Barclays was the most complained-about bank in the last six months of 2011, according to the financial ombudsman, with nearly 12,000 cases brought by consumers.
The Lib Dem MP says the Union is worth defending – and he is looking forward to it
Part-nationalised Lloyds Banking Group today insisted that its EU-imposed sale of 632 branches was on track as it unveiled a huge loss in the first half of the year.
Poll shows that seven out of 10 people believe courts have been too willing to grant injunctions to celebrities
Britain's two state-backed "zombie" banks yesterday rejected calls for a break-up of Britain's banking giants, telling the Treasury Select Committee that the sector was "enormously competitive".
Crystal Palace avoided becoming the first English club to be liquidated since 1992 after investors secured an agreement to buy the Championship club's stadium.
The consortium attempting to buy Crystal Palace are confident they can proceed with their takeover after the Coca-Cola Championship club dramatically avoided extinction today.
Crystal Palace face liquidation unless the consortium attempting to buy the stricken club can complete the deal by tomorrow afternoon.
The turning point for the banks but the beginnings of a deeper slide for the real economy? This week has been extraordinary. We were talking yesterday with some senior bankers and they agreed that the only similar time in terms of the febrile mood in London was the collapse of Burmah Oil and the plunge of equities at the beginning of 1975. For New York, well, what has been happening there is surely bigger than anything since the 1930s.
It may seem the least of your worries when starting a new life at university, but picking the right bank account could prove critical a few years down the line.
The same, immaculate form figures, maybe, but only in one case do they remain suggestive of perfection. Both Zarkava and Mastercraftsman survived their respective Group One examinations yesterday unbeaten, but while the French filly produced another celestial performance, the young Irish colt won only by the skin of his teeth. Perhaps it is only in the struggles of one that we can quite grasp the extraordinary gifts of the other.
Pressure is mounting on Gordon Brown to find help for hard-pressed families as the new Deputy Governor of the Bank of England warned that the financial situation was at least as bad as that of the 1970s. As the Prime Minister returns to his desk today to work on an economic plan that will form the centrepiece of his attempt at an autumn political fightback, Charles Bean said that the slowdown may "drag on for some considerable time" and that social problems could be caused by the squeeze on household incomes.