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  • Barclays charged with fraud over crash

    BARCLAYS and four of its former top bankers have been charged with fraud, the first criminal charges to be brought in Britain against a bank over financial-crisis deals.

    The Serious Fraud Office announced yesterday that it had brought charges of conspiracy to commit fraud against the...

    Wednesday 21st Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Barclays CEO’s pay slashed after failed bid to plug leaks

    by Felicity Collier

    BARCLAYS’ boss Jes Staley will have his bonus slashed and will face an investigation by two financial watchdogs after unsuccessfully trying to unmask a whistleblower.

    The multimillionaire will be probed over his reaction to anonymous letters...

    Tuesday 11th Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Anti-fracking protests target Barclays

    ANTI-FRACKING campaigners occupied branches of Barclays bank in five British cities yesterday.

    Sit-ins took place in London, Leeds, Sheffield, Lancaster and Oxford, forcing staff to close the branches and turn customers away.

    Campaigners are calling on the bank to cancel its...

    Saturday 13th Feb 2016

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Millionaires up 41% as upturn helps rich

    Rising house and stock prices of Tory ‘recovery’ benefit the few

    Friday 28th Aug 2015

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Bank giants forced to pay out £1.3bn in rate-rigging claims

    NINE banks including Barclays, HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland agreed a settlement of more than £1.3 billion with US investors yesterday over foreign exchange rate-rigging claims.

    Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and UBS were also part of the...

    Saturday 15th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Bank and gallery hit by pro-Gaza flashmob

    A DABKE dance flashmob took place inside the heart of the British Museum and in a central London Barclays Bank on Tottenham Court Road, bringing the public to a standstill yesterday.

    The protest took place in solidarity with the Day of Rage organised by Palestine supporters for the...

    Tuesday 28th Jul 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • 30,000 may lose jobs at Barclay’s

    BARCLAYS is reportedly planning to wield its axe over more than 30,000 jobs to speed up a “cost-cutting” strategy after firing chief executive Antony Jenkins.

    The Times reported yesterday that the bank’s global workforce could fall from 132,000 to below 100,000 by the...

    Tuesday 21st Jul 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Pride regains its radical purpose

    Small band of activists injects politics back into parade

    Monday 29th Jun 2015

    posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain

  • LGSM heroes refuse to lead Pride

    Lesbian and gay group rejects invitation so they can march alongside union comrades on parade

    Thursday 4th Jun 2015

    posted by Luke James in Britain

  • Pride board's plan of shame

    THE Pride board's decision to renege on its previous commitment to positioning the trade union block immediately behind Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) contingent at the head of Pride March 2015 is disgraceful.

    It smacks of a group of people short on memory and lacking in...

    Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial