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# tycoon - Monday 19 December, 2016

Christine Lagarde found guilty by French court over payout - but will not face a sentence
# Verdict
# Verdict

Christine Lagarde found guilty by French court over payout - but will not face a sentence

Dec 19th 2016, 2:58 PM 11,761 Views 45 Comments

The IMF head was found guilty for failing to challenge a €404 million compensation payout to a business tycoon.

# tycoon - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Ex-wife of Russian billionaire arrested over 'stolen' €50m diamond
# Divorce Dispute
# Divorce Dispute

Ex-wife of Russian billionaire arrested over 'stolen' €50m diamond

Feb 25th 2014, 2:27 PM 21,888 Views 36 Comments

Elena Rybolovleva — whose ex-husband Dmitry owns AS Monaco — was arrested in Cyprus after the family issued a complaint that she had stolen the diamond ring.

# tycoon - Friday 20 December, 2013

Putin foe Khodorkovsky released after 10 years in jail
# Tycoon
# Tycoon

Putin foe Khodorkovsky released after 10 years in jail

Dec 20th 2013, 11:54 AM 10,298 Views 35 Comments

Russia’s most famous prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky walked out of jail today after spending more than 10 years behind bars.

# tycoon - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel
# Audacious
# Audacious

Richard Branson abandons bid to kite-surf the English Channel

Jun 30th 2012, 7:45 PM 7,156 Views 19 Comments

The tycoon had hoped to become the oldest person to cross the Channel by kite-surf but had to turn back because his kite was too small.

# tycoon - Monday 5 March, 2012

Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon
# Russia
# Russia

Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon

Mar 5th 2012, 9:33 AM 1,410 Views 10 Comments

Russian’s president has ordered a re-examination the conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky – whose imprisonment has been widely viewed as Kremlin punishment for his political ambitions.

# tycoon - Friday 17 February, 2012

Murdoch to staff: 'Sun on Sunday will launch very soon'
# Sun On Sunday
# Sun On Sunday

Murdoch to staff: 'Sun on Sunday will launch very soon'

Feb 17th 2012, 1:27 PM 2,540 Views 21 Comments

An email sent by Rupert Murdoch to staff at The Sun confirms that far from being closed, the paper will be turning seven-day.

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis
# Crisis
# Crisis

Rupert Murdoch flies to UK to deal with escalating newspaper crisis

Feb 17th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,300 Views 13 Comments

A number of senior staff at The Sun have been arrested in recent weeks in connection with payments to public officials.