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12:56

Local

Malaga city to stop Uber and Cabify hovering near airport, stations and shopping malls

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

Councillors in Malaga are studying ways to take action to stop private hire vehicles from companies like Uber and Cabify waiting close to airports, railway stations or shopping centres, ready to approach if a user calls them up over their phone app. ... Private hire cars are not allowed to pick up business in the street but some linger near to busy buildings so as to show up as available to users searching for them. This is upsetting taxi drivers, who have the right to pick up passengers in the street. ... places that private hire vehicles can access but not wait close to. The council has been working with the 1,432 taxi drivers to ensure their continued support after a strike was called last August partly in protest at the supposed lax policing of

13:54

Local

Sales of luxury goods have slowed this season in Marbella

Nieves Castro

...aBoatHire, a firm that rents out yachts in Puerto Banús, Sotogrande and Estepona, describes this as a "strange" summer, with 40% fewer reservations in July and more than usual in September. Hotels in the resort also report uneven results. "July was down on

13:00

Local

Century-old schooner for hire in Malaga port

SUR

A steam-propelled schooner called Anne Bonny, built in Oslo in 1905, has docked in the port of Malaga. It will be offered for hire to locals and tourists for leisure trips and company events. In the 1950s it had a diesel motor installed to convert

12:10

Local

Taxis hold back action as Uber arrives on the Costa and Cabify expands its fleet

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

Cabify, a similar ride-charging app, came at the same time as the launch of Uber, taxis asked local authorities and government to do more to help them stop private-hire cars of all types possibly breaking the rules. They want to see more checks at the ... airport, where Uber and Cabify drivers cannot pick up passengers without a prearranged booking, and have asked for an urgent meeting to find out why a parking area for up to 43 private-hire vehicles is to be set up by the terminal. Meanwhile, police have ... been stepping up random checks on the coast on cars offering private hire as part of local councils' previous commitment to the taxi industry to make sure that the drivers are complying with the law.

15:08

Local

Uber and Cabify told not to drop off or pick up at feria sites to avoid taxi complaints

sur

Malaga city council has said that Uber, Cabify and other private-hire firms will not have special passenger loading and unloading bays within the security cordons during this year's feria. The move aims to prevent a repeat of last year's incident ... when private-hire cars were spotted by taxi drivers using public transport lanes without permission. This sparked a lightning strike by taxis that caused massive disruption along the Costa del Sol for several days. This time the council is taking no ... chances and private-hire vehicles will face the same access restrictions as any normal car. Taxis are unhappy at what they claim is unfair competition from app-based start-ups like Uber, which is operating on the Costa during Malaga fair for the first

15:52

Local

Dropbyke app arrives in Malaga with 170 bikes available for hire

NURIA TRIGUERO

The capital of the Costa del Sol has a new, sustainable transport option. This month, 170 bright blue bikes have been scattered through Malaga city. They belong to Dropbyke, a company founded in Lithuania that set its sights on Malaga after opening i

14:50

Local

Torremolinos to hire 22 lifeguards for summer

A. GÓMEZ. torremolinos

Torremolinos council has begun to hire lifeguards needed for the high season. Applicants will have to pass a series of tests in order to fill one of the 22 vacancies. The fitness tests include swimming 100 metres and running one kilometre within

18:01

Travel

Oh, Canada!

ASH BOLTON

...we stopped, and something I was quite happy to experience too. Goats on a roof Day four, which had an ominous start thanks to a parking ticket and a dent in the hire car, saw us drive to the aptly titled Goats on a Roof market. Why is it called ... causing us to shriek in a manner I'm sure he felt was quite amusing. In search of bears Another day saw us hire kayaks and in a group of six we duly paddled out to a number of remote islands in search of bears. Having never seen a real-life bear, I'm

20:43

Local

Union vows "to start World War Three" if demands aren't met despite end of taxi strike

SUR

Élite Taxi union in Barcelona, where the strike had begun, said that they would "start World War Three" if their demands weren't met by then. The industrial action, against the rise of private-hire firms like Uber and Cabify, began in Barcelona last ... of private-hire cab licences, when the airport taxi rank was closed, causing severe criticism on all sides. This time round the biggest local impact was felt on the main Avenida del Parque, near to city hall in Malaga, where drivers spontaneously ... blocked private vehicles from using it during most of Tuesday and Wednesday but without taxi unions' support. Taxi drivers, both locally and nationally, are unhappy about the number of licences given out to private-hire vehicles (or VTCs as they are