The former owner of Portsmouth Football Club faces trial in Lithuania over a £400 million bank fraud after failing to convince a judge that he could be killed if he was extradited.
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Wednesday 23 April 2008
The former business partner of a private detective murdered in 1987 is one of four men charged with the crime.
Friday 11 April 2008
The bitter boardroom power struggle that is plaguing Liverpool took another extraordinary turn yesterday when the chief executive, Rick Parry, refused a demand from co-owner Tom Hicks that he resign. The open hostilities between the major figures at the club have now become so debilitating that there is discussion about the possibility of an independent mediator to try to broker peace.
Saturday 29 March 2008
Ahead of tomorrow's Merseyside derby on which the future financial security of Champions League qualification might ultimately depend, Liverpool were shown by their co-owner George Gillett yesterday to be a club in the throes of boardroom civil war and utterly incapable of progress under the current American regime.
Wednesday 19 March 2008
Tuesday 18 March 2008
Heather Mills was "a less than impressive witness" whose evidence was "not just inconsistent and inaccurate but also less than candid", a High Court judge says in a ruling the former model did not want the world to see.
Tuesday 11 March 2008
The media mogul John Malone made a courtroom attack yesterday on his business partner Barry Diller, saying Mr Diller's use of corporate aircraft and his super-size pay packages "pushed the boundaries" of acceptable executive behaviour.
Thursday 06 March 2008
George Gillett's representatives remained in Britain yesterday despite their failure to hit the deadline for a deal in which he would sell his stake in Liverpool for around a £40m profit plus add-ons, and the prospect of a sale remains alive.
Wednesday 27 February 2008
Sunday 10 February 2008
Rather than the eye-filling spectacle of mighty Denman powering past the post to take the Aon Chase by 20 lengths, the more telling sight here yesterday was that of the horse who trailed in last of the four.
Thursday 17 January 2008
In what looks likely to be the final chapter in a six-year legal saga, investors in the collapsed energy company Enron are learning this week that they will receive an average $6.79 per share in compensation.
Tuesday 23 May 2006
Saturday 28 January 2006
Wednesday 26 October 2005
Saturday 03 September 2005
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
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Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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