What time does qualifying for the Portuguese MotoGP start? Q1 will begin at 20:00 local time, followed by the pole-deciding Q2 at 20:15. Each session will last 15 minutes. Date : Saturday, April 17 Start time : 13:10 GMT / 14:10 BST / 15:10 CEST / 09:10 ET / 06:10 PT / 23:10 AEST / 22:10 JST / 18:40 IST Can’t find your country or region in the list? Check the MotoGP schedule page for the broadcast times in your local timezone. 2021 MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix session timings Session GMT BST CEST ET PT AEST JST IST FP1 08:55 09:55 10:55 04:55 01:55 18:55 17:55 14:25 FP2 13:10 14:10 15:10 09:10 06:10 23:10 22:10 18:40 FP3 08:55 09:55 10:55 04:55 01:55 18:55 17:55 14:25 FP4 12:30 13:30 14:30 08:30 05:30 22:30 21:30 18:00 Qualifying 13:10 14:10 15:10 09:10 … [Read more...] about MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch
THE Ford Mondeo will be axed next year after 29 years in production amid a sales slump and drivers switching to SUVs. The push towards electric cars also contributed to the end of the saloon, which gave its name to the typical middle-ground voting “Mondeo Man”. The model, which replaced the Sierra in Europe, was the first “global” Ford car with around five million being sold. However, just 1,400 of the motors were sold last year, against 86,500 in 2001, US giant Ford revealed. It said production of the Mondeo will be “phased out” at its plant in Valencia, Spain. Bosses added that it plans for all Ford cars sold in Europe and the UK to be fully electric by 2030, with each model having a hybrid or electric option within five years. A spokesman added: “In 2020, 39 per cent of Ford’s passenger vehicle sales were SUVs and crossovers. Moreover, customers are showing more confidence in electrification technologies.” The Mondeo is currently in its fourth generation, … [Read more...] about Ford Mondeo to be axed after 29 years due to fall in sales and drivers switching to SUVs
* Global stocks hit a record high and oil climbed after strong US and Chinese economic data bolstered expectations of a solid global recovery from the coronavirus-induced slump. * China is willing to strengthen cooperation with France and Germany to cope with climate change, President Xi Jinping told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Chinese state media reported on Friday. * India pledged on Friday to raise monthly production of its own COVID-19 vaccine about tenfold to nearly 100 million doses by September, as immunisations have slowed in the country despite a surge in new infections. * President Vladimir Putin discussed retaliatory sanctions against the United States on Friday with Russia's security council after Washington hit Moscow with an array of punitive measures, the RIA news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying. * Brazil is in talks with Spain and other countries as hospitals are running out of emergency drugs, its health … [Read more...] about World News in Brief: April 16
Several countries have suspended the use of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine after a number of recipients suffered blood clots in the days and weeks that followed. But how prevalent have these incidents been - and should Britons who are about to get the jab be concerned? Live COVID updates from the UK and around the world What has happened? A review from Norway's medicines agency showed four new cases of "serious blood clotting in adults". Advertisement Meanwhile, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) confirmed that one person in Austria was admitted to hospital with pulmonary embolism, where there is a blockage in the arteries of the lungs. They died 10 days after they were vaccinated. Another death involving a blood clot was reported in Denmark. More from Covid-19 COVID-19: Campaigners consider legal action over 'cruel and barbaric' care home isolation rules COVID-19: Pregnant women in UK should be offered vaccine, new … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Blood clots and the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine – what does the data say?