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Pyrmont stabbing attack accused granted bail after his parents offer up $700,000

The family of a teenager (pictured) involved in a horror stabbing attack at Pyrmont in July have offered up $700,000 surety to secure their son bailThe family of a teenager allegedly involved in a 'sickening' Pyrmont knife attack that left a father-of-one blinded have offered up a whopping $700,000 to secure his release.Brett Halcro, 36, was walking through a park in Pyrmont, in inner-city Sydney, on July 31 when a group of up to nine teens allegedly attacked him, before one pulled a knife and 'sliced' him across the face...
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Uber granted London licence as court rules it ‘no longer poses a risk’ | Technology

Uber has been granted a further 18-month licence in London after an appeal found it was a “fit and proper” company to run private hire car services. Westminster magistrates court ruled in favour of Uber almost a year after Transport for London (TfL) refused the ride-hailing firm a licence extension over safety concerns. The deputy chief magistrate, Tan Ikram, said he had “sufficient confidence that Uber London Ltd no longer poses a risk to public safety … despite historical failings”, after hearing three days of arguments this month. He said...
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