"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
Barclays have seen a drop in profits last year by a quarter to 5.2 billion pounds sterling – almost 3.5 billion euros.
The figures missed analysts
Barclays has said it is cooperating with regulators investigating possible manipulation of currency trading.
Britain’s third-biggest bank is
Barclays shares plunged further on Tuesday as it announced plans to raise 5.8 billion pounds (6.7 billion euros) from its shareholders.
The sale of
Barclays has said it will fight the record fine imposed on it by a US energy regulator over the alleged manipulation of power markets in California
Barclays is cutting at least 3,700 jobs as part of its revival plan, with many of those in Europe.
New Chief Executive Antony Jenkins, who is
British bank Barclays is reportedly to cut 2,000 jobs from its investment banking business.
New boss Antony Jenkins is set to unveil plans to slash
Not yet, Qatar Holding, the Emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, has decided to cash in 379 million unit warrants (debt convertible to stocks) in
Further legal problems for Barclays.
After its reputation was damaged by the Libor interest rate rigging scandal, the British bank is now being
As promised last summer by its new CEO, Barclays is beefing-up its retail banking business.
Britain’s second bank agreed to buy ING Direct UK, the
Barclays is planning to speed up its expansion in Africa by merging with its South-African subsidiary Absa.
Together, the two banks have 14 million
Britain’s financial regulator has launched plans to overhaul Libor, the process used to determine inter-bank interest rates.
Rate-fixing bankers should be treated as criminals, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
That is the view of the EU’s executive amid public
The Financial Times is reporting that as well as Barclays, another 11 global banks will be implicated in the Libor scandal.
And according to
Barclays ex-Chief Executive Bob Diamond has waived his bonus this year as well as various share and other awards totalling up to 25 million euros
Britain’s anti-fraud investigators are to look into the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal.
The Serious Fraud Office probe comes after Barclays
One person with little reason to trust banks is British businessman Mike Lloyd, part owner of a group running 12 pubs in southern England.
Ex-chief executive of Barclays Bank Bob Diamond is appearing in front of a UK parliament committee to answer questions about the bank’s role in
Bob Diamond, the Chief Executive of Barclays Bank, has resigned.
The 60-year-old American had faced an orchestrated call for his head in the wake
Barclays chairman Marcus Agius was tight-lipped and in sombre mood as he left his London home and refused to answer questions following his
Royal Bank of Scotland is reportedly set to be fined 186 million euros for the same Libor interbank interest rate rigging scandal that has hammered