Archive: Bob Diamond

Mervyn King faced an unusually testing session before MPs

King 'gave Barclays revolver' to polish off Diamond

Mervyn King faces questions about his conduct after it emerged he privately pressured Barclays chairman Marcus Agius to force Bob Diamond's resignation.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Ed Balls and George Osborne had their most explosive exchange today.

    Coalition gets its way over bankers inquiry

    A parliamentary inquiry into the professional standards of Britain's bankers is set to go ahead, despite an afternoon of acrimony across the despatch boxes.

  • The City of London faces intense hostility from the general public

    Podcast: Banker-bashing reloaded

    Following Barclays' £290 million fine for fiddling the interbank lending rate Libor the search for answers from Westminster has begun. But where will this end up? Will the inquiry into wrongdoing in the banking sector change anything?

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