Adam Withnall

Adam Withnall writes for http://independent.co.uk

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Johann Rupert, chair of Compagnie Financiere Richemont

Cartier boss with $7.5bn fortune says prospect of the poor rising up 'keeps him awake at night'

Says he is concerned about robots creating 'structural unemployment'

Saudi Arabia is to lift laws that ban women from travelling without a man's permission

But critics say kingdom is just modernising the way it restricts freedoms

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) and Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon (2nd R) attend a briefing on 2 June, 2015

Israeli defence minister on prospect of peace with Palestinians says 'not in my lifetime'

‘And I intend to live a bit longer’

Sir Richard Branson and his daughter Holly sailing on 'Virgin Money' in New York harbour

Richard Branson grants new fathers at Virgin up to 12 months' paternity leave on full pay

Entrepreneur outshines new statutory deal - but there's a catch

Kate Moss was escorted from the easyJet flight by police

Kate Moss easyJet incident: Passengers come forward to defend 'disruptive' supermodel

easyJet has refused to comment further on the incident

Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner addresses the audience during a meeting of his Independent Liberal Party in Marabella, South Trinidad

Fifa's Jack Warner 'diverted $750,000 from Haiti victims fund for his personal use'

US investigates new allegations against the former Fifa vice president

File: A 15-year-old Yazidi girl captured by Isis and forcibly married to a militant in Syria describes her ordeal having escaped

Isis sex slaves 'sold at market for as little as a pack of cigarettes' as life under jihadis is exposed

Barack Obama admits there is no 'complete strategy' to fight advance of group

A slaughterhouse butcher transfers a cat to a cage, to be handed off to Peter Li. Shortly after, Li rescued the cat from the slaughterhouse

Stop the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China: Animal welfare campaigners restart petition amid distrust over government 'ban'

The government claims it has put a stop to the infamous festival, where dogs and cats are killed in their thousands to mark the summer solstice. But protesters say the announcement has the air of a cover-up

UN HRC president Joachim Rücker, second from left, attends the 5th meeting of the Istanbul Process in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia hosts UN-backed human rights summit 'on combating religious discrimination'

Participants 'agree on importance of human rights education'

The Smiler ride at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire, which is to re-open

Alton Towers to reopen in wake of Smiler crash that left four people seriously injured

The theme park has been closed for almost a week

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