Facebook, worth £445bn, fined £500k for data breach

Facebook is to be hit with the maximum £500,000 ($ 663,000) fine over data protection breaches related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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Ant McPartlin fined £86,000 for drink driving

The TV host says he is “ashamed and mortified” as he admits being more than twice the legal limit.
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Southern Health fined £2m over deaths of two patients

Southern Health admitted failings over the deaths of Teresa Colvin and Connor Sparrowhawk.
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Biohacker fined for travel card implant

Australian biohacker fined for fare evasion despite having his travel card inside his hand.
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Google and Facebook could be fined billions

Google and Facebook could face fines stretching into billions of pounds if they breach users’ privacy under a new law.
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MoneySuperMarket fined for sending seven million unwanted emails

The price comparison website sent seven million emails to people who had opted out of receiving messages.
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Council fined for publishing family’s sensitive data

An Essex council has been fined £150,000 after publishing sensitive personal information about a family online.
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Facebook fined £95m by EU over WhatsApp info

Facebook has been fined €110m (£94.5m) by EU competition regulators in relation to its takeover of WhatsApp.
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Social media ‘should be fined’ over online hate

Social media companies should be fined for failing to remove illegal or harmful material, a committee of MPs has said.
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Pfizer fined record £84.2m for overcharging NHS

Drugs giant Pfizer has been fined a record £84.2m by the regulator for overcharging the NHS.
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Falcons fined, forfeit pick for noise violations

The Atlanta Falcons have been fined $ 350,000 and will forfeit a 2016 draft pick for piping crowd noise into the Georgia Dome during home games over the last two seasons.
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CP3 fined $25K for criticizing female referee

Chris Paul has been fined $ 25,000 for his public criticism of Lauren Holtkamp, the first-year referee who called a technical foul against the Los Angeles Clipper star point guard earlier this week.
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Repetitive Lynch: ‘Here so I won’t get fined’

During Super Bowl media day, Marshawn Lynch, reportedly threatened with a $ 500,000 fine, answered every question with some variation of “I’m here so I won’t get fined.”
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Lynch fined $11K by NFL for obscene move

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was fined $ 11,050 by the league on Thursday for his unsportsmanlike actions at the end of his career-long 79-yard touchdown run during Sunday’s win over Arizona, according to Pro Football Talk.
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Knicks’ Dalembert fined $15K for elbowing

The NBA fined New York Knicks center Samuel Dalembert $ 15,000 for elbowing Toronto center Jonas Valanciunas in the face on Sunday.
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