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Diverse London neighborhood unites in fire aftermath
The shock of the massive blaze that gutted a west London apartment block has mobilized residents to set aside huge inequalities in the community and come together in an outpouring of support
6 destinations where billionaires vacation
We’ve all dreamed about where we’d vacation if money was no object. Would we opt for a luxurious Aspen ski break? How about a private Caribbean island? Or perhaps we’d splurge on rustic European glamor? For some, this dream is a reality. When it comes to traveling, billionaires can live out their
Jordan's estimated worth: $1 billion
Michael Jordan can be found near the top of seemingly every list that mentions his name. He's not close to the top of a new one, but he'll probably be just fine with that. Forbes Magazine revealed its 29th annual World's Billionaires List and Jordan made the cut for the first time. With an
Russian Oligarch Boris Berezovsky's Death 'Unexplained'
Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was not killed by chemical or radioactive material, British police said today, but still calling the 67-year-old’s death unexplained. Berezovsky, once one of Russia’s most visible and wealthiest men, was found dead Saturday at his home in Ascot, England, where ...
Billionaire Roman Abramovich's $5M New Year's Bash
How do rich and famous usually spend New Year’s Eve? Businessman Roman Abramovich, no. 53 on Forbes’ list of billionaires, reportedly invited 400 of his closest friends and spent millions of dollars on a New Year’s Eve bash at his estate in Gouverneur Bay of the...
Star-Studded New Year's Eve Celebrations
The stars are lining up for New Year's Eve. Performers often score their most lucrative gigs of the year on NYE, and this year is no exception. Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has reportedly hired rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform for 300 guests on his six-story yacht Eclipse docked
“Cash of the Titans”
So, why would two multi-billionaires come head-to-head in court? And just how much money is up for grabs in this court case between the two financial giants? Roman Abramovich (Russian businessman) faces former mentor Boris Berezovsky (an exiled Russian oligarch) in court today, after claims that...
90 Feared Dead in Russian Mining Disaster
The death toll from twin explosions in a Siberian mine could go up to 90, Russia's emergencies minister told President Dmitry Medvedev today. The number of dead has risen to at least 32 with almost 60 miners still trapped underground. "The rescue work is continuing, but unfortunately the work is
Russia’s Billionaires Are (Almost) Back
ABC's Alexander Marquardt reports from Moscow: What crisis? A new report says that the ranks of Russian billionaires swelled from 49 to 77 in the past year, largely thanks to government bailouts and a rallying stock market. The combined wealth...
Divorce Has a Hefty Price Tag for Celebrities, Billionaires
Divorce in itself is ugly enough, but for the rich and famous, having all the expensive details fleshed out in the press is not exactly icing on top of the ruined memories of their wedding day. The recent nasty split of R&B couple Kelis and Nas is about to get very costly for Nas . On July 23, a