Last November the Lillie Road Health Centre in London had just 4,970 patients on its books. Three months later it had 19,104.
On Friday 22 September, many Londoners who regularly use Uber received an email. “As you may have heard,” it began, “the Mayor and Transport for London have announced that they will not be renewing Uber’s licence to operate in our city when it expires on 30 September.”
THE taxi drivers of London are famous for their black cabs, pricey fares and outspoken political commentary provided to passengers at no extra charge.
‘Can you Adam and Eve it? (As goes the cockney slang for ‘can you believe it?’). Well, all things considered, probably.
You may not think of the Chelsea Flower Show as a hub for technological innovation but the event has embraced some of the latest immersive solutions. Civil engineering contractor BAM Nuttall has partnered with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to create a virtual walkthrough scan inside the Great Pavilion.
Members of the British public are getting their first extended trial of a driverless shuttle bus.
Over the next three weeks, about 100 people will travel in a prototype shuttle on a route in Greenwich.
A time traveller from the 1950s visiting London today might be surprised to find that the fundamental aspects of the public transport system have not changed dramatically
Buses have had a design overhaul, but they are still flagged down by passengers at the side of the road. Trains continue to move along on steel rails, but station guards wave signal paddles instead of blowing whistles.
Starship and Just Eat have delivered their first takeout meal to a London resident via robot.
The customer, Simone, used Just Eat to order a meal from Turkish restaurant Taksim Meze.
In the coming weeks, robots developed by Starship Technologies will hit the streets of London to help deliver meals ordered from two of the UK’s biggest food delivery startups – Just Eat and Pronto.
The self-driving robots have already journeyed over 5,000 miles in tests across Greenwich, Milton Keynes and Glastonbury. The company says they have “met over 400,000 people without a single accident.”