British couple wins £1 million lottery prize for second time

A British couple have won £1 million in the EuroMillions lottery for second time in 20 months.

France drops its super tax on millionaires

It was supposed to force millionaires to pay tax rates of up to 75 per cent: "Cuba without the sun," as described by a critic from the banking industry.

Maharashtra MPs with criminal past are all millionaires

A majority -31- of the newly-elected 48 Lok Sabha members from Maharashtra have a criminal background and are also multi-millionaires with assets ranging from a minimum of Rs.99 lakh to Rs.66 crore.

Richie Rich candidates in northeast poll fray

Nearly a third of the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the northeast are multi-millionaires.

UK visas could be auctioned to overseas millionaires: Report

UK visas may be auctioned off to overseas millionaires or "sold" in exchange for donations to hospitals and universities under new government proposals, a media report said on Thursday.

Top of Chinese wealthy`s wish list? To leave China

The US is the most popular destination for Chinese emigrants, with rich Chinese praising it.

72 millionaires die young in China: Report

The Chinese multimillionaires, whose personal assets exceeded CNY 100 million, have died of unnatural causes.

Over 75% winners in Rajya Sabha poll millionaires

Over three-fourths of the winners in the just concluded Rajya Sabha polls are millionaires, while more than one-fourth have criminal cases pending against them, an election watchdog said on Saturday.

Gulf countries high on global rich list

Three of the world`s six nations, with the highest number of millionaires, were in the Gulf region, a new report has revealed.

UK`s austerity cabinet has 18 millionaires

As Britain`s new Conservative-Lib
Dem coalition government prepares to wield the axe on public
spending, a report today said four-fifth members of the
cabinet are millionaires.

China`s millionaires to cross 450,000 mark

The personal wealth of the rich in China has continued to expand despite the global economic downturn, and a new study says their number could cross 450,000 by the year-end.

World wealth down 11 percent, fewer millionaires

The 2008 global recession caused the first worldwide contraction in assets under management in nearly a decade, according to a study that found wealth dropped 11.7 percent to USD 92.4 trillion.