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.
Qatar and Canada began a new chapter in the 34-year history of the transformation of London’s Docklands yesterday with a £2.6bn bid.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned the current structure of the eurozone puts it in an "odd position".
Air Force One contract could see end of 747 production
A terrifying car crash has left a motorist unable to claim on her insurance despite not being at fault for the crash