Ten years on, perhaps the most surprising thing about the financial crisis is the fact that almost everyone involved got away scot-free. Below, Jane Lewis looks at five of the main culprits – and where they are now.
China’s president Xi Jinping has tightened his grip on the reins of power.
One of China’s wealthiest women, He Qiaonv, is leading a new culture of environmental awareness.
The allegations mounting against Harvey Weinstein represent a spectacular fall from grace for the Hollywood producer.
A custodian of some $111bn, Jeffrey Gundlach has been waging a one-man campaign against The Wall Street Journal.
Ranjit Singh Boparan built Britain’s second-largest food empire from scratch. But an undercover film has shone an unwelcome spotlight on the business.
When her 94-year-old mother Liliane died last week, Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers became the world’s richest woman.
German financier Lars Windhorst has a history of making – and losing – money. But this time, he’s out to prove his doubters wrong.
The seeds of City PR firm Bell Pottinger’s downfall were sown years ago when its CEO fell out with its larger-than-life co-founder, Tim Bell.
Chen Tianqiao once ran China’s largest internet firm, then moved to Singapore and transformed his firm into an investment group. Now he’s turning to philanthropy.
Could posh-boy Jacob Rees-Mogg really become leader of the Conservative Party?