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.
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Culture Secretary Sajid Javid will dramatically lower the threshold of what is considered a spam call or text and give watchdogs powers to hit the firms behind them with fines of up to £500,000.