News Vladimir Antonov, former chairman of Portsmouth football club and former director of Bankas Snoras AB; he and Baranauskas are wanted in Lithuania in connection with an alleged multimillion-pound fraud at a bank formerly controlled by Antonov

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.

Ex-business partner charged over detective's 1987 murder

The former business partner of a private detective murdered in 1987 is one of four men charged with the crime.

Parry refuses Hicks' demand to resign as Liverpool slip into chaos

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.

Liverpool face civil war as Gillett opens fire on Hicks

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.

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She fought hard to prevent its publication – but yesterday the full judgment in the former Lady McCartney's divorce case was published by the Family Court. And the picture it paints of her is far from flattering

Mills was 'less than candid', says judge

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.

Malone attacks Diller in court

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.

DIC bid for Liverpool still possible despite deadlock

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.

Star makers: United Artists' 90th anniversary

When Charlie Chaplin set up his own studio, they said it would never work. Ninety years on, owned by Tom Cruise, United Artists is still going strong, says Geoffrey Macnab

Newbury: Denman shows off his Gold Cup promise with polished display

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.

Enron investors set for final payout

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.

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