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Max Mosley faces questions over racist pamphlet

first_imgWhilst campaigning on behalf of a candidate for the party of his father, Sir Oswald Mosley, the former F1 boss is named as the publisher on a pamphlet claiming that “coloured immigrants threaten your children’s health” and that immigrants “brought leprosy, syphilis and TB”. On Tuesday night he denied perjuring himself during the 2008 privacy case, saying that he… Max Mosley has faced questions over whether he lied under oath about a racist leaflet which he is said to have published in support of a far Right candidate. center_img The multi-millionaire, 77, previously told the High Court that reports of the leaflet distributed during the 1961 by-election in Moss Side, Manchester were “absolute nonsense”. last_img read more

Eight injured during aborted takeoff on Stansted Airport runway

Thomas Steer was also on the Vienna-bound Lauda Air flight when the “scary” episode unfolded.The 24-year-old said: “My friend opened the emergency exit and we slid down the slides, a few old people fell over and the fire brigade treated them.”A spokesman for London Stansted Airport said the abandoned takeoff was due to a “suspected engine problem”. Eight people have been injured after a flight at Stansted Airport was forced to abort a takeoff following a “huge bang” on the runway. Flights were grounded at the Essex transport hub shortly after the dramatic incident at 8.10pm on Friday, as the plane – carrying 169 passengers and six crew – was moved from the tarmac.The airline, Laudamotion, said the pilots of Flight 327 bound for Vienna, Austria, decided to abort takeoff because of an engine problem.One man who was on board described the aircraft skidding to a stop after a bang rocked the cabin.Passengers were then forced to escape the aircraft via inflatable slides. It was later confirmed that eight people had suffered minor injuries. Two of the patients, who suffered a back injury and a laceration, were taken to Princess Alexandria Hospital in HounslowPassengers were rebooked on a flight that left London on Saturday morning. The fire service were sent to assist the evacuation but no-one is believed to have been injured. The spokesman added: “There is nothing to suggest there is anything untoward that has happened beside the fact the pilot’s taken the decision to abort the take-off.”The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said: “We are deploying a team to Stansted Airport to investigate an aircraft incident”.The airport reopened shortly after 10pm. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Emergency services heading to a passenger plane at Stansted Airport after an aborted takeoff Emergency services heading to a passenger plane at Stansted Airport after an aborted takeoffCredit: Thomas Steer/PA read more