Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside �400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into alleged manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
The UK government has announced that it will repay a small portion of its "perpetual" debts that date back to World War I. National War Bonds were sold in 1917 under the slogan "if you cannot fight, invest all you can in 5% bonds", reports Elaine Moore.
LONDON - Britain's government published proposals to give the Bank of England new legal powers to control residential mortgage lending on Thursday, but said it wanted more evidence before deciding on a BoE request to regulate lending to landlords.
Consumer confidence in the UK declined for a second straight month in October as Britons still remain pessimistic about the economy.
LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - SuperGroup, the British company behind the Superdry fashion brand, warned that full-year profit would fall short of market forecasts, becoming the latest retailer to see a warm autumn hit demand for winter clothes.