Léon-Robert de L’Astran, an 18th-century shipowner, was praised for his noble refusal to participate in the slave trade. Sadly, however, it seems that he existed only as an internet hoax — duping Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia, for three years, along with Ségolène Royal and others.
A senior official at the Bank of England “inadvertently” sent research assessing the economic dangers of the UK leaving the European Union to an editor at a national newspaper.
Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.
Hopes of finding a new life in Europe end under guard of security forces
Supermarkets offering poor value wines include Marks & Spencer's, Morrison's and Waitrose, where the number of wines offering good value for money has dropped since November 2014.