In the headlines
After three years of frenzied build-up, the “Wagatha Christie” libel trial got under way at London’s High Court yesterday. The case, which has already racked up £1.3m in legal fees, centres on whether footballer’s wife Rebekah Vardy leaked stories about footballer’s wife Coleen Rooney to The Sun. The dispute should really be settled with “a family penalty shootout”, tweets Gary Lineker. “Cheaper and way more fun.” Elon Musk says he will reverse Twitter’s “permaban” on Donald Trump if his takeover of the company goes through, calling it “morally wrong” and criticising the “strong left bias” of the firm’s workers. “The iPod is dead,” says The Independent. Apple has announced that it is discontinuing the iconic product, of which an estimated 450 million have been sold since its launch 21 years ago.