The largest group of plaintiffs by number aren’t impressed
Fred Goodwin was a corporate ‘psychopath’ who worried about minutiae as his bank lost control, a new book claims
RBOS Shareholder Action Group claims the directors misled investors, missed out vital information and misrepresented RBS's underlying strength during the lender's 2008 rights issue
"Banker and bonus bashing" by leaders of all three main political parties is undermining British business and harming the nation's image abroad, senior Labour figures have warned.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has thrown his weight behind calls for former RBS boss Sir Fred Goodwin to be stripped of his knighthood.
An MP leading calls for Sir Fred Goodwin to be stripped of his knighthood urged the Whitehall committee which reviews honours to make a special case of the disgraced former banker today.
Lib Dem MP John Hemming tells Nina Lakhani why transparency is an issue worth fighting for
The Monday Interview: MP John Hemming tells Nina Lakhani why transparency is an issue worth fighting for
Four weeks of speculation, legal wrangling and mass civil disobedience on the internet came to an end yesterday when an MP used parliamentary privilege to name Ryan Giggs as the Premier League footballer at the centre of the super-injunction fiasco. John Hemming named the Manchester United player only hours after a High Court judge had ruled that a ban on naming him should stand. Last night, Mr Justice Eady refused to lift the injunction despite the intervention – raising the prospect that Mr Giggs could sue news organisations who have named him for damages. To murmurs of disapproval from fellow MPs, the Liberal Democrat said: "With about 75,000 people having named Ryan Giggs on Twitter it is obviously impracticable to imprison them all.
The accomplished controversialist Lars von Trier may endure a few sleepless nights in the next month: Denmark is starved of darkness at this time of year, after all. But he can rest easy in the knowledge that his exile from the Cannes Film Festival – quite apart from garnering him countless precious column inches – will likely lapse in due course.
An order granting anonymity to former bank boss Sir Fred Goodwin - who won an injunction preventing publication of details of a "sexual relationship" - was lifted at the High Court today.
The public have a direct interest in knowing whether the former head of the Royal Bank of Scotland Sir Fred Goodwin had a relationship with a senior colleague, a Liberal Democrat peer said today.
Outlook Jérôme Kerviel must be choking on his croissants this morning. While he's facing a lengthy jail term for his rogue trading at SocGen, the boys who nearly bust UBS, once the pride of Switzerland's financial services industry, are getting off scot-free.
Sporting defeat is painful to watch and worse to experience. But off the pitch, failure is more complex – and may even be useful, argues Hamish McRae
Politicians today expressed bemusement and "disgust" after it emerged that former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Sir Fred Goodwin started a new job at an architectural firm.
Weird World of Sport: I expect to see Becks and a clearly recalcitrant Posh having a good time at Butlins in Minehead