Amazon founder Jeff Bezos divorces at $35bn (£27bn), ex-wife MacKenzie becomes the third richest woman in the world

JEFF BEZOS, The world’s richest man, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and his wife MacKenzie have agreed on a record-breaking divorce settlement of at least $35bn (£27bn).

Ms Bezos keeps a 4% stake in the online retail giant, worth $35.6bn on its own.

Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos in Seattle in 1994, a year after the couple married, and Ms Bezos was one of its first employees.


EU expert perfectly explains why a no-deal Brexit would be so dangerous

No deal isn’t like buying something.

It isn’t like going to a shop and if you don’t find anything you don’t like you walk home again. You don’t end up back where you started.

No deal with the European Union means all the laws that govern our interaction with the EU, whether you can fly, whether you can trade, whether you can shop, whether you can travel, cease to exist.

Data breaches, information leaks and misinformation, oh my!

Data breaches, information leaks and misinformation, oh my!

Users are facing a multitude of factors influencing the debate on whether they should delete their Facebook accounts due to scandals involving the company.

A new wave of users decided Wednesday to leave the site for good following a New York Times report revealing that the social media giant shared users’ personal data with third-party sites such as Netflix, Spotify and Amazon.

“I remember simpler times, when my biggest facebook concern was whether I was tagged in that photo with my buddy’s bong visible in the background. Burn it down. #DeleteFacebook,” Twitter user @mjdono25 wrote.

Mike Ashley has bought House of Fraser in a £90million deal

House of Fraser avoided disappearing from the high street yesterday after going into administration and being bought in a £90million deal by Sports Direct’s owner Mike Ashley.
Mr Ashley said he wants to transform the department store group into the “Harrods of the high street”.

Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday suggested there could be tax changes to level the playing field between high street and online retailers.