Google facing legal action in EVERY EU country over "data goldmine" collected about users

Google facing fines in EVERY EU country as Information Commissioner launches probe into search giant's privacy policy Possibility of imposing fines or restrictions on operations across the entire 27-country European UnionBritain's Information commissioner launches formal investigation Comes as Google's privacy director, Alma Whitten, steps down PUBLISHED: 14:56 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 2 April 2013 Google is facing legal action across Europe as regulators try and force the company to overhaul practices they say let it create a data goldmine at the expense of unwitting users. Led by the French, organizations in Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and Italy agreed today on the joint action, with the ultimate possibility of imposing fines or restrictions on operations across the entire 27-country European Union. Last year the company merged 60 separate privacy policies from around the world into one universal procedure

Football hero Peter Shilton has request to pay off 1,020 drink-drive fine in installments turned down as he is banned from the road

Football hero Peter Shilton pleads poverty as he is fined 1,020 drink-driving after he caught by police via anonymous tip Former England goalkeeper pleaded guilty at Colchester Magistrates' Court He was found to have more than double the legal amount of alcohol in his body when he was breathalysed The 63-year-old arrived at court with his girlfriend Stephanie Hayward By Tara Brady PUBLISHED: 11:32 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 19 March 2013 Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton today asked if he could pay a 1,020 fine for drink-driving 'because his finances are complicated' as he was banned from the road for 20 months. The 63-year-old pleaded pleaded poverty as he admitted the charge during a 15-minute hearing at Colchester Magistrates’ Court this morning after arriving with his glamorous blonde girlfriend.

Malcolm Levesconte: Generous strangers show Christmas generousity as festive fund "stolen" by landlord is replaced

The kindness of strangers: Internet well-wishers replace 30,000 Christmas club fund 'stolen' by pub landlord in just THREE daysOne kind-hearted anonymous benefactor gave the villagers 10,000Landlord Malcolm Levesconte is thought to have fled the countryPolice fear he may have jumped into the sea from a ferry bound for France | UPDATED: 20:24 GMT, 19 December 2012 Vanished: Malcolm Levesconte, 59, is thought to have fled the country and then jumped into the sea while on a ferry to France When a pub landlord disappeared with a 30,000 Christmas fund raised by families just before the big day, it came close to ruining village festivities. But generous strangers restored local faith in the season of goodwill, by replacing the money within days.

Wimbledon Park Golf Club in turmoil as members accuse their champ of cheating

Exclusive London golf club in turmoil as members accuse their champ of cheating Top player at Wimbledon Park Golf Club accused of using foul language and cheating | UPDATED: 08:57 GMT, 3 December 2012 Established under the reign of Queen Victoria, Wimbledon Park Golf Club has hosted some of the finest players the sport has ever created.

Jailed thug Michael Ayoade who punched 16-year-old girl Tasneem Kabir unconscious in shocking random street attack is "too scared to leave…

Jailed thug who punched 16-year-old girl unconscious in shocking random street attack is 'too scared to leave cell' Michael Ayoade, 34, ran up behind Tasneem Kabir as she walked to college and smacked her around the headAyoade jogged away as the 16-year-old lay unconscious on the ground in Plaistow, East London, bleeding and with broken teethAn insider at the prison where he is being held said he is 'petrified of reprisals' | UPDATED: 14:56 GMT, 2 December 2012 A thug who has been remanded in custody after admitting punching a 16-year-old girl unconscious in a random street attack is too scared to leave his cell, it has today been claimed. Michael Ayoade, 34, left petite teenager Tasneem Kabir with broken teeth, a bleeding lip and a bruised face in the attack before he jogged away, leaving her out cold on the ground.