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Northern Rock: ex-shareholders lose compensation challenge

Independent – Former shareholders in nationalised bank Northern Rock failed today in a renewed legal challenge to the Government’s "zero return" compensation scheme. The Court of Appeal in London dismissed an appeal by individual shareholders – including current and retired […]

World business leaders back more regulation

MSN UK News – Business leaders around the world back greater regulation in response to the global financial crisis, a survey showed on Wednesday, with support strongest for curbs on credit rating firms, hedge funds and structured finance. Responses from […]

BBC scandal dominates the papers

BBC UK News – Anger over the prank phone messages left for the actor, Andrew Sachs, is vented in the editorials of six papers. Prime Minister Gordon Brown has joined the attack and the Sun says the scandal is now beyond […]

Papers turn on hedge fund managers

BBC UK News – "They hunt as a pack and can bring down financial systems" says the Daily Mirror, describing the hedge fund managers widely blamed for bringing down HBOS. The decision to halt short selling of bank shares – […]

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