Force India saved by consortium led by Stroll!

Force India has been bought by a consortium led by Canadian businessman Lawrence Stroll, father of Williams F1 driver Lance. The bid was put together with the help of the team’s senior management, including chief operations officer Otmar Szafnauer. Force India had been placed in administration at the end of July after it emerged that…

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Forgotten Genocide: How a Quarter of Europe’s Roma Were Murdered by the Nazis, then Erased From History

LONDON—It’s impossible to fathom the scale of the depravity. An eyewitness account by a Holocaust survivor—unearthed for a new exhibition in London—describes the conditions in the “gypsy” section of Auschwitz as even more inhumane than the rest of the appalling facility. “The conditions were worse than in the other camps,” wrote eyewitness Hermann Langbein in…

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Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong as unrest escalates

By Jamie Freed SYDNEY (Reuters) – Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong for the coming weeks, an industry scheduling publication showed, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt daily life. Routes Online said the latest schedules showed cancellations from PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, India’s SpiceJet Ltd, Malaysia’s…

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Hong Kong siege turns campus into scorched battleground

A modern city-centre campus disfigured by fire and strewn with debris, its windows smashed and graffiti covering the red-brick walls — a Hong Kong university has become the epicentre of the city’s nearly six-month crisis. Cornered and increasingly desperate, a hard core of young pro-democracy protesters found themselves holed up at Hong Kong Polytechnic University…

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