New Online Safety Bill risks stifling the press and restricting free speech, campaigners warn

New Government plans to crack down on harmful content online risk stifling the free press, ‘silencing marginalised voices’ and introducing ‘state-backed censorship on a scale never seen in a liberal democracy’, campaigners have warned. The proposed Online Safety Bill is intended to make tech giants accountable for ‘harmful’ content on their platforms. But instead of … Read more

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce because of ‘combo of things,’ nobody ‘wants to take each other down’

More light is being shed on the timing and reason for Bill and Melinda Gates’ seismic decision to divorce. The two were married for 27 years prior to their announcement this week, which was a shock to many regarding one of the world’s richest couples, with a fortune of $130billion. There doesn’t appear to be a … Read more

Bill and Melinda Gates divorce because of ‘combo of things,’ nobody ‘wants to take each other down’

More light is being shed on the timing and reason for Bill and Melinda Gates’ seismic decision to divorce. The two were married for 27 years prior to their announcement this week, which was a shock to many regarding one of the world’s richest couples, with a fortune of $130billion. There doesn’t appear to be a … Read more

PLATELL’S PEOPLE: The Gates gazillions made Bill and Melinda’s split MORE likely

On New Year’s Day last year, Melinda Gates told her Instagram followers that her heart was full as she ‘celebrated’ her long marriage to Bill, wishing a happy anniversary to ‘the man who keeps me dancing through life’. What a shock it was, then, when we heard this multi-billionaire couple are divorcing after 27 supposedly … Read more

PLATELL’S PEOPLE: The Gates gazillions made Bill and Melinda’s split MORE likely

On New Year’s Day last year, Melinda Gates told her Instagram followers that her heart was full as she ‘celebrated’ her long marriage to Bill, wishing a happy anniversary to ‘the man who keeps me dancing through life’. What a shock it was, then, when we heard this multi-billionaire couple are divorcing after 27 supposedly … Read more

Gary Lineker’s £5m own goal over massive tax bill – but will he win appeal like Lorraine Kelly? 

Gary Lineker’s £5m own goal: Former footballer cries foul over massive tax bill – but will he win appeal like Lorraine Kelly, or pay the penalty like Eamonn Holmes? Gary Lineker channelled earning as a freelancer through a company partnership The set-up is legal but HMRC has been pursuing stars using this approach The taxman … Read more

Gary Lineker’s £5m own goal over massive tax bill – but will he win appeal like Lorraine Kelly? 

Gary Lineker’s £5m own goal: Former footballer cries foul over massive tax bill – but will he win appeal like Lorraine Kelly, or pay the penalty like Eamonn Holmes? Gary Lineker channelled earning as a freelancer through a company partnership The set-up is legal but HMRC has been pursuing stars using this approach The taxman … Read more

Inside Bill Gates’ 1,440 sq ft North Carolina hideaway with former girlfriend Ann Winblad

The North Carolina beach house where Bill Gates spent a weekend a year with venture capitalist ex-girlfriend Ann Winblad while married to soon-to-be-ex-wife Melinda Gates is a modest three-story oceanfront home that is available for a holiday rental. The vacation house in Corolla, just north of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, is a four-bedroom, two-bathroom that … Read more

Bill and Melinda Gates’ three kids were ‘very angry’ with Microsoft founder over divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates wanted to announce their divorce in March and she’d rented a $132,000-a-night private Caribbean island to hide away on afterwards with their kids – who are ‘furious’ with their father over the split – but their lawyers stopped them because they hadn’t yet finalized their settlement – so she went with … Read more