Lewis Hamilton takes prestigious gong at Autosport Awards
04 December 2017 | 11:59 am
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton picked up an international racing driver and British competition driver of the year at the Autosport Awards in London.
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Italy fans from London to Rome celebrate a 4-2 victory over Spain on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2020 semi-final.
12 Jul 2021
England supporters who gathered in London to watch the Euro 2020 final say they're "gutted" about the team's defeat to Italy on penalties, but "proud of them" for getting so far in the tournament.
14 Jul 2021
A mural commissioned by London's City Hall celebrates England's football team, who reached the finals of the Euro 2020 championship, showing Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling next to the slogan 'You did us proud'. One of the artists who created the piece, street artist 'Mr Meana' of the MurWalls collective, says the work highlights 'the importance of getting racism out of football' in the wake of racist comments about the team online.
27 Jul 2021
The London embassy will close after the UK sanctioned the son of Equatorial Guinea's president last week. Britain has barred the president's son from entry and frozen his assets.
11 Aug 2021
Hundreds of people brave the rain in London to cycle 15 miles in the second annual Black Unity Bike Ride, an event that aims to "celebrate unity within the black community" and encourage more people of colour to cycle.
22 Aug 2021
Nepalese Gurkha veterans hold a hunger strike outside 10 Downing Street, saying they are prepared to starve themselves to death in order to receive fair pensions from the UK government.
28 Aug 2021
Thousands of climate change demonstrators thronged central London on Monday, as environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion held its latest round of protests, promising two weeks of disruption.
26 Aug 2021
Dozens of anti-lockdown protesters breached the offices of ITN broadcaster in London's Camden Town and made demands of journalists before the police forced them out.
4 Sep 2021
Tortoise callipers and camel scales are put to good use at ZSL London Zoo, which is holding its annual animal weigh-in. While keepers put on a show for the cameras, it is important that the zoo keeps up-to-date size and weight information on its animals to compare them with animals in the wild and in other zoos, as well as to have an indication of which animals are pregnant.
11 Sep 2021
Mercedes-Benz showcased its concept electric car 'VISION AVTR' designed in collaboration with Disney and inspired by James Cameron’s blockbuster Avatar at the International Motor Show in Munich on Monday. According to the brand, the key feature of the futuristic super car is the use of brain-computer interfaces (BCI) technology which allow the driver to use mind control ‘as a new dimension of human interaction with the vehicle.’ The vehicle was unveiled to the public at a car show last year, but it’s the first time it presented the BCI functions at work. In Munich, the company also showed some of its latest models including an electric Maybach.
11 Sep 2021
George Russell will race for Mercedes next season in an all-British line-up with seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton, the Formula One team said in a widely-expected announcement on Tuesday (September 7). Russell, who is in his third season at Williams, will replace Finland's Valtteri Bottas whose move to Alfa Romeo was made official on Monday. The 23-year-old will be Hamilton's first new team mate since Bottas, now 32, also joined from Williams to take the place of retired 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg in 2017.
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The sight of the hefty back tyre of Max Verstappen's Red Bull Formula One car crashing down towards the helmet of Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix made for sickening viewing. The seven-time world champion was beached in his Mercedes, but ultimately saved by his halo, a cockpit head protection system introduced in March 2018.
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