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SFO investigates price rigging in foreign exchange market SFO investigates price rigging in foreign exchange market

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the £3tn-a-day foreign exchange ma...

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Jessica Harper admits £2.4m Lloyds Bank fraud Jessica Harper admits £2.4m Lloyds Bank fraud

A former Lloyds Bank worker in charge of online security has admitted carrying out a fraud worth more than £2.4m. Jessica Harper, 50, had b...

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Shares in Standard Chartered dive after Iran allegations Shares in Standard Chartered dive after Iran allegations

Shares in Standard Chartered PLC dropped sharply today as investors reacted to US charges that the bank was involved in laundering money for...

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Estepona Town Hall sacks 176 municipal workers Estepona Town Hall sacks 176 municipal workers

The news was given on Wednesday by the Councillor for Personnel, Pilar Fernández-Figares Estepona Town Hall has sacked 176 municipal workers...

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BMW to sell luxury cars for less online BMW to sell luxury cars for less online

The BMW i3 concept car at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in January. (John T. Greilick / Detroit News) BMW will sell cars over the Web for the f...

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The biggest fines in British maritime history were handed down to a group of Spanish fishermen on Thursday, for illegal fishing in UK waters. The biggest fines in British maritime history were handed down to a group of Spanish fishermen on Thursday, for illegal fishing in UK waters.

 Photograph: Robert Ghement/EPA Some of the biggest fines in British maritime history were handed down to a group of Spanish fishermen on Th...

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Rake 'to heal Barclays' reputation' Rake 'to heal Barclays' reputation'

Barclays is lining up inside candidate Sir Michael Rake for the job of repairing the scandal-hit bank's reputation, reports have said. I...

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Barclays boss Bob Diamond resigns Barclays boss Bob Diamond resigns

Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has resigned with immediate effect. The move comes less than a week after the bank was fined a record ...

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After Barclays, other banks are in our sights over interest rates, warns FSA After Barclays, other banks are in our sights over interest rates, warns FSA

The Financial Services Authority has warned the banking industry that the record-breaking £59.5m fine levied on Barclays for attempting to m...

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Barclays' rate expectations turn into hard times Barclays' rate expectations turn into hard times

The second weekend of March 2006 was unseasonably cold as overnight temperatures in London plunged into minus figures. But while the rest of...

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Bank of England meets amid talk of £50bn stimulus Bank of England meets amid talk of £50bn stimulus

Bank of England policymakers meet today to decide whether to change interest rates or to pump in more money into the ailing economy, with le...

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Europe is on the verge of financial chaos. Europe is on the verge of financial chaos.

Global capital markets, now the most powerful force on earth, are rapidly losing confidence in the financial coherence of the 17-nation euro...

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A Facebook crime every 40 minutes A Facebook crime every 40 minutes

A crime linked to Facebook  is reported to police every  40 minutes. Last year, officers logged 12,300 alleged offences involving the vastl...

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Prince Philip in hospital Prince Philip in hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital with a bladder infection and will miss the rest of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Bucki...

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Luka Rocco Magnotta, the 'Canadian Psycho,' arrested in Berlin Luka Rocco Magnotta, the 'Canadian Psycho,' arrested in Berlin

Luka Rocco Magnotta was arrested in Berlin Monday after a four-day international manhunt that spanned three countries. The 29-year-old Cana...

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Rush for safe havens as euro fears rise Rush for safe havens as euro fears rise

US benchmark borrowing costs plunged to levels last seen in 1946 and those for Germany and the UK hit all-time lows as investors took fright...

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Euro break-up 'could wipe 50pc off London house prices' Euro break-up 'could wipe 50pc off London house prices'

Property prices in the capital’s most sought-after postcodes have been driven up by investors moving funds out of assets held in euros to bu...

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Leveson - The Hunt is on Leveson - The Hunt is on

Up until now, Lord Justice Leveson has only held the future of the British press in his hands. Today, despite all his protests to the contr...

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Coulson on Sheridan perjury charge Coulson on Sheridan perjury charge

David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson has been charged over allegations he committed perjury during the trial of form...

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Julian Assange's fight to evade extradition to Sweden appears doomed despite stay of execution Julian Assange's fight to evade extradition to Sweden appears doomed despite stay of execution

Julian Assange's fight to evade extradition to Sweden appeared doomed today though he was given a stay of execution by the highest court...

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FORMER Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been arrested on suspicion of committing perjury during the Tommy Sheridan trial FORMER Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been arrested on suspicion of committing perjury during the Tommy Sheridan trial

Andy Coulson has been arrested on suspicion of perjury. Picture: Getty FORMER Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been arre...

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Former News of the World Editor arrested in dawn raid on his London home Former News of the World Editor arrested in dawn raid on his London home

  PR man: Andy Coulson was held today by Strathclyde Police,David Cameron’s former No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson was arrested today on susp...

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UK Jobseekers who reject help for alcohol and drug addiction face benefits cut UK Jobseekers who reject help for alcohol and drug addiction face benefits cut

Unemployed people suspected of suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction will have their benefits cut if they refuse treatment for their c...

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Metropolitan police anti-corruption unit investigated over payments Metropolitan police anti-corruption unit investigated over payments

Scotland Yard is investigating allegations that detectives working for its anti-corruption unit have been paid thousands of pounds by a firm...

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Three killed in northern Italy earthquake Three killed in northern Italy earthquake

Three people have been killed in a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that struck northern Italy near Bologna, according to reports. The quake that s...

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‘Save euro’ plea to Germans as Spain slumps ‘Save euro’ plea to Germans as Spain slumps

BRITAIN yesterday piled pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to save the euro. 6 comments Related Stories PM: Make or break for e...

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Spain’s banking crisis reached Britain’s high streets last night when the credit rating of Santander UK was cut. Spain’s banking crisis reached Britain’s high streets last night when the credit rating of Santander UK was cut.

In a sweeping reassessment, ratings agency Moody’s announced in Madrid that it is downgrading 16 Spanish banks because it could not be sure ...

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'Queen of Disco' Donna Summer 'thought she became ill after inhaling 9/11 particles' 'Queen of Disco' Donna Summer 'thought she became ill after inhaling 9/11 particles'

The 63-year-old singer, who had hits including Hot Stuff, Love to Love You, Baby and I Feel Love, died in Florida on Thursday morning. She h...

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Investigators are questioning Mexico's former deputy defence minister and a top army general for suspected links to organised crime Investigators are questioning Mexico's former deputy defence minister and a top army general for suspected links to organised crime

Grafitti saying 'Z 100%', referring to the Los Zetas cartel, near to where 49 mutilated bodies were found in Northern Mexico. Photog...

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JPMorgan's Trading Loss Is Said to Rise at Least 50% JPMorgan's Trading Loss Is Said to Rise at Least 50%

The trading losses suffered by JPMorgan Chase have surged in recent days, surpassing the bank’s initial $2 billion estimate by at least $1 b...

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Four of the last reporters and photographers willing to cover crime stories have been slain in less than a week in violence-torn Veracruz state Four of the last reporters and photographers willing to cover crime stories have been slain in less than a week in violence-torn Veracruz state

Four of the last reporters and photographers willing to cover crime stories have been slain in less than a week in violence-torn Veracruz st...

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Three Jobcentre workers jailed for £1.7m plot involving 1,767 bogus claims Three Jobcentre workers jailed for £1.7m plot involving 1,767 bogus claims

Three Jobcentre civil servants, who were the ringleaders of a £1.7million plot involving at least 1,767 bogus claims for maternity benefit, ...

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Greek far-right parties could end up with as much as 20 percent of the vote in Sunday's elections. The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has intensified the xenophobic atmosphere in the country. Greek far-right parties could end up with as much as 20 percent of the vote in Sunday's elections. The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has intensified the xenophobic atmosphere in the country.

At night, the streets leading to Omonoia Square are empty. That wasn't always the case. The area was the premier multicultural neighborh...

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Locked Up Abroad is different. Locked Up Abroad is different.

Reality TV is, at its core, about letting viewers revel in the bad decision-making of others: those ...

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