Liverpool FC fail in move to trademark the word ‘Liverpool’

Liverpool FC’s attempt to trademark the word “Liverpool” has been rejected by the government’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) due to the “geographical significance” of the city. The trademark attempt sparked outrage within the club’s own fanbase, as well as the Liverpool mayor. Liverpool FC said: they would “continue to aggressively pursue those large-scale operations which seek to illegally…

Rita Ora admits she ‘feared for her career’ during legal battle with her former record label, Roc Nation, which is owned by Jay Z

Singer Rita Ora has recently stated that she ‘feared for her career’ during her legal battle with her former record label, Roc Nation, which is owned by Jay Z, who signed her in 2008.   The court case prohibited Rita Ora from making music for five years. In December 2015 she had filed a lawsuit to…

french international footballer nabil fekir’s ex-agent jean-pierre bernes has taken legal action against fekir

French international footballer Nabil Fekir’s ex-agent takes legal action against Fekir

French international footballer Nabil Fekir’s ex-agent Jean-Pierre Bernes has taken legal action against Fekir due to “premature termination of the contract” between the agent and the footballer. Fekir claimed that Liverpool told lies about the real reason for his collapsed move to Anfield last summer but has been called out by Jean-Pierre Bernes. The ex-agent said: “He has…

Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain’s third-richest man involved in planning battle

Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain’s third-richest man is involved in another planning row with neighbours over plans for a caretaker’s cottage to maintain his £6million New Forest holiday home. He had previously overcome a six-year battle against neighbours, officials and conservationists over his plans, which were rejected five times.   Work eventually started last year but…

Mamadou Sakho sues WADA for £13m over drug test error

Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho is suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for £13m after accusing them of a drug test-error that ended his career at Liverpool. Sakho was provisionally banned for 30 days on April 28 2016 after being notified by European football’s governing body, UEFA, of an anti-doping offence relating to a test taken after March’s…

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Britney Spears' father sues social media blogger for defamation

Britney Spears’ father sues Free Britney blogger for defamation over conservatorship comments

Singer Britney Spears father, Jamie Spears is suing a blogger, Anthony Elia, creator of the Absolutely Britney blog and social media accounts, for claiming that he has been mistreating his daughter. Britney Spears was committed to a conservatorship in 2008 after her mental health breakdowns, which means that her father is legally responsibility for her…