Tesla just unveiled its first pickup truck, and the Cybertruck gets a lot of things right. The look is polarizing, but from a truck perspective, it’s capable, practical, and relatively affordable compared to other pickups. Of course, all those qualifiers come with an asterisk. Tesla didn’t say when it will hit the market and past Tesla vehicles have been hit with delays and missing features. Now that the dust has settled, some questions stick out. Is the design final or how will Tesla have to change it to meet regulations? Tesla says the Cybertruck has a maximum range of 500 miles, but how will that change once a trailer is behind it? And what’s the size? It looks significantly longer than a full-size Ford F-150. Why does it have super glass and who does Tesla expect to buy it? How does the design need to change to meet safety regulations? There are many safety regulations throughout the world. Each market has slightly different variations. Does the current design … [Read more...] about We have five questions about Tesla’s Cybertruck
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Priti Patel's husband blamed the homelessness crisis on the government earlier this year, it has emerged. But last night the Home Secretary, when questioned about the poverty rate in Barrow, Cumbria, tried to deflect blame away from the Tories who have now been in power for nine years. When told that four in 10 children in parts of Barrow are born into poverty, she told BBC North West Tonight: “Well it’s appalling. "But of course everybody, and it’s not just people in Westminster, it’s not just at a national level it’s at a local level.” Responding to the suggestion that nine years of Tory rule were responsible, she said: “Well it’s not the Government though is it? “Everybody just says it’s the Government as if it’s this sort of like bland blob that you know, you can just go and blame.” But, according to the Bexley Times , speaking in April councillor Alex Sawyer, who is married to Mrs Patel, said of homelessness: … [Read more...] about Priti Patel’s husband said Tories made ‘pig’s ear’ of tackling homelessness crisis
Yong Hye-in, 29, center, the standing representative of a preparatory committee for the establishment of a political party called the Basic Income Party, poses for a group photo with party members during a recent interview with the JoongAng Sunday at her office in Donggyo-dong, western Seoul. [SHIN IN-SEOP]About 7,000 people in their 20s are joining together to not just express their disappointment in the current political parties but declare their intention to establish the Basic Income Party, which as the name implies, focuses on providing citizens with a basic income. The main public pledge of the party is to provide all citizens about 600,000 won ($510) monthly in order to allow them to live “a life worthy of human beings.” The Basic Income Party will become an official political party after it forms contingents in five or more cities or provinces. Each contingent must have at least one thousand members registered as residents in the corresponding districts.The Basic … [Read more...] about The unofficial political party pledging free cash
Woman who murdered her toddler son in house of squalor and left body in cot until it ‘mummified’ is jailed for 15 yearsLife sentence for former heroin addict Kimberley Hainey, 37She kept death concealed and pretended Declan was at nurseryExperts said he could have lain dead in his cot for up to eight monthsShe willfully ill-treated and neglected her son, left him alone and failed to feed him By Emily Allen Updated: 12:43 GMT, 15 January 2012 e-mail 212 View Advertisement Shame: Kimberley Hainey murdered her son Declan and concealed his death. She has been jailed for a minimum of 15 yearsA woman who murdered her toddler son and left his body in a cot for so long it 'mummified' was today jailed for a minimum of 15 years.Kimberley Hainey, 37, was found guilty by a majority verdict last month of murdering her son Declan at a flat in Paisley, Renfrewshire.His decomposing body was found in a cot in March 2010 - eight months after he was last seen. Hainey was also … [Read more...] about Woman who murdered her toddler son in house of squalor and left body in cot until it ‘mummified’ is jailed for 15 years
Police officers have stopped standing guard outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is holed up, for the first time in more than three years. Scotland Yard said yesterday that they have removed the permanent guard of officers who have been stationed outside ready to arrest Assange since 2012 - at a total cost of £12.6million The controversial activist has been living in the embassy to avoid being extradited to Sweden over rape allegations. Assange appeared to celebrate the announcement by ordering himself a celebratory pizza, as a £12.99 Domino's order marked for 'J Assange' was delivered to the embassy yesterday afternoon. Scroll down for video Police said they have removed the permanent guard of officers who have been stationed outside the embassy ever since Julian Assange (pictured at the embassy) took refuge there in 2012 in a bid to avoid extradition Scotland Yard said that while they are removing the … [Read more...] about Free to go? Julian Assange celebrates with a £12.99 Domino’s pizza after police end their 24-hour watch at the embassy where he fled three years ago… so will he now walk out?