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Fernando Alonso: Two-time F1 champion fractures upper jaw in cycling accident

Formula 1 at the BBC - Fri, 2021-02-12 10:51
Fernando Alonso sustains a fracture of his upper jaw in his cycling accident on Thursday, says his Alpine team.

Fernando Alonso: Two-time Formula 1 champion involved in road accident while cycling

Formula 1 at the BBC - Thu, 2021-02-11 21:03
Two-time champion Fernando Alonso has been involved in a road accident while cycling in Switzerland.

F1 teams back 'sprint' race proposals at three Grands Prix

Formula 1 at the BBC - Thu, 2021-02-11 16:36
Formula 1 teams give their backing to a plan for shorter 'sprint' races at three Grands Prix this season.

Portuguese Grand Prix: Formula 1 secures confirmation Portugal can host race on 2 May

Formula 1 at the BBC - Wed, 2021-02-10 13:16
Formula 1 secures confirmation that Portugal can host the third grand prix of the 2021 season on 2 May.

F1 bosses to discuss shorter 'sprint' races in place of qualifying to increase entertainment

Formula 1 at the BBC - Tue, 2021-02-09 11:44
Formula 1 bosses are to discuss the introduction of shorter 'sprint' races in an attempt to increase entertainment levels this season.

Lewis Hamilton: F1 world champion signs new Mercedes contract

Formula 1 at the BBC - Mon, 2021-02-08 11:44
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a new one-year contract with Mercedes.

Extreme E: Jenson Button says future of motorsport will always be electric

Formula 1 at the BBC - Sat, 2021-02-06 06:41
Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button, who will compete in the new Extreme E racing series for his own team, says the future of motorsport "will always be electric".

Stefano Domenicali interview: New Formula 1 chief urges drivers to lead by example

Formula 1 at the BBC - Thu, 2021-02-04 21:59
In a wide-ranging interview, new Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali says he will urge the drivers to "lead by example".

Romain Grosjean: Former F1 driver to race in US-based IndyCar series

Formula 1 at the BBC - Wed, 2021-02-03 15:54
Former Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean is to race in the US-based IndyCar series in 2021.

New Formula 1 track plan for Rio abandoned over environmental concerns

Formula 1 at the BBC - Tue, 2021-02-02 10:48
Controversial plans to build a new Formula 1 circuit in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro are abandoned.

Pierre Gasly becomes sixth Formula 1 driver to contract coronavirus

Formula 1 at the BBC - Sun, 2021-01-31 21:53
Frenchman Pierre Gasly becomes the sixth Formula 1 driver to contract coronavirus.

Mercedes' F1 domination 'a problem', says Eddie Jordan

Formula 1 at the BBC - Sun, 2021-01-31 11:25
Formula 1 has "a problem" with Mercedes' dominance likely to go unchallenged this year, says former Grand Prix team boss Eddie Jordan.

Adrian Campos: Fernando Alonso pays tribute to ex-F1 driver, who has died aged 60

Formula 1 at the BBC - Thu, 2021-01-28 11:57
Fernando Alonso pays tribute to Spanish former Formula 1 driver Adrian Campos, who has died aged 60.

Carlos Sainz: Ferrari recruit says he 'will never forget' first test for the F1 team

Formula 1 at the BBC - Wed, 2021-01-27 20:51
Carlos Sainz says he will "never forget" his first test for his new Ferrari team on Wednesday.

Toto Wolff: Mercedes team boss contracted coronavirus in January

Formula 1 at the BBC - Mon, 2021-01-25 10:45
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff reveals he contracted coronavirus in January - and that contract negotiations continue with Lewis Hamilton.

Jenson Button to drive in Extreme E for own team

Formula 1 at the BBC - Mon, 2021-01-25 07:23
Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button will compete in the new Extreme E racing series, driving in his own team.

Brain tumour immigrant discharged

North East News - Sat, 2015-06-13 13:55
An Albanian man arrested on suspicion of an immigration offence after his brain tumour surgery was cancelled is released from hospital.

Three decades of Nissan in the north

North East News - Sat, 2015-06-13 12:20
Three decades on from its opening, a new exhibition explores the impact of the Nissan car plant on the people of north-east England.

Honour for Alan Barnes fundraiser

North East News - Sat, 2015-06-13 00:23
The woman whose internet appeal raised £300,000 for mugged disabled pensioner Alan Barnes has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

VIDEO: Miner's 'lost' artwork on show

North East News - Fri, 2015-06-12 20:43
The lost paintings of a County Durham miner have been put on show after his family discovered them on an auction website.

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