China’s Power Families

Also known as Winston Wen, he is one of the most successful and prominent private equity investors in China, and a highly controversial figure in the Chinese investment community.


Tennis fan wins big for UK charity from beyond grave

In 2003, Nicholas Newlife, an unknown British gambler, placed the equivalent of a $967 bet on odds of 66/1 with bookmaker William Hill, just after Federer won Wimbledon in his first Grand Slam victory.


Men wanted for 36 Chinese millionaire single ladies

“I believe this is the first time [there has been such a scheme] only tailored for wealthy women,” Mr Du told The Daily Telegraph this week during a visit to Shanghai, one of the cities he is tapping for potential husbands.


Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni's house raided by police

Magistrates are investigating claims that house staff of Liliane Bettencourt, heiress to the L'Oréal cosmetics empire and France's richest woman, handed over brown envelopes stuffed with cash to Mr Sarkozy and his aides to finance his suc