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.
The age of insecurity is still firmly entrenched. The US economy is growing strongly, though only recently has it been generating really strong growth in jobs. The British economy is growing strongly, though there are quite reasonable doubts about the sustainability of that growth. But growth does not bring job security. Nor does size. We have had the start of a string of job cuts by the oil maj
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
Five works by Impressionist master to be auctioned by Sotheby’s
I have found out that there is not just a daily cap on contactless fares but also a weekly cap, so I shouldn't pay more than a weekly travelcard. Is this true?