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Travel

Coming to America

The queue for customs in Chicago takes two hours and my connecting flight has already left. I am crying. I leave my phone at the desk when checking my bags in for the next flight and don’t realise until I’m leaving the terminal. I cry more. A wonderful steward finds it for me and gives…

Finance

Uber loses employment rights case

The legal action started in October 2016 against Uber on behalf of first the GMB union and the IWGB union has resulted in a ruling against Uber’s appeal that its drivers are self-employed. It is not the end for Uber, however. The firm plans on taking the case to the employment appeal tribunal and if…

Gaming, OldVenue

Uber Taxi, or Crappy Cabbie?

Uber, a taxi-style ride sharing service, has been popping up in cities all over the world this year. Unfortunately it’s brought a storm of controversy and protest along with it. Uber allows anyone to quickly book a ride in a car via a smartphone app. Customers can choose exactly where they want to go, when…

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