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    1. October 24, 2014

      Ecclestone backs Caterham F1 sale

      Bernie Ecclestone has thrown his weight behind a sale of the Caterham Formula One team, after the motor racing group...

    2. August 20, 2014

      MPC Kremlinology back in style as rebels break ranks

      Catch the news about the Monetary Policy Committee out of the corner of your eye, and you’d be mistaken for thinking...

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    1. August 8, 2014

      End of Bernie Ecclestone trial shifts focus back to future of F1

      Bernie Ecclestone this week emerged from a Munich courtroom $100m poorer but a free man. The 83-year-old billionaire from...

    2. August 8, 2014

      A tawdry trade that tarnishes German justice

      Iactually find this capitalist system good,” the Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Bild newspaper...

    3. August 6, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone is a chancer who has earned a final chance

      Bernie Ecclestone, the 83-year-old supremo of Formula One, this week brought his empire-threatening bribery trial to an end...

    4. August 5, 2014

      Ecclestone to walk free after $100m bribery case settlement

      Bernie Ecclestone walked free from a German court after a judge accepted a record $100m offer to settle charges of bribery...

    5. July 29, 2014

      Ecclestone in talks to settle German bribery case

      Bernie Ecclestone’s lawyers are in settlement talks with Munich criminal prosecutors in an attempt to have the bribery case...

    6. July 17, 2014

      CVC to extract further $360m from Formula One

      CVC Capital Partners will extract a further $360m from Formula One under the terms of a debt refinancing deal that will...

    7. July 11, 2014

      David Cameron clears way for motor races on public roads

      Formula One and other motorsports events could be held on public roads after David Cameron announced plans to change the law...

    8. May 13, 2014

      Former banker tells court of Formula One chief’s $80m offer

      Bernie Ecclestone originally offered a German banker $80m to facilitate the sale of a 47 per cent stake in Formula One to...

    9. May 9, 2014

      Ecclestone told banker: ‘I will take care of you’, court hears

      Bernie Ecclestone promised a German banker: “I will take care of you”, in the run-up to the sale of the bank’s Formula One...

    10. April 24, 2014

      Ecclestone starts defence against bribery charges

      Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone defended himself in court in Munich on Thursday against charges of bribery, on the...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      April 24, 2014

      Ecclestone in Court

      Michaela Rehle/AFP Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is flanked by his lawyers as he arrives at court in Munich,...

    12. April 23, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone’s trial to open in Munich

      Bernie Ecclestone steps into the dock on Thursday in Munich for the start of the Formula One chief executive’s trial on...

    13. April 14, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone feared losing grip on F1, bribery trial to hear

      Bernie Ecclestone bribed a German banker because he feared losing his grip on Formula One motor racing, prosecutors will...

    14. April 6, 2014

      Ecclestone faces a tricky F1 summer

      Bernie Ecclestone spreads out a diary planner on to a table in his Knightsbridge headquarters and exclaims: “That’s the sort...

    15. April 6, 2014

      Ecclestone seeks to regain grip on F1

      Bernie Ecclestone has said he would like to regain control of F1 in partnership with leading teams such as Ferrari, even as...

    16. March 27, 2014

      F1 chief Ecclestone dealt costs blow from Constantin lawsuit

      Bernie Ecclestone was dealt a fresh legal blow after he was told he must bear half the £8m-plus costs he incurred while...

    17. March 13, 2014

      F1 bosses tweak formula to attract viewers

      Formula One is boring. It is too processional. The best car always wins; the driver has little to do with it. These are...

    18. March 13, 2014

      FIA’s Todt supports F1 boss Ecclestone ahead of bribery trial

      Jean Todt, president of F1’s governing body the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, and Bernie Ecclestone, F1...

    19. March 13, 2014

      Time is running out for deal on F1 cost controls

      When F1 teams and the sport’s most senior figures met in Geneva this year they pledged to introduce “healthy and affordable”...

    20. March 13, 2014

      Cities line up to host F1 Grand Prix

      Despite the fragile global economy, there is no shortage of hosts willing to stump up hundreds of millions to persuade the...

    21. March 13, 2014

      F1 season opens with sense of farce

      There is an odd-looking shape to Formula One cars this season. Safety concerns have brought a “nose job” at the front of the...

    22. March 13, 2014

      F1 sponsors and supporters drive the shift to sustainability

      Were you to draw up a list of global sports that damage the environment, you would imagine that Formula 1 would come close...

    23. March 11, 2014

      Norway’s oil fund launches attack on F1’s Bernie Ecclestone

      Norway’s oil fund, one of the biggest shareholders in Formula One, sought to deflect growing political pressure to explain...

    24. March 3, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone prepares for Formula One departure

      Bernie Ecclestone is preparing the ground for his eventual departure from Formula One, saying he will not be able to run it...

    25. February 20, 2014

      Judge clears Ecclestone over Formula One stake valuation

      Bernie Ecclestone won a crucial legal battle in London’s High Court, but the judge in the $140m case said it was “impossible...

    26. February 3, 2014

      John Malone in talks with CVC over F1 stake

      US cable billionaire John Malone has approached the principal shareholder in Formula One about buying a stake in the motor...

    27. January 29, 2014

      Prince of Orange’s abdication poses zest test for Coupe

      Vroom vroom! The announcement that Justin King will step down as chief executive of J Sainsbury after 10 years will rev up...

    28. January 22, 2014

      Bernie Ecclestone ‘forum shopping’ lawsuit thrown out by US court

      Formula One: Timeline on Constantin Medien case Bernie Ecclestone succeeded in removing one of the legal threats hanging...

    29. January 16, 2014

      Ecclestone to stand trial in Germany

      Formula One: Timeline on Constantin Medien case Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday he remained as much in control of Formula...

    30. January 16, 2014

      Formula One chief Ecclestone set to hear of German court date

      Formula One: Timeline on Constantin Medien case Formula One is expecting German prosecutors to announce formal court...

    31. December 11, 2013

      BayernLB plans to bring civil case against Bernie Ecclestone

      Bernie Ecclestone is facing fresh damages claims of up to $400m in a new civil lawsuit connected to the Formula One bribery...

    32. November 27, 2013

      BayernLB seeks Ecclestone documents

      Formula One: Timeline on Constantin Medien case Bernie Ecclestone could face a new court battle after the German bank at the...

    33. November 22, 2013

      No rest for F1 as teams eye 2014 shake up

      It is hard to get too excited about a Formula One season that has been dominated again by just one driver. Sebastian...

    34. November 19, 2013

      Court case put a brake on F1 float

      CVC hopes much-delayed plans to float its prized Formula One asset will still go ahead, according to Donald Mackenzie, the...

    35. November 18, 2013

      Court told that Ecclestone ‘forgot’ $44m of alleged bribes

      Formula One: Timeline on Constantin Medien case Donald Mackenzie, co-founder of Formula One owner CVC, said he found it...

    36. November 14, 2013

      Former-Ecclestone lieutenant offered £15m by ex-wife, court told

      One of the most loyal lieutenants of Bernie Ecclestone’s family was talked out of plans to flee the UK in the wake of a...

    37. November 11, 2013

      Ecclestone’s ex-wife lent adviser $17m, court told

      Bernie Ecclestone’s ex-wife lent $17m to the legal adviser of her family trust, then took out a court order to recover the...

    38. November 10, 2013

      Ecclestone shows powerful grip on F1

      After Bernie Ecclestone took to the witness stand last Wednesday, his QC told the High Court that the Formula One chief’s...

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