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#tycoon

# tycoon - Monday 19 December, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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