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Music industry officials are calling on the government to do more to remove barriers preventing UK artists from touring in the EU since Brexit. Last year, the government announced it had secured visa-free touring to around 20 EU countries. Despite that, artists say performing there is often still too costly, with issues such as equipment
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Ride1Up’s Core-5 electric bike has received an upgrade to improve its already popular position as a cost-effective $1,195 commuter electric bike. The first major update to the Ride1Up Core-5 appears to be increasing the battery capacity to achieve longer range. Boosting battery size has been a popular move lately, with e-bike companies taking advantage of
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Electric automaker Lucid Group’s stock (LCID) is crashing this morning after the company slashed its 2022 production guidance and confirmed that it burned through another $800 million during the last quarter. Yesterday, Lucid reported its Q2 2022 earnings and confirmed small progress in delivering its Air electric sedan. In Q2, the automaker delivered 679 vehicles
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Scotland Yard is investigating sex crime allegations against former BBC disc jockey Tim Westwood that go back 40 years, Sky News understands. Detectives first received claims of sex assaults in April after the BBC aired a documentary revealing allegations against Westwood, 64, from seven women. He strongly denied any wrongdoing. Soon after, police began assessing
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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Rebekah Vardy has said she feels there was “a lot of sexism” in the coverage of her “Wagatha Christie” legal row with Coleen Rooney. Vardy attempted to sue her fellow WAG for defamation, but a High Court judge ruled that Rooney’s Instagram post outing Vardy for leaking stories to The Sun newspaper was “substantially true”.
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General Motors (GM) has announced a massive expansion to its Super Cruise hands-free driver assistance network. The expansion will double the size of the current Super Cruise network to over 400,000 miles of compatible roadways and will soon be available to over 20 GM models. Super Cruise is a hands-free driver assistance feature introduced by
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The 900 megawatt (MW) Nant de France pumped storage power plant in Valais, Switzerland, came online in July after 14 years of challenging construction and testing. The gigantic “water battery” is capable of storing enough hydroelectric energy to power as many as 900,000 homes. Gigantic Swiss ‘water battery’ The Nant de Drance “water battery” has
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