Latest Royal Bank of Scotland Group Stories

2008-11-28 10:18:12

The British government purchased 57.9 percent of the Royal Bank of Scotland Friday after a bank sale failed to raise enough capital to meet new requirements. Investors purchased only 0.24 percent of the shares offered, forcing the government to step in, the International Herald Tribune reported. The

2008-10-14 06:00:19

By Hamish Macdonell Scottish SCOTLAND'S once-great banking industry was left denuded and humbled yesterday, after being forced to accept the biggest financial rescue package in British history.

2008-10-14 06:00:19

By Eric Dash and Michael J. de la Merced Andrew Ross Sorkin contributed reporting.

2008-10-13 15:00:12

By Michael Blackley RBS's top three and HBoS chiefs to go as government pumps GBP 37bn into Lloyds TSB, HBoS, and RBS THE bosses of Scotland's two biggest banks have announced they are to step down in one of the most dramatic mornings in UK banking history.

2008-09-29 00:00:15

By Sean O'Grady *Belgian government promises 100% security as share price plunges and new chief is appointed to stabilise debt-laden group The credit crunch seems poised to claim its first major eurozone victim this week.

2008-09-07 18:00:15

BELFAST'S George Best airport has been sold for pounds 132.5million. That's almost FOUR times what its present owners-the Spanish Ferrovial Group - paid five years ago. The new owners are the ABN AMRO Global Infrastructure Group.

2008-09-02 18:00:23

By Aled Blake GLOBAL chemicals firm Warwick International has been bought by its management team in a deal worth pounds 129m. The takeover was backed by London-based Close Brothers Private Equity (CBPE) and was funded by a banking club led by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

2008-08-27 18:00:28

AN investigation was launched yesterday after a computer holding up to one million high street bank customers' details was sold on eBay for pounds 35.

2008-08-27 07:55:00

Officials are investigating the sale via eBay of a computer containing detailed personal information of millions of bank customers.

2008-08-26 03:00:29

By Sadie Gray The personal details of more than a million high- street bank customers have been found on the hard drive of a computer sold on eBay for 35.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'