Deutsche Bank settles Epstein sex-trafficking abuse lawsuit for $75 million
19 May 2023 | 5:32 am
Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay $75 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the lender of aiding and benefitting from late financier Jeffrey Epstein's sex-trafficking ring. Also, the EU rolls out plans for the biggest-ever overhaul of its customs union, while Brussels and London take steps to harmonise their financial regulations.
2 Aug 2021
A lawsuit has alleged that Zoom breached users' privacy by sharing their personal data with Facebook, Google and other tech giants. The company denies this.
26 Oct 2021
Three football clubs pushing for a European Super League are reportedly considering legal action. The clubs — which had hoped to stop other teams being promoted or relegated — accuse soccer chiefs of seeking a monopoly.
2 Nov 2021
Handing the win to pharmaceutical companies, the judge said the plaintiffs hadn't proven that deceptive marketing by the firms led to a rise in unnecessary opioid prescriptions.
4 Nov 2021
US legal authorities have filed a suit to block the acquisition of Simon & Schuster by Penguin Random House. They said it would be a bad deal for readers and authors alike.
8 May 2022
The Economy and Climate Minister says the legal action against the accelerated construction of an import terminal for liquefied natural gas will make it harder to move away from Russian energy.
2 Jun 2022
Investigators carried out searches at Deutsche Bank and its subsidiary DWS as part of an investigation into investment fraud.
19 Jun 2022
Google is set to pay $US118 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused it of systematically underpaying women. But will other companies take note? Annette Young talks to author and gender equality consultant, Gill Whitty-Collins. Also as the bloody war continues in Ukraine, we head to a school in Kosovo that's training Ukrainian women to clear deadly Russian landmines that now dot the landscape. Plus a goal for equality on the football field with Italy giving the go-ahead for a women's professional league.
9 Nov 2022
Cornet and four other Twitter employees had filed a lawsuit in California federal court on Friday accusing the social media company of violating federal and California laws requiring employers to give 60 days' notice before engaging in mass layoffs.
14 Nov 2022
The former US president wants to avoid testifying and providing documentation to a Congressional committee investigating the 2021 attack on the US Capitol.
15 Nov 2022
Twitter has sacked roughly half its workforce as Elon Musk ended his first week as the company's new owner. Employees are responding with a class action lawsuit. Musk insists he had no other choice but to slash jobs.
25 Dec 2022
Meta Platforms was accused in a lawsuit filed in Kenya on Wednesday of letting violent and hateful posts from Ethiopia flourish on Facebook, inflaming the Ethiopian civil war.
Los Angeles County has agreed to pay nearly $29 million to Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa Bryant. Bryant sued Los Angeles County after some of its employees shared photos of the crash that killed her husband and daughter. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna died along with seven others when their aircraft crashed in the LA area in 2020.
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Sebastian Stan has been cast as a young Donald Trump in Ali Abbasi's biopic 'The Apprentice'.
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As the COP28 summit gets underway in Dubai, the United Nations has warned that one of the biggest challenges in tackling climate change is the rise in disinformation about the issue. The UN is backing a campaign by Indian teenage environmental activist Sagarika Sriram, whose mission is to make climate change studies compulsory in schools worldwide. She spoke to FRANCE 24's Gavin Lee from Dubai.
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Qatar holds an important position of influence over Hamas, a designated terrorist entity, whose political headquarters it has housed for more than a decade. Some question its legitimacy as mediator in the Israel-Hamas war.
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In Ivory Coast's Assinie, coastal erosion and rogue waves are destroying homes and businesses - a problem that U.N. experts warn is only going to get worse.
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Humanitarian aid workers from Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross and the IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies) are the latest victims of the Israel-Hamas disinformation war; their organisations have been accused of supporting either Hamas or Israel in viral videos shared online. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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