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Swipe right for scandal! A deep dive into the Match group’s, Tinder’s owners, legal action against Bumble for patent and trademark violation reveals the two dating apps tangled history.
Trump’s trade ‘tit-for-tat’ with China rumbles on, with fears from outside observers that the ongoing dispute will spill over into a full-scale trade war.
Buckingham Palace calls Royal Mail plan to trademark the Queen’s head and use her image on a variety of products “deeply inappropriate”.
…and finally, the Beano comic has accused the Conservative MP of “clear breach” of their character copyright in an attempt to boost his image and popularity.