Two-thirds of the world’s population cannot get access to safe surgery when they need it. As a result, 18 million people die every year from conditions requiring surgery. This is higher than the number who die...

The battle between traditional private hire and yellow cabs and Uber has opened up on a new front as New York City officials discuss capping the number of vehicles. The move, reported in the New York...

Cab drivers staged a 'go-slow' in Wolverhampton in protest at the council's continued lax attitude towards handing out taxi and private hire licenses. Wolverhampton saw a 383% increase in the number of licenses issued, as we...

A judge has ruled that Uber is now a 'fit and proper' company and granted a 15 month license to operate in London. On Tuesday, Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said the company was now, in her...

The UK boss of Uber has said that Transport for London "was correct" in questioning whether it was a fit and proper company. In the hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court Tom Elvidge, Uber's general manager in...

Drivers in Barrow in Furness have been told displaying the flag of St George during the World Cup will be "a distraction". The move comes after Royal Mail banned its 125,000 delivery workers from displaying flags...