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The Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars Episode IX title revealed

The Rise of Skywalker: Star Wars Episode IX title revealed

Entertainment
The next Star Wars movie, episode IX, will be titled The Rise of Skywalker, it has been announced.The title was revealed at a Star Wars celebration event in Chicago, while a teaser trailer was posted on Twitter with the words: "Every generation has a legend."Director JJ Abrams said the movie is set some time after previous instalment The Last Jedi.The Rise of Skywalker is due to be released later this year.Despite his apparent death at the end of Episode VI, Return of the Jedi, Emperor Palpatine seems to be making a comeback.His sinister cackle is heard at the end of the trailer and Ian McDiarmid, who plays the character, strolled on stage to loud applause at the announcement. The two-minute trai...
Car theft rise prompts keyless warning

Car theft rise prompts keyless warning

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your device A new insurance claim is made every six minutes following car theft in the UK, prompting insurers to echo concerns over some keyless vehicles.The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said £376m was paid out by its members last year following vehicles being stolen, a 29% rise on 2017.While it has no data on what proportion of these were keyless vehicles it said thefts of these cars had risen.Researchers have said some new car models are vulnerable.In its theft-risk report, published earlier this month, Thatcham Research gave several cars a poor security rating, including the Ford Mondeo, Hyundai Nexo, Kia ProCeed, Lexus UX and the Toyota Corolla Hybrid.However, car industry trade body the SMMT...