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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Saturday 25 August 2012
Darius Guppy, the convicted fraudster who once sought Boris Johnson's help in a plot to beat up a journalist, has launched a libel action over claims that he has become a stooge of the Iranian regime. Guppy achieved notoriety in 1993 when he was jailed for an £1.8m insurance fraud involving a faked robbery. Guppy, best man to Earl Spencer, asked his friend Mr Johnson to give him the address of a journalist investigating the case, so that he could have him beaten up.
Thursday 09 August 2012
A man has been jailed for 10 years for an aggravated burglary in which his accomplice was stabbed to death by the homeowner.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Tory chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of abusing expenses by claiming for overnight stays at a property she was using for free.
Thursday 26 July 2012
Tuesday 24 July 2012
No, not the Olympic one - America's most fashionable and eclectic boutique has touched down in London
Thursday 12 July 2012
Well-connected Oleg Deripaska denies he owes Michael Cherney £730m stake in Rusal
Monday 09 July 2012
First it was Roman versus Boris. Next up it is Oleg against Mikhail. The curtain will be raised in the High Court this week on the latest multibillion-pound dog-fight between oligarchs – this time over the ownership of the world's biggest aluminium company.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Reflecting its location, this 19th-century apartment marries Ottoman heritage with modern flourishes
Friday 08 June 2012
Banker German Gorbuntsov relives the moment he was shot six times on the streets of London. By Shaun Walker
Wednesday 06 June 2012
The Tory MP Nadine Dorries has called for Baroness Warsi to stand down pending an inquiry into whether the party co-chairman broke the Ministerial Code.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
An inquiry in to whether Conservative Party co-chairman Baroness Warsi breached the ministerial code will pick up any loose ends, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
Faced with slowing growth in its advertising business, Facebook is considering throwing open its social network to children, in the hope that their parents will pay for games and other content on the site.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Outlook Yell has a problem. The stumbling directories business that used to be known as Yellow Pages has become a byword for bad management and bad debt. (It has a mountain of the stuff which needs restructuring. Again.) Not to mention the fact that the internet has presented all sorts of challenges to its business model.
Police failures led to collapse of trial of men accused of murdering private investigator Daniel Morgan
Monday 21 May 2012
Failures by police and prosecutors to disclose evidence and handle “supergrass” witnesses led to the collapse of a trial of three men accused of committing one of Britain’s most notorious unsolved murders.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
After two years of running a business, Heather Baker decided to study for an executive MBA at London Business School. She blogs about what it's like to work and study at the same time.
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