UK PM Rishi Sunak fined for not wearing seatbelt in back of car

Lancashire Police said it had issued a 42-year-old man from London with a conditional offer of a fixed penalty.

No 10 said Sunak "fully accepts this was a mistake and has apologised", adding that he would pay the fine.

BBC reports passengers caught failing to wear a seat belt when one is available can be fined £100 ($190).

This can increase to £500 ($957) if the case goes to court.

The prime minister was in Lancashire when the video was filmed, during a trip across the north of England.

Alibaba: Chinese regulator slaps huge fine on tech giant

Regulators in China said the internet giant had abused its dominant market position for several years.

In a statement the company said it accepted the ruling and would "ensure its compliance".

Analysts say the fine shows China intends to move against internet platforms that it thinks are too big.

While not well known outside China, inside the country Alibaba is an ever-present behemoth, the BBC's Robin Brant reports from Shanghai.

Man goes on 400km walk after argument with wife, fined for breaching lockdown conditions

The unnamed 48-year-old Italian man reportedly went on the week's hike in an attempt to calm down after falling out with his partner, averaging around 65km each day

According to the Independent, despite living in the far north area of Como, the man managed to make it all the way to Fano, a small town on the Adriatic coast. 

Belgium's Prince Joachim fined for breaking Spain's lockdown

Prince Joachim was issued with the penalty for failing to observe a 14-day quarantine period after arriving in the country.

The prince, 28, arrived in Spain for an internship on 24 May, but attended a gathering in the southern city of Córdoba two days later.

He has since apologised.

"I deeply regret my actions," the prince said in a statement after reports about the party emerged in Spanish media late last month. He added that he would "accept the consequences".

He has 15 days to pay the fine, in which case the amount will be reduced by half.

Australian mum hit by $112 parking fine during labour

Thirty three year old Jess Brooks paid for a 24 hour parking permit and parked her car outside her mother's house, for what she expected to be a routine induced labour at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

However, complications during the birth meant her labour lasted a whopping 21 hours. At one point during the labour, Ms Brooks' mother left a note on the windshield of the car telling parking wardens the keys were with the couple at the hospital, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

Ms Brooks finally gave birth at 3am the following morning, having been awake for 30 hours. 

Carter fined for drink driving

The 35-year-old two-time World Cup winner who plays at Paris club Racing 92 was arrested in February on charges that can carry custodial sentences of two years.

Carter, who played 112 Tests for New Zealand, lost a sponsorship with Land Rover over the incident, which dented his image as one of rugby's most marketable players.

The athlete was pulled over and breathalysed in Paris' chic 17th arrondissement and returned a reading showing a level of 0.87mg/l, which would see a driver lose six points from their licence.

Sacha Baron Cohen offers to pay 'Borat' mankini fines

The group had posed for photos in the capital city of Astana.

On 14 November, local media reported the tourists had been fined 22,500 tenge ($67; £51) each for their "indecent" appearance.

The notorious one-piece was made famous by the English actor's character, Borat, a fictional Kazakh TV presenter.

"To my Czech mates who were arrested. Send me your details and proof that it was you, and I'll pay your fine," the comedian wrote on Facebook.

There has been a mixed response to the incident from Kazakh social media users.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $108 million in US talcum powder cancer case

The verdict comes despite some researchers saying there is insufficient evidence to prove the link between using talcum powder and ovarian cancer.

The woman, Jacqueline Fox passed away last year, but her voice recently came alive in a St. Louis courtroom.