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Inside the murky world of Istanbul’s taxi cartels
Turkey’s biggest city’s drivers caught in brutal power struggle between politicians, unions and wealthy licence holders

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

10, Oct, 2021 @8:35 AM

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Uber facing new UK driver claims of racial discrimination
Drivers say automated ID system needed to work failed to identify them because of their race

Sarah Butler

06, Oct, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Ex-Uber driver takes legal action over ‘racist’ face-recognition software
UK driver alleges his account was illegally deactivated when Uber software decided he was not who he said he was

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

05, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Uber to pay pensions to all its UK drivers, backdated to 2017
Ride hailing company calls on rival operators to create a cross-industry pension scheme

Sarah Butler

23, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘I don’t like being treated like crap’: gig workers aim to retool a system they say is rigged
Uber, Lyft and other companies fighting Massachusetts lawsuit that would grant workers status as employees

Michael Sainato

27, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Uber rival Didi Chuxing suspends plans for UK and Europe launch
Company won licences for Manchester and Sheffield but faces pressure from Chinese government

Jasper Jolly

24, Aug, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Employment rights offer UK immunity to mandatory workplace Covid jabs
A growing list of American businesses are demanding that their staff be immunised but corporate culture, and law, differ in Britain

08, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Uber drivers in Sydney’s Covid hotspots being offered jobs that breach restrictions
App does not distinguish between trips inside and outside restricted areas, forcing drivers to either give up work or break rules

Naaman Zhou

06, Aug, 2021 @4:44 AM

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Heavy spending on driver incentives pushes Uber to bigger-than-forecast loss
Revenues double as demand for rides increases, but ride-hailing company has to spend more

Kari Paul

05, Aug, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Uber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young people in UK to get Covid jab
Companies will offer credit and price reductions in government push to boost vaccination rates

Michael Savage

01, Aug, 2021 @7:34 AM

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Uber and Google are latest among tech firms to delay reopening as Delta variant spreads
The company also announced a vaccine mandate for employees who return in person for the new mid-October target date

Kari Paul and agencies

30, Jul, 2021 @7:11 PM

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CEOs told to ‘think before they tweet’ after Just Eat spat with Uber
Boss’s Twitter rant against Uber Eats risks backfiring, as experts warn online outbursts can damage companies’ reputation

Rupert Neate

29, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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