Between 1992 and 1997, the 22 (later 20) football clubs in England's new Premier League shared £50.7 million a year in television revenue.
Almost exactly 100 years ago, the Times Literary Supplement became a standalone publication.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has been formally found not guilty of one charge of misconduct in a public office but she remains on trial for four further counts.
IF you're interested in current affairs, it's been a good week.
Some theatrical archetypes are truly timeless.