Property tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung first offered £40 million after his daughter Gigi Chao entered into a civil partnership
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Sunday 24 February 2013
The loneliness of five long-distance foreigners
Thursday 17 January 2013
Rapper PSY's worldwide smash hit Gangnam Style has been crowned song of the year by South Korea's music industry association.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Whether you're on January girth-watch and are treating bread like a mortal enemy or are simply bored to tears of limp sandwiches eaten al-desko, soup is a scrumptious solution to a hungry office worker's lunchtime woes.
Sunday 06 January 2013
In the World Series finals at Queen's Club in London yesterday, England's Nick Matthew and Laura Massaro were both defeated.
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Rank will have to sell off as many as six casinos if it wants to revive its £205m takeover of rival Gala Casinos, the Competition Commission said yesterday.
Monday 17 December 2012
Tiger Woods is the only American to make it into the world's top four in the end of year rankings.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
R's without a win all season
Sunday 02 December 2012
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of hostilities and took their first step toward ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies with the signing of a preliminary peace pact yesterday.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Equal on points and beaten only by the tie-break, Ben Ainslie ended a hectic week in San Francisco in second place of the fleet racing at the America’s Cup World Series.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Philippine president Benigno Aquino III said his government has reached a preliminary peace agreement with the country's largest Muslim rebel group in a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency.
Friday 05 October 2012
After five years working for Neil Warnock, the new Magpies manager wants to follow in his footsteps
Saturday 29 September 2012
Laura Robson and Heather Watson, the British No 1 and No 2, both won their opening qualifying matches in Beijing yesterday to move within one victory of places in the main draw for next week's China Open. Robson beat Spain's Garbine Muguruza (the world No 106) 6-3, 6-3, while Watson beat China's Ran Tian (world No 561) 7-5, 6-2.
Friday 28 September 2012
Two events on the same piece of water can lead to problems, not least as the deciding, fifth race of the French Match Race semi-final kept Britain’s Ian Williams and the Australian Keith Swinton stooging around for over an hour and half as the MOD70s started two races off Marseille.
Thursday 27 September 2012
Reigning world match racing champion Ian Williams was being taken for a ride on Thursday afternoon.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter
NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action
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