Denise Coates, co-founder and chief executive of Bet365. Photograph: PA Wire

Denise Coates, the head of UK-based online gambling group Bet365, was paid £220 million (€247 million) last year, maintaining her position as one of t(...)

Philip Hammond has broken with the tradition of delivering the autumn statement on a Wednesday – October 31st, also known as Halloween. Photograph:  Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Having to deliver a budget three weeks early is hard enough for any chancellor, let alone with Brexit looming. It’s harder still when the books don’t (...)