Hundreds of Armys senior commanders flop in fitness tests as others dodge exam

Hundreds of senior Army chiefs have failed basic fitness tests. Almost 300 top brass flunked simple physical assessments. And another 2,500 dodged annual fitness tests, documents obtained by this paper show. It comes days after Army head General Sir Patrick Sanders said troops must be ready to face Russia on the battlefield. Former Army sergeant and Military Cross winner Trevor […]

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George Russell: GDPA director role has ‘opened my eyes’

George Russell said being one of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association directors for a second consecutive year has “opened my eyes” to a lot of the things the association does. The Grand Prix Drivers’ Association (GPDA) is the trade union of Formula 1 drivers and meets, considers and debates topics that arise in the series. This union has been particularly important this […]

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Abortion ruling thrusts companies into divisive arena The Denver Post

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and HALELUYA HADERO The Supreme Court’s decision to end the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics. Some companies that stayed silent last month — when a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito was leaked to Politico — spoke up for the first time Friday, including […]

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Otmar Szafnauer welcomes Netflix presence in team meetings

Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer believes Netflix gaining behind-the-scenes access to key meetings could prove to be a good thing for the sport’s visibility in the popular Drive to Survive series. Netflix cameras were reportedly present inside a fiery meeting of the team bosses ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix, discussing the implications of the FIA’s new technical directive, which is aimed […]

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Scoop! Toyota begins work on India-specific pure EV

Toyota’s new pure EV will be shared with Suzuki. Next week, Toyota will reveal its latest mid-size SUV, which is likely to be called the Urban Cruiser Hyryder. It will be offered with a hybrid powertrain and will take on the Hyundai Creta. However, behind the scenes, Toyota is also said to be working on an India-specific pure electric car. We’ve […]

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TUI passenger forced to expose intestine in smelly plane loo leaking urine

A Brit holidaymaker says she was left "horrified" after she had to change her stoma bag on a plane which she claims was "leaking urine" from the toilet. Denise Hart, 53, was flying back to Manchester when she says passengers were plagued with an uncomfortable stench towards the end of their flight. Denise, who is recovering from cancer, jetted off […]

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Mum who told judge she had quit drinking celebrates in pub after avoiding jail

A foul-mouthed mum who managed to dodge jail after persuading a judge that she quit drinking, was caught in a pub straight after she left court. Amy Newall, 30, hurled abuse at several police officers and threatened to "smash" one of their heads in during an explosive homophobic rant on March 11 at 5.50 pm. Miss Amie Gouldson, prosecuting, said: […]

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