By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer in Reggio Emilia Ferrari were second to Mercedes in last year’s constructors’ championshipFerrari have unveiled a 2020 Formula 1 car that team boss Mattia Binotto says takes design to the “extreme” as they seek to challenge for the title. The Italian team struggled last year, winning only three races…

Iran has started the countdown to the launch a scientific observation satellite that is part of a programme the United States had previously described as a “provocation”. “Beginning countdown to launch #Zafar_Satellite in the next few hours… In the Name of God,” Iran’s telecommunications minister, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, wrote on Twitter on Sunday.  More:…

Tens of millions of Iranians are grappling with the ravages of United States economic sanctions that have raised the price of food staples and led to shortages of medicines, including life-saving ones. But some token relief is heading their way. On Thursday, a Swiss humanitarian channel to bring food and medicine to Iran kicked off…

Barry Bennell was jailed for 31 years in February 2018Manchester City are set to offer millions of pounds in compensation to victims of historical child sexual abuse.A club redress scheme will see survivors of the most serious crimes receive six-figure sums in damages.Those abused will also receive a personal apology from a senior club official.…

The car completed its first laps at Silverstone on Wednesday with Valtteri Bottas behind the wheelMercedes are “taking nothing for granted” this season, says team principal Toto Wolff.The team, led by five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, have won the past five constructors’ championships.Speaking at the launch of Mercedes’ 2019 car, the AMG F1 W10 EQ…