Taxi ride app Uber has noticed a big drop in the number of drivers available in Paris at evenings and customers have seen the cost of their ride home jump. There's a simple explanation.

You don't normally have to wait too long in Paris for your Uber driver to turn up, even in the evening.

But since last Saturday that's changed slightly.

Users of the taxi ride app have noticed how drivers are much harder to come by and even bosses of the company have seen the change.

"Yes we have observed this trend," Uber told Le Parisien newspaper.

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