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Gaming

Lawyer to pay fine for not playing Call of Duty

In a strange turn of events, a California court has ordered a Brooks Entertainment, Inc. lawyer to pay Activision’s legal fees due to a lack of game time. This comes after a lawsuit against Activision by Brooks Entertainment over the alleged violation of the trademark of “Shon Brooks”, with the choice to make Sean Brooks […]

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US

This Founder is Merging the Metaverse and the Fine Art World – Q&A

The explosion of NFTs in just the last few years has brought a tidal wave of disruption into the historically static world of fine art. What’s more, it has brought an entire generation of new art collectors (and indeed artists) into the fold. But what hasn’t materialized is a bridge that will bring together the […]

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UK

Brits snitch on hosepipe ban flouting neighbours as rulebreakers face £1,000 fine

Southern Water, South East Water and Welsh Water have imposed hosepipe bans covering around three million people. Brits in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Sussex and Pembrokeshire have been impacted by the decision. According to MailOnline, residents caught breaking the rules could face fines of up to £1,000 if they are taken to court. […]

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Automotive

Angry driver slapped with £70 parking fine despite entering car details – ‘gutted!’

A FRUSTRATED driver has spoken out after they claim they were fined for parking at a hospital, despite registering their details. Source link

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Gaming

New York regulators slap Robinhood’s crypto business with $30 million fine | Engadget

In the latest in what seems to be a string of challenges the company has to grapple with, Robinhood’s crypto division has been slapped with a $30 million fine by the New York State Department of Financial Services. It’s the first crypto-focused enforcement action by the regulator, which has issued the multimillion dollar penalty against […]

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Automotive

McLaren supercar hit with £100 fine as ‘boy racers’ slammed

The driver of the supercar was hit with a £100 fine, while “flaunting” his vehicle in Manchester city centre. The orange McLaren was clocked by officers on Deansgate, Manchester, as it did not have a front number plate.  The move was welcomed by city centre champion and Manchester councillor, Pat Karney, Manchester Evening New reports. The councillor […]

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Automotive

‘Totally unreasonable’: Driver refusing to pay £50 fine for parking over bay markings

This is because part of the vehicle was parked “outside the bay markings”, which is “fully enforceable”. The council said that the pre-existing signs and road markings at Heaton Park were designed to “not detract from the natural beauty of the Park by creating an urban ‘highway’ style environment”. Speaking to Manchester Evening News, she […]

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Showbiz

‘Catastropic problem!’ GB News rage at £10 fine for not attending GP appointments

Speaking to Express.co.uk, GP and clinical director Dr Sarah Jarvis revealed: “GP appointments are very precious because there aren’t enough of us. “If people choose to make an appointment and then not turn up, that’s an appointment that could have gone to somebody else. “I’ve always been vehemently against the idea of fining people for using […]

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UK

‘Transformational!’ Rishi Sunak vows to impose £10 fine against NHS no-shows in PM bid

The promise comes at the time when Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is pulling away from Mr Sunak in the race to replace Boris Johnson as Tory Party leader and Prime Minister. While speaking to The Telegraph, the ex-Chancellor said it was “not right” that patients were failing to turn up for consultations, scans and check-ups, […]

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Celebrities

Shakira faces 8 years in prison and £19m fine if convicted of tax evasion in Spain

They are proud parents to sons, Milan, nine, and seven-year-old Sasha. Meanwhile, Shakira has had cause to celebrate after her latest single Te Felicito has received over 200 million streams on Spotify. Taking to her official Twitter account, which boasts 53 million followers, the Hips Don’t Lie hitmaker penned: “200 million streams. “Thank you so […]