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.
Barclays concealed the role of “predatory” high-frequency traders in its “dark pool” exchange even after the bank claimed it kept them out, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has claimed in his latest volley against the bank.
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
Two trends have dominated labour market and baffled economists: unemployment is tumbling, but that has come at cost of poor wage growth and productivity
David Miller, 24, was found dead on a beach alongside fellow British backpacker Hannah Witheridge after attending a party on the idyllic island of Koh Tao.