9th August 2011
According to reports, Roman Abramovich has given his teenage daughter Anna a relatively modest £4million mews cottage in Belgravia.
The 19-year-old is moving into the three-bedroom cottage after splitting from solicitor fiancé Nikolai Lazarev.
The cottage is the former home of the family's nannies and is co-owned by Roman and his ex-wife Irina, whom he divorced in 2007.
13th July 2011
With odds of 116 million to one the lucky ticket holder, who has not been identified, will now become the 430th richest person in the country if they are not a member of a syndicate.
A spokeswoman for Camelot said: "This is amazing news – we are absolutely delighted that a UK ticket holder has scooped the entire €185 million jackpot, which at the current exchange rate is a massive...
23rd June 2011
Arsenal shareholder billionaire Alisher Usmanov has increased his shareholding in Arsenal to over 29%.
Usmanov's Red and White Holding company said in a statement: "Red & White today announces that it now holds a stake of over 29% in Arsenal Holdings plc."
American businessman Kroenke's holding in Arsenal currently stands at 66.1%.
The Premier League approved a takeover bid from Kroenke...
13th May 2011
Sir Paul McCartney, the Beatles legend, proposed to his long-time girlfriend with a huge diamond engagement ring.
After a four-year romance Sir Paul McCartney, the Beatles legend, proposed to his long-time girlfriend Nancy Shevell.
In 2008, McCartney's relationship with Heather Mills ended in a bitter divorce costing him £24 million. This time, romantic Paul is hoping to have found the...
9th May 2011
There are 73 billionaires in the 1,000 Rich list list, but just 40 are British born.
The wealthiest Briton is the Duke of Westminster, who is number 4 on the list with a fortune of £7 billion. He has fallen to fourth place and out of the top three for the first time since 1999.
Other British citizens in the top 10 include Kirsty Bertarelli, the British wife of Italian pharmaceuticals...
25th April 2011
On April 29, Prince William and his wife-to-be Kate Middleton will be having their lavish royal wedding at London’s Westminster Abbey. The wedding is estimated to carry a total price tag of over $48 million.
Although this is a huge sum of money, spending by visitors to London will have a “commercial benefit” of 107 million pounds ($177 million), according to a...
11th January 2011
Amy Winehouse has played the first of a string of five dates in South America which will net her a reported £5 million.
The 27-year-old singer played her first show in Florianopolis, Brazil on Saturday, and despite forgetting her lyrics on several occasions went down well with fans at the Summer Soul Festival.
"Amy will be rolling in it. Brazil is keen to establish itself as a major...
3rd January 2011
It was probably the most glamorous and expensive New Year’s Eve party ever, with a guest-list of Hollywood stars and the world’s most popular band, Black Eyed Peas, providing the entertainment.
Abramovich had the entire area of St Barts cordoned off and a series of marquees were erected around the beach.
He commandeered a flotilla of luxury yachts, including one belonging to...
14th November 2010
A portfolio of rental properties located in some of Scotland's most desirable areas has been bought for over £70 million by a consortium led by the Duke of Westminster's Grosvenor group.
It is understood that these luxury apartments attracted around a dozen bids when they were put on the market earlier this year.
David Sivewright, head of Grosvenor's Scottish office, said: "This is a...