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Automotive

Major new penalties launching next month may see drivers fined

“After each stop drivers must check the vehicle to ensure no unauthorised persons have entered the load.  “Check any seals, locks, tilt cords or other security devices for signs of damage or tampering before and during the journey. “Check the sides and roof of the vehicle and check all external compartments.” After these checks, drivers […]

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Science

NHS trust fined over baby’s death just 23 minutes after birth

An NHS trust has been forced to fork out £800,000 after admitting it failed to care for a mother and her daughter, who died just 23 minutes after being born. At a hearing on Wednesday at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court, the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust pleaded guilty to two counts of failures in the care […]

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Sports

Bucs’ Brady fined over $16K for illegal tackle during playoff

The NFL says Tom Brady was given the hefty fine for trying to trip a Dallas player Monday night. TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady, also known as the G.O.A.T., has won seven Super Bowl championships and led Tampa Bay to the NFC South division title in the last two seasons, but those stats do not […]

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Sports

Bucs’ Brady fined over $16K for illegal tackle during Cowboys

The NFL says Tom Brady was given the hefty fine for trying to trip a Dallas player Monday night. TAMPA, Fla. — Tom Brady, also known as the G.O.A.T., has won seven Super Bowl championships and led Tampa Bay to the NFC South division title in the last two seasons, but those stats do not […]

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Travel

Panthers coach Maurice fined $25K for implying official in Maple

Florida Panthers coach Paul Maurice was fined $25,000 by the NHL on Thursday for criticizing the officiating in his team’s game at the Toronto Maple Leafs earlier this week. Maurice said he didn’t know what referees Francois St-Laurent and Pierre Lambert were doing other than it was not friendly toward his team. He called out St-Laurent […]

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Science

Paint firm fined after toxic chemical released into Devon river

A large marine paint-making company has been fined £650,000 after a highly toxic banned chemical was washed out from a holding tank into a “pristine” river in south-west England. International Paint Ltd “utterly failed” to control a substance called TBT that it had stored at its mothballed plant on the banks of the Yealm in […]

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Automotive

New 2023 Clean Air Zones may see petrol and diesel drivers fined

Non-compliant lorries, buses and coaches will be hit with £50-a-day tolls, while the worst polluting vans and taxis will be charged £12.50 per day. Sheffield will be the next area after Tyneside to launch its Clean Air Zone on February 27, with the date being confirmed by the Council in December. It is a class […]

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Automotive

EV driver fined £100 after getting stuck in a charging queue for

An annoyed EV owner has taken to Reddit’s r/electricvehicles forum to share his frustration after he received a £100 fine for waiting to charge his electric car. The driver added that the charging queue was so long, he had to wait for three hours. The motorists wrote: “Anyone else received a parking fine for queuing […]

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US

Incoming Kansas attorney general fined for 2020 Senate campaign

CNN  —  The Federal Election Commission has levied a $30,000 fine on incoming Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach and a private border wall organization he was once affiliated with due to campaign finance violations committed during his unsuccessful 2020 Senate bid. In an agreement approved by the FEC last month, about a week after Kobach […]

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UK

Norwegian fined 5,000 baht for sex on Pattaya street – Pattaya

Kurt admitted to Pattaya police he was the man in the video having sex on the street and paid a 5,000-baht fine. Police fined a Norwegian man 5,000 baht for having sex on a Pattaya street. Following circulation of a video showing the carnal encounter on Third Road, police used CCTVs to track the blond […]