In the last month of his presidency, President Trump and his administration are in talks with the UK to secure a mini trade deal.
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.
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.