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
THREE bankers were jailed in Ireland yesterday for helping conceal the loss of billions of euros in deposits at Anglo-Irish Bank during the 2008 financial crash.
Former Anglo executives Willie McAteer and John Bowe and former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey...
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
British and Greek real wages worst affected by crash in the western world
Wednesday 27th Jul 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
INFAMOUS EU-US trade deal TTIP could lead to a new financial crisis and fresh taxpayer bailouts if signed, anti-poverty campaigners warned yesterday.
An alliance of industrial giants, including British American Business and the Institute of International Bankers, is pushing for...
Saturday 11th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
US ATTEMPTS to extradite Navinder Singh Sarao for his alleged role in causing the 2010 “flash crash” are welcome, as is the Serious Fraud Office’s clawing back of ill-gotten gains from a banker for rigging the Libor interest rate.
There has been no shortage of...
Thursday 24th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
JOHN MCDONNELL warned yesterday that a repeat of the 2008 financial crash will be imminent if bankers again treat themselves to bumper wages and bonuses.
The shadow chancellor predicted that the same failed institutions were “set to fail again” as “nothing substantive...
Thursday 3rd Dec 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
European powers reluctant to give Greece some breathing room
Monday 8th Dec 2014
Report puts paid to George Osborne's claims of recovery as up to 100,000 people join local dole queues, write CONRAD LANDIN
Monday 14th Jul 2014
Thomas Fazi gives a persuasive account of laissez-faire as the engine of crisis, says JOHN GREEN
Monday 16th Jun 2014
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Austalian court clears the way for 91 church groups, councils and charities to resume a damages claim against credit rate-setting agency Standard & Poor’s
Thursday 8th May 2014