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Formula One Bernie Ecclestone boss facing bribery charges

Berlin:  Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone faces bribery charges when his trial begins in Munich on Thursday in a case which threatens to end his reign.The 83-year-old denies charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust in relation to a $44 million payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, which was linked to the sale of Formula One's rights in 2006.The 256-page indictment against the octogenarian billionaire leaves the impression he wanted to protect his empire at all costs.Ecclestone has reduced his role in the running of Formula One pending the outcome of the trial and plans to be in court two days per week.He missed Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai...
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