London Mayor Sadiq Khan – the first Muslim mayor of any major western city – is currently in a stand-off with the mobile app based cab company Uber for the last one week.
A black taxi passes the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain September 24, 2017. (Reuters)
Background checks on drivers
A photo illustration shows the Uber app logo displayed on a mobile telephone, as it is held up for a posed photograph in central London September 22, 2017. (Reuters)
Political, racist undertones
A London cab driver holds a balloon during a protest by London cab drivers against Uber in central London, Britain February 10, 2016 (Reuters)