Why a Finnish millionaire was fined 54,000 euros for speeding

One-Minute Read Wed 4 Mar, AT 12:04

'Finland is impossible to live in for rich people,' says multimillionaire now considering moving abroad

Simon Rattle

Simon Rattle joins LSO: is it good news for classical music?

Talking Point Wed 4 Mar, AT 11:47

London is gripped by Rattlemania, but not everyone thinks the superstar conductor was the right choice

General Election 2015

General Election 2015: Lib Dems sink to 5% low

Election Watch Wed 4 Mar, AT 11:33

Countdown to 7 May: daily comment from the Mole, the latest polls and the best media election coverage

Indonesian soldiers stand guard near an Indonesian armored vehicle carrying the convicted Australian smugglers

Bali Nine: why is Indonesia about to execute two Australians?

Briefing Wed 4 Mar, AT 11:13

Convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran could be executed by firing squad this weekend

A Eurostar train at St Pancras International station

Eurostar stake sold for more than £750m after 'fierce' battle

First Reaction Wed 4 Mar, AT 10:57

Anglo-Canadian consortium to buy 40% stake in Eurostar for significantly higher sum than analysts predicted

George Osborne

Incomes ‘milestone’: a Champagne or Cava moment?

News Wed 4 Mar, AT 10:42

Chancellor hails incomes breakthrough but John Humphrys draws attention to ‘the small print’

Fernando Alonso

Alonso to miss first race of new F1 season after crash

One-Minute Read Wed 4 Mar, AT 10:36

Doctors order Fernando Alonso to miss Melbourne Grand Prix after a 133mph accident two weeks ago

Edward Snowden 'negotiating a return to the US'

One-Minute Read Wed 4 Mar, AT 09:47

The fugitive whistleblower is ready to go home if he is guaranteed a free and impartial trial, says his lawyer

The Mole

BBC suggests Ukip ‘shambles’ as Farage drops migrant cap

Wed 4 Mar, AT 09:34 The Mole

‘No more obsessing over caps,’ says Farage, as he ditches party’s call for a 50,000-a-year limit

Becky Watts

Becky Watts: stepbrother questioned over kidnap and murder

One-Minute Read Wed 4 Mar, AT 09:32

Police find body parts at a house two miles from where the Bristol teenager Becky Watts lived

Paulo Dybala of Palermo

Paulo Dybala breaks English hearts with Barcelona pledge

Transfer Talk Wed 4 Mar, AT 09:19

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have all been courting Dybala, but the Palermo striker is making eyes across the Med

Hull manager Steve Bruce argues during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Sunderland

Touchline bust-up as managers erupt

Match Report Wed 4 Mar, AT 08:56

Sunderland's draw with Hull was more eventful off the field than on it, with the two managers squaring up to each other

The Business: Treasury sells Eurostar stake

Business Digest Wed 4 Mar, AT 05:56

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday

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