RBS shares rose 2% to 258p, but this remains well below the 502p price on which the taxpayer breaks even for bailing out the bank.
A plan to build a bridge covered with trees and shrubs across the River Thames has lost the essential support of the mayor of London.
Barclays chief Jes Staley has been under pressure over his atttempts to unmask a whistleblower at the bank. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters.
Vauxhall was too slow to react to concerns over a fire risk in its Zafira cars and showed a “reckless disregard for safety” in allowing customers to keep driving cars it knew were a fire risk, MPs have said.
It was the first time that house prices have fallen in two consecutive months in nearly five years. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.