Kanye West accuses Adidas of copying Yeezy designs

Kanye West accuses Adidas of blatantly copying his Yeezy designs

In a now deleted Instagram post Kanye West accused Adidas of selling a fake version of his signature trainers Yeezy. West stated that the latest adidas, Adilette Slide 22 is a copy of his Yeezy Slide. Both shoes feature a similar lightweight, slip-on design and come in a beige colour.   Suffering a dispute can…

Volkswagen agrees to pay £193million to 91,000 british drivers

Volkswagen agrees to pay £193 million to around 91,000 British drivers

Volkswagen will pay £193 million as part of an out-of-court settlement to around 91,000 British drivers over a diesel emissions scandal where 1.2 million vehicles in Britain were fitted with software that cheated diesel emissions tests designed to limit nitrogen oxide car fumes. The Claimants alleged VW deceived people into buying cars that breached emissions…

Jury in the USA rules against Amber heard in defamation suit brought by Johnny Depp

Jury in the USA rules against Amber heard in defamation suit brought by Johnny Depp

Last week, a jury in the USA ruled against Amber Heard in a defamation suit brought on by Johnny Depp for an article she wrote in The Washington Post about domestic abuse. Depp claimed Heard had defamed him when she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse”. The jury awarded Depp damages of a total of…

Waitrose threatens Asda with legal challenge over 'Just Essentials' budget range

Waitrose threatens Asda with legal challenge over ‘Just Essentials’ budget range

According to reports Waitrose has sent a legal letter to Asda after Asda unveiled its new discount product range, called Just Essentials by Asda. Asda will roll out the new range to replace Smart Price over the summer, however, Waitrose says the branding is too similar to its own Essentials range, which was launched in…

UK fast-tracks Economic Crime Bill to target money-laundering by foreign oligarchs

UK fast-tracks Economic Crime Bill to target money-laundering by foreign oligarchs

The BBC has reported that the UK is fast-tracking The Economic Crime Bill to target money-laundering by foreign oligarchs. The Bill will include a new register that will mean foreign owners of UK property must declare and verify their identities with Companies House with the aim to stop overseas criminals and oligarchs from using agents…

The Voice pop star Bo Bruce wins court fight against her viscount brother over £2m inheritance

The Voice pop star Bo Bruce wins court fight against her viscount brother over £2m inheritance

The Voice UK 2012 runner-up Bo Bruce, whose real name is Lady Catherine Anna Brudenell-Bruce has won a case in the High Court in London against her viscount brother, Thomas Brudenell-Bruce in a dispute over their multi-million-pound inheritance. Their mother, Lady Rosamond, the former Countess of Cardigan, left her estate to her two children in…

Prince Harry in legal battle over right to pay for UK police protection

Prince Harry in legal battle over right to pay for UK police protection

Prince Harry is seeking judicial review of a government decision that barred him from personally paying for police protection for him and his family while in the UK. In January 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle formally stepped back from their duties with the royal family meaning they also forfeited taxpayer-funded police protection. A  statement from Prince…

Chinese broadcaster PPTV ordered to pay £156m to Premier League

Chinese broadcaster PPTV ordered to pay £156m to Premier League

Mr Justice Fraser, sitting in the High Court has ruled that PPLive Sports International, a broadcaster based in Hong Kong must pay more than £150m to the Premier League. PPLive signed a deal with the Premier League to show both live and delayed football matches and game highlights across China. The deal was set to…

Jockey sues fellow racer for £6million over fall that left him paralysed

Jockey Freddy Tylicki is suing fellow jockey Graham Gibbons in the High Court following Tylicki suffering a life-changing injury when he fell during a race at Kempton Park racetrack on 31 October 2016, which he alleges was caused by Gibbons “taking him off track”. After getting off the mount, Tylicki was trampled and partially paralysed,…