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Banking and the failure of policing

The HBOS report reveals one big fact, when a bank ran out of control hardly anyone knew how to rein it back - and taxpayers ended up paying the price.

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'Trade-off' between UK business interests in Libya and compensation fight denied - Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph

'Trade-off' between UK business interests in Libya and compensation fight denied
Belfast Telegraph
Britain's former ambassador to Libya has denied there was a "trade-off" between the UK's business interests in the country and the fight for compensation for victims of IRA Semtex supplied by Muammar Gaddafi.

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Shares in Asia rise in early trade

Shares in Asia were rising in early trade on Thursday, despite US shares closing lower after disappointing retail sales data.

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