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Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1138000/1138928_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534410218_ea5d7e73a58866c157a7cbfeb168e816<p><b>The wealthiest 1% will soon own more than the rest of the world's population, according to a study by anti-poverty charity Oxfam.</b><p>The charity's …

Income Inequality

A Point of View: The pursuit of happiness

<b>Everybody wants to be happy, but few of us seem to know how to achieve it, writes AL Kennedy.</b><p>What did you wish for when the bells rang and the year turned? I'd imagine happiness may have crossed your mind. It's a popular emotion. The United States Declaration of Independence lists only three …

California police clear 'largest US homeless camp'

<b>US police have begun clearing what is thought to be the country's largest homeless encampment, in Silicon Valley.</b><p>The network of tents, bunkers and even a tree-house, known as "the Jungle", was once home to more than 200 people.<p>Residents of the camp in San Jose, California, were given a 72-hour …

Silicon Valley

America's most expensive home for sale -- $195 million

A massive Beverly Hills, Calif., estate with its own entertainment complex, 27-car garage and vineyard has hit the market with a record breaking listing price of $195 million.<p>That makes it the most expensive home listing in the United States, according to Coldwell Banker.<p>Called the Palazzo di Amore …

Human settlement threatens SA sacred lake

Thohoyandou - For centuries, the legends surrounding Lake Fundudzi protected it from economic exploitation and sedimentation. But now, one of …

Indonesia's new mega-rich spend it big as inequality grows

<b>The masters of ceremonies at this charity gala in a flashy suburban Jakarta mall are in top form tonight, entertaining hundreds of orphaned children.</b><p>They laugh and applaud as a troupe of brightly coloured Sufi dancers swirl and twirl to Arabic music blaring from the speakers.<p>Surrounding the …

Indonesia

Tech millionnaire gathers 'geek squad' coders to develop humanitarian apps

By any standards, nine-years-old is pretty young to be writing computer code. Let alone doing it for 24-hours straight. And hoping to save the world in the process.<p>But that's how one primary school programmer and her father spent last weekend, together with more than 300 other volunteer coders. …