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Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Time is now for sustainable motor racing, and for women, says ‘female Elon Musk’

Motorsport and sustainability are finally on converging paths, says the woman dubbed the “female Elon Musk.” As the MotoE World Cup prepares for its sophomore season, Livia Cevolini, CEO of the series’ motorcycle manufacturer Energica, believes technology and shifting public opinion mean zero emissions racing is ready to go mainstream. “Finally, we’re able to commit…MORE

La Liga rethinks stance over apparent racist gesture by Real Mallorca coach

La Liga rethinks stance over apparent racist gesture by Real Mallorca coach

La Liga has clarified its stance on an alleged racist incident in a Spanish top tier football match following a public backlash. Midway through the second half of the match between Espanyol and Mallorca earlier, the fitness coach of the Balearic island team — Dani Pastor — was caught on camera pulling his eyes back…MORE

Colorado skier dies from asphyxiation by his coat on a chair lift

Colorado skier dies from asphyxiation by his coat on a chair lift

A skier in Colorado died after his coat became wrapped around his head and neck on the chair lift, according to the company that operates the chair lift. The 46-year-old man from New Jersey died in a “serious incident” on February 13, Vail Mountain said in the statement. It began when the man boarded the…MORE

HSBC plans to cut 35,000 jobs as profits drop 33%

HSBC plans to cut 35,000 jobs as profits drop 33%

HSBC on Tuesday said it would cut around 35,000 jobs and dramatically overhaul its business worldwide after reporting a 33% profit plunge in 2019. The bank’s headcount is expected to drop from 235,000 to around 200,000 over the next three years, a company spokesperson confirmed. That would slash about 15% of its global workforce, though…MORE

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy amid hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, according to a court document filed in Delaware bankruptcy court early Tuesday. The youth organization, which celebrated its 110th anniversary February 8, listed liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million, but $50,000 or less in assets. The bankruptcy filing comes at a time when the…MORE

An Uber driver fired at passengers after an argument, New Orleans police say

An Uber driver fired at passengers after an argument, New Orleans police say

An Uber driver was arrested after he fired shots at passengers following an altercation, New Orleans police said Monday. Ahmad Ahmad, the 53-year-old driver, picked up two passengers at a bar in downtown New Orleans Sunday and was asked to drive to Kenner, a nearby city in Jefferson Parish. Ahmad allegedly took his passengers across…MORE