Formula 1

How Williams is trying to keep shark fin benefits in 2018

In a clip from the latest episode of's weekly programme The Flying Lap, Craig Scarborough and Peter Windsor examine the design of the 2018 Williams engine cover, and explain how the team has tried to carry over what it learned from last year

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When are the Easter holidays and what are the summer term dates for 2018? Full UK school calendar

THE Easter holidays for 2018 are nearly here, so parents are planning trips away as well as the traditional Easter egg hunt. Here is all the info you need to know for the 2018 school year… What date is Easter 2018? The term dates vary from school to


Oxfam faces further allegations of harassment cover-up

Oxfam has been accused of further failures in Haiti by keeping a senior aid worker in the earthquake-torn country for more than a year, despite reported sexual harassment claims.


Hate crime 'police priority' as social media cases soar

Almost 6,000 cases were reported last year, now police target young people in a new campaign.


Banksy's new 70ft mural in New York makes a powerful political message

Zehra Dogan was reportedly imprisoned last year for her painting of a brutally damaged city in a Kurdiish region in Turkey


Sebring 12 Hours: Vautier, De Phillippi, Serra take pole positions

PrototypeVautier lapped the 3.74-mile 17-turn course in 1min47.432sec – a new lap record for the class and 0.16sec faster than Olivier Pla’s #2 ESM Nissan.Vautier, who claimed GT Daytona pole at Sebring one year ago, said: "This was a bit unexpected b


When is Nowruz 2018, what is Haft-Seen and how is the Persian New Year celebrated?

ON March 21, hundreds of thousands of people across the world will be welcoming in the New Year and celebrating the first day of Spring in a festival called “Nowruz” or “Navroz”. Several countries mark this day as a national holiday. Here’s the


Jane Hings murder trial: Sex claim 'sheer fantasy'

Craig Keogh, 26, is accused of raping and murdering Jane Hings, 72, at her bungalow last year.


Yamaha: VR46 no barrier to signing new satellite team

Yamaha has traditionally only supplied one two-bike customer team in addition to its works squad, and needs to find a replacement for KTM-bound Tech 3 if it is to maintain its four-bike presence in 2019.Tech 3 boss Herve Poncharal revealed last year that


The year love died! From Jen and Justin to Zayn and Gigi: All the celeb couples who split in 2018

Despite having wealth, fame and success, these lot just can't hold down a relationship...


Thousands flee Eastern Ghouta in largest single-day exodus

As many 20,000 people have fled their homes in Hamouriyah, as regime forces continue bombardment of rebel enclave.


Supercars team creates its own beer

The first 23Red Racing Golden Ales were delivered to the team’s workshop in Melbourne yesterday ahead of a planned public release.In partnership with Lucas Dumbrell, long-time Aussie motorsport backer Munday became a Supercars team owner this year after


NASCAR and Twitter to expand live in-car camera feeds this year

Last season, Twitter promoted a live in-car camera feed in each of the 10 Cup series playoff races.This year, Twitter will increase the offering to 15 Cup races during the second-half of the season and again including all 10 playoff races.The live camera


US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin 'used £1m of taxpayers' money on non-commercial jets'

An ethics organisation in Washington accused US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday of bilking US tax payers by needlessly travelling on military and non-commercial jets to the tune of $1 million last year.


Why are tourists flocking to Scotland?

For the sixth year running, Scotland's visitor attractions have outperformed the rest of the UK.


Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival getting 'bigger and better'

The programme is launched for the 39th year of the celebration of the arts across south-west Scotland.

United Kingdom

Cops blasted for picking up litter from streets instead of tackling crime

COPS have been blasted for tackling litter on duty instead of rising crime. Officers proudly posted photos online of them picking up rubbish from streets and dumping it in a skip. They claim the week-long move was to “engage with the local community”.


Everton sending sports psychologist inside players' heads to fix their dismal away record over the last 15 months

The Toffees won just twice on their Premier League travels in 2017 and haven't done so yet this year


I was illegally removed from power, says Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe has denounced his former right-hand man's ascent to president of Zimbabwe as "illegal" as he gave his first interviews since he was ousted in a soft coup last year.


Terminator 6 Is Definitely Happening

The rebooting and retconning sequel is finally official and will be bringing man versus machine action to theaters next year.


Ty Llidiard Bridgend mental health unit 'shortfalls'

Poor record keeping and "numerous shortfalls" in care were found at a mental health unit, a year before a girl died.


Donald Trump's administration sued for incarcerating asylum-seekers

Plaintiffs in lawsuit have been detained for months at a time - or in one case, for well over a year


HSBC Reveals Female Staff In Britain Earn Almost 60% Less Than Men

HSBC has unveiled a 60% gulf between women and men’s pay making it one of the worst offenders in the industry in the UK.Figures from Europe’s biggest bank on Thursday showed a gap in average hourly pay of 59% last year, thebiggest yet disclose


Jhalak Prize: The initiative championing BAME writers

Back for a second year, the literary prize announces this year's winner.


A $43,000 secure phone booth and a 24-hour security detail — Pruitt has taken extraordinary measures to protect himself from potential enemies

The Environmental Protection Agency spent nearly $43,000 to install a soundproof phone booth in administrator Scott Pruitt's office, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday. When news of the unprecedented phone booth first surfaced last year, it wa

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Fly-tipped road in Battlesbridge causes 'hour-long' delays

It was the second time in a year that the road was covered in rubbish.


US Niger ambush: Mali militia says it has American vehicle and weapons

A Tuareg rebel group says it will return the vehicle and rifles used by US soldiers killed in Niger last year.


Rossi signs new two-year Yamaha MotoGP deal

Although the Italian veteran's existing contract was due to expire at the end of 2018, he has been expected to remain with the Japanese manufacturer for some time.The seven-time premier class champion dropped a clear hint he would continue racing in th


Bruges bar fits alarm system to stop tourists pinching Belgian beer glasses

A bar in Bruges has been forced to fit an alarm system after light-fingered tourists stole 4,000 of their iconic Belgian beer glasses in just one year.


The Moto2 and Moto3 riders worth watching in 2018

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