The UK’s £400 Million OneWeb Gamble Explained: TM 211 Short Version

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Rental E-Scooters Will Be Legal on U.K. Roads From This Weekend

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-01/rental-e-scooters-will-be-legal-on-u-k-roads-from-this-weekend?sref=c37iZPBM

E-scooters' UK speed limit 'shocks' blindness charity

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-53253194

McDonald’s will add EV chargers to hundreds of its UK restaurants

https://thenextweb.com/shift/2020/06/29/mcdonalds-adds-ev-chargers-to-hundreds-uk-restaurants-im-lovin-it/

U.K. Government Venture Wins Satellite Sale, Inching Closer to Space

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-03/india-s-sunil-mittal-and-u-k-government-win-oneweb-auction?sref=c37iZPBM 

https://thenextweb.com/hardfork/2020/07/03/uk-rescue-bid-oneweb-satellite-internet-space-race-spacex-starfleet/ 

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/jun/26/satellite-experts-oneweb-investment-uk-galileo-brexit 

https://www.theregister.com/2020/06/30/oneweb_bs/

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EXTRA STORYAnalogue Radio Given Another Decade Before Switchoff

https://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2020/07/analogue-radio-switchoff/

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