Sport Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone would like to extend the ruling of double-points to the final three races

Fans, drivers and teams have expressed their concern at a 'lottery' final race where double-points would be on offer

Lewis Hamilton went fastest in first practice but fell away later

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Formula One breathed a sigh of relief as the first two German Grand Prix practice sessions on Pirelli’s new tyres went off without a hitch as Lewis Hamilton dominated the first session, while Sebastian Vettel did likewise in the second.

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A close-up of a Pirelli tyre after the grand prix. The company called the tyre blow-outs 'unforeseen'

British Grand Prix: FIA must relax in-season testing ban on tyres, says Sir Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart has called for an immediate relaxation of the in-season testing ban to ensure Pirelli crack their tyre woes.

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British Grand Prix: What they said about tyre-gate

Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone was marred by four identical Pirelli left-rear tyre failures, with most teams experiencing problems with the Italian company's rubber.

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Rosberg victory overshadowed by tyre controversy

All smiles: Lewis Hamilton celebrates his Silverstone pole

Lewis Hamilton: This car can repeat my 2008 triumph in British GP

Briton starts on pole today – but Scot Di Resta is sent to back of the grid

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Formula One grand prix on Saturday

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton secures pole at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position for his home British Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with German team mate Nico Rosberg qualifying alongside him in an all-Mercedes front row.

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British Grand Prix: Paul Di Resta raises his game

Hamilton and Button may have to cede limelight to another Brit this weekend

Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP drives during practice for the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone

British Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg emerges from spray as Mercedes underline Silverstone potential

Heavy rain meant cars and drivers stayed in garages till final 10 practice minutes

Nico Rosberg
was once again faster than Lewis Hamilton in practice

FIA tyre hearing sees Mercedes blame Pirelli for tests

Mercedes mounted a robust defence of their position in today's FIA hearing into last month's controversial Barcelona test by insisting that the responsibility for organising and conducting the three-day programme rested solely with tyre supplier Pirelli.

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A second man has been arrested by detectives investigating a fire at a mosque.

Man sought over Gloucester mosque arson attack

A mosque has been attacked by an arsonist, police said.

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