Close
Date TimeSeptember 25, 2019
Voice
Hong Kong Protests Threaten Billionaires Ties With Beijing
(Bloomberg) -- Less than a decade ago, Hong Kong’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, was granted an exclusive audience with China’s then-President Hu Jintao, a rare honor. State television lauded the September 2010 meeting, saying Hu lavished praise on the tycoon for contributing to the city’s prosperity and stability.These days, as Hong Kong reels from months of violent demonstrations, China’s government is weaving a much harsher narrative around the billionaires who dominate the business and politics of the city. In recent weeks, it’s linked them to the rising inequality it blames for the social unrest, a new stance that threatens the close ties Hong Kong dynasties have forged with Beijing.While most of Hong Kong’s wealthiest families have sprawling property holdings, they also dominate industries from telecommunications to retail, giving them outsize influence. The 20 Hong Kong tycoons tracked by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index -- including moguls like Li and property magnate Lee Shau Kee -- have a combined net worth of more than $200 billion. So any shift in China’s posture toward those wealthy families has the potential in coming years to ripple through the city’s $360 billion economy.In a scathing article posted on social media earlier this month, China’s Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission, the nation’s most powerful law-enforcement body, lashed out at Hong Kong’s property tycoons for “hoarding land and grabbing money.” Next, the Communist Party’s mouthpiece, the People’s Daily, said the government should take away land from Hong Kong developers through compulsory acquisition.“It is very clear that Beijing’s attitude toward Hong Kong’s property tycoons has changed,” said Joseph Wong, who was secretary for commerce, industry and technology under the city’s former leader, or chief executive, Donald Tsang.China appears to be encouraging state-backed enterprises to expand in Hong Kong, a special administrative region, and, over the coming years, these companies likely will play a leading role in industries the tycoons have controlled, Wong said.China Mobile Ltd., the mainland’s biggest carrier, has increased its subscriber base in Hong Kong by more than 50% since 2016, according to data compiled by Bloomberg News. Mainland developers, including China Resources Land Ltd., bought almost 60% of the residential land sold by Hong Kong’s government in the first half of this year.Representatives at family holding companies of Li and Lee didn’t respond to requests for comment.While much of their power comes from these informal relationships, members of the wealthiest families in Hong Kong also have official positions, including on the election committee of about 1,200 people that selects the city’s leader. Hong Kong business people sit on the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, an advisory body that meets once a year in Beijing.Chinese leaders were friendly toward the tycoons when the mainland economy was opening up because they wanted to encourage them to invest across the border, said Ding Yifan, a former senior government researcher who now teaches world economy at Beijing Foreign Studies University.“Now that things have hit the fan, they realize there are many things quite unfair in Hong Kong,” he said. “Of course they need to deal with these problems.”Hong Kong’s protests erupted in June in response to a proposed bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China. They’ve continued even after that legislation was shelved, with protesters making other demands, including universal suffrage and an investigation into police actions toward demonstrators.China’s office for Hong Kong and Macau affairs this month said it would support Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, in efforts to address social problems such as the housing shortage, the large wealth gap and the difficulty in upward social mobility. Hong Kong has the world’s least affordable housing.At the end of July, about half of Hong Kong’s new apartments for sale came from five of its largest developers -- including the Li family’s CK Asset Holdings Ltd.; Henderson Land Development Co. of the Lee family; and Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd., controlled by the Kwok family -- according to an analysis of data from realtor Centaline Property Agency.Meanwhile, half of the city’s mobile-phone users subscribe to providers controlled by the Li and Kwok families, according to government data and earnings reports. In some industries, the wealthiest Hong Kong Chinese families share power with dynasties that are a holdover from the British.The Li family’s AS Watson Group and Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd., linked to the Keswick family, control 70% of the supermarkets, according to data from Euromonitor International. Representatives for the Kwok and Keswick family businesses declined to comment.Beijing’s priority has shifted toward pursuing social equality, said Li Xiaobing, a professor at Nankai University in Tianjin who has written on Chinese regional politics. “The central government wishes tycoons to contribute more to society,” Li said. That shift has come as China searches for answers to end Hong Kong’s protests.In recent weeks, several tycoons, including real-estate and casino magnate Lui Che-woo, have attempted to show Beijing their loyalty by issuing statements or placing newspaper advertisements condemning violence and pledging full support to the government.Li earlier this month called for the government to “have mercy” on Hong Kong’s young people and for the youth to show more understanding. But China’s highest law-enforcement body lashed out, accusing Li of encouraging crime. The 91-year-old billionaire then said his remarks were misinterpreted.Hong Kong’s billionaire families long hedged their risks because they knew their political and economic favors wouldn’t last forever, said Joseph Fan, a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong who studies family-run businesses.Some tycoons, in recent years, sold their businesses to mainland firms. In 2018, former city Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa’s family sold its stake in a shipping line to state-owned Cosco Shipping Holdings Co. That year, the real-estate arm of Li’s business group sold its stake in an office tower, The Center, for about $5 billion to a consortium controlled by mainland companies.Michael Tien, a pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong and a deputy to China’s National People’s Congress, expects more mainland firms to play leading roles in Hong Kong industries traditionally controlled by tycoons.“In the long run, we all know that the future belongs to mainland Chinese capital,” he said.\--With assistance from Dandan Li.To contact the reporters on this story: Shirley Zhao in Hong Kong at xzhao306@bloomberg.net;Bruce Einhorn in Hong Kong at beinhorn1@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Sam Nagarajan at samnagarajan@bloomberg.net, Anjali Cordeiro, Michael TigheFor more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

Related Stories
Labour NEC In Shock Move To Abolish Tom Watsons Deputy Leader PostLabour NEC In Shock Move To Abolish Tom Watson's Deputy Leader Post
Donald Trump vows to hit Taliban harder than ever on 9/11 anniversaryDonald Trump vows to 'hit Taliban harder than ever' on 9/11 anniversary
Bill Clinton and Jeb Bush seek refuge from Trump impeachment stormBill Clinton and Jeb Bush seek refuge from Trump impeachment storm
Philip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis LoomsPhilip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis Looms
Mueller Was Seeking FBI Director Job When He Met with Trump in 2017: ReportMueller Was Seeking FBI Director Job When He Met with Trump in 2017: Report
Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask banHong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban
Labour’s ‘Moderate’ Student Wing Facing Replacement With More Pro-Corbyn BodyLabour’s ‘Moderate’ Student Wing Facing Replacement With More Pro-Corbyn Body
Gut microbes can get you drunk and damage your liverGut microbes can get you drunk and damage your liver
8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished
Is The Farewell the olive branch the US-China culture war needs?Is The Farewell the olive branch the US-China culture war needs?
Latest News
Football transfer rumours: Chelseas NGolo Kanté to join Real Madrid?Football transfer rumours: Chelsea's N'Golo Kanté to join Real Madrid?
What I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster ParentsWhat I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster Parents
Trump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre TweetTrump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre Tweet
Piers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About HimPiers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About Him
Family Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm Waiting For End Of The WorldFamily Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm 'Waiting For End Of The World'
Legos Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love ItLego's Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love It
Maltas police may have turned down evidence in journalists murderMalta's police 'may have turned down evidence' in journalist's murder
Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The LaundromatPanama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The Laundromat
Twitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in TrumpTwitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in Trump
Meat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their petsMeat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their 'pets'
Leaders
Donald-TrumpDonald Trump
45th President of the United States of America
Mike-PenceMike Pence
Vice President of the United States
Boris-JohnsonBoris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Angela-MerkelAngela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Emmanuel-MacronEmmanuel Macron
President of France
Justin-TrudeauJustin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nancy-PelosiNancy Pelosi
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Barack-ObamaBarack Obama
44th U.S. President
Theresa-MayTheresa May
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vladimir-PutinVladimir Putin
Russian President
Shinzo-AbeShinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Related Stories
Labour NEC In Shock Move To Abolish Tom Watsons Deputy Leader PostLabour NEC In Shock Move To Abolish Tom Watson's Deputy Leader Post
Donald Trump vows to hit Taliban harder than ever on 9/11 anniversaryDonald Trump vows to 'hit Taliban harder than ever' on 9/11 anniversary
Bill Clinton and Jeb Bush seek refuge from Trump impeachment stormBill Clinton and Jeb Bush seek refuge from Trump impeachment storm
Philip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis LoomsPhilip Hammond Says He Will Not Back Election As Brexit Crisis Looms
Mueller Was Seeking FBI Director Job When He Met with Trump in 2017: ReportMueller Was Seeking FBI Director Job When He Met with Trump in 2017: Report
Hong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask banHong Kong lashed by fresh violence as thousands defy mask ban
Labour’s ‘Moderate’ Student Wing Facing Replacement With More Pro-Corbyn BodyLabour’s ‘Moderate’ Student Wing Facing Replacement With More Pro-Corbyn Body
Gut microbes can get you drunk and damage your liverGut microbes can get you drunk and damage your liver
8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished8 WTF Moments The Cast Of Friends Have Experienced Since The Beloved Show Finished
Is The Farewell the olive branch the US-China culture war needs?Is The Farewell the olive branch the US-China culture war needs?
Latest News
Football transfer rumours: Chelseas NGolo Kanté to join Real Madrid?Football transfer rumours: Chelsea's N'Golo Kanté to join Real Madrid?
What I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster ParentsWhat I Learned Growing Up The Biological Child Of Foster Parents
Trump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre TweetTrump Appears To Call For His Own Impeachment In Bizarre Tweet
Piers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About HimPiers Morgan Labels David Walliams A ‘Snivelling Toady’ After Britain’s Got Talent Star Likes Negative Tweets About Him
Family Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm Waiting For End Of The WorldFamily Of Six Found Living In Secret Room On A Farm 'Waiting For End Of The World'
Legos Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love ItLego's Hidden Side Range Is Part Nostalgia, Part Futuristic Fun – I Love It
Maltas police may have turned down evidence in journalists murderMalta's police 'may have turned down evidence' in journalist's murder
Panama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The LaundromatPanama Papers law firm Mossack Fonseca sues Netflix over The Laundromat
Twitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in TrumpTwitter lays out rules for world leaders amid pressure to rein in Trump
Meat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their petsMeat the Family: new reality TV show challenges carnivores to eat their 'pets'
Leaders
Donald-TrumpDonald Trump
45th President of the United States of America
Mike-PenceMike Pence
Vice President of the United States
Boris-JohnsonBoris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Angela-MerkelAngela Merkel
Chancellor of Germany
Emmanuel-MacronEmmanuel Macron
President of France
Justin-TrudeauJustin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Nancy-PelosiNancy Pelosi
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Barack-ObamaBarack Obama
44th U.S. President
Theresa-MayTheresa May
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vladimir-PutinVladimir Putin
Russian President
Shinzo-AbeShinzō Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Bolton Pushed Trump to Release Ukraine Military Aid in July
Rashida Tlaib argues with pro-vaping witness during hearing: 'Are you a conspiracy theorist?'
Giuliani Hunted Corruption. Now the Legal Peril May Be His
Janine Beckie’s hat-trick steers Manchester City into Champions League last 16
Burton dump Bournemouth out after 28-minute floodlight failure
European round-up: PSG stunned at home by Reims as Real Madrid go top
Midwives 'Standing Ready' For Busiest Day For Births, NHS Says
It Was An Incredible Day In Parliament As MPs Returned After *That* Supreme Court Ruling
'Delicate' Wash Cycles Release More Plastic Microfibres
AP Explains: How the ground shifted on Trump impeachment
GM and UAW union making progress in talks for new labor deal: sources
Rouhani at UN demands Saudis end war in Yemen
Training al-Qaeda and then backing the US after 9/11 was a blunder, says Imran Khan
Skeletal elephant dies in Sri Lanka weeks after parade outcry
England aim to send message against USA in Japan’s rugby city | Robert Kitson
Daniel James gives nervy Manchester United shootout win against Rochdale
Dina Asher-Smith ready to deliver as she bids to make history in Doha
Oxford United humiliate West Ham in shock Carabao Cup thrashing
Liverpool youngsters shine but James Milner steers them past MK Dons
Hudson-Odoi scores on return to round off Chelsea’s 7-1 romp against Grimsby
Billy Porter Set to Make TV Directorial Debut With ‘Pose’ Season 3 (EXCLUSIVE)
Ryan Reynolds and Chris Pratt trade blows on Twitter over their fantasy football league
Baby Archie makes rare public appearance in South Africa
Al Franken Lands Weekly Talk Show on SiriusXM
Nick Cannon to Host Nationally Syndicated Daytime Talk Show in 2020
‘Jurassic Park’ Trio Laura Dern, Sam Neill & Jeff Goldblum Returning For ‘Jurassic World 3’
Placido Domingo Pulls Out of Met Performances Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
Netanyahu tasked with forming new Israeli government
Boris Johnson’s Big Gamble May Have Blown Brexit
'I would like you to do us a favour though': The one sentence that could bring Trump down
Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns
Senate votes again to end Trump's border emergency declaration
Joe Biden: Trump's reported effort to get Ukraine president to investigate him 'abhorrent'
Nissan paying $15M, Ghosn $1M to settle US fraud charges
Pelosi says the nation's top intelligence official is breaking the law
American Farmers Are Main Winners from U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement
Adrian Eagle on surviving self-hate: 'My anxiety was extreme. I didn't want to see anybody'
Uruguay’s shock win over Fiji was our greatest – this is how we did it | Ignacio Chans
William Carson, grandson of Willie, faces six-month drug ban from riding
Trump says Pelosi is 'no longer speaker of the House'
Ukraine president on Trump phone call: 'There was no pressure' to investigate Biden
Young boys tortured in Kashmir clampdown as new figures show 13,000 teenagers arrested
Trump's Senate Republican allies give OK to $5B wall request
Did Russia Just Practice Fighting a War Against NATO?
Adrift in Iraq: Deportees from U.S. describe fear and isolation
U.S. Ambassador Roped Into Rudy’s Quest to Smear Biden
Judge says once-abducted Zimbabwe doctor can leave country
Adrian Eagle on surviving self-hate: 'My anxiety was extreme. I didn't want to see anybody.'
MK Dons v Liverpool, Manchester United v Rochdale: Carabao Cup – live!
Uefa’s Europa Conference League likely only to keep big fish happy
White House aides are reportedly worried that impeachment will be a blow to Trump's ego
Adam Schiff says the Ukraine transcript shows a 'classic mafia-like shakedown'
Ukraine's president made sure to let Trump know he once stayed at Trump Tower
Lindsey Graham calls the Ukraine transcript 'very appropriate.' Mitt Romney says it's 'deeply troubling.'
To Tokyo review – thrilling, chilling horror in the wilderness
Boris Johnson Offers Opposition The Chance To Bring Him Down In Vote Of No Confidence
The BBC Is Gaslighting People Of Colour With The Naga Munchetty Trump Ruling
Mother of boy killed in Sandy Hook shooting pays touching tribute: 'I feared today'
Saudi Arabia sees consensus blaming Iran for attack
Iran's Rouhani says no to talks under U.S. pressure
Donald Trump impeachment - what happens next and will he be convicted?
Italy and France Prepare for Imminent Collapse of Mont Blanc Glacier
Rohan Dennis dominates men’s time trial at Road World Championships
Uruguay’s shock win over Fiji was our greatest - this is how we did it | Ignacio Chans
County cricket: Somerset v Essex title decider, day three – as it didn't happen
Second Oklahoma football player dies following game in two weeks
The Fiver | Spursing the new season up before we’ve even hit October
The White House accidentally emailed its Ukraine talking points to Nancy Pelosi
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin says Ukraine transcript shows 'very strong evidence' of a quid pro quo
Phone Calls To UK-Funded Firm Of Boris Johnson's Friend 'Answered From California'
Geoffrey Cox Signals Domestic Abuse Bill Could Be Pushed Through The Commons
Male model arrested in widely publicized Thai sex case
EPA targets California over poor air quality
Chicago Mayor Faces ‘First Test’ With Teachers’ Strike Vote
Biden rises in poll as Ukraine scandal unfolds, interest in impeachment drops: Reuters poll
Jane Couch: ‘I wish I hadn’t been the first in boxing ... I’m damaged’
Cycling Road World Championships: Dennis wins men's time trial – live!
IAAF make extra provisions for extreme heat at world championships in Qatar
When the County Championship went down to the final over of the season
Why releasing the Ukraine call transcript could backfire on Trump
Don't Let Go review – tricksy time-warp murder mystery
Austrian Couple Received 25,000 Ecstasy Tablets In The Post By Accident
Man named Thomas Cook has wedding ruined by collapse of tour company Thomas Cook
Iran still holding British tanker despite lifting detention order
US sanctions Chinese companies for Iran oil imports: Pompeo
Death toll rises to 37 in Pakistan earthquake, as families bury loved ones
They said it: Leaders at the UN, in their own words
Palestinian president to pledge elections at UN: official
Jay1 review – Coventry's finest rapper blends love, lust and moshpits
Plácido Domingo withdraws from Met Opera performances after sexual harassment claims
Why this World Cup is bereft of talented teenagers when once they were legion | Ben Ryan
AFC Wimbledon suspend manager Wally Downes after FA betting charge
Will Essex (or rain) spoil Somerset's party? The Spin podcast hits Taunton
Joe Taufete'e: 'USA have found a way into England's DNA'
MLS lifts controversial ban on anti-Nazi symbols at games
One Child Nation review – China's monstrous plan to shape the future
The Third Man review – torn between heaven and hell, a classic noir
Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Finn Wolfhard: who’s who in The Goldfinch?
Chasing The Goldfinch: visiting the glamorous locations of the movie
The art of crime: the real-world art thefts to read about before you see The Goldfinch
Painting with light: why cinematographer Roger Deakins is cinema’s best-kept secret
Geoffrey Cox Triggers Backlash By Claiming Parliament Has 'No Moral Right' To Sit
The 10 Signs You've Reached Financial Maturity
Transgender Man Who Gave Birth Loses Fight Not To Be Described As ‘Mother’
How To Take The Perfect Nap
Cosmetic Filler Instagram Ads Featuring Kim Kardashian And Kylie Jenner Have Been Banned
Johnson: 'Terrifying limbless chickens' but little Brexit
Iran says detention of British tanker lifted but investigation of ship ongoing
FAA inspectors weren't qualified to certify Boeing 737 Max pilots, investigation finds
New climate report: Oceans rising faster, ice melting more
‘Shut up, moron. Shut up. Shut up’: Trump lawyer Giuliani abuses fellow TV guest live on air as impeachment rocks White House
Beijing opens glitzy airport ahead of China's 70th anniversary
Aphex Twin review – wild lights, jungle buzzsaw and a boo for Boris
Uruguay shock Fiji in World Cup thriller to pull off historic victory
Cycling Road World Championships 2019: men's time trial – live!
Man arrested for swinging punch at horse at Portsmouth v Southampton
County cricket: Somerset v Essex title decider, day three rain delay – live!
Talking Horses: Enable tunes up for Arc hat-trick bid at Newmarket
Manchester United are no longer a team that averages a goal a game
Australia’s Reece Hodge handed three-match ban for dangerous tackle
Grimsby head to Stamford Bridge hoping to summon the spirit of ‘83
Football transfer rumours: Mandzukic and Dembélé to Manchester United?
Normal review – lawyers in bikinis to dogma in the doll's house
Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and Sam Neill reunite for third Jurassic World film
Naga Munchetty Breached Impartiality Guidelines With Donald Trump Comments, BBC Rules
Louis Tomlinson Reveals What He Learned From Hitting 'Rock Bottom' After Sister's Death
Phoebe Waller-Bridge Signs Huge New Deal With Amazon Prime
Bake Off 2019: No Stiff Upper Lip Here As Brits React To Michael's Tears
Katrice Lee: Arrest Made In 38-Year-Old Cold Case That Saw Toddler Vanish On Her Second Birthday
Darcey Bussell Was In No Mood To Discuss Strictly Come Dancing On Good Morning Britain
Aldi Praised For Casually Featuring Breastfeeding Mum In Latest Advert
World’s Ice And Oceans Under Dire Threat, Shocking UN Report Warns
After the Supreme Court Ruling, Boris Johnson's People Versus Parliament Rhetoric Is His Only Hope
Jeremy Corbyn Confirms Labour Will Not Back An Election Until Brexit Is Delayed
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Share Adorable Video Of Smiling Baby Archie In South Africa
This Lady Hale Spider Brooch T-Shirt Sold Out In 24 Hours Raising £18k For Shelter
Wrightbus, Maker Of The 'Boris Bus', Enters Administration
My Lumie Sunrise Alarm Clock Has Transformed My Mornings (And Evenings)
Archant chief to step down and jobs to go at local newspaper group
Here’s why local journalism must find a way to survive | Roy Greenslade
Emmett Till cousin on inquiry: 'What is the holdup?'
Senate Intel panel seeks interview with Ukraine whistleblower
Jon Karl Schools Meghan McCain: Actually, It’s ‘Very Easy to Understand’ Why Trump’s Ukraine Call Is ‘Bad’
Can Someone Be Fired for Being Gay? The Supreme Court Will Decide
6Ts Rhythm and Soul: sweat and talc at London's longest-running club night
Guardiola defends ‘exceptional person’ Bernardo Silva over Mendy tweet
County cricket: Somerset v Essex title decider, day three – live!
Which maverick outfield footballers have worn the No 1 shirt? | The Knowledge
Bristol City's Taylor Moore: 'I tore my hamstring trying to catch Mbappé'
Uruguay's historic 30-27 Rugby World Cup victory over Fiji – video highlights
Wet weather causes cycling chaos at World Championships in Yorkshire – video
Trevor Noah, Jimmy Fallon, and Conan O'Brien ponder if the Ukraine scandal might actually bring down Trump
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Share Video Of Archie In South Africa
This 'Lady Hale-Inspired' Spider T-Shirt Sold Out In 24 Hours Raising £18k For Shelter
Joker's Production Company Speaks Out Over Concerns The Film Glorifies Gun Violence
Pancreatic Cancer Urine Test 'Could Increase Long-Term Survival Rates By 60%'
Will Boris Johnson Resign? Don't Hold Your Breath
Widnes Dog Attack: Woman, 43, Dies After Being Mauled In Cheshire
I Was Made Redundant Four Times In A Row. This Is What Each One Taught Me
What Does The Supreme Court's Decision Mean?
Fears grow in South Korea as tests confirm more swine fever
Seized British tanker Stena Impero still in Iran: Stena Bulk CEO
Shep Smith Seemingly Calls Out Fox News Colleagues on Biden-Ukraine ‘Conspiracy Theory’
Bowie's gnome and Dr Dre's hospital: musicians' embarrassing early songs
Louis Tomlinson on loss and love: ‘The dark side I’ve been through gives me strength’
Robert Hunter, lyricist for Grateful Dead, dies at 78
Uruguay shock Fiji to pull off historic victory in classic encounter
Israel Folau offered to issue apology, Rugby Australia alleges in court documents
Rudy Giuliani had another exciting night on cable news after Trump's impeachment setback
High notes: why we should sing about actors who avoid lip-syncing
Company Behind Iconic Double Decker Bus Set To Go Into Administration
Mont Blanc Glacier On The Brink Of Collapse, Experts Warn
Plácido Domingo Withdraws From Met Opera After Harassment Reports
Farewell, Robert Frank, a true American revolutionary | Kenan Malik
After Caroline Calloway: should ghostwriters speak out against their subjects?
Bernie Sanders proposes new wealth tax: ‘I don’t think that billionaires should exist’
‘Fox & Friends’ Host Steve Doocy: ‘Off-the-Rails Wrong’ if Trump Sought Quid Pro Quo From Ukraine on Biden
House begins Trump impeachment inquiry over call to Ukraine leader
20,000 apply for chance to 'vent anger' at Hong Kong leader
Department of Homeland Security Effectively Ending ‘Catch and Release’ of Illegal Migrants
Bill Weld calls for death penalty for Trump's ‘treason’
Fiji v Uruguay: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live!
USA coach refuses to bite after '15 Donald Trumps' remark by Eddie Jones
Confusion reigns over Israel Folau's potential return to rugby league | Matt Cleary
Jimmy Kimmel says Trump has no one to blame but himself for his impeachment pickle
After 2 years of nonstop scandals, Stephen Colbert wonders if this is finally 'the thing' to topple Trump
Trump reportedly asked Pelosi for a deal before her impeachment launch. She said he could 'obey the law.'
Midnight Traveler: a powerful refugee documentary filmed on a phone
My Lumie SunriseAlarm Clock Has Transformed My Mornings (And Evenings)
Birth Diaries: 'I Had A Home Birth – With A Transfer For Suspected Sepsis'
Why Can Some People Nap And Others Can't? We Asked A Sleep Expert
US patience with Iran not inexhaustible, warns Saudi Arabia
Workers, car owners, dealers and GM feel pinch from strike
A New Threat to Navy Aircraft Carriers? This Chinese Bomber Could Sink Them
Toilet controversy: India's Modi ignores protests to collect Gates award
China says has no intent to play 'Game of Thrones' but warns on sovereignty
Deported Army veteran returns to US in bid to become citizen
Mark Radcliffe, electronica god: 'I'm not just some radio bloke having a dabble'
Evidence laid out against Colorado school shooting suspect
Venezuelans accused of smuggling $5 mn in gold into US
Close