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Jenson Button test driving electric SUV for new rally series highlighting climate change

Jenson Button test driving electric SUV for new rally series highlighting climate change

Technology
Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has spent two days in the Welsh Valleys test driving a 100% electric SUV, ahead of a new rally series aimed at highlighting climate change.The racing driver - originally from Somerset but now living in California - spoke to Sky News on a forest test track in South Wales. He will drive the 550 horse-power electric SUV in the Extreme-E race event starting in April and said he is looking forward to learning about environmental challenges in some of the world's most remote areas. Image: Button has spent two days test driving a 100% electric SUV The 41-year-old will lead one of 10 teams set to race in Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Greenland, Brazil and Senegal this year."We're racing in five different loca...
Australia v India: Rishabh Pant & Shubman Gill lead tourists to stunning series win

Australia v India: Rishabh Pant & Shubman Gill lead tourists to stunning series win

Sports
Australia v India, the Gabba, Brisbane (day five)Australia 369 (Labuschagne 108, Paine 50) & 294 (Smith 55, Siraj 5-73)India 336 (Thakur 67, Sundar 62; Hazlewood 5-57) & 329-7 (Gill 91, Pant 89*)India won by three wicketsScorecardIndia pulled off an astonishing run-chase to inflict Australia's first defeat at the Gabba since 1988, win the fourth Test by three wickets and take one of the all-time great series.Needing 328, a Brisbane record run-chase, the injury-hit tourists got home with three overs to spare.Shubman Gill made 91 and Rishabh Pant was unbeaten on 89.They win the series 2-1, keeping the Border-Gavaskar they won in Australia two years ago.It is perhaps one of the finest Test series wins by any away side, especially given the list of players unavailable to India by the t...
Australia v India: Tourists win second Test by eight wickets to level series

Australia v India: Tourists win second Test by eight wickets to level series

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Second Test, Melbourne Cricket Ground (day four)Australia 195 (Labuschagne 48, Bumrah 4-56) & 200 (Green 45, Siraj 3-37)India 326 (Rahane 112, Jadeja 57) & 70-2India won by eight wicketsScorecardIndia beat Australia by eight wickets with a day to spare in the second Test in Melbourne to level the series.The hosts were bowled out for 200 early on the fourth day, leaving India needing only 70 to win at the MCG.Debutant Mohammed Siraj took 3-37, including Cameron Green, who offered some resistance in making 45 for Australia.India slipped to 19-2 before Shubman Gill, another debutant, and stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane saw them home.Gill, who made 45 in the first innings, finished unbeaten on 35 and man of the match Rahane followed up his first-innings century with 27 not out.It was a...
‘The Book of Boba Fett’: New ‘Star Wars’ series set for Disney+ in 2021

‘The Book of Boba Fett’: New ‘Star Wars’ series set for Disney+ in 2021

Entertainment
Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A new Star Wars television series based around bounty hunter Boba Fett titled The Book of Boba Fett is coming to Disney+ in December 2021. The announcement came Friday during the after-credits scene for the Season 2 finale of fellow Star Wars show, The Mandalorian. Advertisement Fett, portrayed by Temuera Morrison, became a supporting character in Season 2 of The Mandalorian and was featured returning to Jabba the Hutt's palace. Fett shot up the place and sat down on Jabba's throne before a title card arrived announcing The Book of Boba Fett. Disney has yet to officially announce the series. The company plans on releasing roughly 10 Star Wars shows to Disney+, including Mandalorian spinoffs Ahsoka and Rangers of the New Republic. British actor Jeremy Bulloch, who original...
Lily James to play Pamela Anderson in new TV series

Lily James to play Pamela Anderson in new TV series

Entertainment
Lily James is set to portray Baywatch star Pamela Anderson in a new TV series about her relationship with rock star Tommy Lee.The eight-part Hulu drama will include the sex tape scandal of 1995, when a video shot on their honeymoon was stolen and released to the public. Image: Anderson and Lee at the Hard Rock Hotel in the heyday of their romance in 1995 Hollywood website Deadline report that alongside the British actress, US star Sebastian Stan will play Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee.Seth Rogan is also believed to be lined up to play the man who distributed the sex tape, igniting a furious debate over celebrity privacy rights.The former Playboy model and rock star famously wed after knowing each other for just 96 hours. ...