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Day: October 17, 2014

Top 10 millionaires’ paradise islands: where the rich and famous go to get away from it all
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Top 10 millionaires’ paradise islands: where the rich and famous go to get away from it all

The Telegraph By Rosa Prince  © Kicka Witte/Getty Images Pila'a beach, Kauai Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook Chief Executive, this week upped his status even further by joining the millionaire paradise club. The 30-year old bought a 700-acre piece of land on Kauai, the fourth largest of the Hawaiian islands, for a cool $100 million (£63 million).With its pristine beaches, old sugar plantation buildings and land on which there are plans for an organic farm, Zuckerberg and his family will be able to enjoy private vacations on one of the most beautiful places on earth.It has long been customary for the super-wealthy to spend some of their riches on a private island, a tradition which Zuckerberg is clearly embracing to the full. Here are some more of the world’s most fabulous millionaire play...
Prince George ‘saves’ tiny primary school from closure
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Prince George ‘saves’ tiny primary school from closure

The Telegraph © John Stillwell - PA Wire Prince George A tiny primary school has been saved from closure after pupils wrote to Prince George and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appealing for help.Chirton village school in Wiltshire was under threat because not enough families were enrolling their children as pupils.But the 'Prince George effect' was given as the reason behind the school being saved from closure. In their letter to the royal couple, the children said how much they love their school and even invited the Duke and Duchess to enrol George, now fifteen months old, as a pupil when he is old enough. The letter to the Duke and Duchess was written after eleven children, aged from seven to 11, took part in an exercise on 'persuasive writing'. Staff and children were shocked to...
Apple’s new iPad is world’s thinnest tablet
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Apple’s new iPad is world’s thinnest tablet

iPad Air 2: Apple unveils the world's thinnest tablet By Libby Plummer The new iPad Air 2 is the world's thinnest tablet, measuring a razor-thin 6.1mm - 18% thinner than the original iPad Air.Unveiled by Apple boss Tim Cook, the Cupertino brand's new flagship tablet also sports a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, as first seen on the iPhone 5S and featured on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus. This means that eventually you'll be able to pay for online shopping with one touch. iPad Air 2: Apple unveils world's thinnest tablet (PA) The new tablet sports Apple's brand new A8X chip, which it says is 40% faster than the previous model, while the maker promises a 10-hour battery life. If you're keen on taking snaps with your tablet, Apple has you covered with a new rear-facing 8MP iSight camera w...