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.
When the former Dragons’ Den star Piers Linney quit the hit BBC show this year, he said his plan was to turn his cloud computing company Outsourcery into a billion-pound business.
Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.
A look at the computer game’s swift journey from indie hit to Microsoft acquisition
Ofcom has fined EE £1million after it found that the mobile phone firm failed to tell its customers about their right to take complaints to an alternative dispute resolution body.