A Cairo-born man who scrawled graffiti on posters featuring Jews will not face a custodial sentence or have to pay compensation.
Yacoub Osman, who daubed angry comments such as "F**k Israel" and a swastika symbol on posters of Lord Sugar and Jewish film director Steven Spielberg at Chalk Farm tube station, was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service.
An Egyptian man who daubed antisemitic graffiti on posters advertising the work of Lord Sugar and Steven Spielberg has been cleared of having a racially or religiously aggravated motive.
Yacoub Osman, 53, chose Chalk Farm Tube station, used by a large number of Jewish Londoners, for his month-long spree of scrawling anti-Israel slogans and a Nazi swastika, Blackfriars Crown Court was told last
Lord Sugar has been named as the new non-executive chairman of the catch up television service YouView.
YouView is a collaborative venture involving the BBC, Channel 4, TalkTalk and BT. Plans for the video on demand service were announced in December 2008. YouView is set to launch for customers next year.
The final Jewish candidate on this year’s Apprentice has been fired by Lord Sugar with one week to go.
Property developer Jamie Lester became the latest casualty of the boardroom after faltering at the interview stage of the contest.
Lord Sugar told him: “I think you’ve come to the end of the road."
The former Ilford Jewish Primary School pupil was the last of the three candidates fired in the episode but could not save his place despite revealing to Margaret Mountford the “interesting fact” that he has a third nipple.