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.
BT is raising its prices by up to 6.5 per cent for millions of customers, the telecoms giant has announced.
BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.
The experimental, desert festival in Nevada is inspiring new ideas about temporary homes and contemporary living
The Met Office warned that it will be chilly even in the sunshine - with blustery winds making top temperatures of 20C feel cooler.