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.
On Sunday July 5, the Greeks are going to vote in a referendum on whether they want to accept the European lenders' proposals for reform, which they must do if they are going to receive any more emergency aid.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.
A look at the computer game’s swift journey from indie hit to Microsoft acquisition
Ofcom has fined EE £1million after it found that the mobile phone firm failed to tell its customers about their right to take complaints to an alternative dispute resolution body.