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Taxi drivers sow traffic chaos in Europe in battle with Uber car service

A yellow ribbon indicates a striking Paris taxi which takes part in a demonstration in the French capital June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A yellow ribbon indicates a striking Paris taxi which takes part in a demonstration in the French capital June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

A yellow ribbon indicates a striking Paris taxi which takes part in a demonstration in the French capital June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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A taxi driver listens to speeches by his colleagues, during a Europe-wide protest of licensed taxi drivers denouncing taxi hailing apps that are feared to flush unregulated private drivers into the market, in front of the Olympic stadium in Berlin, June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A taxi driver listens to speeches by his colleagues, during a Europe-wide protest of licensed taxi drivers denouncing taxi hailing apps that are feared to flush unregulated private drivers into the market, in front of the Olympic stadium in Berlin,...more

A taxi driver listens to speeches by his colleagues, during a Europe-wide protest of licensed taxi drivers denouncing taxi hailing apps that are feared to flush unregulated private drivers into the market, in front of the Olympic stadium in Berlin, June 11, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Transportation app Uber is seen on the iPhone of limousine driver Shuki Zanna, 49, in Beverly Hills, California, December 19, 2013.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Transportation app Uber is seen on the iPhone of limousine driver Shuki Zanna, 49, in Beverly Hills, California, December 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Transportation app Uber is seen on the iPhone of limousine driver Shuki Zanna, 49, in Beverly Hills, California, December 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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