A weeklong cab strike is paralyzing traffic in Rome as taxi drivers protest new regulations they say favor ride-sharing services like Uber.
London's transport regulator has refused to renew the multinational ride-sharing company's license in the British capital for safety reasons. Uber has said it will appeal the decision and change its business model.
Spanish taxi associations have demanded stricter enforcement of a law that limits the issuing of new licenses to Uber and Cabify. Representatives from the ride-sharing apps say the taxis just want to keep a "monopoly."
An industry body has called the demonstrations "the largest taxi protest" in Germany's modern history. Taxi drivers are rallying against plans to open Germany to ride-hailing services like Uber.
The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services.
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