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.
Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.
Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by £263m, £13m more than the original estimate.
US Treasury accuses allies of buying smuggled oil and helping fund Islamist group
In a series of images, ISIS militants can first be seen standing by the flag on Tilsehir hill near the Turkish border - after having seized control of the strategically important hilltop.