• Hamilton sets pace in Spanish Grand Prix practice

    Hamilton sets pace in Spanish Grand Prix practice

    Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday practice at the Spanish Grand Prix as Mercedes, Ferrari, McLaren and Red Bull looked closely matched. The seven-time champion was just 0.022 seconds quicker than Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz, with McLaren’s Lando Norris third, just 0.055secs off the pace. However, the risks of making assumptions about competitive form from […]

  • Ex-footballer Roberto Baggio injured in armed robbery

    Ex-footballer Roberto Baggio injured in armed robbery

    Former Juventus and AC Milan footballer Roberto Baggio has been injured in an armed robbery at his home in northern Italy. The incident began at 22:00 local time (21:00 BST) when at least five people broke into the 57-year-old’s villa in Altavilla Vicentina, local media reported. The veteran footballer was taken to an emergency room […]

  • Biya is aging disgracefully

    Biya is aging disgracefully

    Aging gracefully is not about trying to look like a 16 or a 20-something — it’s about living your best life and having the physical and mental health to enjoy it. But when you are over ninety years and you have been in power for forty-two years and there is nothing to show for such […]

  • Euro 2024: “German team is truly exceptional. Just imagine if there were only white players”

    Euro 2024: “German team is truly exceptional. Just imagine if there were only white players”

    A senior German politician has apologised for the way she worded a comment about the skin colour of members of the country’s football team, in which she praised them and asked what it would be like if there were only white players. Green MP Katrin Göring-Eckardt, who is also the deputy leader of the German […]

  • Yaoundé: lawmakers examine legislation to address statelessness

    Yaoundé: lawmakers examine legislation to address statelessness

    The Parliament of Cameroon is examining a bill that will allow the country to accede to two United Nations Conventions relating to the recognition of stateless persons. If it passes into law, stateless people in Cameroon could soon receive legal identity documents. The bill, which was submitted to members of the National Assembly (the lower […]

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