Uber drivers assaulted by bogus fares in Belgium: police

Mar 24, 2015

Uber drivers assaulted by bogus fares in Belgium: police

Uber drivers in Belgium were assaulted by fake clients this weekend, including by at least one cabbie angered by the lower cost rival, Belgian police said on Monday. “Four individuals, including employees of the Uber company, were assaulted by four to six people,” said ...

Taxis block Brussels in Uber protest

Mar 4, 2015

Taxis block Brussels in Uber protest

Hundreds of taxi drivers from Belgium and France brought central Brussels to a virtual standstill Tuesday with their vehicles in a protest targeting the Web-based taxi app Uber. Police said a go-slow procession of 627 cabs several kilometers long drove through the city before ...

Jul 23, 2014

Germany, France, Italy slam anti-Semitic protests

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitic slurs and violence at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in Europe and pledged to take firm action. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, France’s Laurent Fabius and Italy’s Federica Mogherini issued a joint statement in Brussels warning ...