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One in 65 UK adults now a millionaire, figures show

Booming house prices and stock market gains contribute to wealth as number of millionaires in UK rises by 200,000 in five years<p>The number of millionaires in the UK has shot up by 41% over the past five years, with one in 65 adults now classed as having a seven-figure fortune thanks to booming house …

2015 World Athletics Championships: YouTube thrower strikes gold in Beijing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Julius Yego famously honed his technique by watching YouTube videos of leading javelin throwers in the hope that one day he could top a world championship podium.<p>His dream came true Wednesday in spectacular fashion as he won Kenya's historic first gold medal in a field event with an …

Walmart to stop selling semi-automatic weapons

Walmart will stop selling the AR-15 rifle and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them, a spokesman said Wednesday.<p>The AR-15 rifles and other modern sporting rifles were being sold at less than a third of the company's 4,600 U.S. stores. Company spokesman Kory …

Why are sex scenes for the over-60s such a taboo?

The new film 45 Years features an explicit scene involving older actors – why is this so rare? Emma Jones investigates one of cinema’s last taboos.<p>A married couple are in crisis when news of the husband’s ex-girlfriend surfaces unexpectedly. Trying to put the matter behind them, they drink wine and …

The Big Dig

Istanbul’s city planners have a problem: too much history.<p>When it came to choosing the exact location of the first tunnel spanning the Bosporus—the narrow strait that divides the European and Asian sides of Istanbul and links the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara—one of the principal considerations …