London Black Cabs

Banning Cab App Uber In London Would Be Hard, Says BoJo

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has warned that it would be "difficult" to ban the controversial cab app Uber, which has angered taxi drivers so much that they last wee...

Black Cabs Cannot Stand in the Way of Innovation

Simon Walker | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Simon Walker

The Cabbies may be right. Transport for London, which regulates taxis, has asked the High Court to rule on whether the business model is illegal, a claim which Uber strongly rejects. But if anyone thinks that a court judgement will be the end of it, they are sorely mistaken.

Look Who Doesn't Like Controversial Cab App Uber

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

As London prepares for gridlock today due to 10,000 black cabs protesting against the mobile app Uber, Katie Hopkins has stepped in to lend her suppor...

Taxi Gridlock Action Is Urban Terrorism

Charlie Mullins | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
Charlie Mullins

Not only is the Licensed Taxi Drivers' Association's planned action to bring London grinding to a halt by gridlocking the streets today one of the most selfish pieces of industrial action I have ever heard of, but for me it's a reckless attack on our city that could easily cost lives.

Black Cabs Go To War With Uber

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Black cab drivers could barricade London's roads in protest against a rival smartphone app for cab journeys. The Licensed Taxi Drivers Association...

Can Technology Throw a 'Hailo' on the London Cabbie?

Bruce Daisley | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Tech
Bruce Daisley

Hailo is an interesting business because drivers tell you that already 7,000 of the network of 23,000 cabs are using the service. But it's very much on their own terms. Want to pay cash for a cab in the middle of the day? A driver will pull up in two minutes. Want to pay by credit card in the evening the app often struggles to find a single taker.

Cabbie Creates 'Smallest Jubilee Party'

Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

A London black cab has been turned into a mobile street party especially for the Jubilee weekend. Colin ‘The Cabbie’ Sinclaire, is attempting ...

Council Plans To Record All Conversations In Taxis

PA | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK

Plans to record all conversations in taxis licensed by a city council are a "staggering invasion of privacy" which show a "total disregard for civil l...