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Ecclestone trial discontinued after £60m settlement

The bribery trial against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will be discontinued for the moment, a Munich district court said.

The 83-year-old went on trial in April over allegations he bribed a former German banker as part of the sale of a major stake in the motorsport business eight years ago.

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Ecclestone has to pay £60m bribery trial settlement

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has to pay $100 million (£60m) as a settlement payment in his bribery trial, a Munich district court said.

A spokesman for the court said the suspicion against the 83-year-old was largely not substantiated.

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