A London cabbie turns his taxi into a hotel-for-one during the Olympic Games. CNN’s Rosie Tomkins checks it out. Take the scarcity and expense of hotel accommodations in London this mix that with the missing revenue of London Cabbies (due to the restricted Olympic Lanes) and you would get something like a taxi-bed. One driver seen an opportunity while he […]
Police used pepper gas and water cannons to disperse crowds of demonstrators who took to the streets Tuesday to protest a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Some protesters broke shop windows in and around Taksim square before scurrying for cover as police armored cars hosed them with water
Manganese Bronze, the maker of the classic London taxi and a former niche player in Coventry’s once booming car-making arena, is now the last car company in the city and enjoys the curious status of being the biggest London-listed car maker by volume. However, it is struggling with the recession.