LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland said on Thursday that an independent review by law firm Clifford Chance has found no evidence that it set out to defraud its business customers.
... �. * FTSE 100 down 0.1 pct. * Diageo falls after posting lower sales. * RSA buoyed by sale of Baltics, Poland operations. * London stock market closed on Friday and Monday.
Mulberry has vowed to win back loyal customers after fans of its designer handbags were priced out by a disastrous push into more exclusive markets.
Volatility in a number of key emerging markets, including China, Russia and Kenya, is causing a major headache for Diageo's new chief executive, Ivan Menezes, as the drinks giant reported a shock 1.3pc slide in third quarter sales.
Mr Flowers was arrested in November following newspaper allegations he was involved in a drug deal. He had stepped down from the Co-op six months earlier over concerns about his expenses.