Russia’s natural population has suffered its largest peacetime decline in recorded history over the past 12 months, according to an analysis of official government statistics by a leading independent demographer, as the country struggles with a fourth deadly wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The natural population, a number calculated fromRead More →

Following Newcastle United’s sale to a Saudi-backed consortium, here’s a look at other clubs that have enjoyed a meteoric rise following wealthy owner takeovers: Archive image of Roman Abramovich. Reuters London: The sale of Newcastle United to a Saudi-backed consortium was finally completed on Thursday – a deal that couldRead More →