DEAD UN­LUCKY

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A WOMAN who de­fied a Saudi ban on fe­male driv­ers has died in a car crash. The woman died in­stantly and her fe­male pas­sen­ger was taken to hospi­tal. There are no more de­tails about the ac­ci­dent, which fol­lows a Face­book-in­spired protest move­ment last year against the ban. Saudi Ara­bia is the only coun­try in the world where fe­males are not al­lowed to drive. Sev­eral women have been ar­rested for de­fy­ing the ban. One was sen­tenced to 10 lashes de­spite hold­ing an in­ter­na­tional li­cence.

The Petronas Iveco team ran five trucks all up in the Dakar rally and they fin­ished first, sec­ond, sixth, 11th and 16th

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