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Legendary Vanwall name reborn with continuation model announcement

© Motor1.com Copyright Legendary Vanwall name reborn with continuation model announcementFive Grand Prix replicas will be offered for sale.Vanwall Group, the modern day incarnation of the legendary Formula 1 team, is reviving the name for a run of six new continuation cars to celebrate Vanwall's six F1 wins in 1958.© Motor1.com UK Legendary Vanwall name reborn with continuation model announcementEach will be built by historic racing and vehicle restoration experts Hall and Hall in Lincolnshire, England, and will be powered by a bespoke 270 bhp, 2.5-litre engine.© Motor1.com UK Legendary Vanwall name reborn with continuation model announcement© Motor1.com UK Legendary Vanwall name reborn with continuation model announcement"The Vanwall name is too important to consign to history," said Vanwall Group Managing director Iain Sanderson.Faithfully recreating the iconic 1958 championship winning car with six 100 percent accurate and authentic continuation cars is a fitting tribute to their historic success.

Elliott takes the blame after Cardinals crush Cowboys: This one is on me

© Tom Pennington/Getty Images Ezekiel Elliott, who had two costly fumbles as the Cowboys were crushed by the Cardinals.Ezekiel Elliott issued an apology following the Dallas Cowboys' heavy loss to the Arizona Cardinals, admitting after two costly fumbles: "I need to be better".The Cardinals improved to 4-2 as they thrashed the Cowboys 38-10 in Texas, running all over their opponents as they amassed 261 total rushing yards in the one-sided contest on Monday.Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy made clear that despite the change during the game, Elliott remains the team's lead back.Elliott finished the game with 49 rushing yards on 12 attempts, while Pollard had 31 yards on 10 carries.

Couple slammed for 'plain stupidity' after taking wedding pictures on railway line in Yorkshire

© Provided by Evening StandardA couple have been slammed for posing for wedding photographs on a railway track.The bride and groom were caught on CCTV standing on rail tracks near Whitby, North Yorkshire, in July.A Network Rail public safety chief criticised the couple's "plain stupidity", appealing to adults to "lead by example".Allan Spence, Head of Passenger and Public Safety at Network Rail, said: “Wedding photos or selfies on the track are just plain stupidity.“Please, make sure you know the rail safety basics and pass that knowledge onto your loved ones.

Carole Baskin says she’s bisexual: ‘I could just as easily have a wife as a husband'

© Provided by The IndependentCarole Baskin has come out as bisexual, saying that she could “just as easily have a wife as a husband”.Speaking to PinkNews, the Tiger King star revealed that she also feels as if she was “born in the wrong body” and began exploring her sexuality in the 1980s.“I was engaged to a psychologist, and that was his entire field, dealing with the LGBT+ community,” she told the publication.Even though I’ve never had a wife, I could just as easily have a wife as a husband.Baskin has always denied any involvement in Lewis’s disappearance and is not a suspect or person of interest in the ongoing case.

Greater Manchester leaders to call for more funding after coronavirus ultimatum

© Peter Byrne A man wearing a face mask in Manchester city centre as the row over Greater Manchester’s coronavirus status continues (Peter Byrne/PA)Greater Manchester leaders are set to make a last-ditch bid for more funding after the Government issued an ultimatum threatening stringent new coronavirus controls unless a deal is agreed by midday.Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said there were now “more Covid-19 patients in Greater Manchester hospitals than in the whole of the South West and South East combined”.Mr Burnham said he would not break the law if the Government imposed the measures on the 2.8 million people in Greater Manchester without the consent of civic leaders.The leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese also said he still hoped it would be possible to find an agreed way forward in the hours remaining.Mr Jenrick’s statement follows a warning last week by Boris Johnson that the Government would act to impose stricter measures in Greater Manchester if they could not get agreement locally.

Picture books for children – reviews

Mum breaks her glasses, Dad spills coffee over his work, and everything is unsettling at nursery for poor Baby Bear.“‘How was work?’ asked Mr Bear… ‘Not brilliant,’ said Mrs Bear.” But, returning home, they all get cosy on the sofa with pizza.Both Julia Donaldson and Rob Biddulph trust in dogs to spread joy this season.Just as colourful and charming is Dog Gone (HarperCollins) from Rob Biddulph.• To order any of these books for a special price, click on the titles or go to guardianbookshop.com.

Greater Manchester faces noon deadline for Tier Three decision

'This is an issue for everyone and is not just about taking a stand for Greater Manchester.'Mr Zahawi said £22million has been offered to Greater Manchester to boost contact tracing, and made clear that more was on the table.'We have said to Andy and other local leaders that we will put £22 million into help for Greater Manchester, £8 per capita,' he said.It's not too late for local leaders to work with us to take action for the sake of the people of Greater Manchester.'AdvertisementBoris Johnson is poised to place Greater Manchester into the highest level of lockdown restrictions today, despite opposition from local politicians.

How to avoid being a victim of lockdown car fraud

© Provided by Motoring Research DVLA scam warningMotorists are being warned to be vigilant against scammers and fraudsters during tightening lockdown measures.As Ben Fletcher, director at the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), explains, motorists are the group most likely to be targeted by fraudsters.“We must do more which is why we’ve launched an industry-backed ad campaign called Stop the Scams to help the public spot signs of insurance fraud.In another scam, used car sellers are targeted by fraudsters claiming they have an immediate buyer for the car.If you suspect that you have been contacted by, or have fallen victim to a fraud, report it Action Fraud.

Rugby morning headlines as two new Wales call-ups poised to miss France match

And it's on this basis Bears boss Lam has kept Wales call-ups Sheedy and Lloyd with him.Update awaited over Wales Women Six Nations clashA cloud still remains over whether Wales Women's Six Nations clash against Scotland on November 1 will go ahead following the announcement of a fire-break lockdown.The Guinness PRO14 can also proceed here in Wales, with the Ospreys entertaining Glasgow at the Liberty Stadium this coming Saturday.But WalesOnline is awaiting clarity over the fate of Wales Women's rescheduled Six Nations match against Scotland on November 1 at Cardiff City Stadium.Wales Women's last outing in the Six Nations - a heavy defeat to a fully professional England side - marked their fourth consecutive defeat.

'Tier 3 lockdown will cause certain harm'

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