On December 2, 1993, Pablo Escobar, the wealthiest drug kingpin the world has ever seen, attempted to flee from a hideout in his home base of Medellín, Colombia, by scrambling across a neighbouring rooftop. Instead, he was cut down by gunfire, and...
He was a member of the Rohingya student union in college, taught at a public high school and even won a parliamentary seat in Burma's thwarted elections in 1990. But according to the government of Burma, Kyaw Min’s fellow Rohingya do not...
When the Chancellor Philip Hammond didn’t blame me in his Budget speech, I thought I’d got away with it. But the Internet never forgets; someone always has receipts. And after a week of reflection I can no longer ignore the damage caused...
Bill Gates may not be leaving much of his $89 billion fortune to his three kids, but he is setting them up to follow in his footsteps. Gates was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, and enrolled at Lakeside School, a private...
Jose Mourinho praised the impact of two-goal Jesse Lingard after Manchester United's 3-1 Premier League win at Arsenal. The England midfielder struck United's second after 11 minutes and a second-half third as Arsenal were pushing for an equaliser. "He played well," United boss...
You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight. That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin to grind a bit slower every year from age 30 onward. Here's the good news: The rate...
Last week professional boxer Amir Khan shocked many fans by admitting on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! that he didn’t know if there had ever been a female Prime Minister. Given Theresa May’s record I’m not surprised. When I was invited...
This week, Morgan Stanley claimed that “Corbyn would be more of a danger to markets than hard Brexit”, something which I saw as supremely ironic. Because the actions of Morgan Stanley, and others like it, laid the foundations for Leave because of...
Australia’s competition regulator said on Monday it would investigate whether US online giants Facebook and Alphabet’s Google has disrupted the news media market to the detriment of publishers and consumers. Like their rivals globally, Australia’s traditional media companies have been squeezed by...
Owners of private jets are among those set to benefit from a major tax bill passed by the US Senate in a late-night vote, a result Donald Trump said was a major win for “millions of hardworking families”. The Republican Senate’s version...