Landmark Consumer Challenge Continues: Mastercard swiped by £14bn mass consumer claim

Between 1992-2008, the fees Mastercard charged businesses for accepting payments from consumers in the UK (interchange fees) were too high. Consequently, UK consumers paid higher prices on purchases from businesses that accepted Mastercard. This breach of competition law could entitle 46.2m eligible Britons up to £300 each, making a potential mass consumer claim against the card provider worth just under £14bn.

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It’s Toxic: Britney’s Conservatorship Battle

In yet another failed legal bid to wrestle control of her life from the strict guardianship of her father, Britney Spears’ future remains uncertain. In the thirteen years since her public breakdown, the singer has been a prisoner in her own life. Outraged, the #FreeBritney “fan-group” is storming to her rescue.

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