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RBS restructuring unit probed over claims it profited from stricken firms

Police in Scotland are looking into allegations a controversial division of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), set up to restore struggling companies to health, broke the law in its dealings with them.

What is behind the London stock market's positive spell?

Have you ever wanted to own shares in a debt collection agency?

Uber hails ex-Ofcom chief to help drive London licence appeal

A former chief executive of Ofcom, the media regulator, is being drafted in by Uber to aid its appeal against a ban that could force it to pull out of London.

Hurricane and earthquake disasters to cost global insurers $95bn, says Swiss Re

Insurers are expected to take a total hit of $95bn (£72bn) as a result of a hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and earthquakes in Mexico, according to the world's second largest reinsurer Swiss Re.

Google offers hackers $1,000 bounty to hack and fix Play Store apps

Google offers hackers $1,000 bounty to hack and fix Play Store apps

Google is offering security researchers a $1,000 (£760) bounty if they can successfully hack apps on its Play Store and help fix them.

Software uses facial expressions to 'predict' bank's policies

Software uses facial expressions to 'predict' bank's policies

Software can be used to analyse the facial expressions of central bank governors and predict policy changes, researchers have claimed.

Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for 10 years

Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for 10 years

Chancellor Philip Hammond has received a boost ahead of next month's Budget as public sector borrowing in September fell to its lowest in 10 years.

Bank of England under fire over lack of diversity

Bank of England under fire over lack of diversity

The Bank of England has come under fire for a lack of diversity in top positions - and an influential group of MPs may summon the Chancellor for a grilling over their concerns.

Google owner Alphabet leads $1bn funding round for Uber rival Lyft

Google owner Alphabet leads $1bn funding round for Uber rival Lyft

Google's parent company Alphabet is leading a $1bn round of new funding for ride-hailing company Lyft that will help it step up its challenge to larger rival Uber.

Mobile customers still being charged for handsets they have already paid for, consumer group warns

Mobile customers still being charged for handsets they have already paid for, consumer group warns

Loyal mobile phone customers could be being charged for their handsets after they have paid them off, a consumer group has warned.

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