than a billion dollars a year in China, where it is locked in a fier(...)

A scene from the new Marriott short film “Two Bellmen Two”

Marriott film gets 4m views The new Marriott short film Two Bellmen Two only released on February 5 has already racked up more than four million views(...)

Taxi drivers stand next to their cabs lined up at Castellane Square during a protest against private hire services in Marseille, southern France, on January 28, 2016. Taxi drivers are angry at competition from taxi app company Uber. Photograph: Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

Imagine,” said the London cabbie, “that Uber had been operating for 20 years. And I came along with my black cab. My product was less comfortable, you(...)

A police officer stands in front of French taxis blockading a Parisian street during a protest against Uber this week. Photograph: EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

Last Tuesday, France was gripped by huge strikes, with an estimated 130,000-150,000 protesting across the country. In that age-old French tradition, a(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would confirm the Government’s commitment to keep the cost-base under control and contain public spending when he met existing and potential investors at Davos on Thursday. Photograph: Collins

Ireland’s economy would have fared better if it had been permitted by the European Central Bank to burn private debt holders, Nobel Prize-winning eco(...)

Uber’s China unit boosted its valuation to $8 billion after it raised more than $1 billion in its latest funding round. Photo: Bloomberg

Uber’s China unit boosted its valuation to $8 billion after it raised more than $1 billion in its latest funding round, although the US ride-hailing a(...)