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Government vetoes RBS plan to pay CEO double his salary as bonus

(London) THE government has blocked the Royal Bank of Scotland, which is part-owned by the taxpayer, from paying its CEO Ross McEwan a bonus...

For simple, sophisticated abayas – Samah Khashoggi

Walk into Samah Abaya’s boutique and you cannot help but notice the wooden floors with traditional carpets that are exactly like her abayas, a...

New rules for Mortgage applicants 

  (London) A mortgage lending clampdown comes into force tomorrow which will see lenders delve more deeply into people's personal lives, from their plans for...

Barclays Bank face shareholders’ fury

  (London) Barclays was accused of "paying for Manchester United but getting Colchester United" as it faced shareholder anger over rising bonuses and falling profits. Shareholders...

British debt £10bn higher than expected

(London) Britain's debt mountain was £10.7 billion higher than expected in the last financial year as it rose to more than three-quarters of gross...

Show restraint over executive pay, slash bonuses and restore public trust: Cable

Curb excessive pay, Cable warns (London) Business Secretary Vince Cable has urged Britain's leading companies to show restraint over executive pay and slash bonuses to...

UK – New BBC drama ‘incomprehensible’

(London)Viewers who tuned into the launch of Jamaica Inn were left frustrated after struggling to make out the dialogue in the BBC's new period...

UK Business lending drops by £500m

(London) Business lending continued to shrink in the three months to February despite the improving economy, according to a Bank of England report. Overall lending...

Power to spend set to rise 1.5%

(London) Consumer spending power is set to rise by 1.5% this year, according to analysis by an economic think tank. The optimistic outlook was forecast...

Australia: Kate’s royal tour style hits

  Catherine chose a dove grey Alexander McQueen coat and a Jane Taylor hat when she attended the Easter Service at St Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, Australia...

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