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Anyway, it has been neck and neck between Red Bull and Mercedes and indeed Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton in the championship this year. In the last two rounds, though, it is Verstappen and Red Bull who have edged ahead. Verstappen leads Hamilton by four points – though it should and could, arguably, be more … Read more

Juneteenth is celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time with George Floyd statue unveiling

Juneteenth has been considered America’s ‘second independence day’ since June 19, 1865, when Union Army General George Granger walked into Galveston and declared the last slaves in Texas free Juneteenth, the day marking the emancipation of slaves in the US, has been made a federal holiday – after 155 years. President Joe Biden put pen to … Read more

Former mayor’s wife found dead in bed aged 68 from ‘caffeine poisoning’ four months after husband died from cancer

A FORMER mayor’s wife was found dead in bed after suffering “caffeine poisoning”, an inquest heard. Delyse Critchley, 68, died in “highly unusual circumstances” at her home in Bolton, Greater Manchester, on April 8 – four months after her husband died from cancer. 2 Delyse Critchley died from ‘caffeine toxicity’ four months after her husband … Read more

England v India: women’s Test match, day four – live!

Over-by-over updates from the one-off Test match in Bristol India v New Zealand: Test Championship final, day two – live! The Spin: sign up and get our free weekly cricket email And you can email Simon or tweet him @Simon_Burnton 3.03pm BST 78th over: India 204-7 (Rana 8, Pandey 2) Ecclestone’s first ball is dinked … Read more

Hungary fans hold anti-kneeling banner in chaotic scenes ahead of France clash

Hungarian fans protested against taking a knee ahead of their team’s group match against France on Saturday, Thousands of supporters descended on Puskas Arena and right at the front of the march were fans displaying an anti-kneeling banner. 61,000 fans were allowed in for the Euros clash and supporters made their presence known before kick-off … Read more