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Rappers aren’t exactly known for their modesty, preferring to fill their lyrics with endless references to Cristal and ice (diamonds). And, boy, do they love to brag about how rich they are. But how many of them are all mouth and no savings account? On the track “Versus” from the recent, Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z’s taunts fellow rappers about just how much they have in the bank: “The truth in my verses, versus your metaphors about what your net worth is.”

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A first-time novelist has been named as the next literary sensation set to follow in the footsteps of Fifty Shades of Grey writer EL James.

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Chart stars Coldplay are the highest ranked Brits on an annual global celebrity power list - as top-selling singer Adele plummets from the top 100 entirely.

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Behind the news of Tumblr’s sale for $1.1billion (£723 million) to Yahoo there lies the story of David Karp, its 26-year-old founder, who has now become one of the world’s richest technology entrepreneurs.

Michael Jackson's estate has made over $600m since the singer died, helping to settle his $500m debts

Even in death Jacko is still bigger than Bieber: Michael Jackson posthumously makes $600m

Michael Jackson’s estate has made more money through ticket sales in the four years since his death than the "Thriller" performer made during his lifetime. His posthumous sales are believed to amount to more than any single living artist during the same time period.

Cody Wilson test fires the Liberator, which is a 3D printer handgun

US government orders Cody Wilson and Defense Distributed to remove blueprint for 3D-printed handgun from the web

Last week Wilson printed and fired the "Liberator" handgun

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Film director Bryan Forbes has died “following a long illness” at the age of 86, a family spokesman has said.

Market Report: ENRC hits the top on stakebuilding

All eyes were on ENRC yesterday as the City speculated on the motive behind Russian billionaire Suleyman Kerimov’s stakebuilding in the troubled Kazakh miner. ENRC, which is the subject of a Serious Fraud Office investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, has seen its shares fall more than 17 per cent since the claims emerged.

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Carlos Slim has built a telecoms and retail empire that spans the US and most of Latin America

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Law targets business magnate’s near monopoly of country’s phone market

Indian women protest against how Indian authorities handle sex crimes near the Parliament in New Delhi, India

One rule for the rich and another for the poor: outcry as India's richest man Mukesh Ambani gets 'VIP' police protection

The Indian authorities have been accused of providing security for the rich and poweful but doing nothing for the safety of ordinary people after it was announced the country’s wealthiest man is to get “VIP” police protection usually reserved for senior politicians and officials.

Real Madrid superstar - and former Manchester United player - Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid valued higher than Manchester United for the first time by Forbes

The Premier League leaders have topped the annual list for the last nine years

Defiance: $100 million collaboration between SyFy and Trion Worlds set to be first concurrent TV and video game tie-up

For the first time, a television programme and a video game will be released at the same time, set in the same futuristic world.

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Page 3 Profile: Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, investor and royal prince

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