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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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A spring in your step?

Scientists develop mechanical leg brace to help take a load off
Peter Ackroyd on Alfred Hitchcock: How London shaped the director's art and obsessions

Peter Ackroyd on Alfred Hitchcock

Ackroyd has devoted his literary career to chronicling the capital and its characters. He tells John Walsh why he chose the master of suspense as his latest subject
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Ryan Reynolds branches out in Woman in Gold

For every box-office smash in Ryan Reynolds' Hollywood career, there's always been a misconceived let-down. It's time for a rethink and a reboot, the actor tells James Mottram
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Stars safeguard against morbid advertising

As film-makers and advertisers make increasing posthumous use of celebrities' images, some stars are finding new ways of ensuring that they rest in peace
The UK horticulture industry is facing a skills crisis - but Great Dixter aims to change all that

UK horticulture industry facing skills crisis

Great Dixter manor house in East Sussex is encouraging people to work in the industry by offering three scholarships a year to students, as well as generous placements
Hack Circus aims to turn the rule-abiding approach of TED talks on its head

Hack Circus: Technology, art and learning

Hack Circus aims to turn the rule-abiding approach of TED talks on its head. Rhodri Marsden meets mistress of ceremonies Leila Johnston
Sevenoaks is split over much-delayed decision on controversial grammar school annexe

Sevenoaks split over grammar school annexe

If Weald of Kent Grammar School is given the go-ahead for an annexe in leafy Sevenoaks, it will be the first selective state school to open in 50 years
10 best compact cameras

A look through the lens: 10 best compact cameras

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Paul Scholes column: Ross Barkley played well against Italy but he must build on that. His time to step up and seize that England No 10 shirt is now

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Ross Barkley played well against Italy but he must build on that. His time to step up and seize that England No 10 shirt is now
Why Michael Carrick is still proving an enigma for England

Why Carrick is still proving an enigma for England

Manchester United's talented midfielder has played international football for almost 14 years yet, frustratingly, has won only 32 caps, says Sam Wallace
Tracey Neville: The netball coach who is just as busy as her brothers, Gary and Phil

Tracey Neville is just as busy as her brothers, Gary and Phil

The former player on how she is finding time to coach both Manchester Thunder in the Superleague and England in this year's World Cup
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The masterminds behind the election

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Machine Gun America

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The ethics of pet food

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