Huguette Clark: Relatives" fight for the reclusive New York heiress"s $300m fortune

The battle for Huguette Clark's fortune: Relatives' fight for the reclusive New York heiress's $300million intensifies as the death of an 'heir' means they have even more to gain…or lose Death of homeless man who didn't even know he was a millionaire adds an extra $19million to surviving relatives' 'inheritance' Fight will go before a jury this year if no settlement is reached /05/23/article-2148679-133F2C05000005DC-579_634x474.jpg” width=”634″ height=”474″ alt=”Wealth: Huguette (right) is pictured as an 11-year-old with her father and sister Andree in this 1917 photo” class=”blkBorder” /> Wealth: Huguette (right) is pictured as an 11-year-old with her father and sister Andree in this 1917 photo Great wealth in the Gilded Age but Huguette's copper mining fortune never brought her happiness Huguette's is a strange and sorry tale. When she died two weeks shy of her 105th birthday the only people present at her burial were funeral home employees. 'Everything stopped for her when her mother died' She had spent the the final two decades of her life in seclusion in New York's Beth Israel Hospital

Pope uses Christmas Day address to call for peace and an end to conflicts in the Middle East

Pope uses Christmas Day address to call for peace and an end to conflicts in the Middle East Pontiff condemned killing of 'defenceless' civilians in Syria Urged Israel and Palestine to find courage to negotiate Raised concern about plight of Christians in communist China | UPDATED: 17:52 GMT, 25 December 2012 Pope Benedict XVI used his Christmas Day address to call for an end to bloody conflicts in Syria and Palestine and for there to be peace in the middle East. Appearing from the balcony of the Vatican, he spoke to thousands of pilgrims, tourists and locals who gathered in St Peter's square.