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January 15, 2018 1:21 PM Uber driver caught out in York must pay £1,404

AN Uber driver has been handed a £1,404 court bill for working illegally in York. Victoria Waudby, prosecuting, said a joint City of York Council and police task force stopped Sohail Ahmed, 45, on Holgate Road late on Ladies Day during Ebor week at York races last summer. Although he had a taxi licence from Rossendale Borough Council in Lancashire, that didn’t 1

January 8, 2018 9:33 AM Woman left with broken wrist after assault at taxi rank

A woman was left with a broken wrist after an assault at a taxi rank in Torquay. Police are appealing for information following the incident that happened at the taxi rank on The Strand around 3.30am on Thursday 28 December. The 22-year-old woman from Teignmouth was pushed to the ground by unknown offenders and she sustained a broken wrist. Her purse 18

January 5, 2018 9:51 PM Uber founder set for £1bn payday as he prepares to sell a third of his shares in the taxi app

Uber founder Travis Kalanick is to sell his shares in the company for the first time in a deal which is set to net him £1billion. The 41-year-old is reducing his 10 per cent stake by just under a third as part of a funding agreement with Softbank. A deal announced earlier this month will see the Japanese tech giant take a 17.5pc stake in Uber, largely 11

January 4, 2018 12:47 PM Taxi driver to pay over £1,200

A LICENSED private hire taxi driver has been ordered to pay more than £1,200 in fines, costs and charges for failing to display vehicle licence plates on the rear of his vehicle. Sewanu Akojenu, 42, of Hornbeam Close, Selby, pleaded guilty at York Magistrates Court for failing to display rear licence plates on four separate occasions on his private hire vehicle 10

January 1, 2018 1:32 AM 'Troubled' patient 'snatched baby from its mother as she waited for a taxi in hospital foyer just hours after being released from mental health unit'

A baby was 'snatched from its mother' outside a hospital by a 'troubled' patient who had just been released from a mental health unit, a court heard. Alicia Steward, 23, approached the mother twice asking her 'is that my baby?', Sally Robinson, prosecuting, told the court. She approached the horrified mother and grabbed the child in its baby carrier 9

December 30, 2017 8:00 AM New Year's Eve and New Year's Day public transport times for Metro, buses and trains

There will be disruption across the public transport network so check out our handy guide before setting off anywhere It’s one thing deciding where to go or what to do - but it’s a whole other problem trying to get home. There will be disruption across public transport services both on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day and we’ve got all the details here. So, whether 10

December 29, 2017 11:02 PM Plane leaving Pasco, Washington, makes emergency return

PASCO, Wash. (AP) - Officials say a SkyWest flight headed to Minneapolis returned to Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington, for an emergency landing. SkyWest Airlines spokeswoman Marissa Snow said in an emailed statement that Skywest flight 4475, operating as Delta Connection, returned due to a mechanical indication. Airport director Buck Taft says the plane 4

December 20, 2017 11:11 AM Please explain the concept of a ‘taxi’ to us again, says Uber

AN Uber executive has asked the European court if it can explain what a ‘taxi’ is again but slower because he still does not get it. Following a ruling by the ECJ that Uber is not an information society service but a cab firm, Uber has requested clarification on this baffling ‘cab firm’ concept. Julian Cook, of Uber UK, said: “So they’re like… cars? That stop when you wave an arm and take you places 8

December 17, 2017 6:23 PM Full details from police after multi-vehicle crash as taxi smashes through front of shop

Our reporter Oliver Milne was at the scene and said there were four police cars and an ambulance which dealt with the incident Merseyside Police has arrested a man following a collision in Birkenhead today (Sunday, 17 December 2017). At around 4.45pm, a silver Vauxhall Astra car that had been reported stolen from Poulton Road shortly before was seen by patrols 9

December 16, 2017 9:53 AM Fraudster thief salon owner went on run in Spain for five years

The tanning salon owner has returned hone to face justice A tanning salon owner who went on the run in Spain for five years after commiting multiple acts of fraud has retured to the UK to face justice. Tobias Tribble, 28, skipped bail when he was facing charges of fraud and using fake banknotes. Tribble, of Victory Street, Keyham, Plymouth used someone 9