There is a very simple reason Santi Cazorla and Nacho Monreal may cause Arsenal to start spending a bit of cash this summer.
The leveraged buyout of Dell requires that only 42 percent of existing shareholders vote against the deal for it to be abandoned. Given the present opposition it faces from large shareholders, it is fair to say the LBO is in doubt.
The grotesquely muscular "human", Kratos, returns, armed with his usual array of razor-sharp blades to chop up hordes of semi-mythical monsters.
Although notionally about General Patton, the maximum number of units you command in History: Legends Of War is eight, a job Patton would have regarded with disdain if not active embarrassment.
Lewis Hamilton's adventures as a unicyclist, table tennis player and footballer are not well chronicled but he invoked them all as he talked about the renewal of his rivalry with Nico Rosberg.
Recent Formula One seasons have been marked both by the quality of the racing and – at least in two of the past three years – by the closeness of the competition. The campaign that gets under way here on Sunday, though, has the potential to be tighter than any of them.
Boris Johnson has likened himself and David Cameron to Wallace and Gromit during an interview with a French radio station, as he embarked on a charm offensive in Paris.
It is a scene familiar to many who have wandered down a British high street on a busy night: a man worse for wear for drink being restrained by three police officers as blue lights flash and fellow revellers crane their necks to watch the drama.
Did we see something pivotal in Indian Wells? Was that one of the great rivalries of sport working its way to a quiet conclusion on a warm, Californian night?
Paul Lambert has robustly defended Randy Lerner ahead of Saturday's critical relegation battle against Queens Park Rangers, with the Aston Villa manager claiming that the much-criticised American owner has "done one hell of a lot for this club".