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British rich just keep getting richer in new list


April 29, 2007

British rich just keep getting richer in new list

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is now home to almost 70 billionaires with steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal heading the latest annual Rich List compiled by The Sunday Times.

The number of billionaires in Britain has trebled in the last four years and their fortunes have grown faster than anywhere else in the world, the list calculated. 

"The richer you are, the easier it is to get even richer," compiler Philip Beresford said. 

   

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