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Africa in race against time to tackle locusts as footage emerges of swarm engulfing car

Africa in race against time to tackle locusts as footage emerges of swarm engulfing car

8 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The shocked driver can be heard shouting in disbelief as the insects turn the sky black and surround his car as he drives through the Kenyan countryside.
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Safari tourists stifle their giggles as elephant scratches its butt on their car

Safari tourists stifle their giggles as elephant scratches its butt on their car

9 days ago   |   Daily Mail

An elephant moved from her herd to inspect the safari vehicle carrying tourists inside Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa. She turned around, then scratched her...
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Citroën's planning an electric car adventure across the Sahara Desert

Citroën's planning an electric car adventure across the Sahara Desert

10 days ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

FRENCH CAR maker Citroën seemingly isn't riddled with range anxiety worries, as it wants to drive a convoy of electric vehicles nearly 2,000 miles across some of the world's...
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Plea for artefacts made by wartime Italians who built Orkney chapel

20 days ago   |   Press and Journal

They were prisoners of war that left their mark for ever on a group of Scottish islands - creating an artistic masterpiece in the process. Now the hunt is on to find the...
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Mercedes-Benz to end production of X-Class pick-up in May

Mercedes-Benz to end production of X-Class pick-up in May

20 days ago   |   Autocar

Struggling premium truck bows out just two years after it first went on sale Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it will end production of its X-Class premium pick-up in May, citing...
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Ken Block switches petrol power for electric with Extreme E rally raid run ahead of Dakar

30 days ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

THE NEW Extreme E series' purpose-built electric rally raid car has endured its toughest test yet: the fearsome Dakar Rally. While Extreme E's 536bhp Odyssey 21 hasn't endured...
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In pursuit of 800mph: How Bloodhound aims to break the land speed record

In pursuit of 800mph: How Bloodhound aims to break the land speed record

1 month ago   |   Autocar

The current land speed record sits at 763.035mph; Bloodhound is going for 800 After storming to 628mph, the project has history in its sights. We sit down with its chief...
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Police find girl crammed into car's dashboard trying to enter Spain from Africa

Police find girl crammed into car's dashboard trying to enter Spain from Africa

1 month ago   |   Metro

The girl hidden in the dashboard of the car A 17-year-old migrant girl was found hiding behind the dashboard of a vehicle trying to enter Spain from Morocco without...
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Cops find a child migrant squeezed into a car's DASHBOARD in bid to enter Spanish enclave in Africa 

Cops find a child migrant squeezed into a car's DASHBOARD in bid to enter Spanish enclave in Africa 

1 month ago   |   Daily Mail

The hidden compartment was so small that the boy had to lie in the fetal position and nearly suffocated.
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Love Island's Shaughna Phillips' mocks cheating ex who wept outside her house: ‘I was furious'

Love Island's Shaughna Phillips' mocks cheating ex who wept outside her house: ‘I was furious'

1 month ago   |   Metro

Can Shaughna's run of bad luck finally be over? Love Island 's Shaughna Phillips revealed an ex wept outside her house in his car as she moved on with someone else. The...
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Tesla's next Gigafactory is back on track after a German court threw out an...

Tesla's next Gigafactory is back on track after a German court threw out an environmental challenge

Tesla's plans to build its first Gigafactory in Europe is back on track. Elon Musk's electric-car startup halted preparations after environmental activists won an injunction... Read more ...

Two children aged 1 and 3, among four dead in horror crash

Two children aged 1 and 3, among four dead in horror crash

Four dead in horror crash A baby and a toddler are among four people who have been killed in a horror car crash in Scotland. The incident happened near Fort William in the... Read more ...

Man armed with crossbow arrested outside Prince Charles's home

Man armed with crossbow arrested outside Prince Charles's home

Police say they found a pair of latex gloves in the suspect's car A man reportedly carrying a crossbow, 14 bolts and a large blade was arrested at St James' Palace last... Read more ...

Parents and young daughters die in Scottish Highlands car crash

Parents and young daughters die in Scottish Highlands car crash

Two parents and their young daughters have died in a car crash in the Scottish Highlands. Read more ...

Cops shut road after serious two car crash on A82 in the Highlands

Cops shut road after serious two car crash on A82 in the Highlands

Drivers have been urged to avoid the area as emergency services remain at the scene at the Nevis Range turn-off just north of Torundy. Read more ...

Four members of same family die in car crash near Disney World

Four members of same family die in car crash near Disney World

A horrific car crash near Disney World, Florida has killed Scarlett Smith, 5, her brother Jackson, 11, mother and grandmother - but her twin sister survived Read more ...

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson is facing federal drug...

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson is facing federal drug charges after police found a whopping 157 pounds of marijuana in his rental car

Police in El Paso, Texas, say they found 157 pounds of marijuana in a car rented by Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson. Robinson and his former teammate from... Read more ...

Tesla's 110% stock rally could signal an electric revolution, and this miner...

Tesla's 110% stock rally could signal an electric revolution, and this miner expects to cash in

Tesla stock has rocketed about 110% in 2020, hitting a record high of $917 on Wednesday. Hochschild Mining said the electric-car maker's rally bodes well for its rare-earth... Read more ...

Car mechanic electrocuted by massive shock when he plugged in phone charger

Car mechanic electrocuted by massive shock when he plugged in phone charger

Kirill Matveev was killed and his girlfriend injured in Russia, after he plugged in the charger police believe wasn't insulated Read more ...

Mother shares footage of her brave son, nine, with dwarfism after he was bullied

Mother shares footage of her brave son, nine, with dwarfism after he was bullied

Yarraka Bayles, from Brisbane, filmed her son Quaden crying in the car after she picked him up from school on Wednesday. Read more ...