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Man who farted in Uber ends up in court
Uber, London
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Man who farted in Uber ends up in court

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Oct 2020
Uber vehicle fleet to be fully electric by 2040
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Uber vehicle fleet to be fully electric by 2040

Ride-hailing company is setting 2030 target for UK in new plan to tackle climate crisis
9 Sep 2020
Is this the end of Uber in London?
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Is this the end of Uber in London?

Transport for London revokes licence and says taxi firm is not ‘fit and proper’
25 Nov 2019
Uber’s licence renewed for two months in London
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Uber’s licence renewed for two months in London

Ride-hailing app lost its bid to reinstate its full operating licence in the capital
25 Sep 2019
Uber reports $5.2 billion loss in Q2
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Uber reports $5.2 billion loss in Q2

The ride-hailing giant also revealed its slowest revenue growth ever
9 Aug 2019
Are we headed for dotcom bubble 2.0?
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Are we headed for dotcom bubble 2.0?

Flotations of loss-making firms hit 2000 levels amid warning signs bubble could be about to burst
27 Jun 2019
Flying taxi service to trial in Melbourne
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Flying taxi service to trial in Melbourne

Uber Air to begin test flights in the Australian city next year
13 Jun 2019

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Uber drivers stage global strike ahead of IPO
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Uber drivers stage global strike ahead of IPO

Walk-out timed to coincide with Uber’s much-anticipated $100bn stock listing on Friday
9 May 2019
Why Uber drivers are suing Sadiq Khan
Uber, London
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Why Uber drivers are suing Sadiq Khan

Minicab operators say mayor’s decision to make them pay congestion charge is discriminatory
1 Mar 2019
Uber driver admits murdering six people between pick-ups
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Uber driver admits murdering six people between pick-ups

Jason Dalton, 48, claimed app drove him to gun down random strangers around Kalamazoo, Michigan
8 Jan 2019
Uber was warned of driverless car dangers before fatal crash
Uber has suspended self-driving car trials following fatal collision with pedestrian
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Uber was warned of driverless car dangers before fatal crash

Former manager claimed the self-driving vehicles were ‘hitting things nearly every 15,000 miles’
13 Dec 2018
How to improve your Uber rating
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How to improve your Uber rating

Low-rating passengers due to be banned in Australia and New Zealand
5 Sep 2018
Uber’s next challenge: build a better scooter
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Uber’s next challenge: build a better scooter

Bike-sharing is also on the agenda as ride-hailing app turns to greener forms of transport
5 Sep 2018
Aston Martin takes to the skies with Vision Volante concept
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Aston Martin takes to the skies with Vision Volante concept

British carmaker aims to help commuters bypass inner-city traffic
17 Jul 2018
Daimler to launch AI-powered taxi service next year
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Daimler to launch AI-powered taxi service next year

Free driverless service will debut in California
11 Jul 2018
Why Uber is in court again
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Why Uber is in court again

Ride-hailing platform fighting to restore London licence
25 Jun 2018
Uber driver was watching The Voice in self-driving car crash
Uber has suspended self-driving car trials following fatal collision with pedestrian
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Uber driver was watching The Voice in self-driving car crash

Police say the Arizona accident was ‘entirely avoidable’
22 Jun 2018
Uber: new software can tell if you’re drunk
Drunk man pays £1,160 for an Uber trip from West Virginia to New Jersey
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Uber: new software can tell if you’re drunk

Giveaways like sloppy typing could set off app’s alarm bells
11 Jun 2018
Uber gives UK drivers sick pay and benefits
Uber has had a long and troubled relationship with its drivers
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Uber gives UK drivers sick pay and benefits

Ride-hailing app bows to growing political and legal pressure over workers’ rights
24 May 2018
Uber driverless software ‘ignored’ pedestrian in fatal crash
Uber has suspended self-driving car trials following fatal collision with pedestrian
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Uber driverless software ‘ignored’ pedestrian in fatal crash

Flaw reportedly meant that on-board systems detected woman but decided not to react
8 May 2018
EU court backs French ban on Uber service
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EU court backs French ban on Uber service

Decision by European Court of Justice is latest in a long line of blows to the ride-sharing app
11 Apr 2018
Toyota halts driverless trials after fatal Uber crash
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Toyota halts driverless trials after fatal Uber crash

Japanese car giant says accident may have ‘emotional effect’ on test drivers
21 Mar 2018
Women-only Uber service could be launched in London
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Women-only Uber service could be launched in London

TfL’s new policy aims to improve passenger safety in the ride-hailing sector
15 Feb 2018
Airbus drone taxi completes maiden flight
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Airbus drone taxi completes maiden flight

Test vehicle reached a ‘modest’ altitude of five meters
2 Feb 2018
ECJ’s Uber ruling has big implications for wider gig economy
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ECJ’s Uber ruling has big implications for wider gig economy

Europe’s top court rules Uber is a taxi service rather than an app
20 Dec 2017
York becomes third UK city to ban Uber
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York becomes third UK city to ban Uber

Taxi app suspended over complaints that drivers licensed outside the city are touting for business in York
13 Dec 2017
Cambridge reviews Uber after London, Sheffield suspensions
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Cambridge reviews Uber after London, Sheffield suspensions

Taxi app’s cars will continue operating in English capital until at least April
12 Dec 2017
Sheffield becomes second UK city to suspend Uber licence
Uber faces a showdown over its London licence next week
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Sheffield becomes second UK city to suspend Uber licence

Decision comes ahead of important legal ruling on the ride-hailing app’s London future
8 Dec 2017
Uber loses appeal in landmark UK employment rights case
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Uber loses appeal in landmark UK employment rights case

Ride-sharing firm vows to fight today’s ruling
10 Nov 2017
Uber partners Nasa to launch flying car service
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Uber partners Nasa to launch flying car service

Two firms will develop new air traffic control system to help new ride-sharing project take off
8 Nov 2017
London’s Uber ban ‘politically motivated’
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London’s Uber ban ‘politically motivated’

The American ride-sharing app says it will make concessions in order to regain its operating licence
25 Sep 2017
Uber loses London licence in shock TfL decision
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Uber loses London licence in shock TfL decision

Transport for London says Uber demonstrated ‘lack of corporate responsibility’
22 Sep 2017
Who is Uber's new boss Dara Khosrowshahi?
Dara Khosrowshahi in Silicon Valley last year
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Who is Uber's new boss Dara Khosrowshahi?

Global firm's CEO is a high-flying Iranian-American with a PR crisis to fix and a predecessor who's still involved
29 Aug 2017
McDonald's launches long-awaited 'McDelivery' option
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McDonald's launches long-awaited 'McDelivery' option

Customers in London, Nottingham and Leeds can now order Big Macs without getting off the sofa
23 Jun 2017