China has blocked the websites of The Guardian and other media organisations which published stories about the offshore holdings of relatives of the country’s leading figures.
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Friday 17 January 2014
A development company has bought the property and is getting it ready to sell on
Sunday 13 October 2013
Entrepreneur insists he can raise money for charity just as well from his private island
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Commission’s failure to stop abuse of system by Cup Trust branded ‘unacceptable’ by MPs
Saturday 17 November 2012
A fraud case considered vital as part of Brazil's drive to clear up corruption ahead of hosting the 2014 World Cup and the Olympics two years later has been resolved in Jersey.
Monday 19 March 2012
The Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, is fond of dismissing George Osborne as an "out of touch" public school toff whose primary interest is feathering the nests of the wealthy. But the Chancellor is a cannier politician than his opponents give credit for. It seems likely now that he will indeed cut the top rate of income tax from 50p on Wednesday; given the opportunity to scotch that incendiary rumour, yesterday he failed to do so. But just as anger mounts over what Labour, not to mention many Liberal Democrats, fear will be a Budget for the rich, he announces an intention to come down "like a ton of bricks" on tycoons avoiding stamp duty.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Mining officials loyal to President Robert Mugabe are stashing profits from diamond fields amid fears the money could fund political violence ahead of proposed elections, it was claimed yesterday.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Milan Mandaric was tried and acquitted of another tax fiddling charge at Portsmouth, it can be revealed today.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Wherever you go this year, make sure you get the best from your holiday. Chris Leadbeater has dozens of ideas
Thursday 01 September 2011
You report that David Cameron and George Osborne are sympathetic to the (entirely predictable) calls by the banks for reform to be delayed for several years ("Osborne and Cable at war over bank reform", 31 August).
Thursday 01 September 2011
Sunday 28 August 2011
Tuesday 23 August 2011
A lightning strike has been blamed for a fire that ripped through the luxurious Caribbean home of Sir Richard Branson, forcing his guest, the actress Kate Winslet, to rush for safety along with the entrepreneur's 90-year-old mother.
Monday 22 August 2011
Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet and her children managed to escape unhurt today after a middle-of-the-night fire ripped through Sir Richard Branson's luxury home in the Caribbean.
Thursday 04 August 2011
A luxury yacht has been impounded at Southampton docks after more than a ton of cocaine was found hidden "ingeniously" within its bowels in the largest Class-A drugs bust in Britain.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
FIFA have given all 25 Caribbean associations 48 hours to provide statements about the events at the meeting in Trinidad which led to Mohamed Bin Hammam being banned for life for bribery.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
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- 2 Germanwings captain Patrick Sondenheimer tried to break into locked cockpit door 'with an axe' as plane was descending
- 3 Zayn Malik already working on solo material, just days after quitting One Direction
- 4 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 5 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student