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.
So what will the economic landscape look like for our next government – whoever forms it? We are now in the last round of political conferences before the election, giving us a feel for the pitches that the parties will make next year. But we know from past experience that the success or failure of any government depends on the economic climate it inhabits. A favourable tailwind, as Labour had f
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".
Commercial banks, pension providers and insurance companies have committed billions of dollars to the fight against global warming
Speaking a press conference this afternoon, Obama said the joint fight against ISIS will take time - but remains vital to the security of the United States, the Middle East and the rest of the world.