Actor Martin Clunes has been dropped from a car insurance campaign after being disqualified from driving.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2012
Fears over Royal Bank of Scotland's plans to sell parts of its business to appease European concerns sent its shares tumbling today ahead of tomorrow's bank restructure announcement.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2009
Royal Bank of Scotland suffered an 8% tumble today following news that it would have to offload greater-than-expected chunks of its business as part of negotiations over state aid.
The world’s richest man Warren Buffett is considering bidding for Royal Bank of Scotland’s insurance business, it emerged today.
Mon, 05 May, 2008
The boss of the UK’s second biggest bank will come face to face with shareholders today just a day after asking them for an unprecedented £12bn (€14.9bn) cash injection.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2008
The Royal Bank of Scotland today asked shareholders to pump in £12bn (€15bn) of new capital as it unveiled another £5.9bn (€7.3bn) of credit crunch write downs.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2008
NatWest owner Royal Bank of Scotland today reported half-year profits of £5.1bn (€7.6bn), an increase of 11% on a year earlier.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2007
Vic Reeves is hoping to become a literary heavyweight with a new collection of short stories.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2007
Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns NatWest and Churchill Insurance, unveiled sharply higher annual profits of £9.19bn (€29.5bn) today.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2007
The Creature Comforts have topped a list of favourite animated and puppet characters used in UK adverts.
Sun, 31 Dec, 2006
The FTSE 100 Index edged towards 6100 today as traders were left unmoved by Gordon Brown’s tenth Pre-Budget Report.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2006
Royal Bank of Scotland’s annual pre-tax profits will top £9bn (€13.3bn) this year after the group said it performed well in 2006.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it has made £7.15bn (€10.6bn) in core profits in the last year.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2004
First Active shareholders will get their say on the proposed takeover of the bank by Royal Bank of Scotland at an extraordinary general meeting on Thursday.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2003
Banks look set to dominate the British financial headlines next week when some of the UK’s best known high street names report half-year results.
Sun, 03 Aug, 2003
The FTSE 100 Index was in need of a lift today as the London market paused for breath after a recent strong run.
Fri, 13 Jun, 2003
London’s leading shares maintained their upward momentum today as another psychologically important barrier moved into view.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2003
The FTSE 100 Index surged towards the 4200 mark today as investors on both sides of the Atlantic showed a renewed sense of optimism.
Churchill Insurance, one of Britain’s biggest car and home insurers, has been put up for sale with a £1.5 billion price tag by its owner Credit Suisse Group.
Sun, 16 Mar, 2003
The Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, and Tanaiste, Mary Harney, have announced the creation of more than 1,000 jobs in Galway, Limerick, Cork and Birr.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2002
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