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.
Tesco has revealed the black hole in its profit forecasts cost £263 million and was a knock on from a practice that had been happening for some years.
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
FCA continuing to investigate £263m profit overstatement
Around ten people joined in the fighting which spilled into the street outside the home of the daughter of the late George Johnson, 83.