Uber’s scandals, gaffes and PR catastrophes: the full list

The company has had a seemingly never-ending string of blunders, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady creek of scandals and negative publicity in recent years, including revelations of questionable snoop programs, a high-stakes technology suit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the vehicles, petroleum capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was carven up by superhighways in their accolade. Yet now all three cities are pushing stroll, cycling and the use of forms of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? City is supported […]

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Uber’s scandals, gaffes and PR disasters: the full list

The company has had a apparently never-ending string of blunders, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady creek of scandals and negative advertising in recent years, including revelations of questionable snoop programs, a high-stakes technology lawsuit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing […]

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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol vehicles and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to effect of poor air quality on people health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel autoes and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The commitment, which follows a […]

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My week as an Uber courier: my bike get stolen, but I kept my five-star rating

Delivering everything from books to falafel sandwiches was easy, but excessive the times of downtime stimulate the prospect of earning a consistent living grim Nicholas pads down the stairs of his apartment building on Broome Street in New Yorks Soho neighbourhood where the cheapest two-bedroom unit costs more than$ 2m in his boxers and a […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the automobiles, oil capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was carved up by freeways in their honor. Yet now all three cities are pushing walking, cycling and the use of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? Cities is supported by About […]

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Dessert Wine Is the New Scotch

Banking on the upswell of interest in digestifs such as amaro and sherry, a growing number of sommeliers in the U.S.–both in fine-dining and more casual restaurants–are hoping to tap into today’s savor for after-dinner drinks with dessert wines. Looking beyond port, Madeira, and Sauternes, forward-thinking sommeliers are presenting a wider spectrum of dessert wines, […]

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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol automobiles and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to a lack of effect of poor air quality on peoples health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising different levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The […]

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A road full of bottlenecks: Dutch cycle route is made of plastic trash

First path solely made of recycled bottles, beakers and packaging opens in Zwolle The world’s first plastic bicycle path made of recycled bottles, beakers and packaging has opened in the Netherlands, as part of a pilot that could see similar roads open up across the country. The 30 -metre path, made of recycled plastic equivalent […]

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