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.
One of the world’s biggest aircraft valuers was accused in the High Court of being in the pockets of General Electric’s vast GECAS commercial aeroplane leasing division.
Germany's economy barely grew in the first quarter of the year, figures show, as private consumption helped offset shrinking exports and investment.
Mutual seeks to repair its balance sheet after bonds downgraded to ‘junk’ status by exiting capital consumptive corporate loans
Smoke was seen coming from an engine on the starboard side of the plane as it came in to Land at Heathrow airport earlier this morning.