Kweku Adoboli repeatedly broken down in tears on Friday as the former UBS "rogue trader" defended himself against charges that he gambled away £1.5bn of his Swiss bank's money.
Hurricane Sandy is barreling its way up the Atlantic ocean on its way for a collision course with the northern mid-Atlantic.
Four years after the financial crisis began in earnest, the public has struck something of a devil's deal with the financial system: the only thing we demand of banks is that they make an effort to orderly and stable.
His Shakhtar teammate Willan has been a subject of fevered speculation about a move to Tottenham Hotspur or Chelsea, but Fernandinho has been superb for his club, and looks well suited to the style of English football.
As the sacking season approaches, several men are surely brushing up their CVs in preparation for their applications. Former bosses of Tottenham Hotspur, Wolves, West Ham, and Liverpool feature, as well as a much touted Manchester United legend.
It was a remarkable match that finished with Chelsea two men down, reflecting on their first defeat of the season and harbouring a deep sense of injustice about the controversies that accompanied Manchester United's first league win at Stamford Bridge for a decade.
"Scouse wit" is how Brendan Rodgers described the way Luis Suárez flung himself to the floor in front of David Moyes, the man who had accused him of diving.
Southampton are proving a dangerous team but they will survive in the Premier League only if they start doing more damage to opponents than themselves.
As Alan Pardew shook hands with Steve Clarke at the final whistle he had only one word for his West Bromwich Albion counterpart. "Sorry," said Newcastle United's manager after seeing his side secure a most flattering three points thanks to Papiss Cissé's inadvertent late winner.