Consumers are afraid to switch banks despite growing concerns with their own, a senior financial services regulator has warned.
Read the full speech by Yvette Cooper, shadow home secretary, to the Labour party conference.
Bankers who manipulate the interbank lending rate Libor should face criminal sanctions, an independent review has concluded, as part of efforts to reform "what has become a broken system".
Britain's dire economic situation could have been avoided with less drastic public spending cuts, an economic think-tank has claimed.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), will eventually pay for the Libor scandal, the bank's chief executive said yesterday.
Mervyn King faces questions about his conduct after it emerged he privately pressured Barclays chairman Marcus Agius to force Bob Diamond's resignation.
Ed Miliband called for the creation of two new banks as he outlined his plan for "a better banking system" in a major speech today.
These outrages occur so often, and in so many walks of life, we've become almost immune to them.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is keeping up the pressure on George Osborne to retreat after last Thursday's "disappointing" Commons debate.
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?
Government plans for a parliamentary inquiry into the Libor scandal seemed to be in deep trouble today, following a brutal Commons debate.
"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.
Ed Miliband accused David Cameron of acting in the party interest, not the national interest, in prime minister's questions this lunchtime. But both leaders were guilty of exactly that - and MPs couldn't care less.
Politicians, bankers and regulators are all bracing for Bob Diamond's potentially explosive evidence to the Commons' Treasury select committee this afternoon.
Party political squabbling is threatening the establishment of a major parliamentary inquiry - but this is too good an opportunity for MPs and peers to waste.
Barclays chairman Marcus Agius has become the first big head to roll in the Libor scandal after resigning this morning.