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Uber clashes with London mayor over cap on minicab numbers

While the city's black cab drivers wait for the High Court to decide whether Uber's operation in London is legal, they may soon be given a helping hand by mayor Boris Johnson.<i>The Financial Times</i> reports that the recently-elected MP has backed proposals limit the number of minicabs operating in the …

Fighting erupts in eastern Ukraine

Fighting erupted overnight and in the early hours of Tuesday on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, despite an agreement reached by the Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers a day earlier.<p>The year-long conflict between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian …

Russia

The Landmark Trust 50th anniversary: history for hire

'Our pigsty! Oh God, it’s the most glamorous pigsty ever. Have a look.” Dr Anna Keay is flipping over the pages of The Landmark Trust Handbook. Upside down I can see stables, chapels, schools, water towers, banqueting pavilions and mad follies fly by, illustrated with photographs, maps and floor …

Motorola Moto E (2015) review

The new Moto E is $20 more than its shockingly cheap predecessor, and this time around it’s got LTE, a bigger battery, and a slightly larger screen. It’s a small bump up in price, but that’s probably okay; it handled streaming shows on Netflix, running <i>Crossy Road</i> and <i>Monopoly</i>, giving me real-time …

The iPhone may be starting to steal Android’s lower-income customers

When I was working in Tajikistan, a desperately poor country, my driver had an iPhone. He’d saved extensively to afford it, and prized it as a status symbol. And when things got tight, he didn’t trade it for a cheaper, equivalent Android model — he traded it in for an older iPhone.<p>Apple has begun …