Uber managers arrested in France over 'illicit' taxi service
Two managers of the taxi-ordering app Uber have been arrested in France. A spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor said they were in custody for questioning over "illicit activity". Uber, which puts vetted drivers in touch with passengers, is unpopular with registered drivers in many cities because they tend to undercut prices. A recent French taxi-drivers' strike turned violent. The US company is banned in some places, but it says it will keep operating in France.