Colin Montgomerie wins gagging order

The Scottish golfer and Ryder Cup captain, Colin Montgomerie, has successfully won a court injunction against details of his private life being exposed. Montgomerie won the order against a tabloid newspaper in July, but the details have only recently come to light. A settlement between the two parties was reached out of court and there is no evidence that the allegations were true. The order came after reports that Montgomerie’s second marriage was in trouble. The golfer is the latest celebrity to use a gagging order to prevent articles about their private life being published.

Russian activist shot in mouth

A Russian anti-corruption activist has been  attacked by a group of men who shot him in the mouth with a stun gun. Albert Pchelintsev is the head of “Against Corruption, Lies and Dishonour,” a group which investigates corruption by officials working in the local government of Khimki. According to colleagues, Pchelintsev has repeatedly received threatening phone calls with promises to “have his tongue cut off” and “his mouth gagged”. Read more here