Beyoncé Likely Made Bank As The Wedding Singer In India This Weekend

In news that falls clearly in the “A check is a check” category, Beyoncé taught us all that she’ll do more than Coachella if the price is right. One of Priyanka Chopra’s bridesmaids apparently won’t need to make a Bumble appearance to pay off her own wedding catering bill because her gazillionaire dad managed to pay for Bey to come and […]

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Bank of England governor Mark Carney racked up £50,000 in expenses

Bank of England governor Mark Carney racked up £50,000 in travel expenses over just three months Carney spent about £16,800 a month between March and May – total of £50,664 Governor and advisers had to justify ‘staggering’ claims to a select committee Donald Kohn and Anil Kashyap claimed £390k from December 2015 to February Mark Carney (pictured on April 7) spent […]

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World Bank promises $1.4bn for Indonesian earthquake recovery

Jakarta: The World Bank has promised up to $1.4 billion to help Indonesians rebuild their shattered lives following twin earthquakes that have devastated the resort island of Lombok, and then the central Sulawesi city of Palu. The pledge from the Bank was made as the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank on the island of Bali wrapped up […]

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Lloyds bank customer claims he was offered £50 to silence him after staff member called him 'a gay fairy'

Paul Whitbread, 37, says he was offered £50 even before the bank carried out an investigation, following a complaint he made where he says a female member of staff hurled the insult and then refused to serve him last month. Lloyds said they took the complaint ‘extremely seriously’ and have undertaken a full investigation into the allegations made by the […]

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FBI warns cyber criminals are plotting a mass hack against bank ATMs

FBI warns cyber criminals are plotting a mass hack against bank ATMs including HSBC and Barclays ‘in days’ The FBI has sent a confidential alert to warn banks of a global ‘cash-out scheme’ British banks with large overseas interests have been made aware of the danger Smaller banks with less sophisticated security are said to be most vulnerable  America’s intelligence […]

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Corbyn compared Israeli occupation of the West Bank to the Nazis

Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism storm as 2013 video emerges of him comparing the Israeli occupation of the West Bank to the Nazi takeover of Europe The Labour leader made the ‘appalling’ comment at an event on Palestine Labour friends of Israel condemned Jeremy Corbyn for making the comments Jeremy Corbyn denied comparing the Israeli state to Adolf Hitler’s regime  Labor ex minster […]

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Bank poised to hike rates to their highest level in a almost a DECADE

Bank of England poised to hike interest rates to their highest level in almost a DECADE in a move that would raise mortgage costs for millions but could finally help savers Decision of Bank of England rates committee will be announced at noon today Rate widely expected to from 0.5% to 0.75% – the highest since March 2009  It is […]

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ACT Brumbies set to bank back to back profits for first time in decade

The ACT Brumbies are expected to report a profit for the second year in a row, signalling a major financial turnaround despite crowd figures dropping to their lowest point in the club's history. The Brumbies will be playing to save their season when they clash against long-time rivals the NSW Waratahs at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night. The Brumbies are […]

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Two Bank of England advisers racked up £400,000 expenses in two years

Two Bank of England advisers racked up expense bills of almost £400,000 in two years including a return flight to Chicago that cost £11,000 Two Bank of England advisers face backlash after racking up huge expenses bills One Financial Policy Committee members claimed £270,000 for trips to Britain A single plane flight from London to Chicago cost the Bank more […]

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Government ‘poised to sell part of its stake in the bailed-out RBS’

Government is ‘poised to sell part of its stake in the bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland leaving taxpayers facing multi-billion pound losses’ Government rescued RBS bank in 2008 by pumping £45.5billion into saving it Minsters are reportedly considering selling up to 10% of their shares in the bank   Share price is well below the 2008 level leaving  taxpayers facing £20bn […]

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