Former F1 racing driver Michael Schumacher fell while skiing in the French Alps,  hitting the side of his head on a rock. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his skiing accident says the Formula One star is no longer in a coma, and predicte(...)

The Dent de Burgin peak in the French ski resort of Meribel, under which German retired Formula One driver Michael Schumacher reportedly had a skiing accident. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

December is the start of the ski season but the accumulation of snow that builds through the winter months has only just begun. Lower slopes can be ba(...)