She is one of the richest women in Spain, owns a dozen castles whose walls are hung with works by Goya, Velázquez and Titian and is a distant relative of King James II, Winston Churchill and Diana, Princess of Wales. Now, however, the 18th Duchess of Alba is giving away her immense personal fortune in order to be free to marry a minor civil servant.Read More >
Socialist Republic of Vietnam(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police in Vietnam have arrested a prominent businessman and one of the country’s richest men on suspicion of lending fraud, as authorities step up their crackdown on financial crimes in a bid to clean up the debt-ridden banking sector.Ha Van Tham, former chairman of the board of the private Ocean Bank, was taken into police custody in Hanoi on Friday for “violating lending regulations,” the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement posted on its website late Friday. Police searched his house and workplace.Read More >
Labour has called on George Osborne to explain what he knew and when, about Europe’s demand for Britain to pay an extra €2.1bn (£1.7bn).
Sen. William V. Roth Jr., R-Del., creator of the Roth IRA, is shown on Capitol Hill in this Sept. 8, 1995 file photo.Read More >
It’s another underwater lease question! Never learned to swim! But I think this one will be even easier to answer.Read More >
Craig Beal, owner of Travel Beyond, poses with books on Africa at his travel agency in Wayzata, Minn. Fear about the Ebola virus spreading is hurting businesses like Beal's.Read More >