Dutch Uber drivers claim victory in court case

A Dutch court has ruled that Uber drivers in the Netherlands are effectively under an employment contract and should not be treated as independent contractors. The decision is a blow for the ride-sharing firm and its gig economy model, although it plans to appeal. Also in the show: the UK cancels an order for Covid-19 vaccines being developed by the French-Austrian lab Valneva, sending its share price tumbling.

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