Barclays: The sale includes the portfolio of about 500,000 remaining policies and related licences

Barclays Bank has sold its Irish insurance and assurance businesses to Monument Re for an undisclosed sum. The group said the move does not impact B(...)

This is Barclays’s first results after under a new structure formed to comply with British ringfencing rules requiring the separation of consumer and investment-banking arms by 2019

Barclays said profit fell 25 per cent in the first quarter as the businesses the firm is exiting posted a larger loss than a year earlier. Reported p(...)

August 1960: George Harrison (second right), Paul McCartney (centre),   Stuart Sutcliffe (fourth left) and Pete Best (right)  of the Beatles’ then current line-up, with members of their touring party, at the Arnhem-Oostberbeek War Cemetery, the Netherlands,  as the band journeyed from Liverpool to Hamburg. File photograph: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Researchers claim to have discovered the first World War grave of the grandfather of former Beatle George Harrison in northern France. Pte Henry Harr(...)

An unearthly sounding man called Elon Musk has delivered the world a 57-page document. It details the “Hyperloop”, a magnificent mode of transport to (...)