LEWIS HAMILTON will be allowed to continue his anti-racism campaign ahead of F1 races this season. Last year, the reigning world champion used the moments ahead of the national anthems to highlight causes, such as the Black Lives Matter movement. Hamilton also wore a t-shirt bearing the words "arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor " at the Tuscan Grand Prix to raise awareness of the woman who was shot by police in her own home. Hamilton also chose to take a knee before the races but his decision was not universally copied, with six of the 20 drivers choosing to remain standing. There was some criticism that it diluted F1 's We Race As One campaign, used to promote anti-racism and equality. The issue was raised by F1's new CEO Stefano Domenicali during testing earlier this month in Bahrain and the sport will make some tweaks to its pre-race procedure. The rainbow will be dropped from their message and the sport will use time on the grid to raise awareness … [Read more...] about Lewis Hamilton will be allowed to continue anti-racism stance and highlight Black Lives Matter by F1 chiefs
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ON JUNE 7 a statue of Edward Colston was toppled and thrown into the River Avon by Black Lives Matters protesters. The 18ft bronze statue is one of many memorials of the 17th century slave trader in Bristol, causing controversy and anger for years. Here's what we know about the incident. Read our Black Lives Matter live blog for the latest news & updates Where was the Edward Colston statue in Bristol? The statue was on Colston Avenue in Bristol's city centre and dragged to the harbour where it was plunged into the water by furious protesters. Thousands of people joined the demonstration in Bristol on Sunday, sparked by the death of George Floyd who died while he was under arrest in Minneapolis, US, in May. The statue was pulled down and rolled to Pero's bridge - a bridge named after Pero Jones, a slave who was bought at the age of 12. Edward Colston 's ships captured around 80,000 men, women and children from Africa and transported them to the Americas … [Read more...] about Edward Colston statue: Where was the Bristol monument and what other memorials are there?
Great Britain hockey stars Kate Walsh and Helen Richardson had the biggest match of their lives on Saturday as they tied the knot in Oxfordshire. Walsh, 33, captained GB to a bronze medal at last year’s London Olympic Games, winning the nation’s first Olympic medal in 20 years, a match Richardson, 31, also played in. The pair have been together for five years and live in Maidenhead, Berkshire. They are both hoping to make it to the Rio Olympics in 2016 as Britain look to win gold. Walsh and Richardson invited all their British team-mates to their big day in Henley-on-Thames. MORE: Georgie Twigg relishing Olympic legacy … [Read more...] about Great Britain Olympic hockey medallists Kate Walsh and Helen Richardson marry in Oxfordshire
More than three years after the first complaint was filed, the Duchess of Sussex bullying row has ended just as it began: in silence. Then, it was an email sent between two close colleagues, raising quiet concerns over the treatment of palace staff. Now, it is a secret report blocked not only from the public but even to those who took the time to contribute. Buckingham Palace has confirmed that an official investigation into the handling of bullying allegations made against the Duchess will be kept under wraps. Royal editor Hannah Furness says Meghan is unscathed but unvindicated over the alleged bullying she has vehemently denied. And associate editor Camilla Tominey writes in her analysis that it suggests, for the Firm, family still comes first despite the claims of staff . to avoid being stuck in traffic . No 10 fears Prime Minister faces 'kangaroo court' If you thought partygate was over, prepare for the next stage. The inquiry into whether Boris Johnson … [Read more...] about Thursday morning news briefing: Secrecy of Meghan bullying inquiry
Benefits and state pension to see largest increase in 32 years Tories are now party of big spending, says Sunak How the PM brought in top economists to persuade Sunak Camilla Tominey: True-blue Tories are shuddering Fraser Nelson: Tax grabs have put Britain on road to recession Russia-Ukraine latest: PM calls for new weapons for Ukraine A Tory MP has quit his Government job and criticised the “toxic culture” in No 10 as Boris Johnson’s premiership continues to be rocked by the partygate scandal. Paul Holmes, the Conservative MP for Eastleigh, said in a statement published on his website that he had resigned as Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Home Office. A PPS is the lowest rung on the ministerial ladder but the resignation is likely to prompt alarm bells in Downing Street as the Government struggles to move on following the publication of the Sue Gray report on Wednesday. Mr Holmes said the report had "clearly showed a culture in No 10 … [Read more...] about Tory MP Paul Holmes quits Government job over ‘toxic culture’ at No 10
She's recently became a new mum. And Olivia Bowen , 28, looked sensational as she posed with her new baby Abel outside her front door on Thursday. The former Love Island star couldn't contain her smile as she coordinated while holding up her newborn for a gallery of adorable snaps. Adorable: Olivia Bowen, 28, looked sensational as she posed with her new baby Abel outside her front door on Thursday The blonde beauty rocked an oversized white T-shirt with a large butterfly on which she teamed with blue denim jeans. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next LOVE ISLAND 2022 DAY 25 LIVE BLOG: Gemma Owen heads to the... Alexandra Daddario is married! The White Lotus beauty, 36,... Chris Pratt enjoys quiet stroll with Katherine... Molly Smith sizzles in busty bikini-clad snaps in Greece... Share this article Olivia coordinated with Abel in the eye catching number as she cradled him in the cute baby grow. The reality star … [Read more...] about ‘We’re obsessed!’ Olivia Bowen coordinates with her newborn son Abel in sweet Instagram snaps
GEORGINA RODRIGUEZ has revealed she changes the lightbulbs at home to avoid Cristiano Ronaldo falling off a stepladder. The glamorous Spaniard has also said she’s the one who does other chores around the house including the cooking. Pregnant Georgina opened up on family life in the Ronaldo home and suggested she was married to the 37-year-old Manchester United star. The Argentinian-born model, 28, told Sportweek during a raunchy photo shoot : “Cristiano is a super dad and the best husband I could dream of. “But he doesn’t cook. After training all morning, he deserves to find a good plate of hot food prepared with love at the table. “We have a chef and sometimes I cook. And changing a light bulb in our house is impossible, we have such high ceilings. READ MORE ON SUNSPORT RON TO WATCH Fernandes drops hint on Ronaldo's future as Man Utd star linked with transfer BIG OFFERS Women's Euro 2022 - preview: Latest odds … [Read more...] about Cristiano Ronaldo not allowed to change the lightbulbs at home in case he injures himself, reveals Georgina Rodriguez
Poland 'ceases to exist as independent state' says TV host Sign up for FREE now and never miss the top politics stories again 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 European Commission Vice-President said on Thursday that Poland's new law dismantling the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court does not yet fulfil the conditions for the Commission to disburse the Recovery Fund. Related articles Ukraine: 'Behave carefully!' Lavrov issues chilling threat Russia ‘running into trouble’ as Moscow fails to recruit new troops Speaking in the European Parliament, Ms Jourova said the bill proposed by Polish President Andrzej Duda does not fulfil the milestones needed by the Commission to send the … [Read more...] about ‘No money for Poland!’ EU in open chaos as Brussels blocks funds to Warsaw AGAIN
NOVAK DJOKOVIC is one of the greatest tennis players to grace the court - and he will be hoping to retain his Wimbledon crown at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club this year. The Serbian has cruised through the first two rounds to back up his favourite tag following defeat to great rival Rafael Nadal at the French Open . CLICK HERE FOR WIMBLEDON LIVE BLOG And the twenty-time Grand Slam winner will no doubt have his wife in attendance cheering him on every step of the way. But who is Jelena and how long have the two Serbian lovebirds been married? Who is Jelena Djokovic? Jelena Djokovic - formerly Ristic - has been Novak's wife since July 2014, having first met him in high school. The couple began dating in 2005 and got engaged in September 2013. Their son Stefan was born in October 2014 and Djokovic confirmed he was a father again three years later. The pair announced daughter Tara was born in September 2017, with Jelena having been noticeably … [Read more...] about Who is Novak Djokovic’s wife Jelena, and how many children does six-time Wimbledon champion have?
LIFE is quite literally a breeze for tennis legend Rafael Nadal when he's riding in his private yacht. In 2019, the record 14-time French Open winner splashed out $5.4million on a customized 80 Sunreef Power catamaran. He wanted to upgrade after selling his 76-foot Italian-built MCY 76 motor yacht he called Beethoven for $2.4m. And it boasts some incredible features, including a waterfall-fed spa pool, jet ski garage and on-deck bar. Let SunSport show you inside Nadal's new vessel - without needing a VIP invite. HIGH-SPEC Built for long cruises and not skimping on full comfort, the 80 Sunreef Power is powered by two 1,200 hp engines. It has a personal jet-ski garage and a 39-foot beam with a superyacht-style flybridge that offers a vast living space big enough to house a hot tub, a wet bar and the waterfall-fed pool. The main deck can be set up in a variety of ways, dependent on your dining needs with different seating, an open plan kitchen and a bar. The … [Read more...] about Rafael Nadal’s amazing $5.4million yacht with waterfall-fed spa pool, jet-ski garage and huge bar on deck