Formula One star Fernando Alonso’s racing team DriveX faces court battle

Two-time Formula One star Fernando Alonso‘s racing team has been dragged into a British courtroom battle today – as a doctor accused DriveX of forging a £300,000 contract.  Dr James Akinwunmi claims he is owed £240,000 following an aborted car sponsorship deal involving Spanish racing team Drivex – which is backed by Alonso. Cayman Islands-based consultant … Read more

Treasury faces fresh probe over Greensill

Chancellor Rishi Sunak was under fresh scrutiny last night over the design of the Government’s pandemic loan scheme that gave access to collapsed financier Greensill Capital. Greensill, which was advised by David Cameron and run by Lex Greensill, was accredited to provide loans of up to £50million to struggling firms under a multi-billion-pound taxpayer-backed emergency … Read more

LinkedIn faces investigation after data of 500 MILLION users were found for sale on marketplace 

LinkedIn faces investigation by Italian watchdog after data of 500 MILLION users were found for sale on hacker marketplace Approximately two-thirds of the platform’s 740million user base has been affected by the breach  The dataset breach was confirmed by a spokesperson from LinkedIn who said that ‘scraping’ members data violated terms and services Italian data protection … Read more

Vietnamese man, 18, faces extradition to Belgium over Essex lorry migrant deaths

Vietnamese teenager, 18, accused of being key ‘organiser’ in people smuggling ring that saw 39 migrants suffocate in Essex lorry trailer loses appeal against extradition to Belgium on charges of running a ‘safe house’ Ngo Sy Tai, 18, lost an appeal against extradition to face charges in Belgium  He is accused of being an organiser … Read more

Brick ‘garden shed’ faces being ripped down as planners brand it an ‘abomination’

Housing developers have been ordered to tear down ‘Britain’s most luxurious shed’ from a back garden after planning bosses ruled it was a bungalow. The 11ft tall brick structure has been constructed at the back of Longmore Nursing Home in Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, leaving residents in the home ‘staring at a brick wall’. Planning … Read more

Social media users reveal the VERY unusual places they’ve spotted ‘faces’ on inanimate objects

Ever feel like you’re being watched? Social media users share the hilarious ‘faces’ they’ve spotted in inanimate objects – from a bagel to a snow-covered car Social media users from around the world are sharing pictures of faces in objects Bizarre pictures include faces in bagels, wood, butter and a washing machine Shareably collated images of the … Read more

Covid lockdown France: Celebrity chef who opened vegan restaurant with Pamela Anderson faces jail

Celebrity chef who opened vegan restaurant with Pamela Anderson faces jail over French covid scandal when ministers ‘ate caviar and champagne dinners despite lockdown rules’ Celebrity chef Christopher Leroy, 57, faces jail in France amid ‘secret meals’ Paris home was raided by police who suspect he flouted Covid-19 lockdown Leroy allegedly cooked meals for VIPs but … Read more

Luton ginger jihadi faces jail for sharing ISIS beheading videos

A Muslim convert has admitted sharing extremist videos on social media while subject to a terrorism notification order. Convicted terrorist Ibrahim Anderson, 44, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey on Wednesday to a string of offences committed in the summer and autumn of 2020. The ginger-bearded defendant, from Luton, Bedfordshire, admitted breaching notification requirements by … Read more

Ringing the changes: BT faces its biggest shake-up for a generation

When BT hired Philip Jansen as chief executive, he was hailed as the ‘right guy’ to lead a long-overdue shake-up. For years, bosses at the telecoms group had whinged about Whitehall-esque bureaucracy holding back major change at the former state monopoly – while struggling to do anything about it. Under its previous boss, the flouncy-haired … Read more

Jockey Club faces ‘misogyny, racism and bullying’ complaints from staff

The Jockey Club is facing allegations of ‘misogyny, racism and bullying’ after complaints were lodged by staff over the behaviour of their colleagues.     The details of the complaints include senior figures within the 270-year-old organisation, which runs most of the country’s high-profile racecourses and has the Queen as its patron. Documents reveal that an employee complained … Read more