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British Steel begs for taxpayer funds to avert collapse

British Steel begs for taxpayer funds to avert collapse

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Ministers are drawing up secret contingency plans for the collapse of British Steel amid a fresh funding crisis that could trigger thousands of job losses at its plant in Scunthorpe and intensify fears about the entire industry's future.Sky News has learnt that ‎insolvency experts have been placed on standby in case the UK's second-largest steel producer cannot secure tens of millions of pounds to see it through the coming months. The contingency plans are being drawn up as the company seeks a further loan of up to £75m from the government.A financial support loan on commercial terms was agreed in outline with Whitehall as part of a broader package announced earlier this month, insiders claimed on Tuesday.However, the second part of the deal was supposed to have been finalised by the end o
No more cash! 'Broke' Kardashian BEGS courts to reduce monthly payouts

No more cash! 'Broke' Kardashian BEGS courts to reduce monthly payouts

Entertainment
The Kardashian family net worth ranges from $ 900 million (£693 million) to $ 10 million (£7.7 million).While Kylie Jenner has a whopping empire with her beauty business, solo show and Keeping Up With the Kardashians, her other siblings haven't been quite so lucky.One in particular, is her older brother Rob Kardashian, who is struggling to dish out money for his daughter.He pays a whopping $ 20,000 (£15.5k) a month in child support for his two-year-old, Dream. Related Articles Paying the money to his ex girlfriend, Blac Chyna, he reportedly can't keep up with the hefty payments.According to TMZ, Rob has said he's "basically broke" and can't continue to pay.Although he agreed the cost in September 2017, Chyna's lawyer, Lisa Bloom, admitted they...
Mel B's sex video battle: Spice girl begs judge to hold divorce case in PRIVATE

Mel B's sex video battle: Spice girl begs judge to hold divorce case in PRIVATE

Entertainment
GETTYDIVORCE: Mel B has begged a judge to hold her case in privateThe troubled Spice Girl made the plea after learning estranged hubbie Stephen Belafonte aims to enter 54 videos – including at least one sex tape – as evidence.Her lawyers claim the court “has a duty” to shield Mel’s three children “from being exposed to any explicit material he intends to air”.In new legal papers, her lawyers say the best way to ensure that is for the trial to be “sealed”.The public would be excluded and the media restricted from reporting salacious details.GETTYCOUPLE: Mel and Belafonte had their latest hearing on Friday “He wants them both deposed” SourceThe judge is likely to deliver his decision early next month, when the warring couple are due to appear together in court.Mel an