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Mariah Carey eats Chinese takeaway off floor in London flat

Mariah Carey eats Chinese takeaway off floor in London flat

Entertainment
However, Westlife's Mark Feehily disagrees – and he's got the story to prove it.The Irish singer is making a comeback after asking to be Mimi's Special Guest on her epic Christmas tour in December.Now, the 37-year-old has given an insight into what being pals with the superstar is really like.Despite advice being never meet your idols, Mark insists that being friends with Mariah isn't a disappointment.INSTAGRAMMIMI: Mariah is known for being a diva - which Mark disagrees withMariah Carey in pictures Superstar Mariah Carey in her most stunning images ever. Film Magic Mariah Carey teases major flesh in risqué naked illusion PVC dress YOUTUBEAGAINST ALL ODDS: The pair met back in 1999He revealed that the last time he saw the blonde was at her gig in Wembley, an
Uber: London Mayor Sadiq Khan backs talks after firm's apology

Uber: London Mayor Sadiq Khan backs talks after firm's apology

Business
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the city's transport regulator to meet Uber's boss after the firm apologised for the "mistakes" it has made.Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi issued the apology after the taxi-hailing firm lost its London licence.Mr Khosrowshahi said in an open letter that Uber would appeal against the city's decision, but accepted the company "must change".On Friday, Transport for London (TfL) denied Uber a new licence to operate.Uber has said it wants to meet TfL to discuss the regulator's concerns over public safety and security.The London mayor welcomed Mr Khosrowshahi's apology, saying: "Even though there is a legal process in place, I have asked TfL to make themselves available to meet with him."In deciding not to renew Uber's licence beyond the end of September...
Uber London loses licence to operate

Uber London loses licence to operate

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceUber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and proper to hold a London private hire operator licence.It said it took the decision on the grounds of "public safety and security implications".Confirming it would appeal against the decision, Uber said it showed the world "far from being open, London is closed to innovative companies".TfL's concerns include Uber's approach to carrying out background checks on drivers and reporting serious criminal offences.What does the ruling mean?Seven things Londoners will miss if Uber goesNow what next for Uberisation?Your views: Uber London loses licenceUber's current licence is due to run until 30 September.It has ...
Transport for London will not renew Uber's licence

Transport for London will not renew Uber's licence

Business
Transport for London has announced that it will not renew Uber's private hire licence after concluding it is "not fit and proper".The taxi-hailing app has around 40,000 drivers in London.TfL has today informed Uber that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence. pic.twitter.com/nlYD0ny2qo— Transport for London (@TfL) September 22, 2017More follows...Let's block ads! (Why?) Business News - Markets reports and financial news from Sky
Evacuations ordered after ‘significant arrest’ made in London terror attack

Evacuations ordered after ‘significant arrest’ made in London terror attack

World
Police evacuated a house in a London suburb and part of the Port of Dover after arresting an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in Dover, England, in connection with Friday's terror attack on a London Underground train, police said. Kent Police arrested the man in the departure area of the Port of Dover, about 75 miles from London, at approximately 7:50 a.m. local time under section 41 of the U.K.'s Terrorism Act, according to London's Metropolitan Police Service. The section provides authorities the power to arrest a person suspected of terrorism-related offenses without a warrant. "We have made a significant arrest in our investigation this morning," Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said in a statement. "He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the c...