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 most high-profile challenger banks in the UK, Metro Bank, continued to grow its customer base and reduce its losses in the last three months.
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in the Scottish city features condemnation of imperialism as 6,500 athletes from 71 countries gather
The 25-year-old was found by her husband Tom Cohen, slumped on a bed in the spare room of the home they shared in Wrotham, Kent, on April 7.