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Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

The London employment tribunal rejected Uber's appeal against an October 2016 ruling in a case that is being closely watched for the wider implications for Britain's booming "gig economy".

Addison Lee seeks more London drivers after Uber licence loss

Addison Lee seeks more London drivers after Uber licence loss

London's transport regulator has said it was stripping Uber of its operating licence, which will end on September 30,

Uber defies Philippine order to shut down

Uber defies Philippine order to shut down

Ride-hailing giant Uber on Tuesday defied a Philippine government order to shut down, branding the suspension a "blatant violation" of its rights but risking its drivers being arrested.

Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

A strike in the Indian capital by thousands of Uber and Ola drivers demanding better pay has paralysed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares.

Drowsiness as risky as drunkenness for drivers: study

Drowsiness as risky as drunkenness for drivers: study

Drivers who miss two or three hours of sleep in a day face the same risk of an accident as those who are legally drunk, according to a AAA study on the sometimes-deadly consequences of being drowsy behind the wheel.

New system to alert motorists about ambulance

New system to alert motorists about ambulance

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Ambulance Service is currently testing an international FM radio over-broadcast system which will allow ambulance crews to alert surrounding drivers of their approach.

UK court rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

UK court rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a decision which threatens the taxi app's business model by forcing it to pay the minimum wage and offer holiday entitlement.