Premier League and Championship clubs invited to trial safe standing areas from January 1

BREAKING NEWS: Select Premier League and Championship football clubs will be allowed to have safe-standing areas from January for the first time since standing was banned in 1994 Premier League and Championship clubs have been invited to trial safe standing Persistent standing in stadia has been banned in English football since 1994  Safe standing was … Read more

MAFS Australia: Dan Webb faces trial in Brisbane over a ‘$24million fraud scam’

Reality bites for Married At First Sight star Dan Webb as he faces trial over a ‘$24million fraud scam’ By Australian Associated Press Published: 23:08 BST, 11 July 2021 | Updated: 23:12 BST, 11 July 2021 A former reality television contestant has a case to answer over an alleged multi-million dollar ‘boiler room’ telemarketing scam. … Read more

Vatican cardinal and nine others will stand trial over purchase of property in Chelsea 

Vatican cardinal and nine others will stand trial on charges including extortion, embezzlement and fraud over purchase of property in Chelsea using Church funds Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu will appear before the tribunal of the Holy See The 73-year-old was dismissed from a powerful Vatican job last September Becciu charged with embezzlement, abuse of power … Read more

Crisis for Gupta triggers halt to £10m state-funded tech trial 

Crisis at Gupta’s metals empire triggers halt to £10m state-funded tech trial Trials of software to improve efficiency were to take place at two of his plants   However, Gupta’s Liberty Steel last week put seven UK plants up for sale By Alex Lawson For The Mail On Sunday Published: 22:16 BST, 29 May 2021 | … Read more

NatWest’s £365m laundering trial to ‘hurt bank’s name’

NatWest faces ‘significant’ damage to reputation as it becomes first bank to appear in court on criminal charges over money laundering, lawyers say By Helen Cahill, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 22 May 2021 | Updated: 11:43 BST, 23 May 2021 NatWest faces ‘significant’ damage to its reputation this week as it becomes … Read more

XR trial suffers second day of chaos: Activist storms out after judge banned fellow suspect

A courtroom where six Extinction Rebellion activists are being tried was today thrown into chaos for the second day running as a defendant stormed out.  Yesterday, one of the defendants glued his hand to a table in the courtroom and yelled ‘I would like to make clear what is going on in this court is … Read more

Trial halted as XR activist accused of blocking newspaper deliveries GLUES himself to dock

The trial of six extinction rebellion protestors accused of disrupting the distribution of national newspapers was thrown into disruption this morning when one of the defendants glued his hand to a table in the courtroom. The case had just been called on and the judge had taken her seat when accused, Liam Norton, got to … Read more

Guy Sebastian’s former manager Titus Day is set to face trial next year

Guy Sebastian’s former manager Titus Day will appear before court next year after he was accused of embezzlement. According to a report by The Daily Telegraph on Friday, the 48-year-old will go on trial in May 2021 amid allegations he embezzled royalties and performance fees from the singer.  He was mentioned in Downing Centre District Court on Friday … Read more

Amazon to open hair salon in UK to trial latest technology

Amazon opens its first ever hair salon in London where customers can test out new hair colour in augmented reality consultations The bricks-and-mortar ‘experiential’ venue is launching in London’s Spitalfields  Includes augmented reality hair consultations to virtually test out a new colour The salon will be taking bookings from the general public ‘in the coming … Read more

And he’s off! Horse is airlifted by Swiss military chopper as part of an evacuation trial

A horse was airlifted by the Swiss Air Force as part of an unusual trial on Friday.  The heavy cargo was hoisted from the ground by a military helicopter as part of a test to work out whether injured animals can be evacuated and transported to vets quickly.   The Swiss military also carried out a second … Read more