The Co-operative Bank's disgraced former chairman, Paul Flowers, apparently won the job because he beat his rivals' psychometric test scores, MPs on the Treasury Committee have been told.
City University, London
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Sunday 26 January 2014
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Monday 25 November 2013
Law firm will review claims that the bank pushed clients into distress to generate fees
Wednesday 04 September 2013
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Thursday 04 July 2013
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Tuesday 19 February 2013
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Thursday 31 January 2013
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Sunday 22 July 2012
When people complain about programmes such as Woman's Hour, they usually make the argument that Radio 4 has no such thing as an "Hour for Men". The counter-argument tends to be that every other hour is for men who should toddle off and watch Top Gear until they calm down.
Friday 20 July 2012
The BBC has been accused of being "testosterone-fuelled" after nine times as many male experts than women were shown on its flagship nightly news bulletin.
Sunday 05 February 2012
Millions of private-sector workers saving for their retirement are at the mercy of a "hugely unfair annuity system" which lops up to £1bn off their combined pension incomes every year, according to leading pensions experts.
Friday 20 January 2012
Jonathan Stephenson was born into a family of English diplomats, but the causes he espoused were anything but establishment. He was a spokesman for the trade union movement at a time when the unions were in constant battle with the Thatcher government and, despite the threat of physical violence, went on to become a leading figure in Northern Irish politics, one of the few Englishmen to make such a political commitment.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
It is extraordinary, but true, that one of our great national museums is co-ordinating an activity that breaks international law. That museum is the Natural History Museum, which is collaborating in research with an Israeli commercial firm located in an illegal settlement in the Palestinian West Bank.
Thursday 01 December 2011
The key foundation of the British justice system, trial by jury, is at risk of being undermined by the media’s attempts to take advantage of reforms to the law, the Attorney General has warned.
Friday 04 November 2011
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