• Brexit: France overtakes Britain as world’s 5th largest economy

    Brexit: France overtakes Britain as world’s 5th largest economy

    France has overtaken Britain to take fifth place on the list of the world’s largest economies after the pound slumped to a fresh 31-year low following last month’s Brexit vote.

    The pound has fallen by about 14 per cent against the dollar since it hit $1.50 ahead of the referendum result, and has fallen 0.9 per cent against the euro to €1.1656 on Wednesday.

    The fall against the euro – to the lowest level since 2013 – puts the value of France’s […]

  • Serena Williams overtakes Maria Sharapova as highest-paid female athlete making $28.9m in 2016

    Serena Williams overtakes Maria Sharapova as highest-paid female athlete making $28.9m in 2016

    Forbes, on Monday, announced that Serena Williams has overtaken Maria Sharapova as the world’s highest-paid female athlete in the last one year, bringing in $28.9 million in prize money and endorsements over the year.

    The world No. 1 won three Grand Slams in 2015, reached the final of the year’s first two Slam events and added a major endorsement deal with Chase.

    Sharapova who has been the highest paid female athlete in the last 11 years despite not being as successful on […]