Uber and Cabify suspend services in Barcelona in row over new regulations

Uber and Cabify suspend services in Barcelona in row over new regulations

US ride-hailing service Uber and its main Spanish rival Cabify said Thursday they were suspending their services in Barcelona after local authorities passed new rules which severely restrict how they operate in the city.

IN PICS: Riot police sent in to clear taxi strike in Madrid

IN PICS: Riot police sent in to clear taxi strike in Madrid

Taxi drivers call off strike in Barcelona

Taxi drivers call off strike in Barcelona

Uber and Cabify threaten to pull out of Barcelona over new ride-hailing restrictions

Uber and Cabify threaten to pull out of Barcelona over new ride-hailing restrictions

Striking Madrid taxi drivers up pressure by blocking access to global tourism fair

Striking Madrid taxi drivers up pressure by blocking access to global tourism fair

Taxi driver badly hurt in Spain’s ‘anti-Uber’ strike

Taxi driver badly hurt in Spain’s ‘anti-Uber’ strike

Spanish taxi strike against ride-hailing apps spreads to Madrid

Spanish taxi strike against ride-hailing apps spreads to Madrid

Now Barcelona taxis go on strike too

Now Barcelona taxis go on strike too

Madrid taxis will go on strike AGAIN on Monday

Madrid taxis will go on strike AGAIN on Monday

Uber and Cabify drivers poised for protest in Madrid

Uber and Cabify drivers poised for protest in Madrid

Finally! Spanish taxi drivers call off strike

Finally! Spanish taxi drivers call off strike

IN PICS: Spain’s taxi strike stretches into eighth day

IN PICS: Spain’s taxi strike stretches into eighth day

Spain taxi strike against Uber to continue

Spain taxi strike against Uber to continue

Taxi strike against Uber spreads across Spain

Taxi strike against Uber spreads across Spain

IN PICS: Uber and Cabify halt Barcelona services after striking drivers assaulted

IN PICS: Uber and Cabify halt Barcelona services after striking drivers assaulted

Spanish taxi drivers threaten to ‘skirt up’ in wardrobe wars

Spanish taxi drivers threaten to ‘skirt up’ in wardrobe wars

West Brom players ‘sorry’ after stealing Barcelona taxi from McDonald’s drive-thru

West Brom players ‘sorry’ after stealing Barcelona taxi from McDonald’s drive-thru

EU court strikes blow to Uber: It is a taxi service and can be regulated

EU court strikes blow to Uber: It is a taxi service and can be regulated

Madrid taxis are striking again over Uber and Cabify

Madrid taxis are striking again over Uber and Cabify

Spain’s taxi drivers strike over Uber and Cabify

Spain’s taxi drivers strike over Uber and Cabify

Uber must get licences as ordinary taxi firm, insists EU lawyer

Uber must get licences as ordinary taxi firm, insists EU lawyer

Spanish taxi driver returns €10,000 left in cab

Spanish taxi driver returns €10,000 left in cab

Welcome back: Uber’s rival taxi service returns to Spain

Welcome back: Uber’s rival taxi service returns to Spain

Madrid cabbies stage protest over Uber-type competition

Madrid cabbies stage protest over Uber-type competition

Watch: Drunk taxi driver risks death on Madrid motorway

Watch: Drunk taxi driver risks death on Madrid motorway

Spanish cabbies call for anti-Uber alliance

Spanish cabbies call for anti-Uber alliance

Honest Malaga cabbie hands in €6,000 cash

Honest Malaga cabbie hands in €6,000 cash

‘Spain is a bureaucratic paradise’

‘Spain is a bureaucratic paradise’

Uber files EU complaint over Spain ban

Uber files EU complaint over Spain ban

Madrid: taxi thief steals baby by mistake

Madrid: taxi thief steals baby by mistake

Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain after ruling

Taxi app Uber defies ban in Spain after ruling

Catalan parliament wants Uber cars impounded

Catalan parliament wants Uber cars impounded

Two Uber vehicles torched in Barcelona

Two Uber vehicles torched in Barcelona

Madrid taxi drivers strike to protest Uber app

Madrid taxi drivers strike to protest Uber app

Madrid starts fining users of Uber ‘taxi’ app

Madrid starts fining users of Uber ‘taxi’ app

Uber takes on taxi drivers with free ice cream

Uber takes on taxi drivers with free ice cream

Spain tells angry taxi drivers to ‘adapt’ to Uber

Spain tells angry taxi drivers to ‘adapt’ to Uber

Uber chaos: Spain calls for EU to find answers

Uber chaos: Spain calls for EU to find answers

Chaos threatened as taxi drivers strike over Uber

Chaos threatened as taxi drivers strike over Uber

Scamming taxi drivers cheat tourists in Madrid

Scamming taxi drivers cheat tourists in Madrid

Taxi decree slaps donkeys with ID plates

Taxi decree slaps donkeys with ID plates