Tag: UK

The UK’s controversial porn block law has been scrapped for good

The UK has scrapped a controversial plan to require age verification for accessing porn online, after repeated delays. Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan said the measure — which was initially scheduled to go into effect in March 2018 — “will not be commencing.” Instead, the government plans to accomplish the goal of “protecting children online” as part of […]

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Climate Change Protester Dressed as Broccoli Gets Arrested, Becomes a Hero

Earlier this month, Extinction Rebellion, a nonviolent international climate change movement, started what it said would be a two-week long peaceful-but-disruptive protest in London. Activists involved with the organization have blocked traffic, projected images of Greta Thunberg onto Parliament, and even superglued themselves to the sides of buildings as they try to convince the government […]

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QOTD: Terrible Nineties Sports Car Design From Europe?

<img data-attachment-id="1692546" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70.jpg" data-orig-size="750,500" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Ford Cougar" data-image-description=" Ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1692546 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/fordcougar2_750_500_70.jpg 750w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>On last Wednesday’s Question of the Day post, we began our examination of terrible styling on sporty cars of the 1990s. […]

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2020 Ford Transit Custom Nugget Launched With New Engine, Onboard Wi-Fi Modem

Ford has presented the 2020 Transit Custom Nugget camper van at the 2019 Motorhome and Caravan Show in Birmingham. The vehicle offers several novelties, starts at £56,273 ($70,811/€64,210) in the United Kingdom and will eventually be introduced in other European markets as well. Placing an emphasis on connectivity and looking to alleviate FOMO (fear of […]

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Lunaz Breathes New Life Into Classics With Electric Power And Modern Gear

A new British start-up called Lunaz has chosen Silverstone as their base and put together a skillful engineering team with previous ties to Aston Martin, Ferrari, Jaguar, McLaren, Volkswagen and Formula 1. Led by former Renault F1 Technical Director Jon Hilton-Lunaz, it plans to bring some exciting British classics back to life, albeit ditching the […]

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Old Toryism, Risen from the Crypt

This is Naked Capitalism fundraising week. 1481 donors have already invested in our efforts to combat corruption and predatory conduct, particularly in the financial realm. Please join us and participate via our donation page, which shows how to give via check, credit card, debit card, or PayPal. Read about why we’re doing this fundraiser and […]

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UK passport program uses AI to create a virtual speed-line for white people

The lighter your skin, the better AI-powered facial recognition systems work for you. The UK Home Office knows this, because the government‘s been briefed several times on the problem. And a recent report shows that it knew it was developing a passport program built on biased, racist AI. It just doesn’t care. The UK’s passport […]

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Rare Rides: Vintage England Via the 1957 Austin Cambridge

<img data-attachment-id="1691458" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg" data-orig-size="1600,1068" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1957 Austin Cambridge" data-image-description=" https://www.classicdriver.com/en/car/austin/cambridge/1957/685599 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1691458 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-768×513.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/c7cdea788eb36039303439bee3c9abc8.jpeg 1600w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>Recently Rare Rides featured the Rolls-Royce powered Vanden Plas Princess, which was the very pinnacle of luxury offered […]

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2020 Polestar 2 Performance Pack Priced From £54,900 / €64,800 In Europe

Only days after releasing European pricing for the all-new Polestar 2 electric vehicle, the Volvo-owned brand has announced how much the Performance Pack will cost. Yes, the Polestar 2 will offer a Performance Pack, despite the fact that it comes standard with two electric motors producing a combined 300-kW (402 HP / 408 PS) and […]

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