Paul Flowers left the Co-op in June after three years as chairman when the bank brought in new management to oversee a restructuring and deal with a €1.5 billion capital shortfall. Photograph: PA

British police have searched the home of former Co-operative bank chairman Paul Flowers after a national newspaper published a video apparently showin(...)

The disgrace of Paul Flowers (63), who was filmed handing over £300, allegedly to pay for cocaine and crystal meth, is a personal tragedy for the Methodist minister

He has been dubbed the “crystal Methodist” by the tabloids but there’s precious little to laugh at in the sordid story of the former Co-operative Bank(...)

Len Wardle (pictured)resigned as chairman of the Co-operative Group, saying serious questions were raised by the drugs scandal involving former banking chairman Paul Flowers.

Len Wardle, the long-standing chairman of the Co-operative Group, has resigned with immediate effect after he admitted “serious questions” were raised(...)