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Mercedes keen to extend Bottas deal

Valtteri Bottas topped the times in Friday’s practice for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix and was then told he is all set to be retained by Mercedes next season.

Two dead, six injured in Finland stabbing spree

Two people were killed and six were injured in a stabbing spree in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, police said, after officers shot one suspect and warned several others could still be at large.

Bottas surprised by engine failure

Valtteri Bottas expressed his surprise at an unexpected Mercedes engine failure that forced him to retire from Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, just two weeks after his maiden Formula One triumph.

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