Uber comes to Australia

Uber to be legalised in Victoria with $2 levy charge

Victoria’s Government has announced plans to legalise Uber and it’s going to cost everyone $2 a ride The Victorian government has announced that over the next two years it will be overhauling the... Read more »
Riot police responded to protests in Paris after French taxi drivers overturned cars and set fire to tyres in protest against taxi app Uber

Anti-Uber protest turns to guerrilla warfare across France

French cabbies Burn Cars, Attack Uber Drivers French taxi drivers have burned cars and blocked transport hubs as part of a nationwide strike against the mobile-based service Uber. Some 2,800 cabbies took... Read more »

Jafar Panahi’s ‘Taxi’ wins top prize at Berlin Film Fest

The Golden Bear goes to Jafar Panahi, a dissident Iranian filmmaker whose submission "Taxi" was filmed covertly. Renowned directors leave empty-handed, as several awards go to young talents from small countries. Read more »