US ride-hailing app Uber on Friday announced new safety features for its service in Britain, as it appeals against the withdrawal of its licence in London.
Gibbons Jimmy and Yoda, Max the Eurasian eagle owl and Bhanu the lion have stood up to be counted as London Zoo conducts its annual audit of creatures big and small.
Uber's appeal against losing its licence in London will be heard in May or June next year, a court determined Monday.
London's first electric-powered black cabs hit the streets on Tuesday, the British capital's iconic taxis getting a facelift for the modern age that should help cut pollution in the city.
Forty-three U.S. students were awarded the 2018 Marshall Scholarship, the largest class of scholars since 2007, according to the British Embassy.
Uber on Friday filed its appeal against a decision by London authorities not to renew its licence, the US ride-hailing company said.
The new CEO of Uber met with London transport officials on Tuesday, just days after they refused to renew the cab-hailing app's license to operate.
New Uber boss Dara Khosrowshahi will visit London on Tuesday to meet with the city's transport chiefs "to make things right" following their decision not to renew the firm's licence, the company said.
In past skirmishes with local regulators, Uber's playbook under co-founder and now-ousted CEO Travis Kalanick was simple: fight.
The new CEO of Uber apologized for past mistakes on Monday in a public attempt to show London authorities that the company, known for aggressive tactics, is willing to change to retain its right to operate in the city.