May 13, 2021

Unnamed investor snaps up 20 per cent stake in Evening Standard through Cayman Island company

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By James Walker From Press Gazette An unnamed investor bought a 20 per cent stake in the Evening Standard’s parent company in December through a Cayman Islands firm, but owner Evgeny Lebedev has refused to shed further light on their identity. The free daily newspaper’s parent company, Lebedev Holdings, received a £14m investment from the unknown financier, according […]

An Air China flight was forced to divert after a man threatened staff with a fountain pen

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By Michael Howie, Evening Standard From Business Insider An Air China flight headed for Beijing was forced to divert after a man threatened staff with a fountain pen. Images circulating on social media show a man holding a crew member around the neck using the pen as a weapon. No passengers or crew were harmed […]