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Europe's taxi drivers protest Uber, unlicensed car services

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Taxi drivers in London, Paris and other European capitals plan to bring chaos to the streets on Wednesday in protest against unlicensed mobile car-hailing services such as Uber which have shaken up the industry. 

A taxi drives past the Eiffel tower in Paris, on January 10, 2013

Traffic problems are expected in key European cities as London's famous black cabs and traditional cabbies in Rome, Paris, Berlin and Milan protest a rise in unlicensed drivers and chauffeur services that are chipping away at their client base.

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