Phew! Britain avoids triple-dip recession by a whisker as economy grows by 0.3%… and Osborne claims economy is 'healing at last' Overall figures better than expected easing pressure on George OsborneEconomy overall grew by 0.3% but construction slumps by 2.5% Deputy PM Nick Clegg warns: 'We're not out of the woods yet'Labour blames coalition for slowest recovery for 100 years Government borrowing remains stubbornly high at 120billionTory MPs accuse coalition of being 'timid' and 'complacent' about growth IMF urged Britain to rethink pace of cuts in face of sluggish recovery .
UK's richest man is Arsenal FC owning oligarch, Alisher Usmanov, from Uzbekistan worth 13.3bnAlisher Usmanov owns almost a third of the north London football clubHe replaces steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal who drops to eighth placeUK-born richest is Duke of Westminster, worth 7.8 billion and ranked eighth rank), name, source of wealth, 2013 wealth (2012 wealth) 1. (2) Alisher Usmanov, mining and investment, 13,300m (12,315m) 2
Wealthy Swiss banker takes disabled elderly husband on 'holiday of a lifetime' to India – and leaves him there because she was fed up paying for care bills | UPDATED: 18:42 GMT, 20 December 2012 A wife who took her handicapped husband on a 'holiday of a lifetime' to India then dumped him there to save on care costs has been jailed for four years in Switzerland. The wealthy 65-year-old banker showed the wheelchair-bound 74-year-old videos of 'palm-fringed beaches and luxury hotels' to convince him to come on the trip. The woman – who had been paying 6,000 a month in care bills – then took him to a poverty-stricken suburb of New Delhi and paid a family 1,500 a month to take him in