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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French and Riviera News Wednesday 29th January 2020

More than 400 migrants on board the humanitarian ship Ocean Viking, rescued in the Mediterranean, will disembark in Italy, following an announcement f... French and Riviera News Wednesday 29th January 2020 Read More

29/01/2020

Evening Update Tuesday 28 January 2020

Our region is preparing for disruption to public transport tomorrow because of industrial action against pension reforms... Evening Update Tuesday 28 January 2020 Read More

28/01/2020

Monaco scam warning.

Police in Monaco are warning residents of a phone scam that’s been taking in quite a few people over the past month.... Monaco scam warning. Read More

28/01/2020

French and Riviera News.Tuesday January 28th 2020

More strikes-Further public strike action is taking place in Nice tomorrow as trade unions continue to protest over the government’s proposed pension ... French and Riviera News.Tuesday January 28th 2020 Read More

28/01/2020

Evening Update Monday 27 January 2020

Public transport is set to be badly disrupted again this Wednesday because of industrial action against pension reforms... Evening Update Monday 27 January 2020 Read More

27/01/2020