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Taxi drivers around Europe set to protest Uber and other ride-share firms

European taxi drivers to protest Uber and similar firms (via AFP) Taxi drivers in several European capitals will protest Wednesday against what they see as unfair and illegal competition from app-using car services such as Uber which have shaken up the taxi industry. From London’s black cabs to taxis in…

Artist uses robots to create same picture in three different countries

An Austrian artist on Thursday drew three pictures simultaneously in three European capitals thanks to two robots copying his every movement in real time in Britain and Germany. Alex Kiessling worked in Vienna while a pair of orange industrial robots in London’s Trafalgar Square and Berlin’s Breitscheidplatz drew exactly the…

‘Occupy’ protests held in European capitals for third day

LONDON — Protesters inspired by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement camped out in European cities for a third day Monday in a campaign that has got the EU and Russia both unexpectedly on the same page. From London and Frankfurt to Madrid and Amsterdam, hundreds of demonstrators pitched tents following…

Wall Street protests go global; riots in Rome

ROME (Reuters) – Demonstrators rallied Saturday across the world to accuse bankers and politicians of wrecking economies, but only in Rome did the global “day of rage” erupt into violence. Galvanized by the Occupy Wall Street movement, the protests began in New Zealand, rippled east to Europe and were expected…

Pakistani intelligence: Dozens of Europeans training for terrorist attacks

Dozens of Muslim militants with European citizenship are believed to be hiding out in the lawless tribal area of northwestern Pakistan, Pakistani and Western intelligence officials say, training for missions that could include terror attacks in European capitals. Officials have used phone intercepts and voice tracking software to track militants…

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