The snatches of blue that peeped through the early-morning clouds never did grow into the day of sunshine Lee Westwood had hoped would illuminate the capture of his first major.
The shadow from the floodlight behind the Warner stand had already stretched out well beyond the pitch as Graeme Swann ran in to bowl the third ball of the final over of the fourth day.
Apple says its Developer portal has been hacked and that some information about its 275,000 registered third-party developers who use it may have been stolen.
GlaxoSmithKline has briefed criminal investigators from the Serious Fraud Office on its activities in China as chief executive Sir Andrew Witty prepares to face a questions this week over bribery and corruption allegations in one of the its fastest growing markets.
The convincing victory by Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition in Sunday's election helps pave the way for long-awaited economic reforms, but only time will tell whether Abe seizes the opportunity to transform Japan.
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin was sent off as Spain won their opening match of the UEFA under-19 tournament finals.