The former Manchester United footballer missed out on the number one in the world of celebrity by just £1m, being beaten into second place by Harry Potter author JK Rowling in the top spot. … [Read more...] about Cristiano Ronaldo leads Forbes’ Rich List of sportsmen – but there’s only one Englishman in the Top 20
Leading in management
The Premier League is tough and Lampard, a rookie coach, is also feeling it. They need the Champions League and playing Spurs gives Chelsea a chance to rediscover their mojo. Chelsea were outstanding when they won 2-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in December. Mount sparkled and Lampard triumphed against his old manager, catching Mourinho cold with a switch to a back three. There have been positives. The story is far from over. … [Read more...] about Harsh spotlight on Frank Lampard as Chelsea honeymoon period fades
"He put £100 on the mantlepiece and dictated a suicide note to me. He was illiterate. The next thing - this is so distressing and the memory haunts me - he was weeping and wailing. Then he drank some disinfectant in front of me and staggered out of the door." … [Read more...] about Woman’s pain after dad took own life a month after killing mum for having affair
Gu, a chemistry student at the University of Georgia, said: “I feel strongly as a Chinese citizen with full access to information outside China that I have a responsibility to tell my fellow citizens about this. We have been living in fear for a lot of years and what we are trying to do is fight this fear so we can live in freedom.” … [Read more...] about Chinese students in the west call for transparency over Tiananmen Square
Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution has no singular leader – the protesters come from a huge swath of Hong Kong society, and have a range of demands – but it does have a handful of de facto spiritual guides. They can be divided into two camps. Leaders of the influential protest movement Occupy Central with Love and Peace – Benny Tai, Chan Kin-Man and Chu Yiu-Ming – are generally middle-aged, politically experienced, and self-restrained. This older group may have been eclipsed by student leaders Joshua Wong and Alex Chao. They tend to be more idealistic, headstrong, and social media-savvy than their elder counterparts. … [Read more...] about Who guides Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ pro-democracy movement?