Released on the eve of the World Economic Forum, the damning document states that eight of the world's richest people together possess as much wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest combined.
Outgoing US President Barack Obama has handed out his last Medals of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House.
According to the latest Bloomberg Billionaire's Index, Bill Gates is now worth $90 billion, putting him well clear of the second wealthiest individual Inditex founder Amancio Ortega.
It’s being called the billionaires’ coalition. Rubbing shoulders with the world leaders at COP21 in Paris, some high-tech gurus are adding their
World leaders from around 150 nations ranging from the United States to Tuvalu have opened their Climate Conference in Paris armed with high
He briefly overtook Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world, according to Forbes. Amancio Ortega, the Spanish clothes billionaire who
The Microsoft founder Bill Gates has been named as the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes Magazine. By their ranking Gates’
There are more of them, amounts are higher, they come from a greater number of countries and if you want to join them in the top 20you will need a
As expected, Microsoft has announced that Satya Nadella it so be its next top boss. The 22-year veteran of the company is currently the head of its
At the start of the year it is time to take stock of who has got the most money – and it seems the trend continues of the world’s richest people
Shares in Spanish builder FCC surged on Tuesday after it announced that Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, had become its second largest
Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates is reportedly under pressure from some of the company’s leading investors to step down as chairman. According to
Yes, the rich really are getting get richer. The latest calculations of the wealthiest Americans showed that those at the top of the list are
In a surprise move, Microsoft’s Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has said he is to retire. It comes just weeks after he announced a massive
There was a little bit of a shake up at the top in Forbes magazine’s list of the world’s wealthiest individuals this year. Mexican telecoms king
A group of rich countries have pledged 2.6 billion dollars over the next eight years to fund family planning services in poorer, developing
A campaign to vaccinate millions of children in poor countries has received a major boost. Britain and the billionaire Bill Gates have been the