Germany curbs union powers after strikes

Concern that labour relations have fallen to ‘English conditions’

Moya the Destroyer revives letter writing

Chief looks to revive group’s fortunes with heartfelt letter-writing campaign

UK rail strike off after deal with unions

RMT accepts offer from Network Rail after Acas talks

German train drivers agree to end strike

State-run rail operator Deutsche Bahn begins restoring services

Uber accused over driver allegations

Brussels prosecutor says driver claimed company made him complain

Philippine port gridlock drags on growth

Measures to tackle congestion seen as short-term as outmoded infrastructure struggles to cope

Philadelphia crash shows up signal strains

New system faces morass of regulatory, technical and financial delays

China’s Bocom acquires Brazil’s Banco BBM

Deal worth $173m latest foreign buyout by Chinese institutions

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Minicab boss warns on emission-free plan

Addison Lee chief says capital is not ready for electric taxi fleets

Network Rail challenges strike action

Bank holiday walkout would be industry’s biggest since 1990s

Rocket failures hit satellite makers

Inmarsat, Intelsat and EutelSat delay launches amid crash probe

Amtrak adds speed controls at crash site

Details emerge on why better safety system was not in place

Train operators track European contracts

More EU countries are holding tenders for rail franchises

FBI probe damage to Amtrak crash train

Investigators examine whether cab was struck by object

Johnson seeks to curb number of minicabs

London mayor pushing for legislation that could deal a blow to Uber

Icahn invests $100m in ride app Lyft

Activist makes rare foray into Silicon Valley start-up world

Folly of £50bn HS2 plan must hit buffers

The high speed railway scheme is a grotesque waste of taxpayers’ money

RMT calls rail strike on May bank holiday

Move follows overwhelming vote to reject pay deal

UK rail fares rise 71% in 10 years

Disclosure comes amid fury over price and quality of train travel

Lot weighs IPO if sale talks fail to fly

Polish state-owned airline considers float or private equity deal

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