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July 17, 2018 12:03 AM Sheeran tops charts with £80m in a year

ED Sheeran is the world’s highest-earning solo musician, taking home more than £80million in the past 12 months. The 27-year-old singer-songwriter came ninth overall in a list of the world’s best-paid celebrities. According to the Forbes Celebrity 100 list, he jumped 62 places from last year and is now ahead of solo musicians such as Taylor Swift and Beyonce 8

July 11, 2018 11:11 AM The top 12 BBC earners revealed – and they are all men

Last year’s report sparked a gender pay gap dispute as only 34 women featured on the 96-strong list. There were also no women featured in the band of earnings above £500,000 last year. This year, figures have been revealed in bands of £10,000 and not last year’s £50,000. They also exclude on-air talent and their earnings who fall under the remit of BBC Studios 12

July 1, 2018 9:29 PM South Korea's Park wins Women's PGA Championship in playoff

South Korea's Park Sung-hyun birdied twice in a weather-disrupted playoff Sunday to win the Women's PGA Championship, capturing the second major women's golf title of her career. The 24-year-old from Seoul, last year's US Women's Open champion, defeated compatriot Ryu So-yeon, denying her bid to reclaim the world number one ranking, and Japanese teen star Nasa Hataoka 10

June 20, 2018 11:10 PM Langholm, ancestral home of Neil Armstrong, tops town survey

THE ancestral home town of the first man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong, has been named as Scotland’s best market town. Langholm, in Dumfriesshire, came top in a survey by Royal Mail to find Scotland’s best market town in which to live and work. Langholm tops the list due to “consistently better than average scores” across categories such as average earnings 11

May 26, 2018 4:16 PM Half a million people will soon pay top rate income tax, experts warn as Treasury faces calls to raise threshold for first time since 2011

The top rate of income tax could soon 'trap' 500,000 people and not just the super-rich according to official data. Experts have warned 'additional rate tax' of 45 per cent - currently payable on earnings over £150,000 annually - is no longer applicable to just the 'one per cent'. The Treasury is now facing calls to raise the threshold, which has not changed 17

May 25, 2018 6:30 PM Netflix eclipses Disney's worth with whopping $153billion stock market value

Netflix's stock market value has eclipsed Disney's for the first time. The popular streaming website hit a stock market value record of $153billion on Thursday, bypassing Walt Disney Co. The milestone makes Netflix the world's top entertainment company, underscoring a monumental shift by viewers away from movie theaters and towards cable television 20

April 24, 2018 8:18 PM Burger King grows; Tim Hortons to get makeover

NEW YORK (AP) - A new burger and a spicy chicken sandwich sold well at Burger King, helping boost profits for its owner Restaurants Brands. But the company's other chain, Tim Hortons, didn't do as well, and Restaurant Brands plans to remodel those stores to try to get more people to come in to buy its coffee and doughnuts. "We're not happy with our sales 11

April 6, 2018 9:29 AM `Harsh jolt´ for workplace pension savers as minimum contributions rise

The next stage in a “quiet pensions revolution” has got under way as the minimum amounts that workplace savers can put into their retirement pots have been increased. Minimum pension contribution rates under automatic enrolment have been raised as part of efforts to help people build decent savings pots for their later years. Some experts suggested the hike could 11

March 28, 2018 10:18 AM What is Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth?

One of the most recognizable and successful professional athletes on the planet, Cristiano Ronaldo also boasts a net worth that goes hand-in-hand with his career success. Widely seen as one of the best soccer players of all time, Ronaldo has broken records on both an individual and team level. Even today, he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. But just who is Cristiano 13

February 15, 2018 1:36 AM Reality Check: How much are countries paid for UN forces?

The claim: Countries contributing troops to UN peacekeeping missions are well paid for sending their personnel. Reality Check verdict: Countries are paid to provide personnel to UN missions and the top countries providing troops are unrepresentatively poor. The amount countries are paid for providing those troops is considerably higher than the average 13