Electrical cars EV Jan Kuciak: Soldier jailed for 23 years for journalist’s murder

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The murder of Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova sparked protests in Slovakia A former soldier in Slovakia has been jailed for 23 years for the killing of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée, a case that sparked mass protests.Miroslav Marcek, 37, had admitted killing Kuciak and Martina…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: Labour MP Tony Lloyd in hospital

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Tony Lloyd has represented various constituencies in northern England over many years Veteran Labour MP Tony Lloyd has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus.The 70-year-old member for Rochdale was “stable and responding to treatment” at Manchester Royal Infirmary, his family said.Currently shadow Northern Ireland secretary, Mr Lloyd has also…

Electrical cars EV Pep Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

Former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has been at Manchester City since 2016Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola’s mother, Dolors Sala Carrio, has died aged 82 in Barcelona after contracting coronavirus.”Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends,” said…

Electrical cars EV Austria plans to ease some of the restrictions imposed because of coronavirus

Smaller, non-essential shops could be allowed to re-open in just over a week’s time. Show more Austrians will have to wear masks in all shops and on public transport, and there will be no public events until June at the earliest. Also, Ecuador’s Vice-President apologises after bodies of people killed by coronavirus are abandoned in…

Electrical cars EV Former McLaren boss Dennis creates NHS free meals scheme

Dennis won multiple F1 World championships with McLarenFormer McLaren boss Ron Dennis has created a scheme to supply a million free meals to NHS workers during the coronavirus crisis.Dennis says his foundation has put in place a £1.5m budget and joined forces with a number of companies to supply 1,000 meals a day to health…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: The four times the Queen has addressed the nation before

The Queen’s televised address to the nation on Sunday night, in response to the coronavirus crisis, is only the fifth time the monarch has given such a speech in her 68-year reign. While her Christmas Day message is an annual event, only rarely has she made rallying speeches at key moments in the life of…

Electrical cars EV West Bromwich Albion chief executive Mark Jenkins takes temporary 100% pay cut

Mark Jenkins returned to West Bromwich Albion as chief executive in February 2018, having previously held the role between 2010 and 2016West Bromwich Albion chief executive Mark Jenkins has said he will not receive pay while the UK is in lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.Executives and management at a number of clubs have taken…

Electrical cars EV Wang Quanzhang: China releases jailed human rights lawyer

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Activists have tirelessly campaigned for Wang Quanzhang’s release A leading Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to more than four years in jail for subversion has been released.However, Wang Quanzhang has not been allowed to be reunited with his family at their home in the capital, Beijing. Instead he has…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: Cath Kidston set to call in administrators

Image copyright Cath Kidston Cath Kidston, the floral fashion brand, is set to file for administration as the coronavirus shutdown pushes High Street retailers to breaking point. The move will put nearly 950 jobs at risk at the company which is best-known for its brightly-coloured designs.Debenhams, the department store chain, is also expected to appoint…