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Benjamin Mendy: Jurors told to question credibility of accusers
Jurors in the rape trial of Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy have been told to question the credibility of the accusers.
A man who flaunted private jets and luxury cars on Instagram gets 11 years in prison for money laundering
A Nigerian social media influencer who flaunted a lavish lifestyle of private jets and luxury cars has been sentenced to 11 years in prison over charges related to a multimillion dollar scam that targeted companies in the United States a...
German business chiefs clash with Berlin over China policies
When German business chiefs got wind last month of an economy ministry proposal to screen all company investment going into China as part of a raft of new measures, there was uproar.
Former footballer killed in Glasgow roundabout crash
A former footballer has been named as the man who died in a crash in Glasgow.
Apple Executive Resigns After Viral TikTok Shows Him Making Crude Jokes
"I race cars, play golf and fondle big-breasted women," Tony Blevins said in a now-viral TikTok. What a wanker…
Suella Braverman: home secretary set to take even harder line on migration
Braverman has pitched herself to the right of her predecessor – and is expected to move quickly to sideline ECHR
Electric Vehicles = 10% of New Vehicle Sales Globally!
And 14% of new vehicles sold across the world have a plug.
EV tax credits just got totally revamped. Here's what car buyers need to know
The newly signed Inflation Reduction Act will have big implications for electric vehicle buyers. Some popular electric vehicles may become eligible for a tax credit once again, while other cars that were eligible this month will not be f...
Ryan Giggs denies headbutting ex and cries over night in cell
Ryan Giggs has denied headbutting his girlfriend, claimed she kicked him in the head, and cried in court as he described a night in a police cell as "the worst experience of my life".
Saudi Arabia's PIF drives to Aston Martin's aid under £653m fundraising
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, controlled by the country's de facto leader Mohammed bin Salman, is to become the second-largest shareholder in Aston Martin Lagonda as part of a fundraising to shore up the struggling sports car brand.
Ambulance staff ‘unable to drive’ new vehicles because of height and body shape
Documents obtained by BBC show 160 staff encountered problems with East of England ambulance service vehicles
Ambulance Service staff unable to drive new vehicles due to height
Dozens of staff at an ambulance trust claim they cannot drive its £54m fleet of new vehicles due to their height or body shape.
Mercedes to recall about 1 million older models worldwide
Mercedes-Benz is recalling almost a million older cars from around the world due to possible problems with the brake booster, the company said on Saturday.
Recession, inflation… Mercedes just sold the world's most expensive car for $142 million
Mercedes-Benz confirmed on Thursday that it recently sold the world's most expensive car. A very rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz SLR coupe that had been kept in the German automaker's collection was sold to a private owner for €135 million, the ...
US agency launches probe into electric vehicle batteries
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe covers more than 138,000 vehicles with batteries made by LG Energy Solution of South Korea.
Yale university gave students a lesson how to make $40 million fast and easy…
Former Yale administrator stole $40 million, pretending to buy computer equipment for the university. Instead, she bought a fleet of luxury cars, and several houses.
China's BYD ends full combustion engine cars to focus on electric, plug-in hybrids
China's largest electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Co Ltd (002594.SZ) said that as of last month it stopped making combustion engine vehicles and now produces full electric and heavily electrified plug-in hybrid cars only.
Ex-Yale employee used $40M in stolen tech equipment to fund lavish lifestyle
A former Yale University employee admitted to pilfering more than $40 million worth of electronics from the Ivy League school – and then using the proceeds of her scheme to fund a lavish lifestyle that included luxury cars, ritzy real es...
Boris Becker offered his wedding ring to pay debts, court told
Boris Becker, the six-time Grand Slam tennis champion, offered his wedding ring in a bid to pay off his debts, a court has heard.
Musk Breaks Into Dance As He Hands Over 'Made In Germany' Teslas
"Danke Deutschland!" (Thank you, Germany) Musk tweeted after the red ribbon ceremony, where he joined workers in applauding the first 30 drivers to get behind the wheel of their new cars.
Boris Becker used his business account as piggy bank, court told
Boris Becker, the six-time Grand Slam tennis champion, was using his business account as a "piggy bank" to pay for personal expenses, a court has heard.
Mother of Guantánamo detainee ‘still waiting’ for US and German apologies
New film sheds light on story of Murat Kurnaz, arrested without explanation a month after 9/11
World’s oldest automaker changing name
Daimler restores corporate name Mercedes-Benz for the first time in nearly 25 years
The first British woman to swim the English Channel
Mercedes Gleitze was the first British woman to swim the English Channel, but kept her accomplishments hidden from her family.
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