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What is Uber and how does it work?

UBER is the commonly used name for the US company Uber Technologies Inc. It is mainly known for providing a ride-hailing service to rival taxis but also has interests in food delivery, package delivery, couriers and freight transportation. What is Uber? Uber was founded in March 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. It […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…


North East local lockdown: New rules and areas affected explained

BOOZERS in the North East will have to chuck out drinkers by 10pm after a new coronavirus curfew was announced. Restaurants are also affected in the local lockdown, after health secretary Matt Hancock said hospitality will be restricted for food and drink to table service only. What are the lockdown rules? New rules apply to […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne…