Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, leaves the finance ministry in Athens on Wednesday. He says he will resign if the voters back a Yes in referendum on Sunday. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

(...) confidence has been shattered. The banking system is largely closed and will probably remain so well beyond(...)

(...) class and those they claim to represent. Charlie McCreevy’s evidence at the banking inquiry (as(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras addresses  supporters during a  No campaign rally in Syntagma Square in preparation for Sunday’s referendum, on July 3rd, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Photograph:  Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

(...) the claims. The head of the Greek banking association said while the banks had a liquidity buffer of(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen at Leinster House for his appearance before the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Interesting remarks by Charlie McCreevy and Brian Cowen this week at the Oireachtas banking inquiry(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland fell 1.9 per cent, hit by news the bank may need to pay $13bn to settle claims  it misled investors. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

(...)’s debt crisis. The banking index fell 1.2 percent on news that Barclays, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland(...)

Klaus Regling: as director of the ESM he helps manage the bailout programme and loans. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Spanish bailout, which saw the ESM provide Spain with a €40 billion banking bailout, sets a precedent here(...)

The proportion of full-time workers who are on temporary contracts has doubled in the past decade or so, up from 5 per cent to 10 per cent. Illustration: John Holcroft/Ikon/Getty

(...)’s happened in terms of the meltdown of the banking system . . . has been to introduce – even for middle(...)

(...) crash was a double-barrelled burst arising from unsustainable government spending and crazy banking and(...)

All hail The Book as it was meant to be read – as a book, between covers.

Murray’s banking crisis caper. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien The most stratifying of all(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland could be liable for an enormous sum if it loses lawsuit over its handling of mortgage securities.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

United States regulators have told Royal Bank of Scotland Group it could pay as much as $13 billion (€11.7 billion) if it loses a lawsuit over its han(...)