Category Archives: News

Mystery Russian Billionaire Buys Holland & Barrett for $2.26 Billion – Sputnik International

Holland & Barrett, a chain of health food shops which dates back to 1870, was bought in 2010 by the US hedge fund The Carlyle Group, who also own the far bigger US chain, Nature’s Bounty.

Source: Mystery Russian Billionaire Buys Holland & Barrett for $2.26 Billion – Sputnik International

Robert Soros Steps Down As President Of Soros Family Office | Zero Hedge

Robert Soros, 53, the eldest of George Soros’ five children and currently deputy chairman and president of Soros Fund Management, is resigning from those roles and stepping down from day-to-day management to invest his own money at the $26 billion family office according to Bloomberg.

Source: Robert Soros Steps Down As President Of Soros Family Office | Zero Hedge

TASS: Business & Economy – Russians’ real incomes up by 3% in May – Russian finance minister

According to preliminary data of Rosstat, real disposable incomes of the Russian population decreased by 1.8% in January-May 2017 on the same period last year

Source: TASS: Business & Economy – Russians’ real incomes up by 3% in May – Russian finance minister

Trump declines to host Ramadan dinner, breaking 20-yr White House tradition — RT America

Donald Trump has declined to host a dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, ending a tradition that has been observed at the White House for more than 20 years. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also declined to host a reception to mark the holiday.

Source: Trump declines to host Ramadan dinner, breaking 20-yr White House tradition — RT America

Queen Elizabeth II is getting a 78% raise from the government – Jun. 27, 2017

The U.K.’s Queen Elizabeth II is receiving nearly $100 million this year to help her refurbish Buckingham Palace in London.

Source: Queen Elizabeth II is getting a 78% raise from the government – Jun. 27, 2017

Three journalists leaving CNN after retracted article – Jun. 26, 2017

Three CNN journalists, including the executive editor in charge of a new investigative unit, have resigned after the publication of a Russia-related article that was retracted.

Source: Three journalists leaving CNN after retracted article – Jun. 26, 2017