Andrew Bailey, the deputy governor of the Bank of England, who has been appointed head of City watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority. (Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire)

Bank of England deputy governor Andrew Bailey will become the new chief executiveof the UK Financial Conduct Authority, as the Treasury turned to a f(...)

The Bank of England said buy-to-let lending “may have implications for financial stability,” and that it was monitoring developments “closely”. (Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire)

The Bank of England said it may begin forcing banks to set aside capital as soon as March to support lending in a downturn. The BOE’s Fina(...)

 A much-delayed report into what went wrong in the run-up to the collapse of HBOS has heaped severe criticism on its former bosses. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

It’s five years since the plug was pulled on the Bank of Scotland (Ireland) operation by Lloyds Banking Group, having racked up £10.9 billion (€15.53m(...)

Report questions the risk assessment behind BOSI’s rapid expansion Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decision to aggressively expand Bank of Scotland Ireland’s branch network from the beginning of 2006 was a “blueprint for rapid uncontrolled growt(...)

HBOS, which owned Halifax, was eventually taken over by Lloyds Photograph: Reuters

As many as 10 former HBOS executives could be banned from working in the UK financial services industry, following recommendations to re-open investig(...)

A man leaves the Standard Chartered bank building in the Central district of Hong Kong

Standard Chartered announced plans to raise $5.1 billion in new capital through a rights issue and cut 15,000 jobs by 2018 as new chief executive B(...)

Tony Pidgley: left home at the age of 15, barely able to read or write, bought a lorry and went into business for himself. Now Pidgley looks set to enter the City record books by sharing in one of the biggest- ever boardroom bonanzas – a bonus scheme by housebuilder Berkeley Group

Tony Pidgley’s life reads like a feel-good film script. Born to a single mother in Surrey in 1947, he ended up in a Barnardos home and at the age of f(...)

Co-op Bank’s chairman Dennis Holt on Tuesday apologised to customers for the bank’s failings and said it is a significantly stronger organisation today

The Co-operative Bank will not be fined for failings that helped push the bank to the brink of collapse before it was bailed out by bondholders, Brita(...)

TSB, which already has 4.7 million customers, was spun out of Lloyds last year

Spain’s Banco Sabadell has received approval from Britain’s financial regulators for its £1.7 billion takeover of Britain’s TSB , increasing competit(...)

For chief executives and chairmen in the UK, a bonus could be clawed back for up to 10 years if misconduct is uncovered

Top bankers in Britain could have their bonuses clawed back a decade after they were awarded under proposals from regulators on Tuesday that would mak(...)