World’s richest

World’s richest – In a report published today Oxfam has said that the world's 26 richest people own as much wealth as the poorest half of humanity. In France, a third of the country's wealth is in the hands of just eight billionaires. The charity has urged governments to increase taxes on the wealthy to fight soaring inequality. A new report from the charity, published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, also found that billionaires around the world saw their combined fortunes grow by $2.5 billion each day in 2018.

 

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Evening Update Friday 24 May

An accident involving several vehicle caused disruption on the A8 motorway this afternoon Evening Update Friday 24 May Read More

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French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019

The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has denied reports that he has been involved in talks with British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe over the purchase of ... French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019 Read More

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Industrial action by taxi drivers has been announced for next Tuesday Evening Update Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019

Nice airport has increased controls on taxis and VTC vehicles. The move comes following a dispute between the two professions will led to them blockin... French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 22 May

Four firefighters have been given suspended prison sentences by a court in Nice Evening Update Wednesday 22 May Read More

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