Striking taxi drivers in Paris standing by a burning tyre during a protests against app-based taxi company Uber
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Scuffles as French taxi drivers protest over Uber cab app

Taxi drivers in Paris have been involved in scuffles with police as they held protests over app-based taxi company, Uber.

They are angry at what they see as unfair competition from the app.

Uber has become one of the world's most valuable start-up companies, operating in more than 50 countries and worth an estimated $50bn.

  • 25 Jun 2015
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