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article 11 September 2014 Business
A Bitcoin ATM
Banking on bitcoin? Why many more may do so soon

Average UK bank customers may not be using the fast-growing internet currency bitcoin just yet, but as CNBC's UK Business Editor Helia Ebrahimi reports, authorities would do well to take it seriously.

video 10 September 2014 UK

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'A yes vote in Scotland could lead to a banking crisis'

Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman joins Professor Andrew Hughes-Hallett, who sits on the Scottish government's Fiscal Advisory Board, to talk about what independence could mean for banks.

post 04 September 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog ECB acts to prevent deflation, but is stagnation now a risk?

As the Eurozone project goes on failing, it is dragging the institutions and economies of Europe into a zone of disrepute that will drive anti-EU sentiment here.

article 27 August 2014 UK
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Taxpayer-backed RBS fined over mortgage advice

Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest are fined 14.5m after the City regulator finds "serious failings" in its advice to mortgage customers.

article 12 August 2014 UK
With signs that the housing market may be cooling, first-time buyers are out in force. So who are these people and how long will the good times last? (Getty)
How 29-year-olds are boosting housing market

With signs that the housing market may be cooling, first-time buyers are out in force. So who are these people and how long will the good times last?

article 30 July 2014 UK
Bank of England
Bonus clawback: just moving money from bankers to lawyers?

The Bank of England confirms plans for a tough new regime for reckless bankers allowing bonuses to be clawed back seven years after they are awarded.

article 25 July 2014 UK
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Sun out for Osborne as UK economy emerges from downturn

The UK economy grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures released this morning.

post 26 June 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog The Bank of Zero

The Bank of England is so worried about the financial risk rising from roaring house prices that it has decided to do, er, nothing.

video 25 June 2014 UK

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Is the housing bubble about to burst? - video

House prices have surged by nearly 10 per cent across Britain, and a third in London. The Bank of England may take action to burst the bubble with rules on borrowing, reports Helia Ebrahimi.