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Latest update : 2013-11-01

RBS to create internal 'bad bank' for €45 billion of toxic loans

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is 81% owned by the UK government, announces it is to create an internal ‘bad bank’ for around €45 billion worth of toxic loans. Plus, 20 years after the Maastricht Treaty paved the way for the creation of the euro, Europeans are less enthused by the idea of closer integration.

By Stephen Carroll

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2016-05-30 China

Chinese billionaire opens theme park to rival Disneyland

One of China's richest men has opened his first theme park, which he hopes will rival the first Disneyland in the country. It is set to open in Shanghai in June. Wang Jianlin's...

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2016-05-27 G7

G7 leaders say Brexit could pose ‘serious risk’ to global growth

With less than a month until Britain's referendum on EU membership, the G7 leaders have issued a stark warning about the "serious risk" a Brexit could pose to global economic...

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2016-05-26 France

Small businesses warn of losses over French fuel shortages

Small businesses in France are facing huge losses over the fuel shortage affecting one third of the country's petrol stations. Companies that rely on petrol say they're losing...

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2016-05-25 Greece

Landmark debt relief deal agreed for Greece

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a landmark deal to make it easier for Greece to repay its debts. The issue had been at the centre of tensions between European leaders and...

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2016-05-24 France

French oil refinery workers extend strike action

A strike by workers at France's oil refineries has now been extended to all eight sites around the country. Police forcibly removed protesters from a depot at Fos-sur-Mer in the...

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