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.
Who should take the credit for Britain’s jobless rate falling back below 7 per cent? Well, while policymakers argue about the politics of lower unemployment, let’s look at the figures: since 2010, 84 per cent of job growth has come from small and medium-sized enterprises, while almost nine in 10 people moving out of unemployment have either started their own business or been taken on by someone
Companies will be forced to declare their true owners on a public register in a move to tackle corruption, Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Bob Grace, head of Chinese production line, says the nearly completed factory will have a level of automation on par with those in western Europe
Britain's queen of comedy is perfectly placed to steal the Saturday night top slot in the coming decade - and has set up her own company and begun rallying support to establish herself as a media mogul.