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Mad Max's fury puts F1 on knife edge

Renegade teams want breakaway series next year unless Mosley chooses peace over war

Wounded Mosley hits back

As FIA president Max Mosley continued to ratchet up tensions in the Formula One world, the Fota teams yesterday maintained a diplomatic silence on their future plans, which might yet include a breakaway championship.

Mosley threatens Fota and demands apology

Just when it appeared that peace had finally broken out in Formula One, FIA president Max Mosley stormed back into the arena yesterday with a threat to Formula One Teams' Association and the Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo to reconsider his position after what he sees as "deliberate attempts" by Fota to present a misleading interpretation of events.

Di Montezemolo revels in toppling 'dictator' Mosley

Luca di Montezemolo was last night revelling in the toppling of a man he has described as a "dictator" in FIA president Max Mosley.

Mosley stands down after reaching end of the road

FIA president finally falls on his sword as high-stakes battle with rebel teams ends

Mosley the martyr walks away for F1 peace

A humiliated Max Mosley adopted the role of martyr yesterday as he resigned from the leadership of Formula One, ceding control to teams bent on his departure.

F1 'at peace' following agreement

Peace broke out in Formula One today when a deal was reached to avert a breakaway series and teams agreed to further cut costs without a budget cap.

Might Murdoch look in the Mirror?

The surprise yesterday was that the former showbusiness columnist Dominic Mohan was not installed as Rebekah Wade's successor. He and and his rivals must wait until perhaps September for the puff of red smoke from Rupert's Wapping chimney.

James Lawton: Mosley's spectacle of self-interest does no justice to Fangio, Ascari or Silverstone

Politics in F1 will rage on to the point when saying sorry might just be too late

Briatore writes off Mosley's bid to make peace with renegades

As beleaguered FIA president Max Mosley braces himself for what could be a rough ride at the World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris tomorrow, the eight renegade Formula One teams who have pledged to start their own breakaway series for 2010 show no sign of backing down.

Breakaway would be 'total disaster' says Ecclestone

Formula One commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone insists he is "not going to let things disintegrate" with eight teams threatening to form a breakaway series because of an ongoing row with motor sport's governing body the FIA.

Mosley in reverse gear over legal threat

The FIA president calls for talks during a visit to Silverstone but teams forge ahead with plans for new series

Vettel settles argument on the track

German takes pole for Red Bull at British Grand Prix where the threat of a rebel series is overshadowing Silverstone's swansong

On the day of the British Grand Prix, F1 hits the buffers

As breakaway grows, ex-champion Jackie Stewart tells FIA president Max Mosley that it's time to go

Mosley heads for court to put down rebellion

The FIA yesterday threatened legal action against the eight Formula One teams seeking to break away. Tough talk aside, this could be the last stand for Formula One's most controversial figure
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<p>Jonathan Ross (or Wossy, as he’s affectionately known) has been on television and radio for an extraordinarily long time, working on a seat in the pantheon of British presenters. Hosting Friday Night with Jonathan Ross for nine years, Ross has been in everything from the video game Fable to Phineas and Ferb. So it’s probably not so surprising that Ross studied at Southampton College of Art (since rebranded Southampton Solent), a university known nowadays for its media production courses.</p>
<p>However, after leaving Solent, Ross studied History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, now part of the UCL, a move that was somewhat out of keeping with the rest of his career. Ross was made a fellow of the school in 2006 in recognition of his services to broadcasting.</p>
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Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album
Hugh Bonneville & Peter James: 'Peter loves his classic cars; I've always pootled along fine with a Mini Metro. I think I lack his panache'

How We Met: Hugh Bonneville & Peter James

'Peter loves his classic cars; I've always pootled along fine with a Mini Metro. I think I lack his panache'
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's heavenly crab dishes don't need hours of preparation

Bill Granger's heavenly crab recipes

Scared off by the strain of shelling a crab? Let a fishmonger do the hard work so you can focus on getting the flavours right
Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

Radamel Falcao: How faith and love drive the Colombian to glory

After a remarkable conversion from reckless defender to prolific striker, Monaco's ace says he wants to make his loan deal at Old Trafford permanent
Terry Venables: Premier League managers must not be allowed to dictate who plays and who does not play for England

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Premier League managers must not be allowed to dictate who plays and who does not play for England
The Inside Word: Brendan Rodgers looks to the future while Roy Hodgson is ghost of seasons past

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Brendan Rodgers looks to the future while Roy Hodgson is ghost of seasons past