Mexico GP qualifying: Lewis Hamilton pips Sebastian Vettel to third as Daniel Ricciardo takes pole

Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s race in third place after he out-qualified Sebastian Vettel, who will line up alongside the Brit on the grid in fourth place. But Hamilton says he will be keeping one-eye on the German after they tangled on the first lap here 12 months ago. Hamilton just needs to finish in the top seven to win […]

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Ricciardo to start Russian GP from bottom

Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen will start Sunday's Russian Grand Prix at the back of the grid after being penalised for exceeding the engine change limit. The pair finished Friday's practice in the top four but then were sanctioned after it emerged the team switched engines more than three times in the session […]

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Surgeon and his GP wife ‘staged a burglary huge insurance claim’

Surgeon and his GP wife ‘staged a burglary at their rented cottage for £180,000 insurance claim’ after renovation of their £1million home had left them ‘drowning in debt’ Anthony McGrath and his wife Anne-Louise were in ‘dire financial straits’ The 95 items he claimed had been stolen included a 19th-century red marble fireplace, £35,000 Persian rug, two clocks, valuable antiques […]

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Retired GP fined £6k for sending suicide threats to financial adviser

Retired GP is fined £6,000 for sending suicide threats to financial adviser he blamed for £300,000 losses after he was cleared of hiring hitman to kill him Dr David Crichton, of Bournemouth, Dorset, told his financial advisor he would take his own life after he blamed him for over £300,000 of pension fund losses The GP lost a total of […]

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David Davis watched car crash at British GP before sparking his own

Rebel David Davis smiled wryly as he watched car crash unfold at the Grand Prix — before sparking one of his own, reports ANDREW PIERCE David Davis watched the British Grand Prix with his daughter before he resigned He was out of contact but spoke with Boris Johnson who had not yet decided Matters came to a head after the […]

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Emotional Hamilton rises to the occasion with record British GP pole

Lewis Hamilton felt the pressure like never before on Saturday and stepped up to the challenge with one of the great qualifying laps of his Formula One career for a record sixth British Grand Prix pole position. The achievement left the Mercedes driver shaking with emotion. "I didn't leave anything on the table today," he said after beating Ferrari rival […]

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Belgian GP stays on F1 calendar until 2021

Formula One has struck a new deal with Spa-Francorchamps to keep the Belgian Grand Prix for another three years. On the eve of F1's first race in France for a decade, it was announced that the Belgian event would remain until 2021. Daniel Ricciardo. The Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most renowned on the calendar, and has a long-standing history […]

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Female GP ‘punched up to five times in the face’ by ex-patient’s son

GP was left with a ‘broken jaw as ex-patient’s son barged into surgery and punched her up to fives times in the face in an ‘act of retribution’ over her ‘failure to diagnose his late-father’s motor neurone disease’ Dr Victoria Hunter was working at a surgery in Suffolk when she was attacked Steven Cook, 41, ‘punched her up to five […]

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Couple win £5,500 payout after wife accidentally given contraceptive

Young couple trying for a baby win £5,500 payout after GP accidentally gives wife contraceptive jab Megan Palmer visited her GP to get a shot of vitamin B-12 to improve fertility Instead she was given contraceptive Depo-Provera that lasts for three months  Mrs Palmer and her husband have now been awarded £500,000 compensation She said: ‘We were devastated. We had […]

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Mac on…the GP crisis 

Mac on…the GP crisis I reckon it could be a grumbling appendix, love. But hey, I’m only a cleaner. This place closed down a week ago’ Mac’s 2017 Seen and Unseen book is available for £11.99 plus £1.99 p&p. Order at mailshop.co.uk using code MP1861846 or phone 0844 571 0640. To order prints of this or any other Mac cartoon, […]

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