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.
Easing pain for motorists at the petrol pump and Chancellor George Osborne's Budget beer duty largesse should this week herald the first fall in inflation since last September.
The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
Cameron’s decision to press ahead with gay marriage and inability to deliver immediate EU referendum have created air of mistrust and acrimony in party
Karyn Sharp shared her ‘husband’ Philip with six other women for ten years in a bizarre arrangement that saw them dubbed Britain’s most unconventional family.