Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced on Monday that he was suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Photograph: Ben Brewer/The New York Times. 1:39

Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin abruptly pulled out of the 2016 US presidential race on Monday, doomed by a lightning-quick collapse (...)

Bill Gates’s fortune increased by $15.8 billion last year, according to the index, as shares of Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, rose 40 per cent. . Photographer: Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has recaptured the title of world’s richest person with estimated fortune of $78.5 billion.The 58-year-old tycoon’s fortu(...)