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Uber will cease operations in Brussels from Friday, following a Belgian court ruling, marking the latest speed bump in the ride-sharing app’s legal troubles outside the US.

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Uber said it would cease operations Brussels Following a Belgian court ruling from 26 November that the 2015 ban on private individuals offering taxi services also applies to professional drivers, including about 2,000 drivers in Brussels under the app’s payroll, according to Reuters.

Uber has four months left on its operating license London Before that it would need to be renewed, although its license has been stripped several times from its largest European market for allowing unauthorized drivers to fraudulently pick up passengers.

The company was banned for some time Colombia For violation of competition rules in 2020.

Uber remains inactive barcelona After a 15-minute delay before passengers were picked up by the Catalan government in 2019.

Italy The service was briefly banned in 2017 following a taxi driver’s strike, although the ban was quickly lifted.

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