Uber: the triumph of wallet over spirit

‘I am quietly pleased London has taken a stand because, frankly, I wasn’t going to’

A taxi driver put his thumbs up outside Paddington Station in London — Photo by Lauren Hurley/PA Images via Getty Images

By Robert Shrimsley
The new greengrocer on our high street seems to have given up the ghost. Like everyone in the area I’m very sad although, obviously, I never used it myself. We working stiffs don’t have time to queue up for our kumquats. But I am frankly…

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