London's black, spacious cabs are a tourist attraction in and of themselves. Euromaxx took to the streets with former policeman Jeff Thomas, who has been working as a cabbie for several years.
Uber can be regulated as a taxi service and not as a digital app following a European Court of Justice decision. Traditional taxi firms, whose drivers have protested in dozens of cities, have welcomed the ruling.
Ride-hailing service Uber has threatened to stop services in the Canadian province of Quebec from next month, saying it's pulling out to avoid following new regulations aimed at leveling the playing field with taxis.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced it will not renew Uber's private hire operator license. TfL cites Uber's lack of corporate responsibility for the decision. Uber will appeal the decision.
Jo Bertram, the head of Uber's northern Europe operations, has decided to leave as the ride-sharing company tries to negotiate a new license in London. Uber's chief executive is to meet with Transport for London.
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