Plans for 16-year-olds in Wales to get the vote to take huge step forward
Prisoners serving four years or less are also set to get the voteAfter months of discussions and debate, the Welsh Government will put forward a piece of legislation for teens to be allowed to vote in council elections. The next council election is due in 2022. The Welsh Government, run by Labour, is also expected to include an amendment as the Bill makes it way through the Senedd for prisoners serving four years or less to be able to vote in the same elections.
McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says clinching fourth in the constructors' standings represents a " big step forward " for the prestigious team, and has "Performing P4 for us is a big step forward , and great motivation for all of us to keep working hard with the clear aim that at some point that we fight for
The last new McLaren never made it into competition but its successor, the MP4-19, is a big step forward , according to team test driver Pedro de la Rosa. Kimi Raikkonen took the challenge to Michael Schumacher in 2003 with the interim MP4-17D but the 19 is a whole new car, and will reportedly
McLaren boss Andreas Seidl says clinching fourth in the constructors' standings represents a "big step forward" for the prestigious team, and has talked up securing more podiums on "outright performance" after the success of Brazil. After four disappointing years - three with Honda engines and one with Renault - McLaren have enjoyed a big improvement in 2019 and have consistently been 'best of the rest' behind F1's big three.
Sunday's Brazilian GP capped an outstanding year, as not only did Carlos Sainz secure his first podium, and the team's first since 2014, but his and Lando Norris' points sealed McLaren's fourth in the championship. Martin Brundle reflects on bonkers Brazil
Man charged with murder after woman's body found in bin
A man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found in a wheelie bin in East Sussex. Richard Canlin, 41, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder after the body of 39-year-old Nicola Stevenson was found by a dog walker.Her body was found in a wheelie bin that had been "dumped in the undergrowth" at the edge of a recreation ground in Lewes at 12.30pm last Wednesday, according to police.Detectives say Ms Stevenson suffered a significant head injury and a post-mortem shows she died as a result of blunt force trauma to her head.Her next-of-kin have been informed.
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51 laps. That’s what McLaren managed on the opening day of pre-season testing last year as Fernando Alonso finished in seventh place. “So something to be very proud of as a team. We’ve come a long way since last year – where we were here last year compared to where we are now in
Video: Verstappen wins wild Brazilian GP (Wide World oF Sports)
McLaren, who with their 20 F1 titles are the sport's second most successful team of all-time, are now focused on closing the gap to the front, with Seidl highlighting their "clear aim" of fighting for more top-three finishes. "I'm happy for the entire team, everyone has done so much work throughout the year," the team principal told Sky F1's Rachel Brookes.
"Performing P4 for us is a big step forward, and great motivation for all of us to keep working hard with the clear aim that at some point that we fight for podiums down to our own outright performance."
Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin clash over homeless crisis in heated Dail debate
Mr Martin raised a report in a national newspaper that spoke in very favourable terms about the Housing Minister Eoghan MurphyThe Taoiseach endured a pasting from the Fianna Fail leader on the Government’s record on housing, which Mr Martin said showed the “ineptitude” of the Fine Gael chief.
That is a big step for us," Button said. Speaking with Sky Sports News HQ's Rachel Brookes, McLaren driver Jenson Button revealed he was glad to be back in the driving seat after the winter break.
A big step forward for the sport. The 2017 season saw a return to wider cars and fatter tyres. "Today it looks like it will be Ferrari and Red Bull (as the main rivals) but I am curious to see where McLaren and Renault are going to come out as the teams that have the resources.
Sainz claimed a brilliant third for McLaren at Interlagos, which was all the more impressive considering he started at the back of the grid. The Spaniard made ground through the midfield, before taking advantage of two Safety Cars as Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull all hit trouble. "He's done a sensational job all year and he deserves it," said Seidl of Sainz, who is sixth in the championship and enjoying his best F1 season.
Sainz added: "We just need to keep working, I've seen a lot of fire in this team this year. "I'm very surprised, after such a tough season last year, with how this team was still firing and hungry for results. That's the competitive spirit we need to make sure we continue to have." The best of social media as McLaren return to the podium
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Hong Kong leader to follow 'Tottenham riots' example .
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said she will follow the example of the 2011 London riots by setting up a committee to look at the causes of the violence that has plagued the city. Pro-democracy candidates made huge gains in local council elections this week and Sky's Stuart Ramsay asked Mrs Lam if it was now time to properly engage with the protesters.She did not offer any concessions, instead saying she would examine ways to look at their underlying grievances.