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16 October 2019 22:01

Alyson Dixon Marathon Ultramarathon

The boat was carrying South Korean tourists when it was hit by a cruise ship and capsized, killing 20 people and leaving eight missing. The four bodies recovered have not been formally identified, but they are believed to be those of the boat's Hungarian captain and three South Koreans including a six-year-old girl - the only child to die in the accident. One of the divers, Zoltan Papp, said attaching straps to the hull of the boat had been difficult because visibility in the muddy, fast-flowing river had been as low as 10cm (4in) at times. Seven of the 35 people on board were rescued and several bodies quickly recovered, but others were swept away in the swollen river or trapped inside the boat. On 25th May 2019, Saucony ambassador and ultra-runner James Williams will start an attempt to break a world record, running from the bottom of the UK to the top – Land's End to John o'Groats.

In this test of human endurance, he'll need to run around 100 miles a day, sleep for around four hours per night and complete the challenge within nine days, two hours and 26 minutes. I got a couple of race wins at 100km and 100 miles, and have been working towards Land's End to John o'Groats in May. I've been training specifically for Land's End to John o'Groats for around a year with Mimi Anderson as my coach. Training has gone pretty well over the last 12 months – it's been about big mileage and getting used to running back to back. I found on my 160 mile weekend that you almost can't eat too much food when you're running these distances, so it's all about getting in whatever you can. Variety is also a big thing when you're out running for 80 miles – having a little bit of a treat waiting for you really does help psychologically.

I go to bed between 10-11pm so I'm getting used to limited sleep, then running long distances. I'm running in the Saucony Kinvara's, which I've used for six or seven years now. Typically I'm doing 200 miles a week in training, so although I'm not changing them as often as the regular runner, I'm still getting through about 15 to 20 pairs in a year! However, at that time there was little wider knowledge of EVs among last-mile experts, or even among fleet managers. There's a growing choice of electric vehicles suitable for the last mile which, when combined with external factors detailed below, mean that we'll soon see more EVs on the streets.

Low-emission zones in cities like London or Berlin, as well as state and local regulations, will gradually force carriers to deploy more and more electric vehicles to their fleets. EVs are better than conventionally powered vehicles for noise levels and air quality in the city centers where millions of people live and work. Few cities have sufficient charging points to give proximate access today and, should the number of EVs grow, this situation will only be worse. If we talk about last-mile deliveries or generally corporate use, most companies – with a little help from experts – are capable of implementing EVs on sufficiently long routes, while avoiding the need to charge during the day. Finally, and most importantly, there is very little availability of suitable electric delivery vehicles, especially at the lower-priced end of the market.

La Poste uses Renault Kangoos; however, like the Nissan eNV200, these are quite small vehicles (about 4m3 (141ft3) of cargo space) and not adapted to the expectations of fleet managers in a typical CEP company. But watch this space – a new wave of improved electric delivery vehicles is coming. Experts believe the catastrophic collision would've created a 9-mile fireball, devastating the landscape and generating winds of up to 450mph, The Sun can reveal. The impact is believed to have taken 1.2billion years ago, just off the northwest coast of Scotland. "The material excavated during a giant meteorite impact is rarely preserved on Earth, because it is rapidly eroded, so this is a really exciting discovery," said Dr Ken Amor, of Oxford University's Department of Earth Sciences.

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Asteroid: An asteroid is a small rocky body that orbits the Sun. Most are found in the asteroid belt (between Mars and Jupiter) but they can be found anywhere (including in a path that can impact Earth) An asteroid is a small rocky body that orbits the Sun. Most are found in the asteroid belt (between Mars and Jupiter) but they can be found anywhere (including in a path that can impact Earth) Meteoroid: When two asteroids hit each other, the small chunks that break off are called meteoroids When two asteroids hit each other, the small chunks that break off are called meteoroids Meteor: If a meteoroid enters the Earth's atmosphere, it begins to vapourise and then becomes a meteor. On Earth, it'll look like a streak of light in the sky, because the rock is burning up Meteorite: If a meteoroid doesn't vapourise completely and survives the trip through Earth's atmosphere, it can land on the Earth. At that point, it becomes a meteorite Comet: Like asteroids, a comet orbits the Sun. However rather than being made mostly of rock, a comet contains lots of ice and gas, which can result in amazing tails forming behind them (thanks to the ice and dust vapourising) But at the time of impact, the meteorite's "deposits" would've been spread far and wide across Scotland. MOST READ IN SCIENCE IRON GIANT Moon mystery as metal structure bigger than Denmark found below lunar surface PLAN-IT Jupiter is so bright you can see it from the UK with the naked eye TONIGHT ROLLING IN THE DEEP 'Britain's Atlantis' found off Norfolk coast – submerged 7,000 yrs ago SPACE SHIPS Nasa's ocean 'spacecraft graveyard' is at farthest point from land on Earth ROCKY HORROR Huge asteroid could hit Earth THIS YEAR and 'flatten area bigger than London' A-ROCK-ALYPSE Meteor shower that caused 'BIGGEST' modern meteor crash to pass Earth again Space experts recently revealed how a huge 164-foot asteroid could crash into Earth this year at 27,400mph. Sony is debuting an IoT chip that can work in fast-moving vehicles with an impressive 60-mile range, perfect for the industry of which Jeff Bezos is so excited. Launching in Japan this year, Eltres uses microchips in tandem with antennas to relay a signal to a base station which can be over 60 miles (100 km) away.