When the Greek philosopher Diogenes was discovered begging for money from a statue he explained to bewildered onlookers that he was “practicing disappointment”.
Nico Rosberg took out his frustrations on the track here on Friday, when he set the fastest time in the afternoon practice session as he warmed up for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix.
Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, is considering whether to charge foreigners for using ambulances and visiting A&E in a move that could further escalate tensions with the medical profession.
Scottish Labour is to announce plans to restore tax credits for 350,000 working families in a bid to outflank the Scottish National party over the new tax powers coming to Holyrood.
Since announcing her comeback via a 30-second ad during the X Factor a fortnight ago, Adele has occupied a great deal of newsprint and bandwidth. Yet little has been with the participation of the singer herself.
It’s safe to assume that Daniel Craig doesn’t just want to be known as the sixth actor to play sexist super-spy James Bond.
The film-maker Roman Polanski has won the latest round of his battle to avoid extradition to the United States over a 1977 child sex abuse conviction, after a Polish court rejected a US application.
Government attempts to contain the mounting UK steel crisis have been dealt a further blow after Caparo Industries announced 452 job losses.
The plummeting price of oil has ripped into the once booming US energy industry so dramatically that the oil sector has laid off 87,000 people so far this year.
Anshu Jain spent two decades turning Deutsche Bank into a global investment-banking behemoth. Now the lender is cutting its client list in half and pulling out of countries around the world.