It is a well-worn criticism of Fleet Street scribes that they refer to Andy Murray as Scottish when he loses a tennis match, and British during his (now frequent) triumphs.
The Financial Services Authority paid three of its former directors a combined total of more than £800,000 after they quit the now defunct City regulator.
A former regulator is joining Royal Bank of Scotland in a newly created role overseeing regulatory affairs and conduct as part of the effort by the bailed out bank to clean up its reputation in the wake of the Libor rigging scandal.
Alex Hope, a 24-year-old former Wembley stadium catering manager who reinvented himself as a day-trading currency markets expert in a blaze of publicity, has been charged with financial services offences and fraud.
Sir James Crosby, the former boss of HBOS, has asked for his knighthood to be revoked after a scathing report by MPs found that he sowed the "seeds of destruction" of one of Britain's biggest banks.
The Bank of England is under pressure from parliamentarians to crack down on banks that use their own money to take potentially risky bets on the financial markets.
Insurance group Prudential has been fined £30m for failing to tell the Financial Services Authority (FSA) about its attempted takeover of the Asian arm of US insurer AIG.
That's quite a comeback by Dame Clara Furse.
It was the watchdog that didn't bark. When the Financial Services Authority (FSA) was created in its current form by Gordon Brown, it was modelled on the all-powerful US regulators, but it is likely that it will be remembered for only thing: presiding over the near-meltdown of the UK's banking system.
Increasing the level of fines on highly profitable financial institutions will not alter their behaviour, the head of the Financial Conduct Authority said on Thursday as he set out his vision for the new regulator.
The pledge made by one UBS trader – "I'm a man of my word" – seems a fine sentiment, until the realisation dawns that the promise he is making is to do "one humongous deal" with a broker to help him manipulate the Libor rate.
The Swiss bank UBS is braced for a fine and reprimand from regulators after its former trader Kweku Adoboli was jailed for fraud.
A junior regulator at the Financial Services Authority wrote in and volunteered to meet. British, and in his late 20s, he comes across as focused and at ease with himself. He orders beer.