MADRID | Weeklong taxi strike against Uber snarls traffic in Madrid

MADRID | Weeklong taxi strike against Uber snarls traffic in Madrid

MADRID—Jan 28, 2019—Spanish police on Monday cleared away taxis that blocked a main avenue in the capital of Madrid, the latest action in a weeklong standoff with authorities over the growth of app-based ride-hailing services that cab drivers say threaten their livelihood.

The local and national police forces said there were no significant clashes and that nobody was arrested, despite some scenes of tension witnessed by reporters.

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