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Uber is “stripped of its licence” in London after TFL rules it is unfit to operate over public safety fears – preventing its 40,000 drivers from working in the capital and sparking fury among millions of users

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Black cab drivers are celebrating today (top image) but passengers are outraged by the bombshell decision, which they say will leave them unable to afford late-night

lifts home and will put thousands of drivers out of work. The Silicon Valley technology giant boasts more than 5billion passengers in over 630 cities worldwide

and the decision by regulators in London may now encourage other cities to launch their own crackdown

 Sadiq Khan on Uber future: ‘It’s important taxis operate safely’ Uber is stripped of its licence in London after TFL rules it is unfit to operate over public safety fears –
preventing its 40,000 drivers from working in the capital and sparking fury among millions of users Decision means 40,000 drivers will stop operating for firm from
September 30 Transport for London says company ‘not fit and proper’ due to safety concerns Uber claims the ruling shows that London is ‘closed to innovative

companies’ Bombshell decision splits capital with critics celebrating and passengers upset Business group brands ruling ‘Luddite’ amid fears for finances of drivers Company, which has 3.5million customers, vows to appeal the decision in court