Mick Schumacher confirmed on the Formula One grid for Haas next year

Son of seven-time world champion Michael signs new dealGeorge Russell replaces Hamilton for Sakhir Grand Prix Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, has been confirmed as a Formula One driver for 2021.Thirty years after his father was handed his debut by Jordan, 21-year-old Mick will line up at the season-opening grand prix in Melbourne for Haas on 21 March The German, who could wrap up the Formula Two championship in Bahrain this weekend, has signed a multi-year deal to race with the American team. Continue reading…

How do you feel about the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine?

We’d like to hear from people in the UK about how they feel about the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccineThe UK has licensed the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid, allowing for mass immunisation with those most at risk being vaccinated next week.The company has said the first doses of the vaccine will arrive in the next few days. The UK has bought 40m doses which has been shown to have 95% efficacy in its final trials. Continue reading…

India set Australia 303 to win third one-day international – live!

Updates from Aus vs Ind at Manuka Oval in Canberra India win toss before final match of 2020 ODI seriesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 8.35am GMT 12th over: Australia 64-2 (Finch 34, Henriques 8) Thakur tries the same delivery to welcome Henriques to the crease, and – as she should have a delivery earlier – is helped to the fine-leg fence. The correction is short and wide and Henriques works his hands through it quickly enough to collect boundary number two from ball number two. With Smith and Labuschagne gone this is no longer an intimidating batting order. Can India capitalise? No century for Steve Smith Shardul Thakur with the big wicket.Live #AUSvIND: https://t.co/L7AjidJPm9 pic.twitter.com/du4akmeNPB 8.32am GMT It’s on! Nothing flash from Thakur, leaking onto Smith’s pads, but the run machine can only feather a glance down the legside where Rahul was already heading, and he calmly pouches a huge wicket. Continue reading…

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for 13 and a half months over protest

Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam also sentenced over pro-democracy protest at police HQ last yearThe high-profile Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong will spend more than a year in jail over an unauthorised protest outside police headquarters in June last year, a Hong Kong court has ruled.Wong said last week he expected to be jailed after admitting organising the event early on in the city’s protest movement, which began with millions marching against an extradition bill before growing into a broader pro-democracy push. Continue reading…