City hopes of an early a sell-off of the taxpayer’s stake in Royal Bank of Scotland were dealt a massive blow today as its finance director, Nathan Bostock, was poached by rival Santander UK.
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Thursday 04 April 2013
Thorntons enjoys a happy Easter
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Newbury fails to get over hurdles
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Royal Bank of Scotland is understood to have appointed its finance director, Bruce van Saun, to head its US arm, Citizens, ahead of its planned float.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Who is she?
Friday 02 September 2011
Gordon Brown has stepped up his campaign against Rupert Murdoch’s News International media group, sending tape recordings to the Metropolitan Police earlier today which he says challenge the Sunday Times’s assurances that it broke no laws when investigating his personal financial affairs.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Musical chairs at the Zombies?
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Rebekah Brooks, then editor of The Sun, contacted the Browns, informing them that she had obtained medical details about their four-year-old son Fraser
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Tuesday 01 February 2011
The communications watchdog Ofcom is set to clamp down harder on "silent calling", warning companies that they will face fines of up to £2m if they break the rules. New regulations come into force today designed to prevent call centre companies from harassing consumers with silent calls.
Sunday 12 December 2010
Wednesday 03 November 2010
Lloyds Banking Group poached its new boss from rival Santander today in a move seen as a major coup for the part-nationalised bank.
Saturday 08 May 2010
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Monday 22 February 2010
The cold wind of public disapproval appeared to have touched the hearts of Britain's wealthiest bankers yesterday when the chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland agreed to go without his £1.6m bonus.
Monday 25 January 2010
The European Commission today approved what it called the last two chapters in UK Government-funded bank bail-outs.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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