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The City

Lines of cocaine and a razorblade

Did cocaine cause the great financial crash?

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Tue 16 Apr, AT 12:57

Former banker backs claim that drug use led City of London workers to take crazy risks

George Osborne isolated over EU bonus cap

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Wed 6 Mar, AT 08:46

Cap on payouts set to go ahead despite Chancellor's warning proposals could damage the City

London city Gherkin

Where have all the wages gone?

Mon 10 Dec, AT 09:57

Report claims rise of the City has sucked £7,000 a year from the pockets of other workers

Growth won't just happen: so when will Osborne get a grip?

Thu 6 Dec, AT 08:50
Richard Ehrman

Reform of planning and employment law has been endlessly promised but never seems to happen

Wall Street

City loses finance crown to NY

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Mon 12 Nov, AT 14:27

London slips to second place as New York awarded world's financial capital

UBS bank

3,000 jobs to go at UBS London

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Wed 31 Oct, AT 12:15

Reports claim that half the Swiss bank's City workforce are in the line for the axe

Barclays Bank

Barclays told to pay £500m in tax it tried to avoid

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Tue 28 Feb, AT 11:26

Situation is highly embarrassing for Barclays, which signed a promise not to engage in tax avoidance

Bankers, business leaders and politicians attack Mervyn King

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Sun 4 Dec, AT 10:43

The Bank of England governor has been accused of scaring financial markets

Gherkin; City of London

Banks told to reveal details of charitable donations

Fri 21 Jan, AT 10:35

Business digest: Plan would ‘embarrass’ bankers into giving away more of their bonuses