Blowing It

The man who lost £2m in an afternoon

Harry Findlay © Getty images

A lesser man would have quit gambling after sustaining such losses. But not Harry Findlay.

A second home for the rich-but-dubious

Every year, several thousand people spend a combined $2bn or more on buying a second citizenship.

The trials of America’s most hated man

Martin Shkreli © Getty images

Being America’s most hated man may not seem an enviable position, but it does have its perks.

The stylish exit of a born magnifico

With Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell among his pals, David Tang’s memorial service is likely to be the most A-list event of the year.

The economics of Diana mania

There’s been a rush of people trying to cash in on the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death.

Louise Linton: A modern-day Marie Antoinette

Steve Mnuchin and Louise Linton © Rex Features

Louise Linton, the Scottish wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, was involved in a row on social media website Instagram.

Money still can’t buy you love

Hiring a matchmaker may be an expensive alternative to Match.com, but it’s not necessarily a better one.

The Camerons’ newfound ostentation

Free from Downing Street, the Camerons have cast off their pretensions of frugality.

America’s most notorious lawyer

Even lawyer F Lee Bailey’s critics agree that his gifts as a lawyer appeared almost supernatural.

The end of the season

When it comes to fitting in at Ascot these days, your wallet matters more than your accent.

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