Warning over weaker bank safety buffers

Sir John Vickers, who was charged with leading an inquiry into the future safety of Britain’s banks, has warned that Bank of England capital buffer proposals fall short of his own. BBC News –...

Spaniard pulls six-year sickie

A Spanish civil servant is fined after not going to work for at least six years, which was only noticed when he became eligible for a long service award. BBC News –...

Deal or no deal?

When does a “special offer” or “cheap” deal get in the way of a real bargain? You’ve been sending in your best examples. BBC News –...

Streetmap loses Google court challenge

A website that accused Google of abusing its “dominant position” in the online search market by “driving traffic” to Google Maps has lost its High Court action. BBC News –...

RBS boss supports EU membership

The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland tells BBC Newsnight he believes the UK financial sector would be better off inside the European Union. BBC News –...
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