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.
Tesco has launched an investigation after revealing that its guidance on half-year profits was overstated by around £250 million.
Tesco says it has launched an inquiry after it overstated its expected profit for the half year by £250m.
Deloitte is to undertake a ‘comprehensive review’ of the supermarkets group’s accounts after the retailer said expected first-half profits were overstated by an estimated £250m
Three years after Brian Burnie's selfless act, his wife Shirley brought an end to their 30-year marriage after growing tired of her husband devoting their livelihoods to charity in Northumberland.