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UK to honour Churchill with new banknote
Bank of England governor announces plan to release £5 note with portrait of former war-time prime minister in 2016.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2013 18:03 GMT
Canadian named new UK Bank governor
Surprise announcement makes Mark Carney, head of Canada's central bank, first non-British citizen to lead institution.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 17:23 GMT
UK economy breaks out of recession
Economic growth for third quarter comes in at 1.0 per cent, beating expectations on back of successsful Olympics.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2012 14:42 GMT
The Fed, Ben Bernanke and the rotten Libor
Ben Bernanke had an obligation as Fed chair to expose and stop the rigging of inter-bank lending rates.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2012 12:12 GMT
HSBC fined $27.5m for 'money laundering'
Mexican regulator acts week after US Senate alleged that British banking giant allowed drug cartels to launder money.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2012 10:13 GMT
Ben Bernanke says Libor system flawed
Chairman of US Federal Reserve says the rate-fixing scandal undermines confidence in the financial system.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 23:56 GMT
Timeline: The rate-fixing scandal
Al Jazeera timeline of the international Libor scandal that exposed extensive rate-rigging across the financial sector.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 12:59 GMT
US builds case against bankers over Libor
Justice department prepares criminal case against those suspected of tampering with international interest rates.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 08:31 GMT
Central bank tales
It is unsustainable to have given banks the power to create money out of thin air in the long run, says author.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2011 09:31 GMT
European leaders debate global financial woes
German Chancellor Merkel calls together heads of the world's financial institutions to discuss current crisis.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 17:38 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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