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Daily Mirror
Union boss who hosted Corbyn rally blasts decision to ban him from Labour voteA union boss who hosted a 2,500-strong Jeremy Corbyn rally just three weeks ago
Union boss who hosted Corbyn rally blasts decision to ban him from Labour vote
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
A union boss who hosted a 2,500-strong Jeremy Corbyn rally just three weeks ago has blasted the 'extraordinary' decision to ban him from Labour's leadership vote. The general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS), which... Read more
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Independent
Black Monday: Shares rally around the world after China's central bank slashes lending rateAfter Chinese stocks plummeted by another 7.6 per cent, following the 8.5 per c
Black Monday: Shares rally around the world after China's central bank slashes lending rate
Independent / Posted 5 days ago
After Chinese stocks plummeted by another 7.6 per cent, following the 8.5 per cent rout on “Black Monday”, the People’s Bank of China moved to staunch the bleeding by announcing a cut in the benchmark lending rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.6 per... Read more
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Daily Mirror
FTSE bounces back after Black Monday but experts warn crisis may not be overThe unexpected comeback, despite failing to recoup the staggering £74billion lo
FTSE bounces back after Black Monday but experts warn crisis may not be over
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
The unexpected comeback, despite failing to recoup the staggering £74billion loss caused by the so-called ‘Great Fall of China’, was buoyed by hopes that the expected hike in UK interest rates would be delayed. The FTSE’s 3% increase was its biggest... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bank of England 'may put off interest rate hike' after market turmoilMillions of mortgage payers could escape an early rise in interest rates becaus
Bank of England 'may put off interest rate hike' after market turmoil
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Millions of mortgage payers could escape an early rise in interest rates because of the market turmoil triggered by China, a City economist has said. Record low rates could remain for the whole of next year, according to Citigroup’s chief UK... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Moderate Labour MPs fear Jeremy Corbyn purgeHe appealed to his supporters to stop "plotting and planning" a backbench rebel
Moderate Labour MPs fear Jeremy Corbyn purge
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
He appealed to his supporters to stop "plotting and planning" a backbench rebellion in the event that Mr Corbyn wins. Mr Johnson, a former Home Secretary, told The Telegraph: “I just say to my colleagues who are plotting and planning or whatever …... Read more
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Independent
Labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn warned over threat to seize back assetsChris Leslie, who is backing Yvette Cooper in Labour’s increasingly tense leade
Labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn warned over threat to seize back assets
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Chris Leslie, who is backing Yvette Cooper in Labour’s increasingly tense leadership contest, has appealed to party members who have not yet voted to “look at the small print and make sure they are making an informed choice” before voting for Mr... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Labour headed for scrapheap if it elects Corbyn, warns Betty BoothroydLabour grandee Betty Boothroyd warned Labour is headed for the “scrapheap of hi
Labour headed for scrapheap if it elects Corbyn, warns Betty Boothroyd
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Labour grandee Betty Boothroyd warned Labour is headed for the “scrapheap of history” if it elects Jeremy Corbyn as leader. The former Commons Speaker said her former party is “galloping towards the precipice” with the radical left-winger on course... Read more
10d
Great Bend Tribune
Solida tells officers he shot his wifeWOODWARD, Okla. – Initial reports indicated that the rural Oklahoma man charged
Solida tells officers he shot his wife
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
WOODWARD, Okla. – Initial reports indicated that the rural Oklahoma man charged with shooting his wife shot her accidentally last Friday. However, in a 911 call from the woman herself a short time later, she said her husband shot her intentionally... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cooper: a Corbyn win could split LabourSenior figures on the right of the party are said to be preparing their opposit
Cooper: a Corbyn win could split Labour
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
Senior figures on the right of the party are said to be preparing their opposition to the Islington North MP, if he succeeds in his bid to succeed Ed Miliband, by forming the Labour for the Common Good group, dubbed "The Resistance". Its members... Read more
10d
The New Statesman
Corbyn's decision not to bring back shadow cabinet elections is the right callShadow cabinet elections have been reported to be among the policies that Jerem
Corbyn's decision not to bring back shadow cabinet elections is the right call
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Shadow cabinet elections have been reported to be among the policies that Jeremy Corbyn intends to resurrect from Labour's past. But as I report in my cover story in this week's magazine, that's not the case. The Labour leadership candidate has... Read more
10d
The New Statesman
Can Jeremy Corbyn and Labour MPs learn to get along?On the morning of 12 September at the QEII Centre in Westminster, Jeremy Corbyn
Can Jeremy Corbyn and Labour MPs learn to get along?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
On the morning of 12 September at the QEII Centre in Westminster, Jeremy Corbyn will be declared the new leader of the Labour Party. This is the outcome that almost all MPs now expect. A result that scriptwriters would have rejected as too outlandish... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Woodward County man charged with assault in shooting of wifeWOODWARD, Okla. (AP) - A 43-year-old Woodward County man is facing a felony cha
Woodward County man charged with assault in shooting of wife
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 12 days ago
WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) - A 43-year-old Woodward County man is facing a felony charge after investigators say he shot his wife and then fled to Kansas with the couple's two young children. Online court records indicate that Chris Leslie Solida was... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Woodward County man charged with assault in shooting of wifeWOODWARD, Okla. (AP) - A 43-year-old Woodward County man is facing a felony cha
Woodward County man charged with assault in shooting of wife
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) - A 43-year-old Woodward County man is facing a felony charge after investigators say he shot his wife and then fled to Kansas with the couple's two young children. Online court records indicate that Chris Leslie Solida was... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Woodward County man charged with assault in shooting of wifeWOODWARD, Okla. (AP) - A 43-year-old Woodward County man is facing a felony cha
Woodward County man charged with assault in shooting of wife
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) - A 43-year-old Woodward County man is facing a felony charge after investigators say he shot his wife and then fled to Kansas with the couple's two young children. Online court records indicate that Chris Leslie Solida was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn is a rebel leader with no troops argues Jason Cowley“I suppose it’s my turn,” the veteran left-winger said, with a resigned shrug.
Jeremy Corbyn is a rebel leader with no troops argues Jason Cowley
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
“I suppose it’s my turn,” the veteran left-winger said, with a resigned shrug. In the 2010 leadership contest, Diane Abbott, the candidate of the hard left, finished a poor fifth of five in a contest won by Ed Miliband. Labour MPs expected Corbyn,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Superbug cases soar at hospitals cleaned by private contractor given £200mThe number of times a bed was ­unusable due to norovirus or C. diff at Nottingh
Superbug cases soar at hospitals cleaned by private contractor given £200m
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
The number of times a bed was ­unusable due to norovirus or C. diff at Nottingham’s City Hospital and Queen’s Medical Centre nearly doubled in 2014-15 - and 165 staff had the vomiting bug. Clare Johnson, whose three-year-old son had his tonsils... Read more
16d
Prospect Magazine
The ABC of Jeremy CorbynLabour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn during a campaign rally in Edinburgh
The ABC of Jeremy Corbyn
Prospect Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn during a campaign rally in Edinburgh © Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images This week, Alastair Campbell called for Labour supporters to the right of leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn to vote for... Read more
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Oxford Mail
A big crop of talent lined up for Fairport Convention's annual Cropredy FestivalWith up to 20,000 music-lovers heading for Fairport's Cropredy Convention, Nick
A big crop of talent lined up for Fairport Convention's annual Cropredy Festival
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
With up to 20,000 music-lovers heading for Fairport's Cropredy Convention, Nick Dent-Robinson and Tim Hughes look forward to the folk-rock bonanza For lovers of folk rock, it’s the highlight of the year. Up to 17,000 music fans today descend on a... Read more
17d
The New Statesman
Coups, splits – or surprising calm? What the Jeremy Corbyn era would look like for LabourYou campaign in poetry but you govern in prose. We know that Jeremy Corbyn can
Coups, splits – or surprising calm? What the Jeremy Corbyn era would look like for Labour
The New Statesman / Posted 17 days ago
You campaign in poetry but you govern in prose. We know that Jeremy Corbyn can craft a beguiling sonnet – he has packed out meeting halls across the country and is 30 points ahead of his Labour leadership rivals in the latest YouGov poll – but the... Read more
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19d
Independent
Rents have gone up by 12 per cent in the past yearThe average rent for new tenancies in the three months to July 2015 was £977 –
Rents have gone up by 12 per cent in the past year
Independent / Posted 19 days ago
The average rent for new tenancies in the three months to July 2015 was £977 – 11.8 per cent higher than the same period last year. The figures, from the HomeLet rental index, show that rents are still dramatically outstripping wage growth in the... Read more
20d
Nottingham Post
The scandal of dirty wards in Nottingham's hospitalsPatients caught superbugs in city hospital wards after the private firm paid £2
The scandal of dirty wards in Nottingham's hospitals
Nottingham Post / Posted 20 days ago
Patients caught superbugs in city hospital wards after the private firm paid £200 million to clean them failed to do its job properly. The number of hospital beds out of action due to outbreaks of viruses almost doubled under the care of Carillion,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Does the UK now have a two speed economy?Chancellor George Osborne boast the economy was "motoring" after figures showed
Does the UK now have a two speed economy?
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne boast the economy was "motoring" after figures showed gross domestic product – the value of everything the country produces – grew 0.7% in the three months to June, making up for a weak 0.4% growth in the first quarter. But... Read more
24d
thebee
Labour: Half Eligible To Vote Are New Sign-UpsWho is voting in the Labour leadership election? The answer might surprise you.
Labour: Half Eligible To Vote Are New Sign-Ups
thebee / Posted 24 days ago
Who is voting in the Labour leadership election? The answer might surprise you. Sky News has obtained figures that show almost half of those currently eligible to vote have signed up to the party since the General Election in May. That number is... Read more
24d
Independent
Labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn insists many rich people would be willing to pay more taxThe left-winger, whose surge in popularity has galvanised the party’s leadershi
Labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn insists many rich people would be willing to pay more tax
Independent / Posted 24 days ago
The left-winger, whose surge in popularity has galvanised the party’s leadership contest, has hit back at accusations from rivals that “Corbynomics” amounts to “deficit denial”. Writing for The Independent, he responds: “Far from denying the... Read more
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24d
walesonline
Could Owen Smith be the next Shadow Chancellor?Speculation in the Times newspaper suggests that Mr Corbyn could pick Mr Smith,
Could Owen Smith be the next Shadow Chancellor?
walesonline / Posted 24 days ago
Speculation in the Times newspaper suggests that Mr Corbyn could pick Mr Smith, a former Shadow Treasury Minister, to replace Chris Leslie as Shadow Chancellor. Mr Leslie has said he would not serve under Mr Corbyn. Leadership contenders Liz Kendall... Read more
24d
Belfast Telegraph
Labour IT glitch over leadership race fixed (Left - right) Sinn Fein councillor Eoin O Broin, DUP's Gavin Robinson MP, Ch
Labour IT glitch over leadership race fixed
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
(Left - right) Sinn Fein councillor Eoin O Broin, DUP's Gavin Robinson MP, Chair Noel Thompson, Jeremy Corbyn and comedian Nuala Mckeever during the West Belfast Talks Back panel at St Louise's College, as... Read more
25d
Scotsman
Osborne’s privatisation plans dwarf past 20 years George Osborne is set to raise almost £40 billion through the sale of public
Osborne’s privatisation plans dwarf past 20 years
Scotsman / Posted 25 days ago
George Osborne is set to raise almost £40 billion through the sale of public assets this year, a total that amounts to more than every privatisation of the past two decades combined, it emerged... Read more
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25d
The Hindu
Britain takes a 1.1 billion pound loss on its first sale of shares in Royal Bank of ScotlandThe U.K. government sold a 5.4 percent stake in RBS at 330 pence per share, a t
Britain takes a 1.1 billion pound loss on its first sale of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
The U.K. government sold a 5.4 percent stake in RBS at 330 pence per share, a third below the price paid when Britain rescued the bank with 45.8 billion pounds of taxpayer cash at the peak of the 2007-09 financial crisis. The move raised 2.1 billion... Read more
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Evening Standard
Full interview: Jeremy Corbyn 'Corybnmania? It's odd... I'm a normal person'“Corbynmania”, the incredible surge in support that has made him a front-runner
Full interview: Jeremy Corbyn 'Corybnmania? It's odd... I'm a normal person'
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
“Corbynmania”, the incredible surge in support that has made him a front-runner to win the Labour leadership, seems to have caught his campaign slightly off-guard and his schedule is packed. Thousands have attended rallies in Liverpool and... Read more
26d
heraldscotland
Osborne defends RBS share sale but Labour says it is a £1bn disasterHe added in a tweet: "RBS bailed out by last gov. This gov is selling it back.
Osborne defends RBS share sale but Labour says it is a £1bn disaster
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
He added in a tweet: "RBS bailed out by last gov. This gov is selling it back. Bank of England Governor says selling now is in 'interests of the wider economy’." Investment banks Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and UBS led the share sale to... Read more
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The Star
UK takes one billion pounds hit in RBS sell-offLONDON: Britain took a 1.1 billion pound (US$1.7 billion) loss on its first sal
UK takes one billion pounds hit in RBS sell-off
The Star / Posted 26 days ago
LONDON: Britain took a 1.1 billion pound (US$1.7 billion) loss on its first sale of shares in Royal Bank of Scotland on Tuesday, sparking accusations of poor timing from opposition politicians. The UK government sold a 5.4 percent stake in RBS at... Read more
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Northern Echo
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossBut concerns have been raised over the timing of the Treasury's decision to sel
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Northern Echo / Posted 26 days ago
But concerns have been raised over the timing of the Treasury's decision to sell-down its 78% stake in RBS after the taxpayer has been left nursing a £1.08 billion loss. UK Financial Investments (UKFI), the body that holds the Government's RBS... Read more
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Scotsman
George Osborne under pressure over £1bn RBS loss The first tranche of shares has been sold for 2.1 billion pounds. Picture: Lis
George Osborne under pressure over £1bn RBS loss
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
The first tranche of shares has been sold for 2.1 billion pounds. Picture: Lisa Ferguson GEORGE Osborne has been accused of delivering a “bad deal” for the taxpayer after the first tranche of shares... Read more
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26d
Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker: Corbyn energising Labour contest Corbyn is responsible for one of the biggest mobilisations within Labour since
Andrew Whitaker: Corbyn energising Labour contest
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
Corbyn is responsible for one of the biggest mobilisations within Labour since Tony Benn in 1981. Picture: PA UNLIKELY victory for an outside candidate does not have to mean a general election... Read more
26d
International Business Times
UK construction numbers push FTSE 100 downWorse-than-expected UK construction data pushed the FTSE 100 down on 4 August w
UK construction numbers push FTSE 100 down
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
Worse-than-expected UK construction data pushed the FTSE 100 down on 4 August while another sharp fall in Greek shares also made investors wary. "Lower weather claims helped Direct Line improve its profitability in the first half of the year and... Read more
26d
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Corbyn supporters could miss out as Norwich venue sells out twice overThose who deride and mock Jeremy Corbyn are proponents and apologists of an unf
Corbyn supporters could miss out as Norwich venue sells out twice over
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
Those who deride and mock Jeremy Corbyn are proponents and apologists of an unfair, disproportional voting system, who want to excuse their detachment from democratic practises by pining for electability. I hope that a bigger venue can be found... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke The Tory grandee Ken Clarke warned his party against disregarding Jeremy Corb
Labour leadership race: Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister, says Ken Clarke
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
The Tory grandee Ken Clarke warned his party against disregarding Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn could be the next Prime Minister if he wins the Labour leadership... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Corbyn supporters could miss out as Norwich venue sells out twice over Jeremy Corbyn takes part in a Labour Party leadership hustings at Parr Hall,
Corbyn supporters could miss out as Norwich venue sells out twice over
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 26 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn takes part in a Labour Party leadership hustings at Parr Hall, Warrington, Cheshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 25, 2015. Photo credit... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Oxford Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Streatham Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Bury Times
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Bury Times / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Gazette
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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guardian-series
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Harrow Times
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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This is West Country
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
This is West Country / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Gazette News
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Gazette News / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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Bolton News
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn lossChancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of
Treasury sells 5.4 share in RBS for £1bn loss
Bolton News / Posted 26 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne has fired the starting gun on returning Royal Bank of Scotland into private hands with a £2.1 billion share sale, but faced criticism the taxpayer has been left short-changed after making a £1 billion loss. Mr Osborne... Read more
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