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NatWest and RBS trial new fingerprint bank cards
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NatWest and RBS trial new fingerprint bank cards

Biometric payment system will allow customers to spend more than £30 using contactless cards
12 Mar 2019
Two-thirds of Brits still don’t trust banks
Anti-banking protest in London in 2009
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Two-thirds of Brits still don’t trust banks

Ten years on from the financial crisis, survey finds trust for banking system in short supply
17 Aug 2018
What is Britain’s worst bank?
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What is Britain’s worst bank?

Royal Bank of Scotland comes joint-bottom in the new personal banking league table, and last for business banking
16 Aug 2018
RBS set for biggest privatisation in UK history
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RBS set for biggest privatisation in UK history

US regulators impose $4.9bn penalty and pave way for Government to sell its 70% stake
11 May 2018
RBS to cut 162 branches and 792 jobs
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RBS to cut 162 branches and 792 jobs

Move comes days after taxpayer-owned bank announced 206% rise in profits
2 May 2018
RBS memo to ‘let customers hang themselves’ sparks fury
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RBS memo to ‘let customers hang themselves’ sparks fury

Ex-MP says callous banking tactics following 2008 crash drove small business owners to suicide
18 Jan 2018
RBS smashes expectations with £940m profit
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RBS smashes expectations with £940m profit

State-backed bank celebrates half-year success, but shadow hangs over rest of year
4 Aug 2017

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RBS: Is it time for the government to cut its losses?
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RBS: Is it time for the government to cut its losses?

After resolving many of its legacy issues, perhaps the bank should return to private hands
31 Jul 2017
RBS sale: does privatisation serve the public interest?
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RBS sale: does privatisation serve the public interest?

Some experts believe taxpayers may be short-changed – bringing back memories of Royal Mail sell-off
7 Aug 2015
RBS and Natwest customer payments go 'missing'
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RBS and Natwest customer payments go 'missing'

Technical glitch has affected 600,000 transactions across RBS, NatWest and Ulster Bank
17 Jun 2015
How secure are smartphone fingerprint readers?
New iPhone 5S handsets let people use their fingerprints to unlock the smartphones at an iPhone event at Apple's headquarters in Silicon Valley on September 10, 2013 in Cupertino, California.
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How secure are smartphone fingerprint readers?

NatWest and RBS customers with Apple iPhones can now use fingerprints to access bank accounts
18 Feb 2015
The best business books of 2014
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The best business books of 2014

Reviewed: the inside story of what went wrong at RBS, the Federal Reserve and the Eurozone
14 Dec 2014
Paul Mason's rant against the banks – video
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Paul Mason's rant against the banks – video

Angry Channel 4 economics editor is 'sick' of banks behaving badly and calls for tougher regulation
13 Nov 2014
Scottish independence: UK party leaders pledge new powers
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Scottish independence: UK party leaders pledge new powers

Cameron promises he 'won't be here forever' but warns that leaving the UK will be a 'painful divorce'
16 Sep 2014
RBS fined £14.5 million for poor mortgage advice
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RBS fined £14.5 million for poor mortgage advice

The latest in a long line of 'unacceptable' failings could have cost borrowers their homes, says regulator
27 Aug 2014
Osborne vetoes RBS plan to pay CEO double salary as bonus
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Osborne vetoes RBS plan to pay CEO double salary as bonus

RBS tries to sidestep government rules by paying Ross McEwan an extra £1m 'allowance'
25 Apr 2014
RBS pays £576m in bonuses despite suffering £8.2bn loss
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RBS pays £576m in bonuses despite suffering £8.2bn loss

Chief executive admits decision is 'highly emotional one' but insists the bank needs to pay 'fairly'
27 Feb 2014
RBS bank bonuses an open goal for Ed Miliband
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RBS bank bonuses an open goal for Ed Miliband

Osborne wants RBS to keep its best people – but risks claims that Tories 'stand up for the wrong people'
15 Jan 2014
Labour calls on Osborne to limit RBS bonuses
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Labour calls on Osborne to limit RBS bonuses

Government pressed to use its 81% stake in RBS to block bonuses of up to twice the size of salaries
15 Jan 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 2 Aug 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 2 Aug 2013

2 Aug 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 7 Mar 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 7 Mar 2013

7 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Jul 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 30 Jul 2012

30 Jul 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 22 Jun 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 22 Jun 2012

22 Jun 2012
EHRMAN: how to split up RBS and save money
Richard Ehrman
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EHRMAN: how to split up RBS and save money

Sell off the good bits, and you won't need a big bonus master of the universe to look after what's left
31 Jan 2012
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