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Formula One Uproar as Opening Grand Prix in Bahrain Goes Ahead Despite Riots

The racing community is in uproar as the opening Grand Prix in Bahrain on March 11 and 12 is still going ahead, despite all of the violence happening there at the moment. In the last week, people have been killed in Bahrain because of the protests against the government. The people of Bahrain are trying to copy the success of the Egyptians, but are coming up against the army, creating violence. Today, it has calmed down, with the police and army being ordered out of the squares where the protests are taking place. However, it was only yesterday that riot police were firing tear gas and shotgun rounds into the large groups of protesters. Bernie Ecclestone told BBC Sport on Friday that there were "no problems" in Bahrain. ...

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