If ever further proof were needed that Formula One motor racing is little more than a pile of (insert rude word of your choice at this point), then it is the fact that yet another raft of new regulations has had to be conjured to try and make the thing more competitive.
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Formula One boss Ecclestone indicted in German bribery case
Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone is indicted in Germany as part of an investigation into allegations of bribery.
Vettel retains Formula One world title in Japan
Germany’s Sebastian Vettel retains the Formula One drivers’ championship after finishing third at the Japanese grand prix. Britain’s Jenson Button won the race.
Silverstone finds the formula for Grand Prix success
Silverstone – the home of the British Grand Prix – shows off its new £27million pits and paddock complex – as speculation continues over the ownership of Formula One’s worldwide commercial rights.
FactCheck: is Boris Johnson really giving the NHS “new money”?
NHS experts have cast doubt on whether the £1.8bn is really new, and whether it is enough to make a difference to cash-strapped hospitals.
Schools in England given extra money
Schools across England will receive an extra £1.3 billion over the next two years, the Government has announced, but the money will come from efficiencies and savings within the department’s own budget. Justine Greening confirmed plans for a national school funding formula, saying it would be supported by extra investment. But Labour demanded to know…
Ukip donor Arron Banks believes Andrea Leadsom is the best bet for getting as much distance between the UK and the EU post the referendum.
#Bressure: pressure to breastfeed ‘has gone too far’
Some new mothers say the pressure to breastfeed – reinforced by the craze for breastfeeding selfies, or “brelfies” – is making those who feed their children by bottle feel like failures.
Ecclestone denies bribery charges
Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery accusations at the beginning of a trial that could break his dominance of the world of motor racing.
‘Unreliable’ Ecclestone wins high court case
A judge labels Bernie Ecclestone not “reliable or truthful”, and says he paid “bribes” – but finds in favour of the Formula One boss in a multi-million pound high court case.
Inflation: the good and bad news for pensioners
In post-recession Britain, pensions are rising faster than earnings. But older people would be better off if RPI was still used to calculate pensions, writes Economics Producer Neil Macdonald.
Murray to become one of ‘highest paid’ British sport stars
He may have ended a 77-year wait for British tennis fans, but new Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is also set for big rewards himself.
Phone hacking was ‘shameful’ – NI lawyer
Phone hacking by the News of the World was “wrong, shameful and should never have happened,” News International’s lawyer tells the Leveson inquiry.
Why the eurozone crisis is a political crisis
As eurozone leaders convene for an emergency meeting in Brussels, we ask: is the eurozone in trouble because there is no single authority above sovereign state level capable of controlling the euro?
Lewis Williamson wins GP3 final at Silverstone
Lewis Williamson wins his first GP3 victory at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Keme Nzerem meets the Formula 1 hopeful and finds out what it takes to cut it with the best.