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article 02 July 2015 World
Referendum yes supporters protest in Athens (Reuters)
Greece referendum: Syriza urges voters to reject bailout

Politicians with Greece's ruling Syriza party, including Prime Minister Tsipras, say the country should vote no in Sunday's referendum, as the Bank of England warns of a "very dangerous" situation.

post 10 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Ethical drift: City to break with Jack Sparrow doctrine?

In "Pirates of Canary Wharf" that went on for years. It was un-ethical behaviour that "became the norm" - Mark Carney will say tonight.

article 24 March 2015 UK
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Inflation at zero per cent - and now for the bad news

Inflation is no more. The annual inflation rate is zero for the first time on record. So is the dawn of deflation a good or a bad thing?

post 05 March 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Bank of England fraud probe: serious questions to be answered

The implication that bank traders rigged the market during the emergency money auctions designed to prop up the banks at the height of the financial crisis, is potentially the most shocking of all.

article 15 February 2015 Business
HSBC says sorry as tax avoidance row grows

As HSBC issues an apology over tax allegations, Business Secretary Vince Cable says HM Revenue and Customs "could be doing a great deal more" to address such issues.

article 12 February 2015 UK
Carney: Inflation could fall below zero by spring

The UK could experience negative inflation this spring, warns Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, but he says, if needed, the bank is prepared to cut interest rates to prevent long-term deflation.

article 11 February 2015 UK
HSBC tax secrecy timeline: who knew what, and when?

Revelations of apparent wrongdoing at a branch of the HSBC bank in Geneva have put the bank, and its former chairman Lord Green, in the spotlight. This is how the story unfolded.

article 29 January 2015 UK
by London: 'a global haven for criminal financial activity'

London is a global haven for criminal financial activity - with billions of pounds laundered through British banks each day, according to the head of the UK's National Crime Agency.

video 16 December 2014 UK

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Collapse of oil price 'net beneficial to UK' - video

Andrew Bailey, deputy governor of the Bank of England, tells Channel 4 News that a 45 per cent drop in oil prices is 'likely to strengthen growth in the UK economy.'