As BP CEO Tony Hayward steps down for pastures new (sort of), here are some of the more notable soundbites from the news conference Tuesday that followed the announcement of his immediate departure.
We've again called on the services of Ivana Takitall, whose latest book 'Football Fans & Female Fun' is now on general release, and Ivana has agreed to rate all 20 Premier League clubs in terms of how likely their fans are to provide single females with their 'perfect partner'.
'It's a funny old world' - or so it used to be before the days of political correctness.
Here's a note of last week's most read items.
The New York Post reports that 45-year-old Karen Kaiser has bagged $1m, the biggest whistleblower payment made to date by US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Here are a few interesting quotes we picked up over the last couple of days.
Dwarf-tossing is outlawed in France and in several US states. A United Nations human rights committee ruled that the 'sport' is contrary to human dignity.
Bloomberg reports that US Kenneth Feinberg has named 17 firms who made a total of $1.6bn of 'ill-advised' payouts to bank executives during the height of the financial crisis.
Here's the latest on the 'Movers & Shakers' front.
Risk.net reports that, according to its sources, JPMorgan axed up to 50 staff from its global commodities division this week, as it integrates the pieces of RBS Sempra it recently acquired.