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Carlos Ghosn wears mask as he leaves jail on £6.8m bail

Carlos Ghosn wears mask as he leaves jail on £6.8m bail

Business
By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has been released from jail after posting £6.8m bail as he fights charges of financial misconduct.The billionaire businessman wore a surgical face mask, workman's uniform and blue cap as he left the Tokyo Detention House, initially unrecognised by many of the world's media camped outside waiting for him. He had been in custody since 19 November after being arrested on charges he has described as "meritless".Ghosn was a titan of the global car industry, leading Japan's Nissan and Mitsubishi as well as France's Renault in a global alliance, but now faces claims that he under-reported his pay packet at Nissan for nearly a decade.Tokyo District Court said he had now paid 1 billio...
R Kelly: Singer's bail set at $1m after sex abuse charges

R Kelly: Singer's bail set at $1m after sex abuse charges

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device A judge in the US has set R Kelly's bail at $ 1m (£766,500) after the singer was charged with sexually abusing four females, including three minors.The R&B star, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has faced decades of sexual abuse claims.He has never been convicted and has previously denied other allegations.He turned himself in on Friday after an arrest warrant was issued. Even though bail was set at $ 1m, he will have to post $ 100,000 to secure his release.He has been ordered to surrender his passport and to have no contact with anyone under the age of 18.The 52-year-old's court appearance comes just weeks after a documentary series called Surviving R Kelly aired. It contained d...
SuRie stage invader released on bail

SuRie stage invader released on bail

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device The man who invaded the stage during the UK's performance at the Eurovision Song Contest has been released on bail.SuRie was performing her song Storm when a man ran on stage and snatched the microphone from her during the live broadcast from Lisbon on Saturday.A statement from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said "charges are pending the result of an ongoing police inquiry".The statement added the EBU's own investigation is ongoing.The organisation had previously confirmed the intruder - who had shouted "we demand freedom" while on the stage - had been taken into police custody for questioning: The EBU's statement:"The stage invader was questioned by police i...
Bail of $30,000 set for UK cyber expert Marcus Hutchins

Bail of $30,000 set for UK cyber expert Marcus Hutchins

Technology
US prosecutors say a British computer expert has admitted to creating software that harvests bank details. But Marcus Hutchins' own lawyer says he denies six charges of creating and distributing the Kronos malware.The 23-year-old from Ilfracombe, Devon, who helped stall the WannaCry cyber-attack which hit the NHS, was arrested on Wednesday in Las Vegas. He was granted $ 30,000 (£23,000) bail, but will spend the weekend in prison after not being able to pay on Friday. As he left the courtroom Mr Hutchins was ordered to walk with his hands behind his back but he was not shackled.No members of his family were present, but defence lawyer Adrian Lobo presented the judge with a bundle of letters.She said they were from friends and relatives showing support for a client who had never been in trou