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York Council refuses Uber licence renewal - BBC News

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:29:01 GMT

Uber has been banned in a third UK city after councillors in York rejected the firm's bid to renew its operating licence. Taxi drivers had complained of the city being "overwhelmed" with drivers using the ride-hailing app, which has already been banned ...

Inflation up as food costs jump – and gas crisis threatens worse to come - Telegraph.co.uk

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:01:49 GMT

Mark Carney nearly scraped through. The Governor of the Bank of England came so close to keeping inflation on target. But, after two months teetering on the 3pc level, the consumer price index has finally tipped over the edge, rising by 3.1pc in the 12 ...

London Euston station to be transformed into homeless shelter for 200 on Christmas Day - ITV News

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:40:39 GMT

The London station, which saw around 44 million commuters use it in 2016/2017, will be transformed into a dining room for 200, complete with Christmas decorations. With train services not running on December 25, around 30 volunteers from Network Rail ...

Facebook hits back at former executive Chamath Palihapitiya - BBC News

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:33:09 GMT

Facebook has responded to a former executive who said the social network, and other services like it, was "ripping society apart". Chamath Palihapitiya made the comments last month but were circulated widely online on Monday. Facebook took the unusual ...

Westfield sale looks like a kneejerk reaction to the Amazon age - The Guardian

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:48:07 GMT

Westfield: are its owners spooked by the rise of online shopping? Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters. Commercial property · Nils Pratley on finance. Westfield sale looks like a kneejerk reaction to the Amazon age. The rush to consolidate by owners of ...

Not fare: Firms 'mislead' customers by selling tickets for trains that will not run - Sky News

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:37:01 GMT

More than 2,600 incorrect journeys are listed for Christmas week, and a watchdog says travellers are missing out on cheap tickets. 18:28, UK, Tuesday 12 December 2017. Train tickets. Image: Transport Focus found 2,648 incorrect journeys being offered ...

What Is Litecoin, and Why Is It Beating Bitcoin This Year? - Fortune

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:01:28 GMT

With digital currency Bitcoin taking the spotlight in 2017, it's hard to remember the other cryptocurrencies that have been growing in its shadow. An increasingly-prominent example: Litecoin. The fourth largest digital currency by market capitalization ...

Ryanair pilots based in Ireland to stage one-day strike next week - The Guardian

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:40:20 GMT

Ryanair said it would 'face down' the strike, though it admitted some 'disruption may occur'. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images. Ryanair. Ryanair pilots based in Ireland to stage one-day strike next week. Up to 117 pilots expected to take action ...

Meet the Museum of London's latest exhibit: a disgusting, giant lump of fat - CityMetric

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:37:57 GMT

The Museum of London has been teaching visitors about the capital's history for over 50 years now. It contains exhibits on the Romans, the Plague, the Great Fire and the Blitz. It even houses the Lord Mayor's Coach, a great red and gold thing, which ...

What network neutrality madness has happened today? Take a big breath - The Register

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:41:40 GMT

It may have escaped your notice but America's broadband watchdog, the FCC, will vote on Thursday on a provision that would effectively undermine net neutrality protections in the US. People are – and this may shock you – not happy about it. Yesterday ...