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Jaguar Land Rover running out of parts amid coronavirus crisis

Jaguar Land Rover running out of parts amid coronavirus crisis

Business
The boss of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has warned UK production risks being damaged from next month because of supply chain difficulties in coronavirus-hit China.Sir Ralf Speth said the company had enough parts to complete the manufacturing processes at its UK sites this week and next but warned of shortfalls from March should delays to deliveries persist. He added: "We have flown parts in suitcases from China to the UK."China's efforts to combat COVID-19 - the medical name for the coronavirus strain - have resulted in factory shutdowns and movement restrictions in the world's second-largest economy.That has hit exports of goods to customers globally with Apple among a growing number of companies to acknowledge damage this week. ...
Ex-NFL star DeMarco Murray to become Oklahoma running backs coach

Ex-NFL star DeMarco Murray to become Oklahoma running backs coach

Sports
Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Former NFL star DeMarco Murray has been named the running backs coach for the Oklahoma Sooners football team. Oklahoma announced the hire Monday. Murray, 31, played for the Sooners from 2007 to 2010 before he was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The three-time Pro Bowl selection last played in the NFL during the 2017 season for the Tennessee Titans. Murray served as the running backs coach at Arizona in 2019. He was a TV analyst in 2018 for Fox Sports. "This is very surreal," Murray said. "Obviously I never thought I'd be back coaching at the place where it all started for me. Having the opportunity to come back and be among great coaches and be with some of the people I grew up with is exciting. I'm thankful for the opportunity co...
Running marathon cuts years off ‘artery age’

Running marathon cuts years off ‘artery age’

Health
Training for and completing a marathon improves the health of a new runner's arteries, cutting about four years off their "vascular age", a study suggests.Researchers from Barts and University College London tested 138 novice runners attempting the London Marathon.Over six months of training, their arteries regained some youthful elasticity, which should reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.And their blood pressure fell as much as if they had been prescribed pills.Those who were the least fit beforehand appeared to benefit the most. And smaller amounts of aerobic exercise are likely to have a similar effect, according to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), which funded the study, in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.How fast did th...
Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise

Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise

Science
Climate change and nutrient pollution are driving the oxygen from our oceans, and threatening many species of fish.That's the conclusion of the biggest study of its kind, undertaken by conservation group IUCN.While nutrient run-off has been known for decades, researchers say that climate change is making the lack of oxygen worse. Around 700 ocean sites are now suffering from low oxygen, compared with 45 in the 1960s. Researchers say the depletion is threatening species including tuna, marlin and sharks.The threat to oceans from nutrient run-off of chemicals such as nitrogen and phosphorus from farms and industry has long been known to impact the levels of oxygen in the sea waters and still remains the primary factor, especially closer to coasts.However, i...