The emergence of the CCTV evidence is the latest twist in a bitter battle between the billionaire Barclay twins – Sir Frederick and Sir David – and their children over a business empire that spans the Telegraph, online retailer Shop Direct and until recently the Ritz.

Frederick Barclay has released footage of his nephew allegedly planting a bug in The Ritz Hotel, claiming the spying casts doubt over the fitness of h(...)

Sir Frederick Barclay bought the London landmark with his twin brother Sir David in 1995. Photograph: iStock

Sir Frederick Barclay, the billionaire co-owner of the London Ritz Hotel, says he has received competing bids to buy it for more than £1 billion (€899(...)