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Uber continues to drown

Uber continues to drown

Today the giant company was struck by more bad news. Uber officially lost its latest legal battle in the UK after an appeal was ruled against them stating that drivers should be regarded as ‘workers’ instead of ‘self-employed’ individuals.   Uber is already struggling to keep their license in the UK after Transport for London threatened to remove it. However there are two stages remaining for the company to appeal this latest ruling, the first is through the Court of Appeal and ultimately the Supreme Court. The company stated that they will continue to appeal the case until they reach a favourable decision. The outcome of this case is critical for the company, as they have over 40,000 registered drivers in London  alone. If they lose the case, that means the company will

Transgender Tara Hudson Loses All-Male Prison Appeal

News, UK
Tara Hudson, a 26 year old transgender woman from Bath, has lost her appeal against her sentence at a men's prison. Words: Daisy Greenaway, Subeditor: Mariya Savova After being sentenced to 12 weeks at the all-male HMP Bristol prison for assault charges, an appeal was launched, backed by thousands of supporters, to have her moved to a women's facility. Llewelyn Sellick, The Recorder of Bristol, said Miss Hudson had a "worrying criminal record" and added: "It is for the prison service and not the court to establish where a sentence should be served". The judge had asked for consideration in where she serves the sentence. Over 140,000 people had signed online petitions demanding she be moved to a safer environment saying  "We, the undersigned, stand with Tara and her family and beli