Facebook & Google could face huge fines in Russia over future legal violations – report

Moscow may start imposing hefty fines on tech giants, including Google and Facebook, over failing to comply with Russian legislation. The new fines will reportedly be equal to one percent of a firm’s annual revenue in the country. Russian authorities are planning to amend the current legislation to implement the measure, according to unnamed sources […]

Motorway laws you probably aren't aware of that can land you HUGE fines and penalty points

Motorists can be penalised for a number of different offences while on the motorway. The most common of which is for speeding and increasingly now more offences involving drivers using a phone while behind the wheel. However, there are some lesser known offences that motorists can be fined and land penalty points for across the […]

Man Utd transfer news: Jose Mourinho FINES Anthony Martial to push him closer to the exit

Martial jetted back to France midway through the tour for the birth of his second child. The forward, who earns £90,000 a week, will be hit in the pocket with a two-week fine having not returned for the final two games of the tour. The sensational move from United will likely push Martial closer to […]

Italy islands ban single-use plastic being used – with tourists facing huge fines

Italian islands have chosen to ban all use of single-use plastic to protect the beautiful islands. This will include plates, cups and forks that are prohibited from being used. Plastic bottles are not included in this yet, but there are hopes to change these to glass bottles in the future. The change comes after alarming […]

Don’t drink and fly – drunk passengers could face HUGE on-the-spot fines

Drunk passengers hoping to take advantage of the free, on-board service could face huge fines ahead of a new regime to cut back on flight brawls. The government is considering a number options to reduce the violent and abusive behaviour posed by some drunken passengers. The change in law could cause all duty-free alcohol to […]

Duma gives nod to bill on multimillion-ruble fake news fines

The Russian lower house has passed in the first reading a bill that counters internet fake news by ordering fines of up to 50 million rubles (US$ 800,000) for refusal to delete illegal, false or slandering information. Once the bill is passed into law, all owners of “public networks” or websites that attract over 100,000 […]

Airbnb faces possible fines over unregistered listings in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – The municipality of Paris has asked a French court to urgently fine Airbnb and two other small companies for unauthorized short-term letting, said an official with the city’s administration. A hearing at a Paris court is scheduled for June 12. Founded in 2008 in San Francisco, Airbnb matches people wishing to rent […]

Driving with your pets can land you up to £2,500 fines and invalidate your car insurance

Easter Bank Holiday weekend could be complete chaos on the roads, with an estimated 21 million drivers expected to hit the roads. A large proportion of Brits will be taking their family and their pets away for the long weekend. Drivers are, however, failing to properly restrain their pets before setting off. Research by Confused.com […]

Top five simple car repairs that could cost you thousands in fines if you don’t fix them

GETTY Common car repairs that could land you thousands of pounds in fines There is a list of common faults that can easily occur with you car, often through no fault of your own or just by general wear and tear.  It may be tempting to put off these repairs, as they may seem too […]