Updated: Thursday, 24 April 2014 15:54 | By Agence France-Presse

F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton. 


F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone, pictured at the Buddh International circuit in Greater Noida, India, on October 28, 2012 - by Manan Vatsyayana

Ecclestone, 83, has denies charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust over a $44 million (31.8 million euro) payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who has since been jailed.

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