For a supposedly "Communist" country, China sure has generated a mind-expanding amount of money for its richest citizens. Here are the 10 richest people in China right now, and how these tycoons earned their fortunes.Read more: The 10 Richest People in China (And How They Earned Their Massive Fortunes)
If you're a billionaire and your private jet breaks down, flying in a First Class suite on Singapore Airlines is a really nice alternative. Might even be better than the PJ!Read more: What It's Like To Fly In A Private First Class Suite On Singapore Airlines – Where A Round Trip Ticket Could Cost $20,000+
Putting fake poop on someone's Lamborghini is definitely gonna illicit an angry response. But what happens to these pranksters is shocking. Literally.Read more: Putting Fake Poop On A Lamborghini Prank Goes Horribly Wrong
Today's decline may not be a harbinger of further losses to come, says portfolio manager Marty Leclerc at Barrack Yard Advisors. He points out that stocks tend to do well in October in mid-term election years.
Aug 18 - Lauren Bush Lauren discusses the latest findings on hunger in the U.S. from a survey conducted by an organization she represents. The granddaughter of President George H.W. Bush and niece of President George W. Bush also discusses her famous family.
An Englishwoman proves it is possible to manage a business in 21st century Britain and make a modest living, without the use of modern-day technology. Hayley Platt looks at Dani Church's ferry business on the Suffolk coast, which has been in her family for 125 years.
Arizona-based company World View Enterprises says it has taken a major step towards launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, with a successful unmanned test flight that reached an altitude of about 23 miles. The company hopes to begin taking tourists to near space in 2016 with advanced technology it says will open up a new view of the Earth […]
The remote Fijian island of Cicia has launched a novel business in organic produce that could prove to be a template for other developing communities around the world. The island declared itself chemical free and fully organic eight years ago and is now producing food that's attracting the interest of foreign buyers. Tara Cleary reports.
June 18 - A bipedal robot modelled on the now extinct Velociraptor, can run faster than Usain Bolt, according to its developers. The Jamaican sprinter holds the 100 metres world record with a time of 9.58 seconds but South Korean researchers say their robot could leave him in the dust. Rob Muir reports.
June 16 - With attention focused on the world's greatest soccer stars in Brazil, conservationists are working hard to promote the plight of the animal being used as the official World Cup mascot. Known as Fuleco on posters and banners throughout the country, the three-banded armadillo is in decline, and conservation groups say FIFA and the Brazilian gov […]
June 15 - A community in East Java, Indonesia, is turning methane from the local garbage dump into gas for more than 400 homes. Local authorities have set up a system where methane produced by rotting waste is extracted and pumped to villages nearby, turning greenhouse gas emissions into useful energy. Tara Cleary reports.
June 13 - A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists. Jim Drury has more.
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
France has laid down the gauntlet to EU partners with its 2015 "no austerity" budget. As David Pollard reports, it blames the fragile economy for taking two years longer than planned to bring its borrowing back to within EU limits.
Shares in Europe's biggest online retailer Zalando rose as much as 12 percent in their hotly anticipated Frankfurt debut, but quickly fell back leaving traders disappointed. It's a busy week for German IPOs. Amy Pollock reports
Shares in Britain's supermarket sector have fallen sharply since Tesco's accounting debacle. As an investigation into the scandal is launched by the UK's financial watchdog rival Sainsbury's adds to the gloom by cutting its sales forecast. Hayley Platt reports