Britain's biggest lenders are shutting hundreds of branches and culling thousands of staff in a push to cut costs and move towards a digitally focused model that is irrevocably changing high street banking.
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Tesco's tumbling share price has placed it firmly in the basket marked stock market sale, raising interest among contrarian and value investors.
TSB Bank says it is attracting one in ten of all new current accounts in the UK in a sign the �challenger� is taking on the traditional high street lenders.
A firefighter combatting the blaze at a multi-million pound University of Nottingham chemistry building. Photo: Press Association.