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UK minister: We have tolerated investment in soccer by Russian kleptocrats for too long
Britain has tolerated the investment of Russian kleptocrats in its soccer clubs for too long, British sports and culture minister Nadine Dorries told parliament on Thursday.
"In football ... we have tolerated the investment of Russian kleptocrats for far too long," she said during a debate on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
She said the decision by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich to sell Chelsea Football Club was a "turning point" and that the government would bring forward new tests on potential club owners.
"We need to make sure that football clubs remain viable," she said.
NASA Accuses China Of Stealing Space Technology
NASA's Bill Nelson said: "Yeah, they're pretty good at stealing, And I think that's incumbent upon us to take cybersecurity very, very seriously."
Coin In Bitcoin Name Doesn't Make It Money: IMF Chief
IMF chief said crypto products may be offering faster services at a much lower cost and better inclusivity, but for that also there was a need to separate apples from bananas an...
Facial recognition company Clearview AI fined £7.5m for illegally using images of Brits scraped from online
The company is accused of illegally scraping 20 billion images of people's faces from the web without their knowledge or permission, and then using them to form a global facial ...
Elon Musk wants a 25% discount on his Twitter bid if 25% of Twitter's users are spam bots - are they?
The billionaire, who claims to be spending less than 5% of his time on the $44bn takeover, has made a number of comments in recent weeks criticising Twitter - and has clashed wi...
Cost of living: Bank of England chief hits back at criticism it has 'stoked inflation'
Andrew Bailey uses a speech to reject criticism from predecessor Lord King in an interview with Sky News that the Bank, and others, were guilty of a mistake that amounted to a "...
Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Karl Racine accuses Facebook co-founder of direct knowledge of policies that allowed firm to gather data of millions of Americans
Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz
Germany wants to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday during his first trip to Africa, against the backdrop o...
Oxfam at WEF Annual Meeting 2022: Pandemic created a new billionaire every 30 hours
As the rich & powerful from across the globe gather in Davos for the WEF Annual Meeting 2022, Oxfam International said the pandemic has seen a new billionaire emerging every 30 ...
New Bluetooth hack can unlock your Tesla—and all kinds of other devices
All it takes to hijack Bluetooth-secured devices is custom code and $100 in hardware.
Which countries could go the Sri Lanka way
Sri Lanka's debt crisis is a warning to the world. The World Bank says a global debt storm is coming. It could engulf 70 developing countries & make their economies fall like do...
Willing To Meet Vladimir Putin To End War: Ukraine's Zelensky In Davos
Russia-Ukraine War: "I cannot accept any kind of meeting with anyone coming from the Russian Federation but the president," Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said.
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