Uber starts court appeal in London

Uber has lodged its court appeal to overturn the decision by London’s transport regulator stripping Uber of its operating license. While the appeal process is ongoing Uber will be able to operate indefinitely in one of its most lucrative European markets. Transport for London refused to renew Uber’s license, citing a number of reasons, including…

Australian Taxi Industry Wants Review After London’s Uber Decision

Australia’s taxi industry is calling for a review of Uber’s Australian licensing agreements following the decision of London to strip Uber’s license. Australian Taxi Industry Association CEO Blair Davies applauds the decision by Transport for London (TfL) to “enforce its laws”. “Uber have been flouting laws all around the globe and we’ve seen governments cave…

Eighteen Rushed to Hospital in London Underground Explosion

At least 18 people have been rushed to hospital following an explosion in London’s underground during this morning’s peak travel time. At approximately 8:20am local time emergency services rushed to Parsons Green in response to reports of a fire on the train. Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has labelled this a terrorist incident…

Two Tourists Dead, More Injured in Egypt Stabbing

A stabbing at an Egyptian Red Sea beach resort has resulted in two German tourists being killed and four other foreigners injured. The attacker was detained by hotel security and members of the public until the police were able to arrive at the scene. The security manager at El Palacio hotel, Saud Abdelaziz commented on…

3 Dead After Condo Fire in Honolulu

Picture Courtesy: YouTube A fire has burnt through a Honolulu high-rise apartment complex that was not equipped with sprinklers, leaving at least three people dead and 12 more injured, with hundreds having to flee their homes. The fire started on the 26h floor of the Marco Polo building, where the three dead bodies were found…

British Parliament Hit by Cyber Attack

The British parliament has been targeted in a cyber-attack attempting to access MP’s accounts, leaving many locked out. The national cyber security centre and national crime agency are investigating the attack, after reports that passwords to some of the MP’s accounts, including cabinet ministers, were found being sold online. The British parliament has taken precautionary…

British Protestors Target Theresa May Over Grenfell Tower Fire

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing criticism about her response to the Grenfell Tower fire, with members of the public angered that she did not meet with the victims on her first visit to the site. On her second visit she was met with protestors, who shouted criticisms like “coward” and “shame on you”…

BBQ on the Menu for Qantas Perth Airport Terminal

Plans for the new Qantas wing in Perth Airport were unveiled today, with construction set to begin soon. The new international terminal is expected to allow for smoother connections when the non-stop flights between Perth and London begin in March 2018. The plans show a new alfresco seating area with a Neil Perry designed Australian-style…

London Taxis Are Coming To Town

The iconic London Taxi is coming to town. As part of his Taxi Action plan to improve Taxi services in Perth, Transport Minister Troy Buswell has unveiled 50 new London Taxis on Thursday morning. These purpose built cabs are designed to improve safety, comfort and accessibility. Built by the London Taxi Company, it’sTX4 vehicle can…