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Revealed: Ecclestone's £300m payout from family trust

All eyes were on a court room in Munich on Thursday as the bribery trial against Bernie Ecclestone began. However, the most explosive revelations are to be found in the indictment against the Formula One boss. One of the most surprising of these is that Ecclestone is paid £60m ($100m) annually by his ex-wife Slavica's Bambino trust according to an article in the Sunday Telegraph by Christian Sylt.Ecclestone and Slavica were married for 24 years but divorced in 2009 on the grounds of his allegedly 'unreasonable behaviour.' It was widely-reported that Ecclestone paid his ex more than £600m making it one of the biggest divorce settlements in British legal history. In fact the...
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