Taxi strike stretches into eighth day in Spain

Pedestrians walk past taxi drivers blocking the Gran Via in Barcelona on July 27, 2018 following a 48-hour strike. Uber and Cabify resumed their services in Barcelona as a taxi strike came to an end. Some of the drivers of the ride-hailing companies were attacked during a taxi strike called after the Spanish government appealed a ruling approved by Barcelona authorities that limited the number of VTC licences given to professional, non-taxi drivers. The ruling, which has been suspended pending a





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