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Man denies spending $11m on wedding

April 6th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese rich coal tycoon has denied reports he spent 70 million yuan ($11 million) on a lavish wedding for his daughter. Xing Libin, reported to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin British hotelier sued by parents

February 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Parents of a 60-year-old Indian-origin hotelier, reportedly one of Britain's wealthiest men, are sueing him for 100 million pounds (around $157 million), claiming their son took ... Read more...

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Mickey Mouse tweet lands Egyptian billionaire in court

January 10th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian billionaire is going on trial for “insulting” Islam on Twitter. Coptic Christian Naguib Sawiris, regarded as one of the wealthiest men in Egypt, tweeted the ... Read more...

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Maharaja of Mysore’s Rolls Royce to be auctioned

August 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A 100-year-old Rolls Royce owned by Krishna Raja Wodeyar IV, the erstwhile ruler of Mysore, will soon go under the hammer and is expected ... Read more...

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Lord Swaraj Paul, two other Asian peers suspended from House of Lords

October 21st, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): Labour peers Lord Swaraj Paul, Lady Uddin, and crossbencher Lord Bhatia were suspended from the House of Lords here on Thursday for allegedly cheating the taxpayer out of tens ... Read more...

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Millionaire and Segway owner Jimi Heselden dies after driving off cliff

September 28th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
LEEDS, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- British millionaire Jimi Heselden, Chairman of Hesco Bastion Ltd. and owner of upright scooter manufacturer Segway, was found dead on Sunday after driving off a cliff on ... Read more...

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Italian PM to decide inheritance, says son

November 20th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Monte Carlo, Nov 20 (IANS/AKI) Italian prime minister and media magnate Silvio Berlusconi will determine the future of his estimated 8 billion euro fortune, his eldest son Piersilvio said Thursday. Piersilvio ... Read more...

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Ivar Krugar: The Match King

May 12th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by GD
In 1920s Ivar Kreuger was the savior of Europe, however, a decade later, in 1932 a month after his death he was revealed has the greatest swindler of all times. A biography ... Read more...

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