Bahrain is in the headlines yet again, ensuring formula one's return to the troubled island kingdom in just over a month remains controversial. Wire news reports and amateur video footage claim poli...

Bahrain is in the headlines yet again, ensuring formula one's return to the troubled island kingdom in just over a month remains controversial.

Wire news reports and amateur video footage claim police clashed violently with a crowd following the funeral of a man who died during recent street protests.

Asked about Bahrain in a new interview with F1's official website, chief executive Bernie Ecclestone answered: "What about it?

"The (race) organisers say that they have everything under control and for now I think we should believe them."