• FORMULA E: 2017-18 Rounds 11-12 - USA (Interactive)
  • F1: German GP interactive 2018 (Interactive)
  • F1: Hungarian GP interactive 2018 (Interactive)
  • AVIATION: “Tempest” fighter jet (Graphic DUE Jul 16, 17:00GMT)
  • Further details: See Index - Planning

Last supper of Oetzi the Iceman revealed

ANTHROPOLOGY -- Scientists have revealed that the last supper of Oetzi the Iceman was well-balanced but also alarmingly high in fat, according to a study of the 5,300-year-old European glacier mummy’s stomach.

After putting the stomach contents through a battery of tests, including DNA matching and microscopic inspections, the researchers found traces of red deer and ibex meat and plenty of ibex fat, ancient einkorn wheat, and traces of toxic fern.

India plans the world’s tallest statue

MUMBAI -- Plans to erect the world’s tallest statue in Mumbai, a $500m effigy of 17th century Indian warrior king Shivaji, are under fire from millions of Indians struggling in poverty.

Germany in dogfight over replacing Tornado

BERLIN -- Germany is to replace its 85-strong fleet of ageing Tornado attack aircraft, with four designs competing for the lucrative contract – the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35A Lightning II, F-15Eand F/A-18.

Jun 16: Trump-Putin Helsinki summit

HELSINKI -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will hold their first official summit in Helsinki on June 16, but no formal agenda has been announced.

Uber to rent scooters through its app

SAN MATEO -- Ride-hailing business Uber, along with Google’s Alphabet and others, have invested $335 million in a deal with scooter hire company Lime to expand its unconventional mode of transportation.

Jul 27: Century’s longest lunar eclipse

SPACE -- The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting one hour and 43 minutes, will be visible across wide swaths of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the Middle East.

Israel wants sovereignty over Golan Heights

MIDDLE EAST -- Israel is pressing the Trump administration to recognise the disputed Golan Heights as Israeli territory -- marking the first time since 1945 that the U.S. has acknowledged the validity of land taken by military force.

How WWI changed the map of Europe

HISTORY -- The map of Europe underwent drastic revision after World War I. The defeated Central Powers suffered huge territorial losses, and new independent countries were born, from Finland to Yugoslavia.

Jul 19-22: Carnoustie hosts 147th Open

GOLF -- At more than 7,400 yards, the rugged, windswept Championship Course at Carnoustie, Scotland has a reputation for being one of the toughest in the UK, with narrow fairways, sloping greens and ample bunkering.

Aug 11-May 12: Premier League fixtures 2018-19

SOCCER -- Reigning champions Manchester City kick off the new season away to Arsenal, while rivals Manchester Utd host Leicester City, Liverpool face West Ham United, and Tottenham travel to Newcastle United.

Jul 7-29: Tour de France, cycling’s blue riband

CYCLING -- The 2018 Tour de France starts in the Vendée region and ends three weeks later in Paris with the traditional circuits of the Champs Elysées. The race starts a week later than usual to avoid too much of an overlap with the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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