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Royal Bank of Scotland to be sold to Betfred.com

Royal Bank of Scotland, 65% owned by UK taxpayers, is to be sold to the online gambling organisation Betfred.com, it has been announced. The exact details of the deal are yet to be revealed, but it is understood that only a nominal payment will be made to ‘take it off your hands, gov.’

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2013
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RBS ‘regrets’ investing in financial software from Fisher-Price

looking for new, more influential sponsor. like BarclaysRBS executives have acknowledged that purchasing their software and systems from Fisher-Price may have been a cost-cutting exercise too far.

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Posted: Mar 8th, 2013
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Scientists hail first sighting of elusive bankers’ morals

physicists allowing themselves an extra scotch egg for lunch, as a bonus‘We knew one banker, somewhere, must have had a pang of guilt at least once,’ declared an exhausted and delighted spokesman.

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Posted: Jul 4th, 2012
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Man outsources own life

can now afford Sky, with all the extrasIn response to the bleak economic outlook for 2011, 39-year-old Barry Nugent of Canvey Island has taken the radical step of outsourcing much of his everyday existence in a bid to significantly reduce his overheads.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2010
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Grateful nation honours bankers with well-deserved day off

Ceremonies have been taking place across the United Kingdom to mark the August Bank Holiday, commemorating the hard work and sacrifice of the nation’s bankers and other financial sector workers who are taking a well-deserved day off.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2010
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