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.
One of the City’s most prominent female bosses has demanded tougher “action” to get talented women to the top of businesses, and demanded improved childcare to help them succeed.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
Judge satisfied South Africa’s prison system capable of handling athlete’s special needs
Fiona Woolf confirmed that she lives on the same street as the Tory former Cabinet Minister - who has flatly denied failing to act on a dossier of abuse allegations in the 1980s.