Bernie Ecclestone attacks Lewis Hamilton over racism row Sign up for FREE for the latest news from the world of showbiz 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 Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was a guest on Piers Morgan Uncensored on TalkTV. During the interview, he launched a fresh attack on Lewis Hamilton , following calls for him to be censored after sharing comments on the racism row with Nelson Piquet. Related articles Emmerdale theory: Nicola King to exit as she murders beloved villager A Place in the Sun's Danni Menzies opts out of property search Lewis Hamilton was thrown into the spotlight after quotes from Nelson Piquet’s conversation about the athlete resurfaced. Following … [Read more...] about ‘Complete load of rubbish’ Bernie Ecclestone in fresh attack on Lewis Hamilton over racism
NELSON PIQUET has come under intense fire for using racist language while referring to seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton is one of the sport's greatest drivers and is tied at the top of the leader board with Michael Schumacher for all time title wins. Just last year, Hamilton missed out on a record eighth title as Max Verstappen pipped him to the gong in Abu Dhabi. Coincidentally, the father of Verstappen's girlfriend Kelly Piquet is Nelson, a former three-time world champion himself. The Brazilian was known for making controversial and outlandish comments when he was a driver. And he's hit the headlines again for using a racial slur while talking about Hamilton. Sport 'UNACCEPTABLE' Lewis Hamilton blasts 'it's time for action' after Piquet's sick racial slur Ben Hunt Hamilton quit calls are a joke... and he'll prove doubters wrong at Silverstone Who is Nelson Piquet? A … [Read more...] about What did Nelson Piquet say about Lewis Hamilton, and who is the former driver?
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People in six Washington counties should begin wearing masks indoors in public and on public transportation again, according to recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest information from the CDC shows that Lewis County, Pacific County, Thurston County, Grays Harbor County, Garfield County and Spokane County all have COVID-19 community levels rated “high,” meaning they have had 200 or more new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days, or they’ve had more than 20 new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 people within a seven-day period. KOIN-TV reported the counties range from Pacific County's 418 cases per 100,000 people to Spokane County's 207 cases per 100,000 people. These community levels were calculated on June 23. The CDC said anyone at risk for severe illness in those six counties should consider taking additional precautions besides simply wearing a mask, like staying 6 feet away … [Read more...] about CDC recommends 6 Washington counties should wear masks again
FORMULA ONE icon Lewis Hamilton has made his return to the British Grand Prix. And the Brit star will start from fifth place on the grid at Silverstone after a qualifying session which saw Carlos Sainz take his FIRST ever pole. F1 British Grand Prix - Follow LIVE updates But Hamilton's preparations this week had been marred by former three-time F1 champion Nelson Piquet's use of racist language against the 37-year-old. Piquet is the father of Hamilton's rival Max Verstappen's girlfriend Kelly. Verstappen is looking to secure another race win this year, as he closes in on a second consecutive F1 championship. But Hamilton will be fighting for every corner at his home Grand Prix, as well Verstappen's title rival this season Charles Leclerc . Sport SLUR SHAME What did Nelson Piquet say about Lewis Hamilton, and who is the former driver? LIFE BAN Piquet 'banned from F1 paddock for LIFE' after vile … [Read more...] about F1 British Grand Prix: Live stream FREE, start time, TV channel, grid for Silverstone return
Click here to read the full article. On a warm afternoon in June, crowds in Northwest D.C. celebrated Juneteenth by filling the air with the sounds of drums, toms, and voices, singing throughout the streets. I’m speed walking to catch my train home in order to spend the last few hours of Father’s day with my dad , himself a drummer, who just lost his oldest child and only son, my brother, unexpectedly that Monday. I zoom past the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where I’d spent part of my morning with Pharrell , recapping his second Something In The Water festival, which took place the same weekend. Despite being pressed for time, a sound distinct to the area brings me to a sudden halt: A crowd is dancing to live go-go. Here, t he rich history and culture that museums and music festivals hoped to cultivate played out in real-time. I wonder, briefly, if should just catch a different train and get home a little later. I choose my dad, but … [Read more...] about How a Celebration of Go-Go Music Became a Scapegoat For Violence in D.C.
Good Morning Britain viewers were stunned on Thursday as hosts Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway interviewed Bernie Ecclestone. The ex Formula One boss appeared live on the ITV show from sunny Ibiza, but some of his comments left people tuning in at home absolutely fuming. When Kate asked 91-year-old Bernie if he still regarded Russian President Vladimir Putin as a friend, Bernie simply replied: "I'd still take a bullet for him. Id' rather he didn't hurt, but I'd still take a bullet for him." When the mother-of-two asked why, Bernie continued: "Because he's a first class person and what he's doing is something that he believed was the right thing he was doing for Russia . "Unfortunately, he's like a lot of business person - certainly like me - that we make mistakes from time-to-time. And when you've made a mistake, you have to do the best you can to get out of it and I think if it had been conducted properly... Ex Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday's Good … [Read more...] about Ex-F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he’d still ‘take a bullet’ for Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin's top female diplomat has hit back at Britain's defence secretary Ben Wallace after he called the pair "lunatics" and said the tyrant has "small man syndrome". The Tory minister claimed that Russian's Maria Zakharova - who some see as a future Russian foreign minister- is “like a comedy turn", adding: “She does her statement every week, threatening to nuke everyone or doing something or another.” Wallace cast doubt on Boris Johnson's theory yesterday that a woman was was less likely to embark “on a crazy, macho war of invasion and violence”, adding that Putin was “a perfect example of toxic masculinity”. Instead, the defence secretary added fuel to the fire , saying Zakharova, 46, is, “definitely a woman ... “She's a lunatic like [Putin] is, so I'll leave it at that.” Maria Zakharova has hit back hard at Wallace, asking if he wants to be 'seen by the entire world as a complete liar' ( Image: East2west) Zakharova, a keen advocate of Putin's war … [Read more...] about Vladimir Putin spokeswoman hits back at UK minister’s jibe he has ‘small man syndrome’
Macron forced to beg for 'compromise' after poll defeat Sign up for our news briefing, including a daily special Russia-Ukraine edition 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 Last month, Emmanuel Macron saw his Ensemble coalition fall 44 seats short of the threshold required for an absolute majority during the legislative elections in France , winning just 245 seats of the 289 needed. In a further blow, political rival Marine Le Pen led her party to its biggest ever representation in the lower house while the left-wing bloc Nupes, led by Jean-Luc Melenchon, now forms the largest opposition force. Related articles Putin humiliated after Russian navy sinks one of its OWN ships Gina Miller erupts at EU's … [Read more...] about ‘Get Frexit done!’ Campaigners ramp up referendum pressure on Macron after election chaos
Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff address 2021 F1 rumours in 2019 Sign up for FREE for the latest news from the world of showbiz 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 Toto Wolff , 50, has been married to Susie Wolff, 39, since 2011 and the couple share a son together. However, Toto was previously married to ex-wife Stephanie, with Toto calling theirs a "patchwork family" who work as a unit. Related articles Andy Murray and Kim Sears in U-turn at home as he rules out more kids Ulrika Jonsson, 54, recreates Kendall Jenner's completely NAKED snap As tough as a divorce is, we all grew. Toto Wolff Toto was married to Stephanie for ten years and the pair had two children together. In an unearthed … [Read more...] about Mercedes CEO Toto Wolff’s ‘patchwork family’ with ex and new wife after ‘tough’ divorce
Max Verstappen makes subtle dig at Lewis Hamilton in April Sign up for our news briefing, including a daily special Russia-Ukraine edition 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 Max Verstappen , 24, first met Nelson Piquet’s daughter, Kelly, 33, in 2020. The couple publicly confirmed their relationship on New Year’s Day 2021 with loved-up photos shared to each of their Instagram accounts. Related articles Age-defying Vera Wang, 73, looks decades younger on her birthday Stunner Ruth Langsford almost unrecognisable in glam transformation Proving that they are smitten with each other, they both included the caption: “Love is what makes the world go round.” READ MORE: Loose Women’s Denise Welch sparks … [Read more...] about Max Verstappen’s girlfriend Kelly Piquet once dated another F1 star and they have a child