Billionaires

The Inequality Row: Has the Penny Dropped?

John Nickson | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK
John Nickson

Evidence of increasing inequality has been accumulating for 30 years. Taxes were reduced, the financial, property and IT sectors boomed and billionaires appeared. Since then, the number of billionaires based in Britain is reported to have increased tenfold to 104.

Britain Is the Billionaire Capital of the World: Good or Bad?

John Nickson | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK
John Nickson

It IS good news that more British people are more prosperous and that the richest people in the world regard Britain as a safe haven and politically stable. The bad news is that growing inequality is approaching pre first world war levels. The richest 10% in Britain own 44% of total national wealth, five times more than the poorest 50% of the population who collectively own 9%.

The Richest People In Britain Are Now Even Richer Than They Were Pre-Recession

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

The number of billionaires living in Britain has risen to more than 100 - more than triple the number from a decade ago. The combined wealth of the...

How Did The Five Wealthiest UK Families Get So Rich?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

The UK's five wealthiest families are richer than the poorest fifth of the entire country, 12.6 million Britons, new research by Oxfam has shown. I...

These Five British Families Have More Money Than The 12.6m Poorest Combined

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK

The UK's five richest families have more cash between them than the poorest 20% of the entire population, 12.6 million Britons, with new research show...

WATCH: Ink Chucked In Flamboyant Indian Billionaire's Face

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

Subrata Roy, the flamboyant Indian billionaire at the helm of the Sahara Group, had black ink thrown in his face as he arrived at the Supreme Court, w...

LOOK: Who Lives On London's Billionaires' Row?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

The Bishops Avenue, in Highgate, North London, has been dubbed "Billionaires' Row" for all the wealthy residents who live there. Local estate agent...

The Money Is Off The Table: Billionaire Withdraws £72m 'Marriage Bounty' For Lesbian Daughter - For Now...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

A billionaire who offered a “marriage bounty” of £72m to the man who successfully wooed his lesbian daughter has withdrawn his proposition after ...

Dear Daddy, You Must Accept I Am A Lesbian

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE The Money Is Off The Table: Billionaire Withdraws £72m 'Marriage Bounty' For Lesbian Daughter - For Now... The lesbian daughter of a Hong K...

Hong Kong Billionaire Doubles Marriage Bounty For Man Who Woos Lesbian Daughter

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

A Hong Kong billionaire who announced a £40m “marriage bounty” to the man who successfully woos his lesbian daughter has almost doubled his offer...

LOOK: 10 Ludicrously Expensive Christmas Gift Ideas

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Christmas is coming. Black Friday has passed and shops are likely to be out of stock soon. People may worry if they haven't got their Christmas pr...

Here's China's Richest Person, He's Now Worth £14bn

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

Wang Jianlin has become the richest person in China, after seeing his personal fortune double over the last year to $22 billion (£14 billion). Th...

Billionaire Ramps Up Attempts To Marry Off Lesbian Daughter

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

Hey remember that Hong Kong billionaire who announced a £40m "marriage bounty" to the man who successfully woos his lesbian daughter? Despite th...

Hands Up Who Wants to Marry a Bllionaire?

Endeavour Press | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Endeavour Press

Despite your degree from Cambridge or your MBA from Harvard, as soon as you marry your billionaire, everyone will call you a scheming gold-digger anyway.

Billionaire Offers £40m Marriage Bounty For The Man Who Woos His Lesbian Daughter

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

A Hong Kong billionaire has announced a £40m “marriage bounty” to the man who successfully woos his lesbian daughter. Cecil Chao Sze-tsung of...

Yachts, French Chateaus, Private Jets And £5m In Dollar Bills

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich funded "palaces in France", "private aircraft", "jewellery for his girlfriend" and "valuable paintings" for his billion...

Battle Of The Billionaires: Abramovich Victory Saves Him £3bn In Damages

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky has lost his High Court battle with Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich. Berezovsky, 66, was claiming mo...