Foxtons faces backlash over handing boss a £1m bonus

Foxtons faces backlash over handing boss a £1m bonus after tapping taxpayers for £4.5m furlough cash Nic Budden was handed a bonus of  £389,300 and £569,000 in shares for 2020 His total pay package grew to huge £1.6million compared to £1.25million in 2019 Foxtons was paid some £4.4million in furlough money throughout the pandemic By Mark … Read more

Foxtons faces backlash over handing boss a £1m bonus

Foxtons faces backlash over handing boss a £1m bonus after tapping taxpayers for £4.5m furlough cash By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 22:30 BST, 14 April 2021 | Updated: 22:30 BST, 14 April 2021 The boss of Foxtons is facing mounting pressure to hand back his £1million bonus and return Government support used … Read more

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

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

A Vietnamese teenager accused of being a key ‘organiser’ in the fatal people smuggling operation which saw 39 migrants suffocate in the back of a container on its way to Essex has lost his appeal against extradition. Ngo Sy Tai, also known as Hung Sy Truong, is wanted in Belgium over allegations he ran a … 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’

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

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