RBS were recently fined �56 million by regulators for an IT glitch in 2012. The fine is equivalent to �8.60 for each customer locked out of their accou Photograph: EPA.
George Osborne suffered a major setback in his pledge to balance the books today - after official figures showed borrowing had gone up over the past year.
ECB President Mario Draghi addresses the audience at the Euro Banking Congress in Frankfurt on Friday, where he said the central bank was ready to �step up the pressure� in its inflation battle.
Scotland's marine energy hopes suffered a blow with the announcement on Friday that wave power pioneer Pelamis is to be put into administration.
The knives are out for shares in Britain's leading supermarkets. Data this week showed the first fall in total grocery sales for 20 years as the big four lose market share to the German invaders, hard discounters like Aldi and Lidl.