City watchdogs broaden HBOS inquiry

Magnifying Glass

The main City regulators have warned former managers of HBOS that they faced possible fines and being banned from the Square Mile after they broadened their investigation into one of Britain's most infamous bank failures.

Britain's economy forecast to stay on global A-list

Kingdom Of Great Britain

Forecasters have good news for those fearing that Britain faces a long, slow decline into economic mediocrity: the UK will still stand tall among the world's biggest economies in 2030, having overtaken France and even made progress on closing the gap with Germany.