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# Billionaire

Last year
Elon Musk says tweet about buying Manchester United was a joke
The billionaire tech entrepreneur flagged a potential purchase in a short tweet on Tuesday but later said it was a ‘long-running Twitter joke’.
Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.
Elon Musk no longer joining Twitter’s board of directors
Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal revealed the news, which followed a weekend of tweets from Musk suggesting possible changes to the site.
All time
Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending their marriage
The couple have been married for 27 years.
Africa's richest man outlines plans to buy Arsenal next year
Billionaire Aliko Dangote has expressed a desire to take over at the North London club in 2021.
Billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg files papers in Alabama paving way for presidential bid
The former New York mayor has yet to formally announce his bid for the White House.
'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'
The sarcastic comments about their upcoming marriage are petty and childish. Is it so difficult to believe that they might actually be in love and make each other laugh? asks Megan Roantree.
Meet China's richest man
Wang Jianlin is worth about €37.5 billion. And he ain’t shy about flaunting it…
Copy of Fifty Shades of Grey sequel stolen a week before publication day
Police are investigating.
Michael Jordan just keeps getting richer, he's now a billionaire!
Forget the shot, this must be the best moment of his life.
Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support
The expenses include $6,800 a month in groceries.
Who wants to become a billionaire? Just solve one of these problems
Weight loss pill? Remote Internet? Wireless Power?
‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy
The payout more than doubles the previous world record, sold in 1990.
Ex-wife of Russian billionaire arrested over 'stolen' €50m diamond
Elena Rybolovleva — whose ex-husband Dmitry owns AS Monaco — was arrested in Cyprus after the family issued a complaint that she had stolen the diamond ring.
Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg is now one of the world's youngest billionaires
Sheryl Sandberg will attend the World Economic Forum this week.
Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament but vows to "fight on"
Motions put forward by Berlusconi’s allies in the Senate in an attempt to block the expulsion procedure were rejected one by one.
Pakistani billionaire Khan agrees to buy Fulham
The 62-year-old, who made his fortune as a car parts manufacturer, already owns NFL team Jacksonville Jaguars.
This is the fantastical set built by Napster and Facebook billionaire for his wedding
Pictures show the reconstruction of redwood forest area – created by Lord of the Rings set designer – which got him in trouble with state of California.
"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana
The foundation set up by Bill Gates has been on a high-profile campaign to improve health in poor countries.
9 tech trends that will make someone billions this year
Mobile, social, cloud and big data technology were all big this year. They’ll get bigger next year and here’s how…
Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel
The tycoon had hoped to become the oldest person to cross the Channel by kite-surf but had to turn back because his kite was too small.
Got $3.5million to spare? You could have lunch with Warren Buffett...
A bite and a natter with the billionaire doesn’t come cheap.
Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80
Chaleo Yoovidhya was ranked as the 205th richest person in the world with an estimated fortune of €3.7 billion.
Eurozone has major flaw, says billionaire investor Buffett
He added that the future of Europe and the Euro is now in doubt – but he is still interested in buying more European stocks.
Writ large: Sheikh carves name in sand so it can be seen from space
The ruler of Abu Dhabi has his moniker ‘Hamad’ written on the surface of his private island…
McIlroy looks set to become richest sports person in Britain
Player predicted to earn “unbelievable amounts of cash” by agent Chubby Chandler.
Give it away now: Facebook founder joins billionaires' pledge to donate their fortunes
Mark Zuckerberg answers the call of the ‘Giving Pledge’ organised by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, a man who might have some tips for our public finances…
Secretive billionaire Theo Albrecht dies
The co-founder of Aldi discount stores who was “more reclusive than Yeti” has died in Germany.