Mervyn King faces questions about his conduct after it emerged he privately pressured Barclays chairman Marcus Agius to force Bob Diamond's resignation.
The two MPs who managed to draw blood from Bob Diamond have been left off the parliamentary Libor inquiry, according to reports.
Bob Diamond waved his £20 million pay-off today and faced being recalled to parliament, following allegations he mislead the Treasury committee.
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George Osborne's decision to personally attack Ed Balls appeared even less wise today, after Paul Tucker told MPs his only contacts over the Libor rate were with the Cabinet Office.
Westminster has added its weight to the pressure on senior Barclays executives to resist Bob Diamond's £17 million 'golden parachute'.
Never before have so many been so angry about something they barely understand.
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The likelihood of criminal charges over the Libor scandal increased dramatically today when the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) opened an investigation.
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.
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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"Why are you so reluctant to tell us?" Andrew Tyrie asked Bob Diamond at the start of today's Treasury committee grilling. "I'm very suspicious," Tory Mark Garnier declared, three hours later. Nothing much had emerged in the interim.
Bob Diamond refused to name the government minister who allegedly put pressure on Barclays to 'lowball' its Libor rating during a gruelling appearance before MPs today.
The tension and speculation over who is to blame over the rate-rigging scandal heated up today as the chancellor claimed his predecessors were "clearly involved".
Labour and the government are still at loggerheads over the need for a judge-led inquiry into the Libor interest rate row, after both sides refused to budge on the issue.
Politicians, bankers and regulators are all bracing for Bob Diamond's potentially explosive evidence to the Commons' Treasury select committee this afternoon.
The Bank of England was dragged into the Libor scandal today, after a Barclays submission to parliament suggested the deputy governor demanded Libor rates be lowered.
The resignation of Bob Diamond from Barclays over the Libor scandal has triggered a new high-level resignation.
Read Barclays' full statement on the Libor row and the resignation of Bob Diamond in full.
Chloe Smith on Newsnight, panic at the Eurozone, Barclays Bob Diamond in the firing line, U-turns on fuel duty: It was another week of infinite crisis for the government.
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Ed Miliband has become the first British politician to call for resignations at Barclays over the Libor scandal.