Nick Leeson, the British trader whose losses toppled Barings Bank in the 1990s, has joined Irish mediation group GDP Partnership to help borrowers negotiate with banks in the wake of the nation's property crash, it said in a statement.
Wall Street raider Carl Icahn defended his twin attacks on computer giant Dell and offshore oil rig operator Transocean, saying such companies need "shaking up" for shareholders' benefit.
Asia has more billionaires than any other continent, followed by North America and Europe, according to a survey by a China-based wealth magazine released on Thursday.
Diego Maradona on Monday ended his more than two-decade exile from Italy, where he famously led Napoli to their sole titles in the Serie A football championship.
Diego Maradona returns to Italy on Monday where he will again find himself facing questions over allegations that he owes millions of euros in taxes.