UK: Competition looms for London's black cabs
London's traditional British-made black cabs could soon be joined by European rivals, according to the capital's evening newspaper. The Evening Standard says reports commissioned by Mayor Ken Livingstone - a Tube-riding non-driver who is introducing a £5 congestion charge for motorists - are believed to recommend that 40-year-old strict rules restricting which vehicles can be used as cabs should be re-written.
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