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London requires English Language Test for Uber Drivers

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Uber is facing new trouble in Europe. This time, Public Transport Body for London (TfL) wants to require Uber drivers pass an English language test among other regulations that it originally intended to implement Oct. 1st.

However, Uber has now won the right to take TfL to court in order to challenge these possible new regulations.

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EDBRIEF: FutureLearn now hosts Largest MOOC – IELTS Preparation with the British Council

FutureLearn claims to host the largest MOOC to date with over 380.000 enlisted learners from 150 countries. With 1.6 million registered students on FutureLearn, nearly 25% have signed up for this particular MOOC.

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Language Learning Community busuu surpasses 50 million users

The London-based language learning community busuu announced that it had surpassed another milestone with 50 million users from across the globe.

Founded in 2008 by Bernhard Niesner and Adrian Hilti, busuu is one of the leading language learning startups based around a global community and offering access to self-paced learning tools via web browser and mobile devices.

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Millicom launches Mobile Learning Platform EduMe in Rwanda

Millicom, an international telecommunications and media company out of Sweden which is dedicated to provide digital lifestyle products and services to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa, launched its education platform EduMe this week.

The first EduMe offering is an English course and available to users of Millicom’s Tigo mobile network in Rwanda. EduMe English will expand its offering to El Salvador and Tanzania in the coming months.

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