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Uber battles to keep London license in court appeal

LONDON: Uber goes to court on Monday to overturn a decision stripping it of its license in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi service in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm last September by refusing to renew its license, citing failings in its approach to reporting serious criminal offenses and to background checks on drivers. Uber, whose backers include Goldman Sachs and BlackRock and which is valued at over $70 billion, has faced…

Uber embarks on legal battle to retain London licence

LONDON: Uber lodged a court appeal on Friday to overturn a decision by London’s transport regulator that stripped the taxi app of its operating licence in its most important European market, the first stop on what is set to be a long legal road. Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm last month by deeming it unfit to run a taxi service and refusing to renew its licence, citing its approach to reporting serious criminal offences and background checks on drivers. The appeal marks the beginning of…