News Lucky to survive: Constant updates on Michael Schumacher’s condition over-rode most other news

The seven-time Formula one world champion is fighting for his life after suffering serious head injuries, with a helmet camera he was wearing hoping to reveal more information about the accident

DREAM FACTORY

We don't still make things in Europe, do we? Benetton does and it is succeeding in style by putting high technology before low labour costs

Herbert signs for Sauber

Motor racing

Des takes charge of great leap backwards

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The eyes have it

"Warning: this magazine contains no words," runs the statement on the cover of the latest edition of Colors. You, the curious reader, hesitate for a moment, wondering in what way you are expected to be shocked. Does this herald the end of the word as we know it? Or is this some bizarre, misguided plea on behalf of that poor endangered species, the image?

BENETTON TO RACE UNDER ITALIAN COLOURS

Motor racing

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Combat chic fails to attract united shoppers of Sarajevo

WAR IN BOSNIA

Ads go back to shock tactics

BENETTON, the Italian clothing and sportswear manufacturer, is unrepentant about its latest advertising campaign's use of contentious images to market sports goods.

Prancing Horse takes great leap

David Tremayne expects higher things from Ferrari after Jean Alesi's victory

Try this for size

The communal changing-room has gone. The designer cubicle has arrived. But are things any better? By Monique Roffey

Prime time for the nines

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Scotland prepare for greatest hour

France 22

Scots' hearts are broken

Rugby World Cup: Injury-time try gives France momentous win and leaves black cloud over Scotland

Haunt of freeloaders, worshippers and the ordinary

I WONDER if Desmond Morris was at the British Gas AGM on Wednesday. There can have been few better opportunities to research a new work called Shareholderwatching. But he would have to point out that the gas bust- up was very much the exception. Most AGMs are love-ins, peopled by a number of well-known types.

Tonga rattle French until sending-off

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Welsh hurdler was World, European and Commonwealth champion, but then the injuries crept in
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The slickness of Israel's spokesmen is rooted in directions set down by pollster Frank Luntz
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