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    An Appetite for Corruption: The Life and Times of ‘Jubilee’ Jim Fisk

    Flamboyant, ambitious, ruthless and very, very rich,  ‘Jubilee’ Jim Fisk was a big fish in New York high society, and a household name across the US. The man was a product of his age, and his rise and fall...

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    The Pleasure Zone: What Women Want in Bed

    Experts have long known that what women want in bed can differ greatly from men, but their exact desires are often clouded in mystery or obscured by erroneous stereotypes. In an attempt to enlighten, we’ve taken a look at the more adventurous...

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    Girard-Perregaux: A History of Time

    The luxury Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux has a long history dating back to 1791. Since the late 18th century, the high-end brand has evolved into one of the must-have luxury watch manufacturers of the world. One of the most famous...

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    Robert Ell: Australia’s Newest Property Billionaire

    Robert Ell is one of the most successful property billionaires in Australian history and the last few years have seen him enter the ranks of the nation’s wealthiest people as his fortune continues to expand. The 70-year-old self-made billionaire is the...

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  • Is Jay-Z Set to Take on Apple and Spotify with Latest $72 Million Purchase?

    Is Jay-Z Set to Take on Apple and Spotify with Latest $72 Million Purchase?

    Jay-Z looks like he is going to be taking on Apple and Spotify with his latest purchase of a Scandinavian music streaming service. The $56 million (AU$72.1 million) acquisition of Aspiro, a Scandinavian company, which runs streaming services WiMP...

  • Wang Jianlin Recrowned China’s Richest Man

    Wang Jianlin Recrowned China’s Richest Man

    Chinese real estate and entertainment billionaire Wang Jianlin has retaken his position as the richest man in China, after shares in Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group dived. Shares in the e-commerce giant fell dramatically by 8.8 per cent to $89.8...

  • GoDaddy Pulls Puppy Super Bowl Ad

    GoDaddy Pulls Puppy Super Bowl Ad

    GoDaddy has pulled its TV advert for the Super Bowl after viewers complained about its story of a lost puppy. In a clear attempt to mimic Budweiser’s success with their popular lost Labrador puppy ad, the website registration company...

  • Real Life Ken Doll Spends Over $330,000 on Plastic Surgery

    Real Life Ken Doll Spends Over $330,000 on Plastic Surgery

    A man has taken his obsession with looking like the Ken doll a step further, bringing his total spend on plastic surgery to more than $265,000 (AU$338,861) thanks to a six-in-one super surgery costing $75,900. Rodrigo Alves, a flight...

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    Creating Anarchy: The Many Journeys of British Designer Vivienne Westwood

    Since her anarchic beginnings with controversial British band The Sex Pistols, British designer Vivienne Westwood has become one of the most respected and honoured names in the fashion industry. Billionaires has taken a look at Westwood’s journey from her...

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    Robert Mugabe’s Wealth: How did Zimbabwe’s President Accumulate So Much?

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s Wealth has been a topic for debate for years. A key figure in Zimbabwe’s fight for independence, the long-time President has lead the African nation for over three decades. But despite Zimbabwe’s significant economic decline...

  • Indian Child Murderer has Death Penalty Lifted

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    Indian Child Murderer has Death Penalty Lifted

    A child murderer in India has had his death penalty rescinded, and instead the man will face life in prison. In 2009 Surinder Koli was convicted of killing five children in a house where he worked as a servant...

  • US Journalist to go on Trial in Iran 'Soon'

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    US Journalist to go on Trial in Iran 'Soon'

    A journalist from the Washington Post is set to go on trial in Iran after being detained in the country for six months. Having been imprisoned in July 2014, Jason Rezaian will "soon" face unspecified charges when he appears...

  • Fight Against Ebola Entering Endgame, says WHO

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    Fight Against Ebola Entering Endgame, says WHO

    The fight to contain Ebola is entering the endgame, the World Health Organization (WHO) says, with fewer than 100 new cases recorded in West Africa in the past week. The WHO revealed that there were just 99 new cases...

  • North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to make Russia Visit

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    North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un to make Russia Visit

    North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has announced that he is going to visit Russia in May as part of celebrations to commemorate the end of World War II. Kim Jong-un has not made an overseas political visit since he...

  • Apple Records Biggest Quarterly Profits in History

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    Apple Records Biggest Quarterly Profits in History

    Technology giant Apple has posted the biggest quarterly profits ever recorded by a public company. The company reported a net profit of $18 billion (AU$22.6 billion) in its fiscal first quarter, comfortably topping the previous three-month record of $15.9...

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    The Most Expensive Gifts Ever Given to Queen Elizabeth

    The most expensive gifts ever given to Queen Elizabeth II are some of the most stunning and high value pieces in the world, but exactly what they are might just surprise you. The annual list of gifts given to the...

  • Tesla’s Insane Button Lives up to its Name

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    Tesla’s Insane Button Lives up to its Name

    Tesla’s latest car has one additional feature you would only expect to see in movies: an Insane mode button. No, the button does not release Jack Nicholson from The Shining; instead it allows drivers to go from 0 to...

  • Time Running out for Second Japanese IS Hostage

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    Time Running out for Second Japanese IS Hostage

    A new video released by the so-called Islamic State (IS) shows Japanese captive Kenji Goto alongside an image of a Jordanian pilot saying that he has only 24 hours to live. The video comes only days after a second...