News Boris Berezovsky’s legal battles may have cost him up to £100m

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky may have left debts of more than £300m when he died in “tragic and mysterious” circumstances, the High Court heard today.

Chelsea: potential summer transfer targets

Chelsea endured a poor season (by Roman Abramovich's standards), finishing second in the league and being comfortably beaten by Manchester United in the Champions League. Manager Carlo Ancelotti paid the price.

'He's full of fire and dignity': Why Chelsea are so keen to get Hiddink

The charismatic Dutchman's successful spell at the club in 2009 convinced Abramovich that he is the man who can finally bring European glory to SW6

For sale: humble home of Roman and the original Mrs Abramovich

If you have always wanted to get your hands on a bit of property fit for an oligarch, now's your chance. A former residence of Roman Abramovich is on the market. But it's not the tycoon's sprawling Colorado home up for grabs or his vast London mansion.

Ancelotti: I won't cry if I am sacked

Carlo Ancelotti will lead Chelsea out at Everton tomorrow for what will be his 109th, and probably last, game in charge, and admitted yesterday he is not desperate to remain in the job.

Want to be a billionaire? You should have founded Specsavers

Even as the founder of Specsavers, Dame Mary Perkins could perhaps be forgiven for squinting at the number of zeros beside her name. She is Britain's first self-made billionaire according to The Sunday Times Rich List, joining 72 others in Britain who have at least 10 figures in their bank accounts.

Market Report: Fading bid hopes push Smith & Nephew back

With their hopes of a bid seemingly in tatters, investors who had piled into Smith & Nephew (S&N) in anticipation of a takeover deserted the group last night, leaving the prosthetics manufacturer deep in the red.

Roman Abramovich deserves Champions League success says Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard has told his Chelsea team-mates they owe it to owner Roman Abramovich to win the Champions League.

Roman Abramovich 'obsessed' with Champions League claims Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed Roman Abramovich is "obsessed" with winning the Champions League.

A new chapter for Gorky Park

Roman Abramovich is a key backer of plans to transform Moscow's historic but rundown green space

Buoyed to beat boys from Brazil

Scotland's magical midfield has convinced Levein that attack is now the best form of defence

Dictator's son in hot water over £235m yacht

Plan dwarfed health and education budgets

Mikhail Gorbachev: 'I'm so ashamed of Roman Abramovich'

As he marks his 80th birthday this Wednesday, the Soviet Union's last president is lauded in the West but remains distinctly undervalued in Russia. Matthew Bell meets Mikhail Gorbachev

Britain should pull out of Afghanistan, says Gorbachev

The ex-Soviet leader argues the US must take some blame for fanning Islamic fundamentalism

So that's what Roman Abramovich spends all his money on...

Media-shy Chelsea owner forced to reveal wealth as he stands for election

Into the Whirlwind, Noël Coward Theatre, London

Expats flock for enduring home truths
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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee