Everton flags  outside Goodison Park in Liverpool.  It was time for Vinny to show solidarity with his boys in blue. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

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  Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton both  drive for the  same team  and the same car, Mercedes. Hamilton  appears quicker but more impulsive, Rosberg more calculating but lacking flamboyance.   Photograph:  Mark Thompson/Getty Images

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John McEnroe (right) supported Ernests Gulbis’ assertion thta modern day tennis players are too polite. Photograph: Toby Melville/Pool/Getty Images

Since problems are eternal they are also, by definition, relative: kinda like the smart-arse one in Friends “sympathising” with the wet one’s complica(...)