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.
The US giant Lockheed Martin, France’s Altran and Vienna-based Frequentis are among a host of international suppliers that will be dragged into a wide-ranging inquiry into IT failures at Britain’s air traffic control.
The Financial Reporting Council announces an inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Pyongyang warns of strikes in retaliation for ‘recklessly’ spreading rumours about alleged hacking
Strengthening economic conditions in Britain have helped the pound outperform the majority of major currencies in the past year, according to research from Lloyds Bank Private Banking.