Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he was the victim of a racist assault outside a corner shop in Newcastle as a child. The seven-time Formula 1 champion is the only full-time black driver to have ever raced in the series has faced bigoted abuse throughout his career in the top tier of motorsport, including when he was referred to with vile language by triple title winner Nelson Piquet earlier this year . Former McLaren team principal Ron Dennis met Hamilton and his father Anthony at the Autosport Awards when the future champion was aged just eight and competing in junior karting events, where he says ‘There was a lot of the N-word going around’ from rival children and their families, before team and driver eventually united for Hamilton’s debut season in F1 in 2007 and his maiden title the following year. Now for the first time Hamilton has detailed an horrendous physical attack he suffered while visiting his mother and stepfather in Newcastle-upon-Tyne at the age of … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton reveals shocking racist assault he suffered as a child in Newcastle
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Royal Family's favourite games include Risk, Monopoly and Wii Sports (Image: GETTY) SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info With more engagements than Elizabeth Taylor, it's hard to imagine the Royal Family having enough spare time to sit around playing board games together. Based on a new report, however, it appears members of the Royal Family like nothing more than competing against each other in games ranging from Monopoly to Risk, Charades to Wii Sports! Things are said to get so heated that the Queen even had to ban one popular board game from being played in her presence. Related articles You've been playing Monopoly wrong: Ten most common made-up rules Jubilee puzzle: Like Where's Wally with dogs - can you spot the Corgi? … [Read more...] about The board game that’s banned by the Queen, plus the Royal Family’s favourite video games
P-Valley: STARZ releases trailer for season two SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The second season of P-Valley has been going from strength to strength each week and last Sunday’s penultimate episode was no different. In episode nine, Snow, the Starz drama finally revealed rapper Megan Thee Stallion’s much-touted arrival as Tina Snow, and fans were gobsmacked by The Pynk’s A-list booking. Related articles Royal expert erupts in angry row over Prince Andrew BBC backlash as fans slam Countryfile and Springwatch Megan took to the stage with Lil Murda (played by J Alphonse Nicholson) for Sunday night’s re-re-re-opening of The Pynk. Uncle Clifford (Nicco Annan) and Hailey Colton (Elarica Johnson) … [Read more...] about P-Valley fans ‘blown away’ by Megan Thee Stallion appearance ‘Jaw dropped!’
Kate Middleton goes sailing with the Great Britain SailGP Team SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Duchess inspired a British sailing victory over New Zealand in front of a crowd of thousands last Sunday, July 31. Kate donned a wetsuit as she joined the British racing team on their F50 catamaran in a friendly Commonwealth Race alongside Olympian Sir Ben Ainslie. Related articles Meghan Markle biographer makes exciting announcement on book Royal Family LIVE: Prince Harry wants to be ‘trusted’ like Diana A video of her participating in the race was shared on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Instagram account, attracting thousands of likes and enthusiastic comments from royal fans within a few … [Read more...] about Kate beams as she competes with GB sailing crew in ‘friendly’ competition – VIDEO
Russian organised crime 'the most globally spread' says expert SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Republika Srpska is one of two entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and was formed in 1992 at the outset of the Bosnian War. The three-year war, with a death toll over 100,000, saw a majority of Croats and Bosniaks expelled from the republic’s claimed territory. It achieved international recognition as an entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina after the Dayton Agreement of 1995. Related articles Russia horror warning: Putin could go nuclear if he 'senses defeat' ‘Norway first!’ Panic as UK's BIGGEST importer of gas poised to cut Complaining they are marginalised by Bosniaks, Republika Srpska has began calls … [Read more...] about ‘There will be no peace!’ Fresh fears for Balkans as Putin now threatens crisis in Bosnia
Should you pick Disney Plus, Netflix or Prime Video? (Image: NETFLIX • PRIME VIDEO • WALT DISNEY • GETTY) This article contains affiliate links, we may receive a commission on any sales we generate from it. Learn more Struggling to find something to watch? A streaming service can be an affordable way to unlock hundreds of new TV shows, documentaries, sports fixtures (in some cases) and blockbuster movies. Streaming platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, and Disney+ are all available with rolling monthly contracts so, unlike some of the best Sky TV deals around, you will be able to cancel at any time – making these streamers incredibly flexible. But with news of an incoming Amazon Prime price rise in the UK – the first time costs have increased since 2014, which streaming service offers the ultimate value for money? Netflix remains the most popular, with 220 million subscribers worldwide. Despite huge success with its latest season of Stranger Things, which is … [Read more...] about Netflix vs Disney+ vs Prime Video: Which streaming service is worth the price?
Trailer for You Only Live Twice directed by Lewis Gilbert SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info After starring in five James Bond movies, S ean Connery quit the role that had defined his Hollywood career. While shooting 1967’s You Only Live Twice, the 007 actor was far from happy. The Scottish legend became bored with the role, especially due to what he saw as a lack of character development across the films. Related articles James Bond: Why Cary Grant turned down 007 before Sean Connery's Dr No James Bond: Sean Connery’s hilarious Thunderball toupé scene According to The Telegraph, Connery was getting fed up with the fan attention he was getting as a huge celebrity. During the filming of You Only … [Read more...] about James Bond: Why ‘furious’ Sean Connery quit playing 007 after You Only Live Twice
Better Call Saul: AMC release teaser trailer SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Actress Carol Burnett debuted as Marion in Better Call Saul recently in the episode Nippy. She also appeared in last week’s Breaking Bad and will be again reprising the role of Marion in this week’s instalment Waterworks, according to IMDb. However, it’s not clear if she is also going to the in the series finale titled Saul Gone. Marion was the elderly mother of cab driver Jeff (played by Pat Healy), who assisted Saul Goodman ( Bob Odenkirk ) in scamming rich people to get some quick cash together. Related articles Better Call Saul fans 'in tears' over Walter and Jesse return Home Alone actor: Who plays Alfred in Better … [Read more...] about Carol Burnett age: How old is Better Call Saul star?
The following is a script from “Fighting Famine,” which aired on March 19, 2017. Scott Pelley reports. Nicole Young, producer. Katie Kerbstat, associate producer. A rare famine emergency has been declared in the youngest nation on Earth. South Sudan, in East Africa, was brought into the world, in 2011, with the help of the United States. But it’s one of the world’s least developed countries and civil war has left it destitute. Five million people don’t know where their next meal is coming from and of them, 100,000 are facing death. Holding off a catastrophe is the mission of the UN’s World Food Programme . The WFP was an American idea, created in 1961, and the U.S. is still the largest donor. Now WFP has launched one of its largest rescues ever but in South Sudan too many people are fighting for life. Josephine is seven and down to 24 pounds. Hunger left her at the mercy of disease. And now she’s being consumed by tuberculosis. This is why TB used to be called consumption. … [Read more...] about Fighting famine in war-torn South Sudan
Downing Street has rejected calls for Boris Johnson to summon an emergency COBRA meeting to deal with the cost of living crisis. Gordon Brown, the former Labour prime minister, has called for Mr Johnson to meet with his two potential successors and thrash out a financial package of measures before energy bills soar in October. He said people will go cold and hungry this winter if urgent action isn't taken now, telling Sky News he was seeing poverty in his hometown in Fife " that I did not expect to see ever again in my lifetime ". Politics Hub: Brown slams 'vacuum' at heart of government A leading business group, the CBI, also urged Mr Johnson to "act now" as they set out four actions the government could take to ease the impact of the crisis. Advertisement But the prime minister's spokesman said that although the government recognises the challenges facing struggling households, "by convention it is not for this prime minister to make major … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson will not intervene in cost of living crisis as that is ‘for future prime minister’