Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, pauses during a news conference . Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds barely passed stress tests set by the Bank of England, which said their capital at the end of last year fell short(...)

A flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh

Royal Bank of Scotland was fined £56 million by Britain’s financial regulators for a system crash in 2012 that left millions of customers unable to m(...)

RBS could be slapped with a penalty of up to £50m by the Financial Conduct Authority. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland is braced for a fine worth tens of millions of pounds as soon as this week for a major IT meltdown that left customers without (...)

While branches “will continue to play an important role,” the bank will cut about 150 outlets over the next three years, it said

Lloyds, Britain’s largest mortgage lender, said third-quarter profit rose 41 per cent, beating analyst estimates, as it announced a three-year plan to(...)

The loophole that allowed Irish banks not to disclose their property losses during the crash has finally been closed.Under new international accountin(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England intervened  in to the row over Royal Bank of Scotland’s alleged brutal treatment of its small-business customers. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has weighed in to the row over Royal Bank of Scotland’s alleged brutal treatment of its small-business customers,(...)

Lawrence Tomlinson, an adviser to British business secretary Vince Cable, is convinced RBS has driven some of its own customers under so that the bank could take over their properties at knockdown prices. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

Royal Bank of Scotland has been referred to British financial regulators over allegations that it deliberately “forced vibrant businesses into financi(...)

The Barclays Bank eagle logo:  The lender has reduced assets by about £20 billion so far. Photograph: Alastair Grant

Barclays, Britain’s second-biggest bank, is preparing to step up its asset reduction target and said it’s being probed by regulators investigating the(...)

Moody’s Investors Service raised its outlook on the UK banking system to stable, citing improving profitability and lower impairments after lenders stepped up efforts to clean up balance sheets and raise capital ratios.  Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg.

Moody’s Investors Service raised its outlook on the UK banking system to stable, citing improving profitability and lower impairments after lenders st(...)

Lloyds Banking Group has hired Central Bank deputy governor Matthew Elderfield as its director for conduct and compliance. Photo: Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group has hired Central Bank deputy governor Matthew Elderfield as its director for conduct and compliance. Mr Elderfield(...)