Samsung head arrested over South Korean Choi-gate corruption scandal

Lee Jae-yong, also known as Jay Y Lee, alleged to have paid £30m in bribes to presidential crony Choi Soon-silThe acting head of Samsung, South Korea’s biggest conglomerate, has been arrested in connection with the corruption and influence-peddling scandal that threatens to topple the country’s impeached president, Park Geun-hye.Special prosecutors investigating a scandal that has rocked South Korea’s political and business worlds accuse Lee Jae-yong of bribing a close friend of Park to secure government support for a business deal that would propel him to the top of the Samsung group. read more



Stephen has a date at Palace

Last Friday was a right royal occasion for the McClelland family from Portadown as they kept a special appointment at Buckingham Palace. Stephen McClelland, accompanied by his wife and three children, was one of more than 80 people from across the United Kingdom receiving awards from His Royal Highness Prince Charles. read more


Prince Charles, who recently advertised for someone to replace one of his two-strong digital team, is the social media royal pioneer. His @C...




Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail serviceWant to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then select “compact” to reduce the spacing between items (you can also choose “comfortable” for a more relaxed view). You can also view more conversations per page: click the cog, then select “settings” to open Gmail’s configuration page. Under “general”, you’ll see a setting for “maximum page size”: increas read more

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