French ex-PM Fillon and wife guilty in ‘fake jobs’ scandal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The couple wore anti-virus masks in court on Monday Ex-French Prime Minister François Fillon and his Welsh wife Penelope have been found guilty over a "fake jobs" scandal.He was accused of paying his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for work she allegedly never did when employed as his assistant.The scandal torpedoed Fillon's 2017 bid to become...

Former Sudan president found guilty of money laundering and corruption – Channel 4 News

Sudan’s former president Omar al Bashir has been found guilty of money laundering and corruption by a court in Khartoum, and sentenced to two years in custody. Al-Bashir – who’s also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide during the Darfur conflict – was removed from power by Sudan’s military after months of popular protests. Source link

EastEnders’ guilty Louise struggles with conscience after deadly Keanu twist

EastEnders spoilers have confirmed guilt for Louise Mitchell, as she struggles in the fallout to the deadly events on Christmas Day. Viewers have predicted Louise's fiancé Keanu Taylor, the father of her baby daughter Peggy, will be killed off in violent scenes. Phil Mitchell is about to learn his son-in-law had an affair with his wife Sharon, and that he is the real father of her unborn baby....

California congressman Duncan Hunter set to plead guilty in campaign finance case

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, a leading California conservative, said on Monday he would plead guilty to a federal charge of misusing campaign funds in a corruption case that could help Democrats gain his traditionally Republican seat. FILE PHOTO: U.S. congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) arrives for a motions hearing in his upcoming campaign financing trial at federal court in San...

Montreal religious group pleads not guilty to contempt of court charge

A building is shown in an industrial park in Montreal, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, where it is believed that children attend a school run by a religious group. Graham Hughes / THE CANADIAN PRESS The administrators of an obscure religious group pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a charge of contempt after it ignored two court orders that it provide the Quebec education ministry with a list detailing...